Overriding Master Page Content Placeholders in Page Layouts

Similar to when you work with non-publishing pages, you have the option of customizing content placeholders inherited from the site’s master page in a page layout. However, unlike non-publishing pages, with page layouts you can affect multiple publishing pages when you choose to override a content placeholder in a page layout. For instance, imagine you want to change the breadcrumb navigation for a particular page layout but you don’t want to change the master page breadcrumb navigation because other pages also reference that master page and you do not want to change the breadcrumb navigation on other pages. Using a content placeholder override, you can modify the positioning and look ...

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