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Hello everyone! It's been a while since I've posted on here, but I've got an issue that I haven't been able to solve by searching through old posts.

I'm trying to allow a user to change templates on only two pages of their site. I've enabled page-edit and checked the box for page-template. When I log in as the user role, the template dropdown works, but it only shows the current template and no others. I'm using version 3.0.39 if that makes any difference. I'm stumped.

Thanks in advance for your help and suggestions! They are much appreciated.

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Did you check Family > Allowed Templates for Children in the parent page template?

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kixe, the page in question is a child of the home page. I don't have any restrictions on those templates.

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I accidentally stumbled onto my own solution. It doesn't seem intuitive to me (that doesn't really mean that it doesn't make sense), but to switch templates, I had to assign "Create Pages" access to the role on the template. Once I did that, I was able to log in as the contributor and change templates.

Hope this helps someone else in the future.

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