General tab

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On the General tab, you can specify the following properties of the page template:


Template display name

The name of the template displayed to the users.

Template code name

The name of the template used in website code.


Here you can choose the category of the page template.

Template description

Description of the template.


Teaser (preview) image of the template. It is displayed in the Select template dialog, e.g. when you are creating a new page.

Template type

Indicates if the page template is a portal page template or ASPX page. If you choose ASPX page you will need to specify the path to its .aspx file using the Select button, or by manually entering it, the tilde (~) represents the root directory of your project folder, e.g.: ~/CMSTemplates/CorporateSiteASPX/Blog.aspx

Master template

Indicates if the pages that use the template should be Master pages. Master page templates are usually used for the main menu and logo of a website.


Enabling this also causes the template to be selectable as the root master page template in the New site wizard.

Inherit content

Configures the visual inheritance as explained in the Visual inheritance topic.


You can choose from the following options:


Inherit all - inherits the content of all parent pages
Do not inherit any content - displays only the current page without any parent content
Inherit only master page - inherits from the first master page above the page in the content tree, i.e. if there are more master pages, it inherits only from the one which is the closest above it in the hierarchy
Select inherited levels - inherits only content from the chosen content tree levels


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