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editable regions in <head>
head tag, editable region, .dwt
toby_c500




msg:3547817
 3:53 pm on Jan 14, 2008 (gmt 0)

hi guys. I hope you can help me.

I have been searching for an answer to this one. It seems to be a common problem. So far I have no been able to find the solution.

How do you add an editable region to the <head> tag in a .dwt?

I am using the adobe developers tool kit in dreamweaver CS3. It is asking for an editable region in the head to place scripts.

Any ideas?

Thanks for helping me out.
Toby

 

BeeDeeDubbleU




msg:3547854
 4:40 pm on Jan 14, 2008 (gmt 0)

I haven't used CS3 but I would assume that this hasn't changed. When using DW templates I always make the meta content editable with the <head> section. You can do this in code view.

<head>
...
...
...
<!-- TemplateBeginEditable name="whatever" -->
<title>Your Page Title</title>
<meta name="Description" content="Your description"/>
<!-- TemplateEndEditable -->
...
...
...
</head>

Does this help?

Quadrille




msg:3549276
 1:03 am on Jan 16, 2008 (gmt 0)

My DW comes up with:

<head>
<!-- #BeginEditable "metatags" -->
<title>jnydnnysmy</title>
<meta name="description" content="sjjtjjsj">
<meta name="keywords" content="jtjtjjs">
<!-- #EndEditable -->
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<link rel="stylesheet" ...
<link rel="shortcut icon" ...
....
....
</head>

See which works for you.

I select a bit of text in wysiwyg, go to modify > templates > new editable region, and call it 'metatags', then go to code view and transplant it manually to the <HEAD>, and insert the stuff that needs to be unique per page (title / meta kw / meta desc).

Works for me!

[edited by: Quadrille at 1:04 am (utc) on Jan. 16, 2008]

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