Defines methods that are called when a Feature is installed, uninstalled, activated, deactivated, or upgraded.

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Add an <assembly> to web.config with SPWebConfigModification

I am trying to add an assembly to configuration/system.web/compilation/assemblies - but with the following code it I get Expression must evaluate to a node-set. private SPWebConfigModification ...
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How to test if page layout is in use

I have created a module with a few files that I update & delete via spfeature. Thing is if a page layout is in use I cannot delete it and it throws an error, even when inside a try{ }catch{} . How ...
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Changing the SharePoint Home Page doesn't work until I click on site Title

I am installing a sub-site in Sharepoint 2010 using PowerShell. For all the sub-sites, we have configured sharepoint to launch a particular sub-site's default.aspx page as landing page after log-in. ...
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Remove a list from all site collections when a feature is uninstalled

I have a site scoped Feature which specifies a list as such: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <...
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SPListCollection.EnsureSitePagesLibrary() throwing SPException (specified title already exists in this Web site)

I am attempting to call SPListCollection.EnsureSitePagesLibrary() upon FeatureActivated. The method is throwing the following exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: A list, survey, ...
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Feature Activated Event not triggered when creating a new sub site with web template

When I create a new site I have a Web Scoped FeatureActivated event that I would like to run. The feature does get Activated but the FeatureActivated event is not triggered. The site is created with ...
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Add custom code for solution upgrade

I have a solution for SP2010. Let's call it s.wsp. I had version 1 of s.wsp and now I have version 2 of s.wsp. Versions 1 and 2 share three common features: A, B and C. Version 2 adds a new feature D. ...
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Event Receivers not added when installing wsp

I have a set of event receivers for a SharePoint 2010 content type and Library. Previously, these would install and automatically be activated when I ran a script to install the wsp solution. I dug ...
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Get deployed .aspx page in feature receiver to add WebPart

I have a SharePoint solution which deploys an aspx page in a custom folder in the Layouts folder. I need to get this page in the Feature Event Receiver so I can add to it a WebPart. In the ...
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Problem with save conflict when adding content type to list

I have a feature receiver with the following code: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPSite site = (SPSite)properties.Feature.Parent; ...
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SPWebConfigModification class not found?

Using Sharepoint 2010, I am trying to use the SPWebConfigModification class to add connection strings the the sharepoint's web.config. My problem is that the class SPWebConfigModification is not ...
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Perform a blob cache flush in a feature event receiver

I have a site collection scoped feature that should provision a css file to the "Style Library" of a site collection. The feature also performs cleanup of the file in the deactivation receiver. I ...
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Unable to create Sub web Programmatically in Feature Receiver

I have write code in Feature Receiver to Create SubSite but while Feature is activating it returns the error http://pc31:2000 contains illegal character ':'. This is My Code where I got Error. ...
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Error adding feature receiver

I have added a feature receiver code file to a web template in visual studio. When i deploy it i get the following error. If i delete the feature receiver it works fine. I have tried cleaning the ...
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How do i create a feature in web template?

I have created a web template in visual studio, it includes the standard element file and onet file, it also has a feature which is scoped to site level. All this works fine, i can deploy it and can ...
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Sharepoint Feature Creation Approach

I want to create a feature, once the feature is activated by the administrator a number of lists, items and workflows will be created. What would be the best approach to implementing this? The ...
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Get current user in SPFeatureReceiver?

I am working on a web application-scoped feature which creates a site collection. I would like to set the person who activated the feature as site collection owner. To do that, I would have to either: ...
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Error while creating Event Receiver

This is Sample of my Code SPList list = new SPSite(siteURL).OpenWeb().Lists[listName]; SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection eventReceivers = list.EventReceivers; SPEventReceiverDefinition ...
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Programmatically set homepage in Sharepoint Foundation

I need to set the homepage to default.aspx in my FeatureActivated event receiver. I tried rootWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage = "default.aspx"; rootWeb.RootFolder.Update(); but that doesn't seem to be ...
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Error while activating custom feature

I have a wsp package installed as farm solution. package has event reciever on activating feature. When I go to Site Collection Features and activate this feature i get an error Error File ...
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failed to create receiver object from assembly

I have created two features and I want both use same receiver class so I created a class MyFeatureReceiver (somewhere in project SP/MyRecievers/) which implements SPFeatureReceiver and has an ...
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FeatureActivated is not firing after activating feature in code-behind

I've a strange problem with activating a feature from C#: I have a list with a event receiver attached, which creates a new sub-site every time a new listitem has been added: var newWeb = subSites....
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Problem activating feature on child webs

I have a feature that is manually activated. In a feature receiver I also activate the feature on any child SPWebs in existence. I would like some code to run only on the SPWeb where the feature is ...
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SPDispose check gives error

SPDispose gives error Disposable type not disposed Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite ***This may be a false positive depending on how the type was created or if it is disposed outside the current scope ...
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Will feature receiver get activate if user has no permissions to a site?

