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

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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features':

I am trying to deploy a Sharepoint solution on my local machine.But it is giving me the following error Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Failed to load receiver assembly "...
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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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Accessing termstore in Feature Receiver throws UnauthorizedAccessException

Im trying to run the code below but I get a UnauthorizedAccessException at the last line(using SP 2013) TaxonomySession newTaxonomySession = new TaxonomySession(site); var termStore = ...
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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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Add web service to SharePoint as feature item

I have a web service and a custom logging service class. The logging class has a feature that update or remove itself according to the feature events (Activated=SPService.Update, Deactivating=...
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Documents list not exsists when activating feature

I have created a custom web template based on Team Site and added a SPWeb scoped feature to add a List View WebPart to it. It throws an exception when it comes to web.Lists["Documents"] and says ...
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Feature stapling always returns item does not exist: it may have been deleted by another user

I'm attempting to create a feature stapled solution that pushes out custom branding to every new site collection created. The following code is in my event receiver: public override void ...
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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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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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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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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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Deploy/bind event receivers to lists in single feature

I need to develop and deploy an event receiver (A) to a specific document library <1> and another event receiver (B) to another specific email-enabled document library <2>; both document ...
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Error thrown on Item updating event in SP 2010 “Save Conflict Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another user”

I have a custom list and I have written an itemUpdating event on it. The event sends an email to some users with updated data. When I click on save, the changes are not saved, though i get the email ...
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Feature with an listinstance and eventreceiver to modify version settings, order issue?

I created in vs an listinstance. I add this list instance to a feature. In this feature I created a feature event receiver to modify the version settings. I see now when the feature event receiver is ...
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Create a list in the root web when site collection has been created

I have a site definition for creating a Site Collection. I need to develop a code (Event receiver, Feature Receiver and etc) to create a list in the root web of my site collection when it has been ...
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Cannot deploy solution with feature receiver

I have a weird problem. I have a Sharepoint 2013 solution with two features, one of which has a feature receiver with some code in it. If I deploy this solution either through SPSD or Visual Studio ...
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How to create sitecollection with subsites using custom site definition

How do we create a site collection with subsites using a custom site definition?I have tried adding a new feature and a feature receiver for creating subsites and specified this web scoped feature in ...
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How to activate publishing features (spweb en spsite) in an feature event receiver?

I have created some featureX which is creating some custom contenttype. This contenttype is inherited from the OOTB "ArticlePage". This OOTB contenttype is comming from the publishing features. I ...
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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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How to get SPFeatureDefinition for Generic List in sandboxed solution

When creating custom list programatically from schema Add method needs SPFeatureDefinition object of the base list used. SPListCollection.Add method (String, String, String, String, Int32, ...
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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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Collection<> error in feature deactivation

Following code shows the code when the feature gets deactivated: using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Runtime.InteropServices; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft....
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Conceptual - How does a custom feature maps to the web application / site?

When we deploy a custom code such as a List Definition with custom forms, we are attaching it into the feature so that upon activation, the list and forms are created. Going behind the scenes, the ...
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Event reciever wont add users to visitors group on teamsite

my code wont add nt authority users to group visitors in min team site why? public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { string usersAll = "NT ...
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Cannot find right configuration for ReceiverAssembly

I have a custom SPFeatureReceiver, which is supposed to run upon the activation of the feature. The Feature.template.xml has been modified to this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <...
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Ghost SharePoint solutions must die

We are developing a custom claims provider. In order to aid in debugging I write to a log file. I have little experience with SharePoint but I found and follow several different guides. Essentially,...
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Feature Activation User

Which user context is used in feature activation receiver? Is it current user (when activating from WebUI)? I have to call a service in feature activation receiver and I have to know which user ...
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Programatically identifing feature for activation

I have a requirement where a custom action is only added to the root site of the site collection. So planning to add two features one Site scoped and the other Web scoped. In the event receiver of a ...
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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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Feature Event Receiver not picking up latest code until second activation

I have a Feature with an event receiver (written in c#), which for the sake of brevity creates a list which is a data store for a form on a custom web part. I have ps1 scripts which retract and deploy ...
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When uploaded file from an external program, ItemAdded is not fired

I have an event receiver which works/triggered when I manually add document by click 'Add document', but the same in not working/triggered when an external application is uploading the document. For ...
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FeatureActivated() not binding two SPEventReceiverDefinitions

I have a feature which I have placed in the onet.xml in to make it active whenever the site collection is created. The feature contains two event receiver definitions for permission groups. One is for ...
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is It safe to use feature activated method to create new site column which is used then by content type

We have a content type vs project. The content type is adding a field ref. This field ref is a new site column created using same project but as an empty element. This works. I am wondering whether ...
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Object reference not set to an instance of an object: feature receiver error

I cretaed a Visual web part in SP 2013. It needs a SharePoint list. So wrote below code in web part feature receiver. When I deploy the solution I get error says Error occurred in deployment step '...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object on feature deployment- Can't deploy even

I am writing code for feature activated code. But when I try to deploy my solution through VS 2010 it says deploy failed Error on feature activation : object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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Feature removal without deactivation

My project had a feature, and on activation of this feature, I was binding an event receiver to a list; on deactivation, the event receiver was removed. It so happened that this feature was activated ...
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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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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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SP2010 Reset all subsites to inherit masterpage using c#

I'm creating a site feature reciever which sets a custom master page on the root web. I would also like the master page set on the root to be inherit to all the subsites. What is the most elegant way ...
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Feature activation terminated if code is running too long (SP 2010)

Is it possible that feature activation will fail or will end unexpectedly (without any exceptions in ULS) when it takes too long for code to finish the job? We have a feature which during activation ...
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Unable to see timer job

I have created a custom timer job, which contains a feature. I have successfully activated the feature on my web application, but it does not show up under the job definitions. Feature.xml is as ...
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Activating web feature from event receiver doesn't do anything

I have the following code that should run to automatically disable the Minimal Download Strategy feature when a new site is being provisioned. Unfortunately nothing happens. No errors are captured in ...
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Programmatically setting HtmlDesignAssociated value

I'm deploying a composed look from the server (including the .spcolor, .spfont, master.html and master.preview files), but I cannot get the field Associated File to select. I've tried setting it in ...
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Difference between enabling feature from PowerShell and activating it via site collection features page?

I am trying to create a SharePoint list based on a list template via a feature. The code for creating the list is in the FeatureActivated event handler of the feature's EventReceiver.cs file. The list ...
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How to retract unretractable solution

Looks like I made a pretty big mistake when doing some testing with a sample sharepoint project. Ironically, I was trying to spike up a unit testable solution, without writing many of the tests first. ...
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Add Publishing Pages to specfic subsites programmatically in FeatureReceiver

Currently, I have created subsites programmatically in FeatureReceiver method and have a way to create publishing pages, but they are being created on the root site. Is there a way to target a ...
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Powershell Deployment - Enable-SPFeature Error

I get the following problem activating a feature in powershell: Enable-SPFeature : The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: ...
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Site provision cycle

I have some site definitions in which I have added multiple lists into the <Lists> tag and then I've added a stapling feature which will trigger a series of web-scoped features when sites are ...
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Deleting lists upon feature deactivation

I have a FeatureReceiver class for a feature that deploy a couple of list instances. In the FeatureDeactivating event I want to remove those instances as well as other artifacts which get deployed ...