Custom Master Page are master pages customized to fit a specific implementation of a SharePoint solution.

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The attribute 'autoeventwireup' is not allowed in this page in sharepoint

I had two FARMS. QA and PROD. Both are identical. 2 WFE / 2 APPSERVERS / 1 SQL BACKEND. When (in QA) I browse an .aspx page it returns this error: The attribute 'autoeventwireup' is not allowed ...
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Understanding master page (where is the main content area?)

Let's say I make a copy of minimal starter master page which is available on internet. What is the main content area in that master page where I can write something my own text? I mean there are many ...
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Is it possible to create SharePoint masterpage using Visual studio 2010

I've used sharepoint designer in the past to create my custom master pages. I personally do not like sharepoint designer because it's so buggy (slow, shuts down unexpected, ect). With all the new ...
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Site Permissions With Custom Navigation

I recently edited my organization's intranet site by creating a JavaScript file which utilizes jQuery v.8 and jQuery UI. My custom JS creates an unordered list with site navigation that has drop ...
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Add call to static method in master page

I have an branding solution with custom master page. I have also utilities assembly, which is deployed into GAC. I have a button in my master page and I'd like to bind it's navigate URL to result of ...
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How to Repair a Broken v4.master Without Direct Access to the Server?

I've zonked my v4.master page by putting a bad link in a ScriptLink tag. All my pages, including the Settings pages, produce only "Cannot make a cache safe URL for..." error messages. I can fix the ...
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What is the Ideal Approach for Creating a Custom Home Page?

I need to create a custom home page for our SharePoint 2010 site. The rest of the site will use a separate template for all of the sub-pages. Should I create a dedicated master page for the home page ...
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How to customize master page with fixed width (SharePoint 2010)?

My previous question was closed. I want to have a master page with fixed width. I tried to set the margins for the master page as follows, /*css*/ body { margin-left:50px; margin-right:50px; } ...
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Sharepoint site using corev4 AND custom CSS File?

I'm using a custom Masterpage which references a custom CSS File in the header like so: <Sharepoint:CssRegistration Name="CUSTOM/Custom.css" runat="server"/> My custom CSS file is simply a ...
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Publishing in Sharepoint 2010

My question is concerning publishing a SharePoint master page. The SharePoint documents that I work on are under source control and therefore have to be "checked out". Whenever I "check in" a ...
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What is __spText1 and __spText2 used for?

Hello I am new to SharePoint and I wanted to make a custom master page. I've stumbled on __spText1 and __spText2 and I was wondering if I can remove them? If not, what do they do / represent? Thank ...
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Can I force subsites to use the Master Page of a custom theme?

First off, this issue is with a Custom Theme & Master Page in Sharepoint 2007. Is there a way to force subsites to re-pull the Master Page from the Custom Theme within the 12 Hive? Due to lack of ...
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Duplicate ContentPlaceHolder error for non-admins, but not admins

I have a custom master page for a staff directory. It was a modification of the minimal.master that I've named search.master. I thought everything was fine, until one of the normal users told me they ...
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Master page error in subsite

I am inheriting a master page from site collection. The master page is having a dataview web part embedded inside it. The data view web part shows a list of the site collection. In the site collection ...
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HTML-Element appears in dialog-windows though s4-notdlg is set

I have a customized sharepoint masterpage. The basic structure is the starter master pages from codeplex. So i did my customizing and unfortunately some of the elements appear in the dialog windows ...
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customizing MasterPage and removing Placeholder

I would like to remove PlaceHolderPageDescription. But I get error something like PlaceHolderPageDescription couldn't be found. Why sometimes you cann't remove a placeholder from a MasterPage? is it ...
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Use different masterpage for pages library

How do I go about applying a custom masterpage just to "front end" pages? i.e. I want all of the administration parts of the SharePoint site to follow default look and feel (viewlsts.aspx, managing ...
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Any ideas why the Inherit is not available on a SPWeb?

Any ideas why the Inherit is not available on a SPWeb?
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Content Query Webpart outputs HTML

I have inserted a CQWP on a site and set it to print a description, but it prints out HTML code. disable-output-escaping is set to yes. That doesn't help. Also when I try to edit it to make it ...
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Import excel spreadsheet with photos

I am trying to import an excel spreadsheet with photos, It import without problems, except that it removes the photos. What am I doing wrong?
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Use a webpart throughtout the site

Is it possible to use a webpart, f.x. a list of news on all sites, f.x. in a right column? The webpart will only be created once and then "copied" to all other sub-/sites.?
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quick launch items missing

For some reason the Quick Launch Items has gone missing from my custom masterpage and I am not sure hwo to get them back... The code for my Quick Launch: <Sharepoint:SPNavigationManager ...
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Use welcomepage from parent on subsites

How can I use a custom welcomepage (Home.aspx) on every subsite I create? When I select the Welcomepage in Site Settings I get an Welcome page invalid error.
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Custom Master page is not available under Site Master Page Settings

I have created a Custom Master Page in VS2010 and deploy Project to SharePoint. First I activated site Collection feature "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" and then i also activated site ...
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How to retrieve Sharepoint list data in master page

I have Created Custom Master Page. and i want to access SharePoint List Data in this Master Page using JavaScript. I write the following script to access data but it gives error that ...
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right sided webparts in a div

Is it possible to place the rightsided webparts inside a div with id right? Like this (pipe is a div column): | left nav | left webpart | right webpart | I want to have a div floating to place ...
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Use secondary masterpage as default

I am trying sharepoint in a small developing environment. I have a master frontpage that use a specific layout defined in a custom masterpage (master-front.master). It look like this | left box | ...
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Does anyone have 960 Grid Template to be used on sharepoint 2010 site?