Here's what I need...User does not have access to a site (http://myserver/sites/MySite). When user tries to access they are redirected to ugly AccessDenied.aspx. I was researching and found that ...
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How to catch the feature activate time

I am trying to write one program such that, when ever a feature is activated then it should display the activated time in the sharepoint list. for that i written following code. public class ...
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how to remove a published content type from subscribed site collections

I have a small Visual Studio 2010 project with one farm level feature that I deploy to a site collection which is configured as my content type hub. The FeatureActivated event adds a site column and ...
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SharePoint service account can't access its own temp directory

I have a feature with a an event receiver that have to uncompress an archive (actually an Infopath Form), patch some data and recompress the archive (using Cab compression). In order to "properly" ...
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ContenTypes on List Definition not added

I've an ListDefinition with some references to existing Content Types (provided by CTH) but when the list is created the content types are not added. elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas....
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': <nativehr>0x80070002</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I have a feature. On the FeatureActivated event I am creating a list if it is not there. I also have an EventReceiver that in the elements.xml on the Receivers node has the attribute ListUrl. This is ...
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Is SPFeatureCollection.Add method asynchronous?

I have a quite complex application that is split into several features. In order to hide this complexity, I set the IsHidden property of the feature to true, then have created a "master" feature. ...
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Custom Site Content type is not getting mapped for the required taxonomy field

I have a custom project site template which is coded in c#.net VS 2010, I have deployed the projects related to the project site template into central admin through VS After deploying the solution I ...
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SPWebApplication is null in Feature Reciever

in this code variable _service is null. Any idea what's wrong? It was working before without any problems... private SPWebApplication _service; ... _service = properties.Feature.Parent as ...
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Hooking feature reciever issue

I have invalidly hooked feature reciever. Feature has two configuration files The first, SharePoint looks like this: < feature xmlns:dm0="http://schemas.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/2008/DslTools/...
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Failed to load reciever assembly

I have issue during deployment. It throws: Failed to load reciever assembly I tried to GAC that assembly, also microsoft.office.sharepoint.clientextensions.dll and Microsoft.Office.Server.dll ...
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Using a feature receiver to add a directory to the web applications folder

Wondering if someone knows how to add a directory/folder to the web applications folder within IIS using a feature event receiver (FeatureActivated). Any help appreciated.
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Best method to create custom NewForm / EditForm

I am new to sharepoint development and need to create some custom NewForm/EditForms for a new custom list I am creating. It seems like I have two choices: http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/...
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How Do I Rename a List Instance's Field's StaticName in FeatureUpdating?

I am creating a custom WSP in Visual Studio. This solution has several custom content types with custom fields as well as a list instance with content types enabled. Unfortunately, i need to change ...
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SharePoint 2010: Register InfoPath forms and use custom feature reciver jointly

I am new to SharePoint, sorry if answer to my question is obvious. I am using Custom InfoPath Task Forms in my project. For form registering, I am using next code in Feature.Template.xml: <?xml ...
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How can I pass an argument to a FeatureReceiver during solution setup?

I have this Sharepoint 2010 solution containing 3 projects: Class Library with Model classes Class Library with LINQ to SQL data context Sharepoint 2010 project WCF REST service 3 Visual web parts ...
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removing a sharepoint solution duplicates entry in web.config?

My intentions is to be able to add and remove web.config changes when a solution is installed or uninstalled. The code below and the powershell below works ALMOST as expected. When I add sp ...
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FeatureActivated event receiver giving access denied when trying so set WebApplication property

When a Site event feature is activated I am trying to set some properties on the web application. My feature uses this value. public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties ...
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Object reference not set on Feature Receiver in a Stapled feature

SharePoint 2010 question. My 1st goal is to add some custom themes to site collections when they're created. I have this working with a simple 2 feature stapling solution (Themes.Feature, Staple....
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Error on feature activated property creation

Im trying to create custom properties on feature activated event, but it doenst work, does anyone has any suggestion, what the problem could be? When i do a console application and try there my code ...
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Preventing alerts from being sent when programmatically updating list item

I have a feature receiver which batch updates a particular field / column in my list. Code is provided below. NB: This is very simple list item batch processing code which I got from http://msdn....
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How to rename a file in the 14 hive - edited-

I need to rename the user.aspx file in the 14 hive layouts directory in a feature event receiver. Is this possible ...if so...how? OK - Bad idea....This is what i want to do: I have a custom ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Workflows not associating with list

Probably a silly question: I have a vs2010 project with workflows in a site scoped feature. When i deploy through visual studio the workflows are associated with lists. However when i deploy ...
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Web Template - Receivers Not Firing

I have a custom web template used to provision site collections that activates features with onet.xml and is deployed as a farm solution. I've tried both feature receivers and event receivers (on ...
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How to handle web references becoming stale in a web feature activation

We have a number of web-scoped features all stapled to a site definition, so they are all activated in turn when a web is created from the definition. It seems the feature receivers all share the ...
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Delete page from the Site Pages library

Wondering if someone has the code to delete a page from the Site Pages library in a Feature Event Receiver on de-activation TIA