Dynamic Web Template Interchange Guidelines

Promoting Standards for Ease of Interchangeable DWTs

DWT (Dynamic Web Template) Standards for Microsoft FrontPage 2003 and DreamWeaver MX

Editable Regions

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The following table outlines the DWT Interchange Guidelines, Spec 1, for Editable Regions of DWTIG Compliant Dynamic Web Templates.
 

Definition of DWTIG Spec 1 Editable Regions

Region Name Region Characteristics
doctitle The Title of the Page - this is what appears in the uppermost left status bar of the published page.  To edit this and the following two regions, right click over the body of the page and select Page Properties.  Fill in your own information for the Title, Page Description, and Keywords fields.  You will want to do this on each page.
keywords Keywords for your Page/Site; important for search engine spidering purposes.  To edit, see instructions above for "doctitle."
description Description of your Page/Site; important for search engine spidering purposes.  To edit, see instructions above for "doctitle."
scripting Location for any coding (asp, java script, etc.) which requires placement within the <HEAD> </HEAD> tags of the web page.
banner Name of the Page Being Viewed - you may either use the "text" banner provided with FrontPage or type in the title manually.
sub_menu Secondary Navigation - uses FrontPage navigation structure link bar; depending on the location of the page in the FrontPage navigation structure, this will be set to either "Child" or "Same" level.  Default is "Child" level.
body1 Main Content - in a 2 or 3 column layout, this content will appear in the widest content column.  In a 1 column layout, this will appear first.
body2 Secondary Content - in a 3 column layout, this content will appear in the left column.  In a 2 column layout, this content will appear in the smaller of the two columns.  In a 1 column layout, this content will appear directly beneath the body1 editable region's content.
body3 Third Level Content - in a 3 column layout, this content will appear in the right column.  In a 2 column layout, this content will appear directly beneath the body1 editable region's content.  In a 1 column layout, this content will appear directly beneath the body2 editable region's content.
special1 Place for an applet or anything else
special2 Place for an applet or anything else