Page Layout Variations
Each page of your store has a fixed header and footer, with a content area that is divided into one, two, or three columns. The manner in which page layouts are used throughout your store is determined by the theme.You can apply different layouts to any content page that you create, including your home page.
|home page with a large image or focal point. It’s also a good choice for any content page that has a large amount of text, or a combination of text, images, and video. A single-column layout can give the appearance of multiple columns if the text is formatted into columns using HTML and CSS.|
|catalog and search results pages that have “layered navigation” It’s also an excellent choice for home pages that need additional navigation or blocks of supporting content on the left.|
|product detail pages that have blocks of supporting content on the right.|
EmptyThe “Empty” layout can be used to define your own page layout. For example, you can use the Empty layout to create a custom 4-column page.
To learn more about page layout, see the Magento Go Design Guide.