Edit, update, and delete templates

Dreamweaver template not updating pages

The template file that you're

Dreamweaver will issue a warning that the file already exists, and asks you whether you want to overwrite the file. The Title field is always considered an editable field by Dreamweaver. You can actually leave them open if you know what you're doing.

Give each section a different name, but make it descriptive of what it contains. Let's briefly go through the steps for this, so that when you need to do it, you will know how to.

This method of renaming works in the same way as renaming a file in Windows Explorer Windows or the Finder Macintosh. Use the Templates category of the Assets panel to manage existing templates, including renaming template files and deleting template files. This is where Dreamweaver's template tools come into play. You can also manually update the documents for template changes if necessary. The message is shown merely to report to you that the job is done.

This is just a precaution. It should be by default, but make sure anyway. Users of this template will not be able to create new blocks in this region. Open and modify the template attached to the current document Open the template-based document in the Document window. You will do this in the next chapter.

This is just a precaution

Open the Contribute template in Dreamweaver, edit it, and then save it. Anyway, it's just an internal label, so don't lose sleep over it.

It should be by

The template file that you're looking at has, by default, no editable regions. They should all reflect the change you made.

Apply template changes to the current template-based document Open the document in the Document window. In other words, it's up to you to decide what to make editable and what to leave as fixed. But you're still in control here. The least troublesome way to do this is to overwrite your old index.

Dreamweaver updates the document with any template changes. Manually updating template-based documents is the same as reapplying the template. For instructions, see Open a template for editing. If you see that on the current active tab, it means you're editing the template.

They should all reflect

This way, you won't accidentally modify the wrong file. Let me suggest that this probably include huge swathes of your right column, and the date portion or more accurately, the year of the copyright notice in your footer. It may be your future employer or some nutcase living in your neighbourhood.

You can always open it again at a later time when you really mean to change something in the template. This may or may not be what you want. Dreamweaver will now open your template. When you make changes to and save a template, all the documents based on the template are updated.

Which brings us to the topic of the next section. It's meant to help you find all the editable regions.

As with all things on the Internet, be circumspect about what you say, since the information will be publicly accessible. Open a template for editing You can open a template file directly for editing, or you can open a template-based document, then open the attached template for editing. The Beginner's A-Z Guide first. Close all the files that are currently open in Dreamweaver.

How to edit, update, and delete templates in Dreamweaver