Having a consistent layout across a site can drastically improve its usability and also save time in its development. The Assemble framework allows us to easily create and use layouts in various ways.
In this recipe we'll continue working on the project from the Adding data to the site recipe in this chapter. Be sure to refer to it if you are not yet familiar with it's contents. Before we start we should also make sure that the site builder and server are running. If they aren't yet running they can be started using the
grunt server command
The following steps take us through creating a new layout template and setting up some sample blog pages that use it.