Add a blank template!!

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As we all know that limited no. of templates are a big hurdle. And here lot of people have really put their heart in the website building. So people those who actually work hard on a site, for them a blank template would be really nice.
Blank template, something like no banner area, no menu area.. Just a footer which has a link to synthasite, that's it!!
I dont know technically how difficult or lengthy process it is, but I would really appreciate a blank template.

Personal request: I swear i wont irritate you all sweet guys ever here, if you give me a blank template

(Also seen some topic right now while typing!! so it seems to be in demand!!)
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Green Girl

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As a brand new web guy, the first thing I noticed is that the templates offered are not adequate for what I want to do. I would like to at least be able to change the banner and the color of the text. The first is available only for some templates, the second is not possible at all. Be more flexible wth the templates you offer. This is just about in agreement with the comment from "silly". No, you are not silly!
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Hi Monica,

The RedPlanet style will be plain white or blank if you upload a plain white banner.

To remove the items in your menu, click on the "Edit Menu" button and drag the pages to the right-hand side of the dialogue box to "out the menu".

I hope that helps! And to let you know that we're definitely working on new styles.
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Green Girl

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Thanks alot for the idea Marjie :), but there is an issue. I dont want a single banner, i might break my banner in pieces and i may want all pieces to be linked to different pages (not possible through any template)here is the example http://www.cooltoad.com/ . Moreover the Size of banner is not flexible, another issue while deciding a perfect layout! Even if i decide to leave out blank space on banner and heading i lose the main Attention capturing space :(
I know you all people are working on new templates. But i personally feel blank template would appeal to more number of people, cause a typical template would satisfy only a typical group having similar liking/hobby/business. Till today synthasite has been the place where i love to unleash my creativity, and blank template would be great for complete creative satisfaction ;)
*thanks for listening to all the crap all the time :P
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Ed-a-Torials @ Honey Bear Playhomes, Champion

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Monica

I thought I read somewhere a while back that it was a thought to create a blank template and we simply must wait a while.

So keep your fingers crossed

Hey I updated my site again with advertising...

So what do you think?
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Green Girl

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Ohh, i guess i missed the talk on Blank template!! If it comes out, i will throw a party..ha ha!!
Just had a look at your site (you kinda make me feel jealous, LOL). I loved the way you have incorporated the ads. It goes very well with the colour scheme you have on your page, and it didn't mess with look of the site. btw, have you joined any specialized "brain gym" to strengthen your gray matter?, your brain cells work 10 times better than mine atleast in creativity :P
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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This does sound like a good idea. I would suggest a plain style with a menu as this would be necessary for the structure of the site. However you can always get rid of any menu links by removing all your pages from the menu, leaving you with a completely plain background to work with. Request noted.
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Green Girl

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The Problem with menu is: Even if we remove the menu we cant utilize that space the way we want. It remains blank :( So if i design the whole page myself, it might look a bit broken up due to empty spaces. You might consider placing the menu bar (if it is obligatory) horizontally at the bottom of the page for this type of blank template, that way even if there is a blank space it wont bother much if its at the bottom!! :)
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Yes add a blank page with options of many color backgrounds, add option to add a graphic banner from html code found on other sites. Pyzam has wonderful graphics and glitter text that would make pages stand out.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Darlene. Check back next week! We will have something similar to what you suggest. A blank style where you can upload your own banner or background image. You can add banners and glitter text using HTML code to any style right now, but the ability to add this to the banner region of the page is not available yet. We hope the new styles will be a step in the right direction, however. Perhaps we can incorporate the rest of your suggestion for a future release.
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Hello, Yola,

The discussion on this page took place a year ago. Was a blank page template ever brought into existence? How does one get it? or . . . which free template comes closest to the ideal described on this page - blank page; can upload own image; many color backgrounds; option to change font color, etc.??
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Marije, Official Rep

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Hi Keara,

There are a few options if you would like a "blank" style. The following styles are plain white with background color/image options:

1. CleanSlate
2. BareNecessities
3. NoFrills
4. SqueakyClean

For more information on customizing the background and colors of your site, please take a look at this tutorial: http://cs.yola.com/index.php?pg=kb.pa...
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Implemented?
But all the above said templates have banners!
so again placing a banner is necessary in banner area.
one cant utilize the banner space for placing anything else like search widget or any kind of other stuff :(
so it true means we still lack a blank template :(
*though i dont need it..just adding my point of view
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diane

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Actually, Squeaky Clean does not have a banner. And you can utilize the space by changing the margins in the Properties on the right side--you can use negative numbers.
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Margie

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I too would like to see a blank template where we had the ability to change the font size, color and line height in the banner. Good point too about the need to utilize the blank space left in the navigation menu area, if I want to make your own drop down.
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Margie

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Thank you, thank you, diane for the advice on changing margins to negative numbers in the Squeaky Clean template.

One further question on that template. I made a banner 900 wide but it's too narrow on that template. Looks like it's set up for 100% width rather than a set number of pixels. How do I make my banner 100%. I used banner fans and am not sure if I can choose an adjustable width. Any advice?

Thanks in advance
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diane

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I'm not sure about the percentage, but if you put it into a text widget, you can adjust the width and height manually by clicking on the blue html button. Hope this helps.
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I LOVE THIS IDEA I AM 1000000% Agree to MONICA I ALSO WANT BLANK TEMPLATE WITH NO MENU BAR WITH NO BANNER PLACE GOOD WIDTH BECAUSE I ALSO WORK SO HARD IN TO MY SITE BECAUSE OF THIS PROBLEM BUT IF THERE IS BLANK TEMPLATE SO IT GON MORE MORE EASY SO PLEZ YOLA WORK ON IT PLEASE.

YOLA.......... THE WAY YOU FEEL PROUD.
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If you don't want a menu, you can click "Edit Navigation" and move all of the items out of the menu. Then there will not be a menu showing!
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Sanja, Official Rep

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Hello IB

You can use No Frills or SqueakyClean as they both are bannerless and then use the tip that Nathan gave you to remove the menu from your navigation.

I hope that you will be able to work with this idea.
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Moamen Mohamed

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what about make a blank page in styles that we can build with our self

and 2nd we need some flash editor in yola like this site :
http://www.wix.com/

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
new ideas.
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Brianna

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Hi Moamen,
We hope you can find this thread helpful for your blank template request. Yola is not a flash based website builder and will not provide you flash editor, however, you are welcome to add Flash to your Yola site. Please take a peek at this thread: Does Yola Support Flash? to find out more!
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Hi,

I don't want to use any menu, my site will be working as a landing page. I used above themes - clean ones - but still menu & header parts are taking places...

gungorguv@gmail.com - guvenc

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Sanja, Official Rep

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Hello gungorguv,

You can use CSS to remove your menu and header. I suggest upgrading to Yola Silver to take advantage of the Site CSS feature. For more information, please see: Yola Silver FAQs.