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Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide by Abie Hadjitarkhani, J. Tarin Towers, Sasha Magee

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Chapter 14. Using Dreamweaver Templates with XML

Using Dreamweaver templates you can design a page, and then lock some parts of it while making other parts editable. Any number of pages can then be created with the template as a starting point. Updates or changes to the template are automatically reflected in the pages based on the template. You can also use the optional regions and repeating regions seen in Chapter 7 to use dynamic data on pages based on templates.

Template-based pages can also be exported as XML for use in other applications or environments that take XML-tagged documents as input. XML documents created outside Dreamweaver can be imported as the basis for templates.

Templates can take a bit of getting used to, but they are useful ...

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