HubSpot theme is a collection of styles and templates that can easily be edited and customized to create awesome web pages and blogs. Creating similar settings in each template of the HubSpot theme is both time-consuming and irritating. Are you also going through similar situations? Well! That's where global content comes into play.
By updating Global content in the HubSpot theme, you can repeat a section of content in each template included in your theme. For example, you can add the same header and footer in your entirety website by updating the Global Setting.
If you landed on this article, you might be looking for the steps to update global settings in the HubSpot theme. Now, without any further discussions, let's dive into the steps to update the global setting in HubSpot Theme.
Steps to update Global Setting in HubSpot Theme
Now, let's begin…
Step-1 Login to the HubSpot account and navigate to Marketing > Website > Website page, Landing Page, or blog.
Step-2 You will be redirected to the page added below:
Step-3 Now, it's time to select a theme. If you want to download a new theme, you can simply visit Asset marketplace and download both free and paid themes. For now, I am choosing the Clear theme of HubSpot.
Step-4 Now, you will see all the templates included in the theme. Just select one template and click on the create button added on the page's top right corner.
Step-5 Give an internal page name for the chosen template.
Step-6 Now, you will be redirected to the template where you can update the Global settings. The screenshot is added below:
Now, you need to pay some attention.
There are basically three Global settings that you can update in the HubSpot theme, including Header, Footer, and Edit theme settings. Let's discuss each section one by one.
Header Global Setting
Step-7 Navigate to the left side of the page and click on the contents tab> Website header.
Step-8 Now select the "Open in global content editor" option and proceed further.
Step-9 Now, you can add theme modules, common modules, etc. as per your requirements like card section, customizable button, menu, pricing card, etc.
Moreover, you can also update Top header and Bottom header content including, Menu, Logo, Search, Primary navigation, etc., as per your requirements.
Step-10 Once you made the changes, don't miss clicking on Apply changes. If not done, then changes will not reflect on your page.
Footer Global Setting
Step-11 Navigate to the left side of the page and click on the contents tab> Footer.
Step-12 Select the "Open in global content editor" option.
Step-13 Now, you can edit global content by adding different modules like Theme modules, common modules, etc.
When it comes to Footer's content section, you can update Social follow, Rich text, etc., that you want to see in the Footer of your entire website.
Step-14 After updating all the sections, click on the publish button added on the page's top right corner. All the changes you made in the specific template will reflect on all the website page footers.
Edit Theme Settings
Now, let's talk about edit theme settings.
Step-15 To edit your theme settings, you need to be within the page editor. You can access the page editor by clicking the Design tab given on the left side of the theme template. Then click Edit theme settings.
Step-16 You will redirect to the page added below:
Step-17 Now, you can update Global colors, Global fonts, Website header, Typography, Buttons, Forms, Tables, Spacing, And footer.
In the Global Colors setting, you can select a primary, secondary, and brand color for all elements included in your theme. All the colors you will select will be applied globally to all elements on your website.
In the Global Font Settings, you can select a primary and secondary font that will further be applied to the website's headings, forms, buttons, and body text. Just click on Click the color bubble and select your favorite color. Moreover, you can also choose a color value or click the Advanced tab to select a specific hexadecimal value with a color picker.
You can update the background colors, menu link color, and child menu border color in website header settings. The best part is you can enable or disable the top header as per your needs.
In Typography Setting, you can edit the fonts and choose custom colors for specific headings, body texts, and link color in your entire theme.
In Button settings, you can design your button style by selecting custom colors for background, text, hover text, border width, border color, corner radius, horizontal padding, and vertical padding.
In Form settings, you can update header background color, header text color, label color, help text color, field border, and field focus border colour for your entire theme. You just need to click on the color bubble to select the color as per your needs.
In Tables settings, you can customize default colors, text, border color, etc., by changing its color and font.
In Spacing Settings, you can set vertical spacing, maximum content width, and other elements that you want to see on all the pages of your website.
In Footer settings, you can easily customize the background color and text color with a single click.
Step-18 Once you made all the changes, click on the Publish button to reflect all the changes to your content.
The Final Verdict
Setting Global module setting is one of the most daunting tasks, but nothing is easier than that if done in the right way. Hopefully, all the steps added above will help you make global settings and edit existing theme template in HubSpot in the entire HubSpot theme like a pro.
So, what are you waiting for?
Roll up your sleeves and get ready to create a consistent and awesome website in a few clicks.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I change global content in HubSpot?
To change global content in HubSpot, first, find your content and click "Edit." In the content editor, look for the global content section and click it. A box will pop up, then select "Open in global content editor." Here, you can use easy drag-and-drop tools to make your edits. This way, any changes you make will apply to all pages that use this global content. Remember, this is handy for keeping consistent information across your website!
How do I change the theme settings in HubSpot?
To change your theme settings in HubSpot, follow these steps: First, go to your content. For website pages, head to Marketing > Website > Website Pages in your HubSpot account. For landing pages, navigate to Marketing > Landing Pages. Next, find the content you want to edit, hover over it, and click Edit. Once you're in the content editor, go to the Edit menu and select Theme. This is where you can make changes to your theme settings. It's a straightforward process that allows you to customize the appearance of your web and landing pages in HubSpot.
What is global content in HubSpot?
Global content in HubSpot allows you to reuse the same piece of content, like a header or footer, on various pages of your website. This saves time and ensures consistency. You can easily modify this global content from the content editor or design manager. Any changes you make to it will automatically update on all pages that use the same global content through a template. It streamlines content management and helps maintain a uniform look and feel across your site.
What is an example of global content?
Global content refers to website elements that are shared across different parts of a website. These elements are consistent and can be seen on multiple pages. Examples include the website header, footer, and sidebars. Developers create global content by using global partials or making modules global, ensuring a consistent look and feel throughout the website. This approach simplifies management and maintenance as changes made to global content automatically update across all relevant pages, providing a cohesive and user-friendly browsing experience.