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Create a New Page Template

Applies to:
MindTouch (current)
Role required:
Author

Create your a New Page templates

Follow these steps to create a Custom Template

  1. From the MindTouch toolbar, select Site tools > Dashboard.

  2. Under Site Administration, click Template directory.

  3. Click on the section where you want your Custom Template to live.

Template New Page section.png

  1. Click New to create a new section under Template:Custom.

New custom template page.png

  1. Title the Custom Page Template and then click Save.
  2. Enter the formatted text that is to function as template (i.e. formatted notes, headers, text, etc.).

  3. Choose the appropriate Article Type in the Page Settings. (Article Types are not automatically added to the custom template as you should determine how you want the page to function).

  4. Click Save.

  5. Navigate to the Template Directory and locate your newly created template. Note that the Type column is blank.

the location of the template type column

Edit template properties

  1. Click the pencil icon to edit the template's properties.

Click the pencil icon to the right of the custom template

  1. Add a description.

  2. Choose either New Page or Content from the template Type options and click Update template properties.


Template property window

Only Admins have access to the template proporties. 

Use a New Page Template

  1. Navigate to the location where the custom New Page Template is going to live.

  2. Click on New in the MindTouch Toolbar

  3. Choose your custom New Page Template. (Note your custom New Page Template appear next to the MindTouch out of the box templates in the add new page dialog box).

 Choose the new custom template from the add new page window

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