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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“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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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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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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Subsite not inheriting master page from parent until manual intervention

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site collection that has a custom master page for look and feel. I created a site template (also a publishing site) that inherits the master page from the parent. ...
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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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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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Branding the suiteBar in SP 2013

I need to rebrand default look of sharepoint suiteBar. I have no problems with logo or custom links but I need something more. I need to change whole look of suiteBar - background color, height, ...
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Hide quick launch for all pages in root site only

I am using the following css to hide the quick launch in SharePoint 2013, but I want it to hide the quick launch only in the root site, NOT in the subsites which inherit the same master page. ...
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Hide ribbon buttons

I have a custom masterpage. How can I hide some buttons in the ribbon like: Open in explorer and send file
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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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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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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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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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unable to write a script to change the logo redirect url

I am working on a web application which contain 2 site collections , with the following URLs:- http//servername http://servername/HR and the second site collection have two subsites , with the ...
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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks? when server name and internet url are different

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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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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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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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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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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jQuery CDN reference in SP Online MasterPage changed magically

My custom MasterPage deployed to SharePoint Online contains two links to JavaScript libraries on CDN's. Like this: <script type="text/javascript" ...
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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 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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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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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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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 get current master page and replace it on the Site using javascript

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online and I'm looking for some JavaScript and html to get current master page for the site and change the same with other master page. If anyone could help or just point ...
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365 Custom Masterpages

What is the recommendation for going OnPrem to 365 when you currently have custom masterpages? Is the recommended pattern to move standard collaboration sites to composed looks and retain custom ...
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Why can't I upload or create files to the Master Page Gallery on my sharepoint.com root site collect?

In a sharepoint.com trial site, for my root site collection, I can't upload master pages (or anything else for that matter). I tried deleting the root site collection and re-creating it as a ...
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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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Create a completely blank page only for adding Script Editor Web Part, around 30 of them

I want to create a blank page which I can edit and add Script Editor Web Parts according to the requirement. Tried creating a custom master page for a custom page layout but something didn't work ...
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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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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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jQuery not being loaded from master page

I added references to jQuery and bootstrap to a master page using the <SharePoint:ScriptLink> control: <SharePoint:ScriptLink language="javascript" ...
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Adding Font Awesome Icons to Quick Launch Links

When customizing the Quick Launch Links Navigation, I got stuck with adding Font Awesome Icons. How do I go about it so that it appears like the ones in the picture below? And the code is as below: ...
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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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remove Page Title

I try to remove page title with addin the "Visible="false"". <SharePoint:AjaxDelta id="DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea" runat="server" Visible="false"> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ...
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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 add script reference on master page?

I have applied master page using JavaScript in my SharePoint Hosted App. This script reference is added on default.aspx. Now I want to add script reference on master page which I have applied so that ...
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Does or Will MS Allow changing the Masterpage in SP2016 on-Prem?

I know that you cannot do this in O365 but what about on-Prem for SharePoint 2016. Will Service Packs or CU's break my Masterpage if its customized? What should be the best practice. Bismarck
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Is there any way can add a button to master page beside search box

I want to add a custom button in master page just on right side of a page.My question is what is the approach to do this.I will deploy it as a part of feature so admin can deactivate the same to hide ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 master page: unable to find in look n feel

I have uploaded my HTML Master page (a customized Seattle master page) to the Master page gallery. Then it automatically generated the .master file. For some reason, the Master page is not appearing ...