How to use Master Frames
A master frame can be used if the frame (header/footer) of a website needs to be the same for the whole website, while the content is
different for each page. The master frame (which is just another page) will merge with the objects during publishing. The result will be one
This is a page that contains the layout (usually the header and footer) which is the same for all pages.
The master frame will have a 'Content Place Holder' object. During preview/publish this content place holder will be replaced by the actual
content of the page.
A master frame will not be published as standalone page; it is only needed during design time. It should not be in your website's
The master frame is not a container for content but actually content pages surround themselves with a master frame.
Content pages are basically all other pages of the website. In the page properties you configure which page must be used as the master
Letís design a website using master frames.
We start with the master frame. Insert a new page and call it 'master_frame'.
How to use Master Frames with Layout grids?
To use master frames in combination with Layout Grids you will need to set the Overflow property of the Content Place Holder to 'floating'.
This will make the Content Place Holder (and content it will be replaced with) become part of the floating layout.
Important Note :
Using pages with fixed layout will not work in combination a floating Content Place Holder!
So make sure the master page and the content pages have been designed as floating layouts (using layout grids and/or floating layers).