I am working on design of portal in sharepoint 2010. I need to implement 960 grid system there.It will be very helpfull if anybody have template or related link to it.
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Vertical Scrolling in Sharepoint

Im having problems with scrolling in sharepoint site. I am fairly new to Sharepoint and have taken over the UX responsibilities for a site. The problem that Im having is that the scrollbar does not ...
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Apply my custom branding to MYSites also?

I have a custom branding (masterpage that I created for my main web site) with company logo and navigation that I have used for all my site collections. I have also modified it to work with my search ...
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jQuery addclass and remove class not updating properly

I have a SharePoint ASPMenu in a MasterPage, I;m trying to change the selected style class using jQuery. Basically when user click a menu item it will cause postback so that the page will be directed ...
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How to dynamically change master page's master page?

I have designed a module that change master page dinamically based on user log-in privileges. I followed this tutorial : ...
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Add left and right margins or padding to custom v4.master (s4-bodyContainer)?

How do I add margins/padding to the left and right of the master page while still retaining the scroll-bar on the right? I don't want a fixed-width page - just scaling width, with left and right ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Graphic Design Deliverables

I'm working on writing an RFP that will require a design firm to graphically redesign our website. This website is running SharePoint 2013. I'll leave out the majority of the detail to keep this ...
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how to load custom menu last

I have a share point site i noticed the menu loads slow.its a customized menu based on a list and jquery.I load the script on my masterpages I would prefer this menu to load last after all the other ...
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Display navigation from another site collection

How can we display the top link navigation from another site collection at MySite? We now have a custom master page with some custom code but it only shows the current site menu. We want it to show ...
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Site and System Masterpages Issue

I have two custom masterpages, one for site, and one for the system pages. Both of these masterpages use the same CSS file, and they both also reference a different CSS file than the other. ...
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What is the best way to create a splash page in SP 2010 that contains just a picture and a list of languages

Do I need to create a new master page? what should be included in this master page regarding that I don't what a menu, footer, logo, and nothing but my picture and a list of languages and flags. I'm ...
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sharepoint:cssLink returns a broken link [closed]

I'm developing the master page for my company's intranet. I've read that this html will link all default and custom css files. <sharepoint:csslink runat="server" version="4" /> I get back ...
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Are there any webpage that provide free master pages for download?

Are there websites that have master pages template for designers to download and modify? I notice that there are 2 type of master page templates as follows: [1] template that require to be installed ...
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set as default master page VS set as custom master page

What does it really mean in SharePoint Designer 2007 with regards to 'Set as default master page' and 'Set as Custom master page'? Are there really differences between them? And at what type of ...
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best customized/branded meeting workspace

I am trying to find customized Meeting Workspace, but google didn't helped me at all, if someone knows please link me, Default Meeting workspace can be viewed by going to link given below, Basic ...
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How to implement a custom master page across all sites and sub sites

I've developed a new masterpage and I'm wanting to implement it accross all sites and subs sites. How do I do this?
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tool for finding out which Custom master page being used

I am trying to find a tool, that tells me which Custom master page is being used by a web/site, I tried google it but couldn't find anything relative. Cheers
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Adding CSS file to a master page - illegal characters in path?

I'm making a custom master page with a custom CSS file, being deployed in a feature form VS2010. I'm using the CssRegistation control to add the new CSS, but whenever I try to load a page that uses ...
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Pagelayout using different version of masterpage

I have made 3 custom pagelayouts, 2 of them just inherit the correct version of the masterpage whilst the last one uses the same masterpage, but an older version of it. It contains the exact same ...
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anchor tag in SharePoint master page

Hi can someone help me in putting up a anchor tag in SherePoint custom publishing master page. Actually I want to open a site page on click on this anchor tag, this site page will be in the top level ...
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Hard Coded Navigation in Master Page - Active link not changing

Prior to my arrival it was decided that all navigation would be hard coded into the Master Page. I wish I could find a solid reason why, but for the time being it escapes me. Due to time constraints, ...
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How do I display the Site Name on my master page?

I am using the starter master pages from Codeplex, and I want to have the current SiteName on each page. What is the best way to do that dynamically?
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Customizing SmallSearchInputBox default text

I am trying to customize the text displayed in the search box of my SharePoint site. The default is "Search this site...". I found a number of articles which explain how to do it (by overriding the ...