Cant edit global sections in Cornerstone

Hi there,

I am trying to translate our website using WPML, however I am unable to translate global content. Even when trying to use a workaround ( via these forum threads: Wpml global blocks etc & It shows an empty screen. I did the following:

  1. Open global section

  2. Switch languages within the editor, where a popup shows to create a new translation of the section, I choose the copy option, so it should copy over the global section to my new translation.

  3. Than the newly opened page is empty. I cant add anything to it (not a template or element), even though the confirmation says something is added on the bottom of the document.

  4. I noticed a console error showing when viewing the empty page: app.react18.7.3.7.js?ver=7.3.7:23 No element ID for RENDER:UPDATE (see screenshot).

  5. What to do now? I already updated the theme and related plugins to the newest version.

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Hi Prakash,

See the secure note for login details.

Hello @Leapforce,

I tried to access your site dashboard but the given credentials are not working on my end. Please recheck and send us again.


You should be able to get in now, I just tested it.

Hi @Leapforce,

I have checked your website but didn’t find the issue you described here. I would suggest you please provide any screenshot marked with the issue and any video that helps us recognize the problem and replicate the issue.


Hi there,

You guys cant replicate my issue? Please see this url for a screenrecording of my described issue.


Hey @Leapforce,

Global elements or Components cannot be translated so to avoid the confusion, please disable translation for the Component type under WPML.

The way to translate Components, is to duplicate it in Cornerstone. You have 2 Components with this setup. That’s 1 component per language.