Templates Part 11: Setting up a sub-page template

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Some designs call for a separate sub-page template, and some don't. For example, simple layouts that use a header, a menu below that, the page content and then a footer may not need a separate template for sub-pages.

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Templates Part 10: How to use the body plugin to bring content from the CMS into your template.

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The body plugin is one that brings content from the CMS into your template. This screencast illustrates how to use this plugin.

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Templates Part 8: How to use markup widgets to allows user to edit regions in your template

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Markup widgets allow you to make regions in your template editable by content editors without exposing your markup to them. This ensures they won't mess up your CSS floats and the like, and breaking your layout.

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Templates Part 7: Useing the BITS plugin to allow users to change text/images inside a template

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Depending on the layout of your site/template, you may have text or images you want the user to be able to change. However, you do not want to give the user access to the template exposing them to your HTML and CSS. (bad idea).

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Templates Part 6: This screencast picks up from part 5 and show how to correct the position of the main menu

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This video picks up from Part 5 and show how to correct the position of the main menu by editing the template's CSS file.

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Templates Part 5: Using the mainmenu plugin inside your template

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This video shows how to setup you main menu to pull the main menu items from the CMS into your template.

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Templates Part 4: How to setup your template's header section using our header plugin

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Once you've uploaded your own design into rave7, you can use our header plugin to include popular jQuery plugins into the header. The plugin also brings the following information into the template;

Page titles, meta content, keywords and description, the site flavicon, RSS feeds

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Templates Part 3: An orientation video about the rave7 template editor

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This video provides an orientation for the rave7 template editor.

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Templates Part 2: How to change the thumbnail used for a template

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This brief video show how to change / update the thumbnail used for a template.

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Templates Part1: How to upload your own design into rave7

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rave7 allows you to use whatever HTML your comfortable with to create your websites. You can use JavaScript, Flash, your own CSS files, whatever you want. Just design your site and don't even think about rave7 to start.

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Using bits to allow users to edit text and images from inside your templates

11/03/2010 in Templates by   () comments

Sometimes, your templates will include text and images you may want your users to be able to edit.  Bits are a great way to allows users to edit text and images from inside your templates without accessing the template directly.


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Simple white website template

02/20/2010 in Templates by   () comments

A clean, simple website template

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