We are working on a Publishing site and planning to provision each client as a sub-site under the top level site (TLS).
All of these sub-sites will almost have the same web pages and based on the client specific requirement they can customize these pages if needed.
To meet the above requirement:
I want to develop common content pages or application pages with the publishing capabilities and host them at the TLS, making these common pages available for all
sub-sites under the TLS with the following requirements.
Sub-sites will not have any of these pages on their own and there would be only one central copy of this common page at TLS.
The sub-sites should be able to access these common pages in their context that means using the sub-site specific Master page & Themes.
When there is a specific customization is required such as adding a different web part, or updating the HTML data on the page, the common page will be edited
in the sub-site and eventually making its own copy of the common page and resulting breaking apart from the common page for any future changes.
When the user edits the page he should be alerted that customizing this common page will make a local copy an
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