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Templates

Templates are usually (but not neceessarily) HTML files that specify the design and layout of a Page.
 
Every Page has to have a Template assigned, Templates can be assigned to multiple Pages.

Properties

Name 
  
Specifies the name of the object
 
Source file
  
Specifies the actual source file of the Template
  
Preview thumbnail
  
An optional preview thumbnail which will be displayed to Users

Content areas
  
Specifies which content areas this Template is offering for linking of content 
  
Navigations
  
A list of navigations the Template can display 
  

Content areas

Templates define the content areas that will be available on a Page. Content areas determine the type (and look) of content that can be displayed on a respective Page.

Navigations

The Template also defines the possible navigations a Page can be part of. The assignation of a navigation to a Page determines in which navigation the Page is displayed (e.g. main menu, meta menu, ...)

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