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Hi all.

We create a new clonable template and visit it as super-admin very often.
This trick is to enjoy some automation with autocreated default pages, to make a nice-looking name and auto-un-publish like this:
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Find in /couch/page.php, line 650:
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$title = 'Default page for '.$DB->sanitize( $this->tpl_name ).' * PLEASE CHANGE THIS TITLE *'; // . $this->tpl_name;
$name = $FUNCS->get_clean_url( $title );

change to:
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$title = 'default page'; // paste here any new title you like
$name = 'Default page for '.$DB->sanitize( $this->tpl_name ).' * PLEASE CHANGE THIS TITLE *'; // name will be left untouched, I don't care about it.
$name = $FUNCS->get_clean_url( $name );

and to unpublish, find in the same page.php Line 1289
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'publish_date'=>( $this->tpl_gallery && $is_master ) ? '0000-00-00 00:00:00' : $cur_time,

change to
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'publish_date'=>( $this->tpl_gallery && $is_master ) ? '0000-00-00 00:00:00' : $cur_time,
'publish_date'=>( $is_master ) ? '0000-00-00 00:00:00' : $cur_time,

I love it!
After a while using it: This tip has a drawback as it puts newly-registered non-clonable templates to unpublished state too, which needs to be amended through Advanced Settings of the template.

A solution is coming on the way.
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