[development] In 4.7 you can assign regions to any template (node, comment, etc.)

Nick Lewis nick at nicklewis.org
Thu Jun 8 01:56:07 UTC 2006

Nedjo Rogers wrote:
> I at least had overlooked the fact that in 4.7 we have the ability to 
> assign regions not just to the page but to any other PHPTempalte 
> template, e.g., node.tpl.php. I've updated the handbook with 
> instructions on how to do this, http://drupal.org/node/29139.
> This approach should allow much more flexibility in theme design and 
> in block coding for targetted areas, though some care will be needed 
> to make it work intiutively. Issues include:
> * Users may be confused if they assign blocks to a region that only 
> appears on node pages
> * Need to distinguish between full node listings and teasers.
> See also this issue http://drupal.org/node/67681
Weird! I wrote up a different method on doing that today without having 
known that you did the same thing: http://www.nicklewis.org/node/846

Clearly, you got there first!

-Nick Lewis

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