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eZ Publish 4: Enterprise Web Sites Step-by-Step by Francesco Trucchia, Francesco Fullone

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eZ Webin

In Chapter 1, we installed the eZ Webin package as a sample frontend for our site. This package is very flexible and is usually used as a starting point for developing a new site. By default, it includes:

  • A flexible layout
  • Some useful custom content classes (blog, event, forum, article, and so on)
  • Web 2.0 features, such as a tag cloud and comment functions
  • Custom template operators

In our project, we will extend and override the eZ Webin template in order to create the Packtmedia Magazine site and add some features needed for the project. We will see this step-by-step as we understand better how eZ Publish works.

Overriding the standard page layout

The page layout is the main template and defines the style of the entire site. To create a page ...

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