Creating template maps

You create template maps to create links between authoring templates and presentation templates. Template maps determine which presentation template will be used to display the elements stored in a content item.

The presentation template used by a Web page is determined by:

This can result in the following relationships:

When referencing content components it is important to note the following:

Although the template author can identify a number of elements that can be displayed on the content item form, whether the elements are displayed depends on the presentation template used with the authoring template to render the content form. A presentation template might not include every element defined in an authoring template, but in order for an element or element type to be available to a presentation template, the element must be included in the authoring template used to create the content.