Causes the attachment of a Feature to all new instances of sites that use a given site definition, without modifying the site definition or creating code routines to activate the Feature on each site. Also known as a feature site template association.

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Stapling feature from different project

We have 2 projects in visual studio. Project 1 has 2 features. Feature A is site scoped module Feature B is web application scoped feature stapler. (empty element with ...
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Logic to set master page for all sites/webs in web application

I am able to set the masterpage to all existing sites in site collection as well as the newly created sites/site collections using this link. But, I have a question and want to know if this is ...
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My Site Feature stapling dependencies?

I have a module for Stapling features in SPSPERS#2 (My Sites). In the Elements.xml of the stapling module I have this: <!-- My Site contents (Content Types, lists, etc)--> ...
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Turn Off Minimal Download Strategy when stapling mysite

I have to deactivate the MDS when provisioning my sites. I have tried with an event receiver in a custom feature but it seems that when I execute this code in the receiver Guid featureGuid = new ...
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Staple a feature on custom site template site creation

I have a site template on sharepoint 2007 (stp file) which has everything setup that i need on it and is the way the client wants the site to look. However if i template the site and upload that ...
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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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feature stapling in site definition

I want to create site definition using VS2010, also when any site get created it should activate few feature automatically. How to use feature stapling exactly , please anyone let me know step by step ...
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How to deactivate feature when creating My Site

I have activated the self service creation for My Site Web Application. The thing is that in SharePoint 2013 there is a feature named Minimal Download Strategy (Web Scope) that is activated by ...
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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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Feature Stapling and SPWeb.Navigation (Top Nav bar or quick launch) changes not applying

I am using feature stapling to add a feature to all sites in a web application. This feature creates a list, creates a site page, creates a webpart, adds the web part to the site page, and then it is ...
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delete feature using event receiver on a farm feature

there is a farm feature and there is a web-scoped feature. web feature does stuff on multiple sites. If ever i want to get rid of the feature on all sites, I have a farm feature that has on ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features' - When feature stapling to My Sites

I am trying to deploy a feature to My Sites in SharePoint 2010 and nothing seems to be working. I did this perfectly fine on the test environment but can't seem to get it working on the production ...
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Switching Ribbon and Navigation Bar Location, MySites

I'm trying to get the Top Navigation Bar (My Site, My Content, My Profile...) to go below the Top Ribbon. Basically I want the top area of MySites to look just like a regular site collection. Any idea ...
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Adding a WebPart to a page (Stapling)

I have been trying to do this for a while now its a huge pain as I can't seem to find any good guides to show all steps for adding a web part to a page using a feature staple. I have the feature ...
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Site is Provisioned but Content Type List is still empty

I have this feature that I am trying to run in order to configure a site, this feature among other things creates pages based on content types, etc. The problem I am facing is that everytime i am ...
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Feature Stapling and Inheritance in My Site/My Content

I have a SP 2010 Enterprise/VS 2010 workstation. I have built and deployed a custom master/CSS/asset library for a standard My Site deployment as a feature and modules. The master deploys and ...
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SharePOint Feature Activation

Is there a way that i can copy a page from pages library into another Folder(Site Pages) library automatically once my feature is activated . I have written a custom event receiver which will set the ...
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Can i staple multiple feature in moss 2007

I have deployed a Feature Stapler feature that attach two feature to the BLANKINTERNET#2 template. Now I need to update this staple feature to add one more feature. I have already added another ...
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Sharepoint 2010 MySite feature Stapling Error

In our environment i had created a feature stapler which will brand the personal site of users so that it will follow the same branding all over the site collection but when a user is creating a blog ...
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Alternatives to Feature Stapling?

I'm trying to determine if there is any way to automatically deploy a few web parts on the creation of new My Sites pages, but in a manner that doesn't use feature stapling. I know how to feature ...
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Listadded events on My Site omits Personal and Shared Documents creation

I want to have a feature which will change some settings on every list on My Site. Problem is i cant change settings for two main list: Shared and Personal Documents. For testing I have web feature ...
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What is “feature stapling”?

I've seen the term "feature stapling" used around this site and some blogs. What exactly does this mean? My best guess is that it has something to do with dynamically activating features from other ...
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MySite Feature stapling

I need to add a custom webpart to default.aspx page of created MySite. I followed this post and it is working well. What is strange thou, it works well for users that authenticate via Windows ...
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Issue with the survey list settings?

Have created a feature(list provisioning) to update the "showuser" property of the survey list and stappled on the webapplication, it works perfectly fine and sets the list property when the survey ...
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Execute code on site creation in SharePoint 2010

We're trying to create a SharePoint 2010 feature on a site collection that when active would execute code each time a web site is created. We're using Visual Studio 2010. The code will set properties ...
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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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Feature Stapling turn off feature

Is it possible to turn off a feature using featuring stapling? How could you turn a feature off for all new sites that are created by default? Edit I have a feature staple to turn on publishing on ...
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VIsual Studio editing feature.xml

I am trying to create a a feature staple. To do this I need to create a feature and then edit the feature.xml to be like: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> ...
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How to trace the ListAdded event for the entire SharePoint 2010 farm?

In our SharePoint 2010 environment, we want to enforce the users to choose the option "show user names in the survey list" (survey list) however there may be a time when user may choose "No" to this ...
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Stapled Web-scoped feature depending on Site-scoped feature: possible?

I have three features in a solution: A Web-scoped feature (A): has a FeatureActivated call to set up a site A Site-scoped feature (B): contains web parts A uses A stapling feature (C): staples A to ...
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Which database will feature stapling affect?

We are testing feature stapling and need to revert to a point before the feature stapling was run. To do this do we just need to restore the content database, or do we also need to restore the ...
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How to feature staple to MySites masterpage

Is there a way to feature staple to the MySites site definition? I want to be able to style it via the masterpage.
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Feature stapling vs Site Definitions

I curious of what you’re experiences are one the user of site definition compared to feature stapling. In a video on Channel 9 Ted Patterson explains that feature stapling is the way to go. It would ...
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Feature not applied to public My Site profile

I've written and deployed a feature for my company's My Site - all it does is replace the default Top Navigation Control with one I've modified to include a link back to our main SharePoint ...
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Stapled Feature doesn't work with TemplateName=GLOBAL

I have this stapled feature to my "Blank" template: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <FeatureSiteTemplateAssociation Id="19e70775-7410-4a0a-a292-8252e622774a" ...
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Declaratively pass parameters to a feature using activationdependency?

is there a way to declaratively pass parameters to a feature using activationdependency? I have a feature defined in ONET.XML that i want to move to a feature stapler, but since it has a property ...
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Feature Activation through stapling

I am developing a sharepoint feature which takes a backup of the site at sitecollection level and at site level whenever a user tries to delete the site. The feature is working fine without issues for ...
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How to delete webparts from my site on creation

I want to delete some of the webparts from my sites when they are created. I've stapled a feature that runs custom code. I've attached the basics of what it does below, edited for brevity. It works ...
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Create a feature to add a custom permission level and groups

Need to automate the custom permission level creation and groups. Please give me some pointers which can guide me to create a feature to add a custom permission level and groups and staple the same ...
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When to use Custom Site Definitions… and not

Its an old battle between ITpro and developer. ITpros hate them due to upgrade issues, devs like the freedom it gives them without having to do house cleaning with feature stapling. What is your ...