A feature-activation is a process which makes a feature active programatically, using power shell or through a web interface. A feature needs to be active in order to be used.

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How to enable/disable sharepoint 2010 farm scoped features using powershell?

I've got all I need to know about the feature. I just want to enable it. When enabling site, web or webapplication scoped feature I use to call this cmdlet: Enable-SPFeature -Identity <...
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SharePoint Online - Create a site out of site template - feature issue

I was trying to archive a site saving it as site template. I wanted to create another site using this site template, here i ran in to the issue, On further investigation i understand that a hidden ...
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How to prevent webpart replication on custom layout after feature re-activation?

Every time I'm activating the feature that contains my webpart, a new webpart instance is added on the page layout. I just want to this web part being replace by it's new version? What is the ...
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Publishing Pages creation during Site creation through site definition

I have deployed a custom site definition.. Features available in onet.xml are - Site Features- SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure Publishing Workflow feature Web Features Office ...
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how to use a reusable workflow in a different site collectoin

I have create a 2010 workflow in SharePoint designer 2013 I have globally published a workflow and it appears now in my site collection at root site and every sub site in it. I want to deploy this ...
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Activate Globally Deployed Master Page

I tried to deploy a solution to Sharepoint 2013, consisting with only master page. However, while I can activate it with GUI just fine, I cannot find a way to activate it using powershell. ...
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Error deploying in production ONLY

I have a SharePoint solution, consisted of 2 features. The first feature is consisted of 5 SharePoint 2010 workflows, and some web pages. The second one is empty and has a feature event receiver that ...
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SharePoint Online Custom Features

Is there any way to create custom features that can be deployed and activated/deactivated at the site level? From re-searching it I don't think it is possible, but thought I should ask in here just ...
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Is it safe to deactivate Workflow feature

I am unable to publish a SharePoint 2010 workflow due to the following error: “Could not publish the workflow because the workflow configuration file contains errors.” Several posts suggest ...
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Block Feature activation for a site template

Is it possible to block feature activation for a specific site template in SharePoint using C#?
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The content type “Document Collection Folder” at “…” is sealed

It is about 2 days when myself as full control and my users try to upload a document to SharePoint 2013 assets library this error popup for them The content type “Document Collection Folder” at “…”...
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Error with site collection daily resource usage quota

Recently I've added an event receiver to a sandbox feature, but since I added it, whenever I try to deploy the feature, I always get the message Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': ...
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Change GUID in lookup column

I have a sandbox solution in SharePoint . I have created number of site columns, Content Types , list definitions and list instances. Everything has individual feature. For Ex: Site column ...
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Sandbox solution getting error on on prem

Sandbox solution gives me error : Unhandled exception was thrown by the sandboxed code wrapper’s Execute method in the partial trust app domain: An unexpected error has occurred from below ...
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Activate site scoped solution programmatically

I have a requirement to Activate/Deactivate Site Scoped Feature. I need to Activate/Deactivate on sites. I did deploy it and when I try to add it to a site collection an exception appear. This's the ...
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Permission Feature activation/deactvation. How do I reset default permissions again?

Basically what I want to do is give admin the ability to lock an aspx for certain users through a read-only permission feature, so they can't upload/remove documents if the "case" is closed. The ...
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Feature activation running slowly on one environment

We have 3 farms, Dev, QA, and Production. Feature activations are running very slowly on the QA environment only. I have a custom feature that deploys files out to the style library and changes the ...
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Prevent / Revert Feature Activation on Exception

I have a custom feature. In the FeatureActivated event receiver, I am trying to check if the user is a Term Store Administrator or not and if not, I am throwing an SPException. I actually don't want ...
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How to speed up feature re-activation?

Upgrading my solution in production takes forever and I'm looking for ways to improve the typical feature reactivation upgrade scenario. What actually goes on in the features vary greatly and I'm ...
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Enterprise Collection Features (Specifically Infopath Forms) will not activate

I am trying to implement the Enterprise Site Collection feature set on my school's SharePoint 2013 Enterprise implementation, but when I go into Site Settings -> Site Collection Features and ...
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Activating a Web-scoped Feature using SharePoint 2010 CSOM fails with ArgumentException on featDefScope

I'm trying to activate a Web-scoped feature using the Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010. The code works when activating a feature in SharePoint 2013, but when run against SharePoint 2010, I get ...
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Can't see feature on my webApplication

I did a solution for a SPJobDefinition. Feature scope is WebApplication as required. I have event FeatureActivated but when i deploy solution. When i go to CA -> Manage WebApplication -> select one ...
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Transfer custom web template to new site, features not activated-Sharepoint 2013

I have a web template created in site collection A and have been requested to copy that web template to site collection B. To do this, I downloaded the web template solution by going to the solutions ...
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Access denied during TimerJob activation

I have a custom timer job that kicks off a workflow on a items in a Custom list. When trying to activate it I encounter this error: 09/08/2015 11:16:26.93 w3wp.exe (0x1B170) ...
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Modify SharePoint Quicklaunch on Feature Activation

i want to edit the SharePoint Quicklaunch. I put the following code into the Feature Activated EventReceiver. SPNavigationNodeCollection nodeCollection = spWeb.Navigation.QuickLaunch; ...
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Site Feature Activation

