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On some of our pages the breadcrumb lists a site twice in a row. the first one is a link, the second is not. The pages have different payout pages. Has anyone seen this, or know how to fix it?

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Any chance you could post the code for those breadcrumbs? From the Working/non-working page layouts? –  Andy Burns Dec 13 '10 at 13:08
    
I am experiencing the same problem i.e. site names appearing twice (one with hyperlink and other without hyperlink). Please let me know if a solution exists. –  user24459 Mar 18 at 9:57

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This occurs when you also deploy a custom built breadcrumb and don't deactivate the out of the box SharePoint breadcrumb. Try adding the following line of code in your custom layout to deactivate the SharePoint:

<asp:Content ID="Content6" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderTitleBreadcrumb" runat="server" />

This line should be in all your custom layouts that will display your custom bradcrumb and not the one SharePoint provides.

Hope it helps.

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I guess that page should be a customized page, please open the page (custom page/master page) in a SharePoint designer and see if the breadcrumb code exists twice.

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it's not the whole breadcrumb that is listed twice, just one of the sites... for example ... root / site1 / subsite1 / subsite1 / library / –  Anonymous Apr 29 '10 at 21:08

There is a global breadcrumb that is used at a site collection level for linking them together and then there is a local breadcrumb for navigating your subsite structures. On the masterpage you should be able to see both of these. I am not sure if this is your problem, but it might be something to look at.

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Try looking at this... http://www.sharepointalism.com/index.php?id=5

If the picture looks like what you are experiencing there is a fix contained in the post.

Good luck

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