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Creating a page template
Creating a page template

Learn more about page template capabilities. Create page templates from existing pages.

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Written by Matthew Garrepy
Updated over a week ago


In Solodev Pages consist a collection of HTML content. Pages contain Dynamic divs or dropzones throughout the page that specify where HTML content is inserted throughout the page. With Pages, users can create Page Templates – pages that can be re-used to build out more pages. This tutorial shows the user how to convert a page into a template and use page templates to build out the website. 

Step 1 -- Creating a template from a page

  • Expand the www folder and open the desire page.

  • Open the page that will be transformed into a template. 

  • Click Meta

  • In the modal window, click the arrow to expand the Advanced section.

  • At the bottom of the Advanced section, click the checkbox next to Is Template.

  • Click Submit.

Step 2 -- Creating a page with the newly created template

  • Open the www folder. 

  • Click Add Page.

  • Enter the Name, Title and Description in the modal window. 

  • Under Template section select the arrow in the checkbox to choose the newly created template (all-pages.stml).

  • Click Submit

  • The user will be directed to the new page automatically. 

Step 3 – Adding HTML content to the new page 

  • With the new page open, select the empty Dynamic Div.

  • Choose the appropriate html file to insert. 

  • Click Publish

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