This is a generic web template showing the basic layout areas of a web page from the wire framing workshop. And below is a example of the wire framing for a social web version.
These are two basic web layouts. Some more information about what is important and included in each element of the design is listed below:
So this information tells me what goes where when I am thinking about the design of my websites. It is important to remember not all websites need ALL of these elements to make it work. Each website designed is for a different purpose and different viewing experience so not every design will include all of the elements I have posted here.