Creating a page template

You can create a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. within the Templates so when you want to create a brand new page version, you can select this page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. to reduce the time it takes and steps made to set up a new page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. within your site.

For example, if you always use the same Header and Footer component group across all your pages (for more information on component groups and how they work, see this article), you could create a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. that has these included so that when you create a new page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on., they're already added to save you time. Or if you always have a Markdown component included on your page, you could create a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. that has this in the Main section.

A page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. needs to be created in Templates before you can use it across your pages. Follow the steps below to create a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`.:

  1. Go to Templates, select the page templates section, click + New page template, input a name for your page template, then click Save
  1. Click + New page on the Assigned pages section, input a Page name, and click Save
  1. Add component groups, layout elements, or Frontastic components that you easily want to reuse across multiple pages, Preview your page, and then click Save
  1. Click more icon and select Make Default

Using a page template

Now you've created a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`., you can now use it when creating a page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. in the site buildersite builder - An interface that you work with to build your commerce site. Previously known as `stage`.. Create a page version by clicking New then Create page version. In the dropdown list for Layout, you'll now see the name of your page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. under the page template header. The page builderpage builder - An interface you work with to build your pages. will open when you click Save. Here, you'll see that the page is set up just as you created it within your page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`.. You can now add and remove layout elementslayout elements - What needs to be added to a page before a Frontastic component can be added or a component group. Previously known as `cells`. and Frontastic componentsFrontastic components - A customizable building block that's used together with other components to create a commerce site. Known as `tastic` for short in code. as you wish as well as editing any components for the individual page.

Editing a page template

Once you've saved a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`., you can edit it at any time. Just go to Templates, click on the name of your page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. within the page template column, then click the edit icon on the name of your page within the Assigned Pages column. Then you can edit the layout elements, components, and their configurations as you'd like to. Preview your page, then click Save, and then Publish Changes.

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Any page you've already created with your page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. won't update with these changes. A page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. is created independently from the page template so is not synced in any way once it has been created.

Deleting a page template

To delete a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`., hover on the name of your page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. within the Page template column and click the trash can icon. This will delete it straight away. As any page using the template was saved and modified separately, it will not affect these pages in any way.


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