A shared module is a module that appears in more than one page layout. This is a powerful way to reuse modules: you create one of the other modules described in this section, and incorporate it into as many page layouts as possible.

Creating a Shared Module

You create shared modules from your Dashboard’s Quick Start widget. Follow the procedure described in Creating Any Type of Content. In step 4, select Module.

Using Shared Modules

  1. Under Module Placement, scroll down to the module’s placement (Above, Aside, or Below). For an illustration of these positions, see the diagram Examples of Module Placement.

  2. From the list box, select Add After. For an explanation of the possible selections for module placement, see Module Placement.

  3. From the Add drop-down list, select Shared. A Shared form appears.

  4. In the Module field, click the selection field. The Search Panel appears.

  5. In the Search Panel, search for an existing module or create a new one.

  6. Close the Search Panel. Your Shared form looks similar to the following:

  7. Click Publish.

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