Using a Dreamweaver template with your site allows you to easily modify and update all the pages in your site at once.
This tutorial shows you how to create a Dreamweaver template based on a page you have created and how you can apply your template to other pages in your site.
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Some people are encountering Dreamweaver nested editable region errors in Templates with Dreamweaver 8.But it appears to be a local computer problem, not a general connection problem.Web DAV makes heavy use of the check-in/check-out function.When one user "checks out" a file, it can't be edited by any other user, to protect everyone from inadvertent overwrites.But more often than not, this comes up because one user checked out the file, but never checked it back in.For example, the header is likely to be consistent throughout your entire site, and should not be an editable region.Whereas, the content area of your page should be different for each page, and would require an editable region.Editable regions are applied to various locations of your template to specify where content can be inserted.You should only create editable regions for areas where content will change on a per page basis.Or instead of creating a template, you can use one of our free Dreamweaver templates, create a folder in the root of your site called Templates and place it there.Then you can skip down to the next section, Define editable regions.