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

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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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Sharepoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl

I have this in my master page. <Sharepoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl runat="server" Permissions="CreateSSCSite"> <SharePoint:CssLink runat="server" Version="4"/> ...
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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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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks?

JavaScript stops working and Masterpage seems to lose all styles. There are 3 places where a converted .html Masterpage references the original URL/Domain the site was created in. ...
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Apply master page based on custom site template

Is it possible to programmatically set the master page for a site based on the custom template used to create said site? I created some custom templates with custom page layout and webparts, they are ...
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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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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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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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CssRegistration After-property with custom stylesheet

I'm using several custom stylsheets in my custom masterpage, but it's important in what order they are rendered. On the first one I use the After property like this: <SharePoint:CssRegistration ...
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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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Items And List Tabs In Ribbon Don't Show After Editing Page

In my portal I am running a custom master page. I have an issue, however, that the Items and List tabs don't show (even for admin) until I click in an existing list, in which case the ribbon opens. ...
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Custom Masterpage - Background image from library

I was hoping someone may be able to guide me in the right direction. I want the header in a custom master page to have a background image that can be changed by an 'owner' in a user friendly manner. ...
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How can I use the current language as a variable in my masterpage?

I'm a web designer working with SharePoint 2013. I created a custom template for a company and now I want to go further with variations capabilities. The website should be available in German and in ...
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401 Unauthorized caused by custom master page

just customized a master page for the new SP 2013 Foundation. Deployment, activation etc. works fine (i deploy it using a .wsp built with VS2012) but every time im trying to access my sp-page with the ...
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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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Feature stapling for applying custom master page on site collection creation doesn't work

I've got a WebApplication which should contain a publishing site collection and a custom masterpage for that site collection. I wanted to achieve, if this site collection is created during deployment, ...
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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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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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“Master Page” option from site look and feel is missing

I knew from previous experience that many SharePoint sites had a section under Site Settings > Look and Feel labeled "Master Page"... however I could not find this section. There were tutorials ...
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Anatomy of a SharePoint 2010 Master Page? Resource for this?

I am interested in finding out detailed information about all the elements within the SharePoint master page v4 to start, in order to learn how to create my own while still retaining key ...
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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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Unable to Delete Custom Master Page Programmatically During Feature Deactivation 2013

I currently have a custom master page that is being deployed at the Site scope. Once deployed and the feature is activated it makes the master page available for use. I am able to activate the ...
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Add Vertical Scroll in IE9

I'm re-branding an Intranet publishing site for SharePoint 2013 using VS2012 - I'm creating project as a Feature and deploying the .wsp file locally. Using IE9, short pages have no vertical scroll ...
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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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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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Custom master pages used in multiple SharePoint 2010 sites

My company has just stated using SharePoint 2010 and I have been tasked with adding some custom functionality to the master pages - essntially we just want a global top navigation bar that contains ...
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how to display the current year in my maste page

I have the folloiwng footer, inside my custom master page:- <div id="customFooter" class="noindex">&copy; .. Group 2013</div> but is there a way to dynamically access the current ...
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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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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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How to include .js file from location different than “_layouts” folder to sharepoint master page?

I would like to include js file from different location that it's now. Currently in master page code it looks as below: <SharePoint:ScriptLink ID="ScriptLink1" language="javascript" ...
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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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Custom master page is not working properly in IE sharepoint 2010

I've created custom master page and set as a default one. The master page is working fine in all browsers but It will not working properly in IE. It will not affect the styles which we select for ...
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How to upgrade a Visual Studio Project from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (VS 2010 to VS 2012) - For WebParts, MasterPage, AppPage, User Controls

We have a SharePoint 2010 project solution which we are trying to uprgade to SharePoint 2013. This includes webparts, application pages, user controls, masterpage, etc. Foll. is the procedure we ...
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SharePoint 2013 Branding HTML 5 Master Page “s4-titlerowhidetitle” Not working to hide content

I've started with an HTML5 Master Page and am having trouble making the Header disappear when I use the ribbon functionality. The ribbon just pushes the Title down. I would very much not like to add ...
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Why do we use list definition? When we need to use site definition in SharePoint?

I have a question for that need know absolution from this invoke. why do we use list definition? when does useful for site definition in SharePoint?
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Changing the username color to be white

I have a SharePoint web application which contains both a team site & a community site. I have changed the upper left suite bar colour to be blue, but this will make the username not very ...
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How do you generate snippets for custom web parts to include on HTML master pages?

In Sharepoint 2013, you can edit HTML master pages using the Design Manager and the Snippet Gallery. How do you edit the list of web parts to include custom web parts so that it will generate the ...
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Creating pages dynamically through code?

First thing is first, I'm doing this in Sharepoint 2013. I'm not exactly sure what the best approach is to be, so I'm explaining my problem and hopefully people can throw around some terms or ideas ...
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Multi-level top navigation menu on the application/_layouts pages

I created custom master page, and I created feature for top navigation menu. My custom master page works fine, but not on the application/_layouts pages; viewlsts.aspx, settings.aspx, etc.. I only see ...
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SharePoint 2010 masterpage project messes up the SharePoint 2013 site

We are upgrading SharePoint 2010 projects to 2013. Currently working on master page project. This project has an module with the masterpage file, code in this file is copy paste of v4.master with ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Actions menu items hidden in IE9

I poked around a bit for the answer but didnt find anything. I have a site in which the Site Actions menu items are hidden in IE (all version). Some background on the site: I am currently working on ...
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SP looking for CSS files in the wrong place

Environment: SP2013 Enterprise, custom master page, Dreamweaver I've made a custom master page complete with its own CSS. My style sheets are linked near the bottom of the <head> like so: ...
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_catalogs/masterpage/ returns 404 NOT FOUND - MOSS 2007

I am new in Sharepoint, but I am with a project that is using MOSS 2007. When I try to access Gallery > Master Page it redirects to http://myservername/_catalogs/masterpage/. The problem is that ...
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Masterpage and CSS are not applied in IE 8

In SharePoint 2013, I have my custom masterpage. Masterpage uses custom CSS. Inside of my custom CSS I have: #suiteBarLeft, #suiteBarRight { background-color:#004250; ...
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How to create Visual Studio Master Page project for SharePoint 2013?

I have seen few videos and read articles on creating/deploying custom master page via visual studio in SharePoint 2010. I would like to know if there is any manual/walk-through that shows how to ...
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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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Remove top link from Sharepoint online

I am trying to remove the top links "Outlook", "OneDrive", "Sites" etc. from a team site in Sharepoint online. I have gone through all I can find online and from a former similar question, but I ...
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How can you set a site-level master page on the Web?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection that doesn't have publishing features enabled (on purpose), and was wondering if it was possible to set the site's default master page... without using ...
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SharePoint MasterPage :: Oslo and Seattle

I have tried to Google the results between these master pages :: Oslo and Seattle available in SharePoint, but to no results. Can somebody help me in understanding the difference between the two? ...
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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, ...