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Master Visually®: Dreamweaver® CS4 and Flash® CS4 Professional by Rob Huddleston

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Chapter 9. Reuse Web Page Components

Create a Template

Almost every Web site has certain components that are used across multiple pages. These components might include something as simple as a company logo, or more complex like a navigation bar, or they might possibly constitute the overall layout and structure of the pages as a whole. While CSS has simplified the process of unifying the layout of the pages, the need to share content across a site still exists.

You can greatly reduce the time needed to update and maintain a site and ensure uniformity across multiple pages by using a Dreamweaver template. Templates are special files created in Dreamweaver that are designed to allow you to share their components. Once you have created the template, ...

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