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Possible to create a section that holds other sections?

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rsmm    1

In other words, can I create a section that behaves similarly to a canvas area? Most importantly can you drag and drop other sections, such as columns and text boxes onto it?


This would make my life a whole lot easier, and open up an amazing amount of flexibility for plugin builders. Especially a plugin like DepthCharge. It's almost entirely useless without the ability to drag your own content on top of the parallax sections.


Looking through the documentation, it appears that you can make a section full width. But I don't see anything about allows section embedding.


Is this possible at the moment, and if not, is this perhaps an upcoming feature?



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Simon    247

You can add new canvas areas, as many as you like in fact, is that what you mean?

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rsmm    1

Boy do I feel stupid. I just realized that the canvas area is just another section. I was able to copy the pl_area section out of the parent them into my child theme, and I can edit it to my heart's content. 


This is a game changer! I only wish I had realized it months ago. It would have drastically changed my approach to developing addons for DMS. 

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