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Features / Usability


Re: Re: Content Templates question

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> > *Can I, by default, apply a template to all pages or to given categories without the user having to manually select it?
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> As far as I know, that isn't possible in an unmodified Tiki.

I think I saw reference to it somewhere on here as far as the Dev went so thought I'd ask. I don't plan on changing things willy nilly, so it's not that big a deal. (Famous last words...)

> > *More importantly, can I define an area within the template where the user can edit text? Kind of like a {textarea} tag of
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> I think I read that in a coming version of Tiki there will be page section editing, which might provide the functionality you're looking for, especially if the sections can have different edit permissions. But I don't know when that'll be released or how it'll work exactly.
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> In the meantime, I don't think there is an easy way to put editable areas in templates.
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> You might also look at Dynamic Variables. This feature lets you specify text that, when clicked by a group with appropriate permission, is editable in place. Maybe you can use this somehow.

Sounds interesting, but also not quite what I'm looking for. As enthusiastic as I am about revamping the site, I want little or nothing to do with upkeep once its running aside from major stuff. Niggly things like that would drive me nuts. Thanks for the suggestion though! biggrin

Kerrnel