Edit or change the template that an item is based on

Last updated Friday, February 26, 2016 in Sitecore Experience Platform for Content Author
Keywords: Items

You can edit or change the template that an item is based on, for example, if you are using a predefined branch template, and you want to change the template that one of your subitems is based on.

Note

When you edit a template, all the items that are based on the template will be affected by the changes you make.

To edit or change the template that an item is based on:

  1. In the Content Editor, navigate to the relevant item.
  2. On the Configure tab, in the Template group, click:
    • Change – to change the template. In the Select the Template dialog that opens, navigate to or search for the template that you want to change to and follow the steps in the wizard.
    • Edit – to edit the template. In the Template Manager that opens, click the Builder tab and make the relevant changes to the data template fields.
  3. Save your changes.
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