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

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Looking for a tutorial on creating SharePoint masterpages as solutions in Visual Studio

I am looking to build some SharePoint masterpages for 2010 and deploy them as WSP solutions to my various SharePoint environments. Are there any good tutorials out there on building a VS solution for ...
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Links appear multiple times in Sharepoint 2010 Welcome menu

I have an issue where scripts are loading multiple times causing the Welcome menu (by the users name in the header) to have multiple references "My profile" and "My Site" I have the issue on both ...
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IM Presence Icons not appearing in SOME master pages - IE9

I have updated my master pages to use some HTML5 and CSS3 elements. I therefore changed the to use HTML5, and altered the X-UA-COMPATIBLE to work in "IE=9;IE=Edge;" mode (instead of IE8). I did not ...
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s4-nosetwidth messes up dialogbox

since im doing a branding for my SP enterprise server which uses a fixed and centered layout i need to use the s4-nosetwidth class to adjust my width.. as you can see in the screenshot below this ...
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How to make Internet facing SharePoint website to cater different geographical locations?

I have a SharePoint Foundation hosting account. I want to provide SharePoint to private teams through an Internet facing site. There needs to be a selector page at the root domain where users can ...
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Do I need to enable the publishing features to change a Team Site's master page?

When building a SharePoint 2010 site, we have a root Publishing site that has been branded up using a custom Master Page. We'd now like to add some Team Sites below the publishing site, and have our ...
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Custom minimal.master for SharePoint Online

Same as for a custom v4.master, I want to create a custom minimal.master. The common advice: make a copy of minimal.master and then modify it. But how can I reference to the custom minimal.master? ( ...
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Deployment of masterpage goes wrong if .wsp is used

i have a custom master page layout. The problem is that it works great if i install it with the Web-interface or with SPD.. Unfortunately everytime i try to deploy it using VS either direct deployment ...
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ContentPlaceHolder generates automatically width=100%

in my custom master page the content doesn't fit into the page since a automatically generated table with the id=layoutsTable has width="100%". Since i have a fixed page layout there are some issues ...
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Choose masterpage base on request

Is it possible to set current request's masterpage based on query string, so that everybody will get default masterpage except one with ?masterpage=MyCustomMasterpage in URL, who will get ...
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Updating an uncustomized master page deployed as a wsp solution

I deployed an uncustomized master page as a SP 2010 Server farm solution using these instructions http://plekky.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=11 Now I need to update the master page. I edited it ...
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How to center TopNavigation - Master Pages

I am working on a project and one of my tasks is to create custom master page. I have a master page in place already - Thanks to me! One question: How do I center align Top Navigation? Many thanks, ...
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Search box disappears on search result page when using a customer masterpage

I have created a custom master page. I display the search box on the page using the following code: <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> ...
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Custom Master Page Referencing Controls in Code Behind

I have built a custom SharePoint 2010 master page where I have dropped a standard asp.net DropDownList control. I also have wired up a code behind file where I want to manipulate that control from. ...
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Force use of the default content of a master page asp:ContentPlaceholder

I have a ContentPlaceholder in my custom master that has default content. I want to always use this default content. However there are some pages in the 14 hive that have an asp:Content that ...
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The attribute 'autoeventwireup' is not allowed in this page

I have created a custom list with a custom newform. Using all OOTB SharePoint masterpages it works great. I now roll it to our test farm and it errors with a custom masterpage. The error is The ...