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Without going as far as creating your own Custom View Component, is there an easy way to create a layout that can be used within other layouts? What I'm after is a sort of JSP include like behaviour where I can create one layout that displays a footer or menu for example, and then include that within other layouts so its on every view. It might be easier to think of the layout as a 'tile' of sorts to be placed in other layouts by some kind of tag.
My hypothetical usage would look something like this: