How to make templates in Dreamweaver
- Create sample page and "Save As Template" in Dreamweaver (file menu item)
- Highlight areas the user should be allowed to modify and select Insert, Template Objects, Editable Region
For more help and samples
For even more help, see Adobe Tutorials
How to make templates in any other web editor
Start with the right skeleton, create a page with the layout (divs) and css references that you want, add in #include files, and save as an .shtml file. Don't put any content in. Then when you go to make a new page, open the correct template save it as the new web page, then start adding content.
A form is enclosed in <form>.....</form> tags with <input>....</input> tags within. It's just standard html language. For a review of the tags that can be part of a form, see Form Tags.
Add a form to your website and next week we'll turn it into a form that your users can use to email comments to you.