How can I edit and use Global Templates?

Sometimes you want to make some global change on the pages without having to manually edit the individual ones. The Global templates feature is a solution to this problem.

Install Global Templates

To install global templates add-on:

  1. Make sure to have Visual Composer Premium subscription activated;
  2. Open Visual Composer Hub;
  3. Navigate to Add-ons section;
  4. Download Global Templates add-on.

Visual Composer Settings Menu

As you download the add-on, you will see a new section in your WordPress Admin Dashboard under Visual Composer menu.

Add global templates for reusable content

In addition to that, you will also have a new element in your Add Element window – Global Template.

Create/Edit Global Template

Global Templates add-on will convert all your existing templates into global templates and will store them in Visual Composer – Global Templates section (in your WordPress Admin Dashboard). Here, you can create new templates or edit existing ones.

To add Global Template to your page:

  1. Open Add Element window;
  2. Add Global Template element;
  3. Select the template you want to place from the drop-down menu.

Global Template Element Window

Now, any changes you will make to the chosen template will be automatically updated on all pages.

Note: If you don’t want a template to be global, simply add templates via Add Template window.