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I have a custom Sharepoint 2010 Web Template and I would like to set a custom preview image for it in the Sharepoint add site gallery.

Example (I wanna set a custom image for the "Project Template Site" custom web template):

enter image description here

Note: I already tried setting the ImageUrl property of the WebTemplate element ( and it is not working..

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I've managed to solve my problem. Apparently the ImageUrl property of the template element only works with relative URLs (and I was trying to set it to an absolute URL).

    ImageUrl="/_layouts/images/example.PNG" /> <!-- Works -->
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