Many larger sites have a range of areas, or sections within
them, which may or may not be colour coded to create consistency
throughout the site and provide the user a instinctive cue to where
they can find the information they need.
Inigo introduces the idea of site areas, which can be used to
help in creating sections and categorising pages within
Each page can be assigned to an area when it is created if
necessary (however if you choose not use this feature it can be
safely ignored - smaller sites often find it is not
Each area can setup to be displayed slightly differently within
the template, this means that one template can be used for
different areas and still provide a different look and feel
consistent with the area to which the page has been assigned.
Perhaps one of the most useful applications of site areas is in
allowing different areas of the site to be searched. If
specified the search pages can be setup to allow the user the
option of searching specific areas of the site, to find only the
pages they are looking for.
Using the admin area, admin users can add new areas to the
website at any time.