Posts section on page template, unable to design blog without ruining all other pages

daxko
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daxko posted this 04 May 2018

My page template has a posts section on it, and any time I try to edit my blog/posts pages... it changes all of my other pages. I cannot figure out why the posts section was on the page template to begin with.... but everything is designed in it now.

If I turn off CMS content, which I know includes posts content, it removes everything on the page and then does not give me the ability to add content outside of the page template section (there is no green plus sign under the specific page name, only the blue plus sign under template: page)

I don't know how to fix this without breaking everything. Also... does anyone else have an issue with Themler auto-saving your progress to Wordpress? This makes trial and error REALLY difficult because if I break something, it won't always let me "undo" it.

My page template has a posts section on it, and any time I try to edit my blog/posts pages... it changes all of my other pages. I cannot figure out why the posts section was on the page template to begin with.... but everything is designed in it now. If I turn off CMS content, which I know includes posts content, it removes everything on the page and then does not give me the ability to add content outside of the page template section (there is no green plus sign under the specific page name, only the blue plus sign under template: page) I don't know how to fix this without breaking everything. Also... does anyone else have an issue with Themler auto-saving your progress to Wordpress? This makes trial and error REALLY difficult because if I break something, it won't always let me "undo" it.
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Support Team
Support Team posted this 07 May 2018

Hi,

The Posts control is initially shared through all the templates that are using it. To edit the Posts control on the Page template separately from the other templates you need the following. Open the Posts control settings on the desired template and on the top ribbon there should be the Customize Template Styles option. That will separate that Posts control from the Posts controls on the other templates.

And note, that you cannot display the article content in any other way rather than using the CMS Content control.

Sincerely,
Hella

Hi, The Posts control is initially shared through all the templates that are using it. To edit the Posts control on the Page template separately from the other templates you need the following. Open the Posts control settings on the desired template and on the top ribbon there should be the Customize Template Styles option. That will separate that Posts control from the Posts controls on the other templates. And note, that you cannot display the article content in any other way rather than using the CMS Content control. Sincerely, Hella
daxko
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daxko posted this 07 May 2018

Thank you, I see the Customize Template style option up top.

Also, when I select the page on the left toolbar (where it says pages, posts, store), that is purely navigational, right? It does not impact that page if I select a page from that menu but then select a template from the top menu, right?

Also, I do not want to display article content (I think that means like blog post content?) on those pages. But the designed content that I created is now in the posts section, so I can't turn off CMS content without losing all of that.

Thank you, I see the Customize Template style option up top. Also, when I select the page on the left toolbar (where it says pages, posts, store), that is purely navigational, right? It does not impact that page if I select a page from that menu but then select a template from the top menu, right? Also, I do not want to display article content (I think that means like blog post content?) on those pages. But the designed content that I created is now in the posts section, so I can't turn off CMS content without losing all of that.
Support Team
Support Team posted this 08 May 2018

Hello,

When you open a page from the left panel, it opens with the corresponding template. And this template is switched on the top at the same time. So if you edit something inside the blue template area, this is applied to all pages using this template (for example, Page template).
If you are on Page template, and disable CMS Content - it will be disabled for Page template (for all pages using it). So if you need some pages to have CMS Content, and some not, I would recommend to use a custom template of Page type and assign it to some pages that don't need it, and disable CMS Content for this second template.

Sincerely,
Nettie,
BillionDigital Team

Hello, When you open a page from the left panel, it opens with the corresponding template. And this template is switched on the top at the same time. So if you edit something inside the blue template area, this is applied to all pages using this template (for example, Page template). If you are on Page template, and disable CMS Content - it will be disabled for Page template (for all pages using it). So if you need some pages to have CMS Content, and some not, I would recommend to use a custom template of Page type and assign it to some pages that don't need it, and disable CMS Content for this second template. Sincerely, Nettie, BillionDigital Team
daxko
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daxko posted this 08 May 2018

How do you assign templates to pages? It just auto-defaulted mine so I'm not sure how to do that. I tried to add a template but it never displayed as an option in the menu.

How do you assign templates to pages? It just auto-defaulted mine so I'm not sure how to do that. I tried to add a template but it never displayed as an option in the menu.
Support Team
Support Team posted this 11 May 2018

Hi,

Please refer to this article:
http://answers.themler.io/articles/9466/how-to-create-and-use-custom-templates

Sincerely,
Hella

Hi, Please refer to this article: http://answers.themler.io/articles/9466/how-to-create-and-use-custom-templates Sincerely, Hella
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