Template not updating dreamweaver

Say you want to change the photo and caption on each gallery page, you’d make those sections of the template page editable.Start by clicking on the edge of a region to select it—choose an HTML tag (div tags work best) that surrounds the contents you want to make editable.5 INSERT AN EDITABLE REGION After you select an area of the page you want to make an editable region, such as a Div tag, choose Insert Editable Region to add the necessary code in Dreamweaver.

This column is about creating templates with the extension—a timesaver when creating custom sites in Dreamweaver.1 BEST USES OF DREAMWEAVER TEMPLATES Dreamweaver templates are great for portfolios, photo galleries, and other sites where a series of pages use many of the same elements.

In our sample website, California Wildlife Photography.com, the template includes common elements, such as the banner graphic and navigation links across the top and bottom of the pages.

When you save a page that you’ve created from a template, give it a new name with an HTML (or other) extension, just as you’d save any other page you create in Dreamweaver.9 EDIT THE TEMPLATE The greatest advantage of templates is when you want to edit elements you use throughout your site (such as the navigation links at the top of these pages), you can go back and make that change once to the template and it’s automatically changed on every page created from the template.

For instance, if I added a new gallery link to the template, it automatically updates all of the pages with the new link.10 SAVE CHANGES TO ALL PAGES When you save a template with changes (File Save), Dreamweaver opens an Update Template Files dialog.

You can identify editable regions in the template, and the pages created from the template, by the blue outline and tabs.

If you don’t see these features in the Dreamweaver workspace, choose View New.

Dreamweaver gives you the option to update all of the pages created from the template, or not.

I usually click Update, because it’s a big advantage and timesaver to be able to update all of those pages automatically.

Each editable region in a template must have a unique name.

Insert a name for your new region in the New Editable Region dialog and click OK.

Templates aren’t useful just for rapidly building pages; they also make quick work of site updates.

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