Creating a new template


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Creating a new template

Creating templates is a two-step process. First, you save the file as a template, and then you create its editable regions. When a file is first saved as a template, everything on the page is initially locked down. Without defining editable regions you wouldn't be able to build any new pages using your template. In this movie, we're going to take the source file that we created in our last movie, save it as a template, and then go in and define all those editable regions that we're going to need for our pages.

So, I'm going to go over to my Files panel and I have defined the 13_02 folder as my root directory. And I'm going to go in and find the main_template.htm. So here is the page that we structured last time. You can see all the placeholders we placed in, Region ID, breadcrumb, Page Heading, and notice that as we click in the links, they all have that baseLink class applied to it. So baseLink has been applied to all those and finally remember in our trivia, we have th...

Creating a new template
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Creating a new template provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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