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11/10/2017 7:07 PM
 

What is the best process to apply a template to an existing page? Or can it even be done?  I understand the content will be in goofy places, but the framework would be there.

If not, I guess the best process would be to create a new page with the template and move each module over?  Does that pretty much sum it up?

Thanks in advance.

Doug

 

 
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11/10/2017 7:49 PM
 
doug devore wrote:

What is the best process to apply a template to an existing page? Or can it even be done?  I understand the content will be in goofy places, but the framework would be there.

If not, I guess the best process would be to create a new page with the template and move each module over?  Does that pretty much sum it up?

Thanks in advance.

Doug

 

 I think you are mixing up template and Theme or skin. :-)
You can apply another theme to a page but as the modules are placed to panes (a "zone" in a pane that can contain modules) with a certain name.
The module order will be "mixed up" when the new theme does not have the same pane names (or they are layed out differently).
(when a module was originally in the "RightPane" and the new theme does not have one, DNN will move it to the ContentPane. Which is one of the reasons every skin must have a pane with that name, it's like a fallback pane)

But when you do apply a new theme, the "only" thing you need to do is move the modules to the new panes and you should be fine.

(although obviously the new skin has to have panes in 3 columns if that's what you want as a layout)

Hope it's clear. :-)

 
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