Templates can be built as page templates or partial templates. Page templates are selected when creating new pages, whereas partials cannot be selected for a page. Both page and partial templates can contain Liquid markup and perform complex processing.
Partials are quite powerful and can be used to create reusable fragments. They can also have access to all global, relative and variable objects, whether defined explicitly or available implicitly based on the page and object being rendered. Partials get compiled into templates when published.
The example template below shows a page template for the home page. At the top of the template HTML it includes the "header" partial template. Near the bottom, there are additional partial template includes for "call to action" and "footer".
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