I want to use my code in the Code Widget block. This block will contain my code and should be the same on a large number of pages. How do I make it so that I don’t have to update my code on each page separately?
Place the HTML bric in a global section.
The header and footer are both global sections.
Thanks for the answer!
I will clarify the question. An example is the website BIM 360 Docs Help. It has a link tree on the left. This tree appears the same on each page. In Blocks, you cannot make a global space on the right or left - only on the top or bottom. If you try to create a similar site in Blocks you will have to manually fix the link tree on the left of each page. And I want to know how to make it so that in one place to fix the link tree, and it changed on all pages?
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Okay got it.
This sounds like a “Global Bloc” concept. Update the Bloc and it updates everywhere. Love the idea, not sure if it exists yet. I don’t think it does.
I’m not sure what can be done in this case. If the left column is a separate bloc I suppose you could update it by duplicating your master to those pages. (I’m honestly not sure if this will work, just an idea)
That’s all I’ve got, sorry.
@Whittfield do you have an easy method to call an external file and populate the bric from that?
I do not see it so complicated, make a side panel either left or right I leave a video and tell me if it is what you are looking for.
Using a global zone, add the menu or links with the styles you want easily and add a “fixed-left” code and that’s it, everything is updated every time you update in the global area on all pages.
anyway, thanks for the help! Now I know for sure that it will not be easy to do it.
that sounds like something that might help me. But in my case, too much data will have to be loaded at a time on the page.
As for the suggestion of fixing the global column to the left, that only partially works here because based on the link you provided you want side nav AND a global nav above as well.
Just thinking out loud…
Quite a few ways to go here if you are using code, Ajax and json/xml would be my approach.
For non-coders something simpler might be Object tag in HTML5. (similar to iframes)
<object type="text/html" data="http://your-domain.com/page-with-menu.html" width="400px" height="600px" style="overflow:auto;"> </object>
My concern here is how you will handle responsive behavior this way.
It’s more work and a bit clunky, but doable.
You can load as much data as you like in the global area in a block for a side panel, and you can also use another block for a horizontal menu navigation above your side menu! I don’t see much problem, I just have to adjust for mobile.
I guess I’m not clear. So the new Bloc you add at the top would be somehow global as well?
I observe it this way: in the global area you can place more than one block that is to say I can add a navigation block for the normal menu and add another block for a vertical menu the two blocks in the global area, so any change would look affected on all pages!
That’s interesting @nelo, never considered doing something like that with the global area. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for explaining that.