Zope "Template" Types - Web Team Procedures and Notes

This page is intended for use only by the Web Team.

(As of May 4, 2016.)

The Zope "templates" are actually a variety of "include" files that are used by Zope to build web pages that are then delivered to a browser when a user clicks a link to view a particular web page. The types of "templates" are listed below.

Types of Zope Templates
Short Name / Description / Link to Screenshot Header and Footer Include Files

Image Header with Sidebar

  • Image header
  • 2 rows of horizontal navigation
  • Sidebar
    • "fancy" sidebar (only on homepage, some /core/ pages, Smith Center website)
    • "local" sidebar (used by most websites, such as Admissions, Biology)

Used by:

  • xtempl_imageheader_sidenav_header.inc
  • xtempl_imageheader_sidenav_footer.inc

Image Header, No Sidebar

  • Image header
  • 2 rows of horizontal navigation
  • No sidebar (but does include "links list" on left next to image header)

Used by:

  • xtempl_imageheader_nosidenav_header.inc
  • xtempl_imageheader_nosidenav_footer.inc

Banner Header with Sidebar

  • Banner header
  • 1 row of horizontal navigation
  • Sidebar
    • NOT USED but option is available: "fancy" sidebar
    • "local" sidebar

Used by:

  • xtempl_bannerheader_sidenav_header.inc
  • xtempl_bannerheader_sidenav_footer.inc

Banner Header, No Sidebar

  • Banner header
  • 1 row of horizontal navigation
  • No sidebar

Used by:

  • xtempl_bannerheader_nosidenav_header.inc
  • xtempl_bannerheader_nosidenav_footer.inc

No Header, No Sidebar
or
Long Description

  • No header
  • No sidenav
  • No footer text
  • No background image on body
  • "Liquid" (not static) width

Used by:

  • xtempl_noheader_nosidenav_header.inc
  • xtempl_noheader_nosidenav_footer.inc

NOTE: The above template files are included in these template files:

  • xtempl_longdesc_header.inc
  • xtempl_longdesc_footer.inc

Gallery Item

  • No header
  • No sidebar
  • No footer text
  • No global meta
  • No global styles
  • No global JavaScript/jQuery
  • No stats code
  • Has very short CSS
  • Not indexed
  • No background image on body

Used by:

  • xtempl_galleryitem_header.inc
  • xtempl_galleryitem_footer.inc

Page Refresh

  • No header
  • No sidebar
  • No footer text
  • No global meta
  • No global styles
  • No global JavaScript/jQuery
  • No background image on body
  • Relies on "meta refresh" being coded into the HTML file that calls this template
  • "Liquid" (not static) width

Used by:

  • /go/ shortcuts
  • other shortcut files sprinkled throughout other directories
  • xtempl_page_refresh_header.inc
  • xtempl_page_refresh_footer.inc

Page or Site Moved or Deleted

  • No header
  • No sidebar
  • No footer text
  • No global meta
  • No global styles
  • No global JavaScript/jQuery
  • Not indexed
  • No background image on body
  • "Liquid" (not static) width

Used by:

  • xtempl_pageorsite_movedordeleted_header.inc
  • xtempl_pageorsite_movedordeleted_footer.inc