Creating optional regions


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Creating optional regions

Our template is almost ready to use, but we need to account for the fact that not every page is going to need the tours, resource, and explores sub-navigation. And the breadcrumbs are also not going to be needed for top-level pages. As such, we need to place those elements inside what we call optional regions. Optional regions are just that. When you create a brand-new page based on the template, you get to decide whether that content will be added to the page or not. They are a great way to create amazingly flexible templates.

So we have our main_template open. And I have opened this from the 13_04 templates folder. So the first thing we are going to do is create our optional regions out of our navigation. I am going to scroll down into my sidebar and navigation area over here. And I am just going to tackle these guys one at a time. Now it's really helpful if you have some existing structure that you can use to select the region that is going to be used as the optional region. And i...

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

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