Templating a spoke

Mark a spoke workplace as a template so that new spokes can be created using the same structure. Digital workplaces with structures that you want to reuse for consistency are ideal templates.

Sections in this article:

Considerations and caveats

Who can do this

Enterprise administrators

Template content

A template contains information about a workplace structure but does not include any content or users.

What is included:

  • All site structure
  • Groups
  • Sign in settings
  • Session timeout
  • Social media sites
  • Localization
  • Theming (public themes)
  • Headers & footers
  • Custom profile fields
  • Profile fields (component set)
  • Labels
  • Optional: channel content (excluding events and tasks)

What is not included:

  • Archive policies
  • Users
  • Public registration settings
  • Community bookmarks
  • Tasks & task comments

How to template a spoke

You can't template the hub workplace.

  1. While signed into a digital workplace that is part of the Networked Enterprise, select  Control Panel.
  2. Under Resources, select EAP.
  3. Select Workplaces from the side panel. 
  4. Search for and select the digital workplace that you want to mark as a template.
  5. On the Overview tab of the digital workplace, select Mark as a template.
  6. Select Save to apply this change.

Using a template

You can select a template when creating a new spoke. See Creating a spoke for more information.