Global Elements

Page components available across all pages on the site.

  • Indicates the current state of the Global Element. Statuses include Draft, Live, Scheduled, Ended, Archived, and Inactive

  • Status indicating the Global Elements Version has never been published

  • Status indicating the Global Elements Version that is currently published

  • Status indicating the Global Elements Version is scheduled for publication at a specific date & time

  • Status indicating the Global Elements Version is no longer published

  • Status indicating the Global Elements Version has been deactivated. This version is not currently published.

  • Status indicating the Global Elements Version is not currently published. Archived versions are not visible in the active XM pages list.

  • Acronym for Create, Read, Update and Delete. These are common web publishing operations.

Your frontend developer will need to create a descriptor file for existing global elements. When the descriptor file is written, you’ll be able to see global elements versions under the Global Element section in XM.

Create, read, update, delete

  1. Click on the three vertical dots next to the Global Element name
  2. Select the option you need
    • Edit
    • Make a copy
    • Preview
    • Archive
    • Delete

Note: Videos for Edit, Make a Copy, Preview, Archive, and Delete processes can be found in the XM Pages Documentation

Global Elements Edit Menu
Global Elements Edit Menu

 

Note: Archived Global Elements can be accessed via the Global Elements Header

Archived Global Elements
Archived Global Elements

Last update: May 07, 2021

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