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Disappearing Sections in Canvas Areas

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Framework Version: 2.1.5
WordPress Version: 3.9.2
Plugins in Use: Askimet, Custom Sidebars, DMS Pro Tools, Enforce Strong Password (Forced and required by host), and Pagelines Updater
Server/Host: WP Engine
Screenshots: Click Here for PDF
Hello folks, we're having a problem saving a Canvas Area in the Header Region after hiding it on our home page. Here's the gist:
  1. On our home page, a Canvas Area is placed inside the header region. Area padding, bottom padding, and background color are adjusted.
  2. A Column Section is Cloned from the template region below and placed inside the Canvas Area in the Header Region. The cloned Column includes a Widgetizer Section along with a Text Box Section.
  3. The Canvas Area in the Header Region is then set to be hidden only on the home page.
  4. The home page is refreshed and indicates that the Canvas Area is now hidden. The changes are published.
  5. I navigate to another page and find that the Canvas Area is now empty.
  6. On the home page, I delete the ID of the home page to unhide the Canvas Area. The home page is refreshed and the Canvas Area is now empty as well.
I've highlighted the steps in a PDF document. For the record, WordPress caching is turned off server side and the issues persists before and after activating the various other plug-ins we would normally use in our WordPress install.

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