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Content States: Static, Dynamic, or Auto-detect

For sites configured to generate static content, page authors can either explicitly set the state of the page or rely on site-wide or template-based settings for generating static/dynamic content. Enabling Static Content Generation does not automatically make pages static. Dynamic Elements and conditions, as well as forcing dynamic state can override global static settings.  See What Makes Content Dynamic? and Best Practices.

The following options are available in the Cache/Static Settings dialog for most pages. Exceptions include pages with secure content, pages which have content customized for certain groups of users, pages with errors, and pages (such as search results) which are served in response to specific individual user requests:


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