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Template HTML Editor Screenshot
Template - HTML Editor


The HTML Editor is available for both the Site and Administrator templates. It is accessed from the respective Template Manager screen by clicking the Edit HTML icon.

The Editor is a no frills straight forward plain text editor. It is not associated with any WYSIWYG editor that may be installed.



Save: Click Save to save any changes made during the current editing session and return to the Template Manager* screen.

Cancel: Clicking Cancel at any point ends the current editing session and returns the display to the Template Manager* screen. Any changes made since the session commenced, or since the last time Apply was clicked, will be lost.

*Template Manager refers to both Site and Administrator versions

Make index.php Unwritable / Writable:

When entering the HTML Editor panel the write status message “index.php is: Writable” will be visible on the top line of the panel.

To the right of the write status is a check box labelled "Make unwritable after saving". Checking this box will change the file permissions of index.php to unwritable once the changes have been saved. When editing of the file has been completed, it is a good idea to make index.php Unwritable for security reasons. This will also prevent accidental changes being made as well! It will be noted that the write status has changed to “index.php is: Unwritable”

If there is a need to alter any of the HTML file settings thereafter it is possible to temporarily activate the write permissions by checking the check-box now labelled “Override write protection while saving” and upon clicking either the Save icon the current changes will be written to the index.php file before the setting automatically returns to Unwritable again.

To make a more permanent change, to make the file Writable, requires direct manual editing of the file permissions settings of index.php file using your FTP software, or direct access to the file through the server control panel, or operating system. Just remember to switch it back to Unwritable again afterwards.

Related Information:

 Template Manager [ Site ] Assign  Template Chooser
 Template CSS Editor  Template Tutorial
 Templates FAQ Forum  Template Forum
 Template Manager [ Site]  Template Manager [ Administrator]

note icon NOTE: If you have any comments or suggestions regarding this Help screen then please post them in the Suggestions, Modifications, and Corrections forum in the User Documentation Work Group.

Thank you!


The User Documentation Team

Last Updated ( Monday, 09 April 2007 )
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