Hi Conrad Ehinger,
Thank you for contacting Telerik support.
Currently Shared content in templates is not supported. It is a higlhy requested feature and it is logged in PITS with ID 5916
. You can also vote and help to raise its priority.
the Telerik team
Do you want to have your say in the Sitefinity development roadmap? Do you want to know when a feature you requested is added or when a bug fixed? Explore the Telerik Public Issue Tracking
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