I have a sharepoint list that creates a subsite once approved. I need to activate a feature via the workflow rest call. I have built the following dictionaries Headers: Accept: application/json;...
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Feature activation powershell commands for SP 2010 to 2013 migration

I heard there is a new Feature activation Powershell command which is used for migration of customization from SP 2010 to 2013. Has any one used these command in real-time? Can we depend on this ...
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Reprecussions of deactivating or force activating SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature

I am receiving an error when I try to activate the SharePoint Server Publishing feature on a sub-site: Content type '0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF39' ...
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Activate Site Feature - SharePoint Server Publishing - is this possible to do this automatically in O365?

Is it possible to Activate Site Feature - SharePoint Server Publishing in the O365 environment using workflow, a web service or a combination of workflow/web service or any other way? We have a ...
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How to update spjob

I've a solution sharepoint 2010 for a job that i want to update. So i did in powershell an update-spsolution and restart sharepoint timer job For testing, i changed the start hour in event of my job. ...
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Couldn't activate my feature because my ClientTag had reached 32767

While deploying my solution in visual studio in my development environment I came across a very strange issue. While uploading some master pages defined in my an Elements.xml file, the deployment ...
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SharePoint PickerTreeView throwing null exception

When clicking the browse button for selection of document library or site null exception error occurs. This is the url of the popup that opens: _layouts/15/PickerTreeView.aspx?title=...
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Feature not activating, til 2nd attempt, no error

I have a custom feature that, when activated, alters a document library (adds content types, sets up views, attaches a workflow). For some reason, the first time I activate the feature nothing seems ...
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Object Reference Error when trying to check for activated features using windows forms app

var feature = spSite.Features.SingleOrDefault(sf => sf.Definition.DisplayName.ToLower().Equals(strFeatureName));//Error block if (feature != null)//if feature is activated { ...
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How to deactivate the delegate control feature after its first load?

I have created a delegate control and it works fine. Inside this delegate control I add a webpart to the welcome page. Thats it! After this action I would like to deactivate the delegate control ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified argument was out of the range of valid values

I've been working o a Timerjob project. All of a sudden, when I try to deploy the solution from VS, I got this error: Error 1 Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified ...
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Cannot set unknown member 'LookupSPListItem.ItemId'. Error on Workflow Feature Activation

I have a SP 2013 workflow feature that needs activation, when I perform the stsadm command and get the below mentioned error: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML ...
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'useragent not available file operations may not be optimized' error when activating SP 2013 workflow feature

I have a staging environment where I restored a Production backup file. The site works fine. However when I deploy my custom SP 2013 workflow and activate the workflow feature, I get the below ...
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Lookup column, using one or two features?

I have 2 lists with a lookup column. I'm thinking about 2 choices. Even putting them in the same feature or separate them in 2 features. My question is : Does putting the lists in the same feature in ...
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Activate features by code when site created -Onet.xml

I created a new sub site from custom site template. I deployed my custom web template to this site collection. I create a new site and select my custom web template. But I dont understand, why I need ...
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Always i have to manually deactivate and activate feature manually?

I have a feature scoped to web. Every time i deploy my wsp using visual studio i have to manually go to the site feature and deactive and active feature to see my latest changes. Is there any setting ...
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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the following spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Feature': Could not load file or assembly

I have an ItemAdding event that I am trying to add to a custom content type (inherits from Document). During activation I get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate ...
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Problems breaking inheritance and giving permission to manager

By using feature stapling we activate a feature that creates a custom list on a users profile in my site web-application each time a new my site (site collection) is created for a user. We want to ...
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Can I change my public site collection into a 'normal' site collection?

My xxxx-public.sharepoint.com has very limited features compared to my other site collections that are not public. I have spent a while working on the public website but now I need access to features ...
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Activate the site collection publishing feature gives error: The content type “Page Layout” at “/teams/T200001/_catalogs/masterpage” is read only

I have a sp 2010 site collection. When I try to activate the site collection "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature I got this error: The content type "Page Layout" at "/teams/...
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Add Custom Web Part to newly created page programmatically

I created a custom web part for SharePoint 2013 and I would like it to be added to a blank page that is created for it. I looked it up and found out, that the I can add an Event Receiver to the ...
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Edit person.aspx?

We have more than 1000 user profiles that need a customized person.aspx. We need to make quite big changes to person.aspx. What is best practice here ? Do we edit person.aspx via SharePoint designer ...
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Feature Event Receiver activation, application page set as default newform

I am trying to set the application page as default. So I have added an application page in layouts folder using visual studio. But when I run the code in feature activation I am trying to get the file ...
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Can we deploy a custom WebPart on a standalone SharePoint server?

I installed SharePoint 2013 Foundation and during the installation I choose standalone mode. So when I explored the newly created site features,there were only few features. Question : Can I now ...