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different template per page

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Community Member, 40 Posts

22 November 2008 at 11:57am

Hello I wonder if there is a way to have a separate template per page or category



Community Member, 400 Posts

22 November 2008 at 2:16pm

this can be done easily, create different page types,

lets say my page type is DefaultPage so I am going to save my page in the /mysite/code folder

now to have a separate leyout from the others I am creating a new template for the DefaultPage and save it as in the /mysite/templates folder.

Then when the site is being retrieved the DefaultPages are viewed with that file you created not with the /themes/<your theme>/templates/


Community Member, 40 Posts

23 November 2008 at 5:18am

Thanks, where do you set the page type.


Community Member, 470 Posts

23 November 2008 at 8:47am

Generally in the mysite/code/ directory.

I'd suggest reading the tutorial which gives an introduction to this:


Forum Moderator, 5521 Posts

24 November 2008 at 6:15pm

An upcoming feature in 2.4 will be the ability to select a custom template without a page type which will be quite handy for those pages which don't 'need' any custom code just a separate template. There is a ticket on for this.