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Create a Shared Template

InstaWP allows you to create and develop templates that can also be shared publicly on the internet with anyone, allowing other users to build their WordPress site using your template. It enables them to significantly improve the design and functioning of their website.

In this documentation, we will explore:

Creating Shared Template
Template Landing Page

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Creating Shared Template

InstaWP allows you to create a new shared template through any of the following two methods:

Method 1

Step 1: Sign In to your InstaWP account to access the dashboard.

Step 2: Click on the Templates button from the top navigation bar.

You will be navigated to the templates page.

Step 3: Toggle the Shared button from the top centre of the interface.

Step 4: Click on the + Add Template button from the middle of the interface.

Note: Alternatively, you can click on the "Add New +" button from the top right corner of the interface.

A new modal window will appear, allowing you to choose an existing site from which to create your new shared template.

Step 5: After selecting the site as a new shared template, click on the Next button.

You will now be prompted to save the template by filling out the following fields:

Tamplate NameName of the template
DescriptionDescription of the template
Template TypeThere are following two types of templates to select from: ⚙️Private Template - can be used by you or your team. ⚙️Shared Template - can be shared online with a URL.

Step 6: After entering the values, click on the Save button.

Then, you will see a success message on your screen.

Method 2

Navigate to the dashboard and follow the steps as demonstrated in “Method 2” for creating a template. For more information please refer to the Create Template document.

Then, simply toggle the shared button as displayed on the “Template Type” field.

Then, click on the Save button.

Then, you will see a success message on your screen.

Note: Once you've created your template, you can delete the parent site from which you choose to generate it.

Template Landing Page

InstaWP gives you access to the Template Landing Page, which is visible to people who have shared your template link. Anyone with internet access can visit this link.

To access the Template Landing Page, you can follow the below steps:

Step 1: Navigate to the Shared Template Page.

Step 2: Click on the Shared button corresponding to the template for which you want to access the landing page.

Step 3: Paste the copied link into the new tab or in Incognito mode.

This entire page displays your shared template details (logo, appearance, sending credentials to email or not, privacy policy, etc.) that can be customised.

For more information, please refer to the Shared Template: Branding & Advance Options document.

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Updated on: 30/11/2023

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