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I have a sharepoint portal in sharepoint 2010. This web application is using the publishing template. Now I would like to create a new template with some webparts like :

calendar announcements shared documents tasks links

When I click on site settings, new site, I can select templates. I would like that my custom template will also available in this list. What do I need to do?

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You can create a custom site definition, following this great guide provided by Microsoft,

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vesku/archive/2010/10/14/sharepoint-2010-and-web-templates.aspx#stepbystep

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You can create a custom web template and add all of webparts you want and there configuration too. Here's the link you need to go through,

How to: Create a Custom Web Template

Another way I know is to customize your publishing web and then add this at end of your URL to get web template,

URL /_layouts/SaveTmpl.aspx
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