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When I try to amend my page layouts to accept a new SEO meta description site column (as per this post, for example:, my pages based on the page layout lock up.

Can't scroll on the page and when I click to Edit the page (from the ribbon), I just get an indefinite "Loading..." message.

Any thoughts?

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I created a new ContentPlaceHolder in my custom master page and I reference this new placeholder in asp:Content tags in my page layouts. Here, with the pagelayout modification, is where the scrollbar disappears and the ribbon becomes unusable. My hunch is that the placement of my asp:Content tags in the pagelayouts is making them malformed and causing the errors. I have tried placing the code before/after (even within) PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead - to no avail. I don't see anything of value in the logs. Any ideas as to what I can do to troubleshoot/debug? – Phil Greer Feb 26 '13 at 14:03

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