TemplatTed The Template Ted
TemplatTed The Template Ted can be an annoying little chap at times!
You see people search the web for templates when they might mean Web Templates, Website Templates or Page Templates. The thing is though there are many types of templates and I don't just mean those Web Templates that come as Free Templates, Paid Templates, Open Source Templates or Basic Template Exmaples. Templates can came in many guises.
A pattern or gauge, such as a piece of thin board or metal plate with a cut pattern, used as a guide in making, cutting, drilling or moulding something accurately, as in woodworking, the carving of architectural profiles, the cutting or drilling of wood & metal. Templates are also pieces of card.paper or plastic used for cutting cloth.
A Template can be a horizontal piece of stone or timber used to distribute weight or pressure, as over a door frame or as a horizontal plate used to distribute weight in a wll or under a beam.
In Biochemistry the molecular pattern governing the the assembly of a protein etc. A molecule of a nucleic acid, such as DNA, that serves as a pattern for the synthesis of a macromolecule, as of RNA
Patterns, Moulds, Guides, Models & Dies can be described as "Templates".
OK - That's all great but what is a TemplatTed?