The master page is a feature that enables you to define common structure and interface markup elements for your Web site, including headers, footers, style definitions, or navigation bars. The master page can be shared by any of the pages in your Web site, called the Content Page, and removes need ...

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Prevent search from indexing master page

I am using SharePoint Foundation. When I perform a search of "news", all of my site pages appear in the search results, because there is a "news" link in my master page. I would like it to only ...
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2010 UI Version 3 site & application master page

I have switched a site back to use UI version 3, so this basically works as a 2007 site would. I would expect that when accessing application pages this would use the application.master in the ...
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Can I set master page based on whether user is anonymous or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A seperate masterpage for annoymous users? Stemming from a previous suggestion on how I can display my sharepoint site completely differently to anoymous users, I am ...
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master page across multiple site collections

I've got a branding feature, deployed in multiple site collections, including the master and system master pages. The goal is that if a power user does some changes to one of these master pages, ...
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Different breadcrumb navigation style on some pages

I am working on a theme for Sharepoint 2010. While working on the header area, I ran into a very annoying problem regarding the breadcrumb navigation: It looks good everywhere, except for sites that ...
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Pulling hair out: How to customize MOSS2007 site to be front facing

I have a client that I've been working for that has a front facing MOSS2007 site, and wants another one. I originally did the work by using SD2007, creating a master page, and then creating a bunch of ...
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Change root node of TopNavigationMenu dynamically?

I have a main site with five subsites and they are all using the same masterpage. The main site is a national site and the subsites are local copies (same lists, libraries, pages, subsites etc). One ...
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Empty exception using powershell to add a masterpage

When i try to add a masterpage to a web application using the following code : $MasterPage = "C:\test.master" $MasterPageName = [System.IO.Path]::GetFileName($masterpage); $SpWebApp = ...
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Fixed content in page layouts

I hope you can help me with this simple user case. I have a master page and several page layouts in SharePoint 2010. The master page standardizes only the header, navigation and footer. The page ...
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NullReferenceException on function call in master page

I've got the following code that works well on most pages in SharePoint 2010; but it blows up on Site Actions > Site Settings > Manage site features with a NullReferenceException on the GetRootTitle() ...
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Show site title without link

Is it possible to modify the v4.master on SP2010 so that the site title displays without a link? Here's the element from the master page: <td class="s4-titletext"> <h1 ...
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Editing custom master pg. gives “Access Denied”

I'm getting an error on SP2010 while editing a custom master page: When any user who doesn't have administrative (Full Control) rights tries to access the site, it gives "Access denied". This page ...
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Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection on Masterpage

I have created a custom master based on Just The Essentials.master by Heather Solomon. When I apply it to a publising page it displays fine. When I go to edit mode I get the following: Index was out ...
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ID on the body tag

We have a custom master page for our sites. If on the home page we wish to style it differntley to all the other pages (including the homepage of sub sites). Normaly to do something like this I would ...
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Webparts in the left side bar

Is it possible to get webparts in the left side bar? I have a custom .master page and the business wants more items on the left. From what I can see with web parts you can only put them in the ...
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Change Doctype for one Site

I'm very new to sharepoint development and I would like to know, if it is possible to change the doctype in SharePoint just for one page (or better for a webpart, I think just for a webpart or is it ...
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Auto Format Masterpage in Visual Studio

I am creating a custom master page in visual studio. I inherited this from another developer who has not learnt how to indent code properly. One thing that I have noticed that seems it is not possible ...
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Extracting a SharePoint 2007 Master Page to a Standalone Configuration

Currently I'm tasked with taking an application, which is SharePoint 2007 mostly in the fact that it only uses the SharePoint Master page, and turning it into a standalone application. Has anyone ...
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Reusable content disappearing on Publishing Page

On the publishing site I've created a simple page with a Page Content. I've added a web part there and then I'm trying to add a Reusable Content. However it turns into a like here Any workarounds?
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create custom masterpages - is it better to copy v4.master and then modify

I would like to have 2 materpages one for the publishing site and one for none publishing site. Any ideas the best way to get started? Thanks in Advance
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How to add a custom footer navigation to SP2010 Master Page?

I'd appreciate any suggestion on how to add a custom footer navigation similar to the one found at http://www.washington.edu to a master page? The link doesn't have to be automatically generated as ...
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Problem with Sharepoint 2010 MasterPage

I created a custom Master page in visual studio, deployed it and used the FeatureActivated event to set it to the default and custom master for the site. SPWeb curWeb = ...
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Add content to a masterpage placeholder in a specific site template

I have a master page which is a customized copy of v4.master. I want to add some content to a the placeholder called PlaceHolderQuickLaunchBottomV4: <SharePoint:UIVersionedContent ...
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Gantt view is missing when using the starter master page [closed]

I am using the starter master page in one of my projects but the Gantt view does not show up for a list. Any ideas?
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How to configure two search boxes - one for people and one for content?

I would like to have two search boxes on my master page, one that would search for content and the other one that would search for people. I see the code in the master page that searches for content: ...
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Add DOCTYPE to mobile page

I am using HTML 5 specific markup () in my modified mobile dispform.aspx page (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\MOBILE\dispform.aspx). In order ...
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“Attempted to read or write protected memory” exception

We ran into this error while trying to open the page /_catalogs/masterpage/Forms/AllItems.aspx. I'd been attempting to approve a page layout that I'd just updated and checked in a major version. By ...
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Which contentplaceholder to use for Search Center

In my SharePoint site I am using a custom masterpage which is based on the original v4 masterpage. I did not make any big changes, except add a line to use custom CSS. However when I create a Search ...
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Link in master page to base url

In a WebApp with diffrent site collections and subsites, I would like to add a link on the custom master page of all sites to the WebApp Url. (This Url is corresponding with a home/top site ...
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Master template is not being applied to document libraries

I have a MOSS 2007 site set to use a master template called Awesome.master http://mysite.com/AwesomeSite/AwesomeSite.aspx I recently updated this template to change the <body> tag, and that ...
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Verifying custom master exists before applying to a site

I have a branding solution consisting of one feature to deploy a custom master to the site collection. A web scoped feature exists in a separate solution that when activated sets the custom master as ...
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How in master page to show/hide placeholder based on page layout content type?

How is the best approch to show / hide place holders which are in the Master Page based on which content type the Page Layout is associated with? In the design we have a right placeholder for all ...
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How do I customize these master page areas?

I am creating a custom SharePoint 2010 master page. I am basing it off of the v4.master. As part of the customization, I would like to hide the "Libraries" part, Discussions, Recycle bin. I would like ...
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Why are my sub site collections not getting javascript and css files?

I have a master page deployed with a feature which has custom javascript and css references on it. I am using the <Sharepoint:ScriptLink> and <Sharepoint:CssLink> tags and the code is ...
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How to put a class on body tag in page.aspx created from master page

I have 10 pages and each body tag has its own class because of different background images on them. I was wondering how to do it in the master master page so that the class on the body tag when a new ...
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Sporadically missing “click to add a new hyperlink”

We just migrated from 2007 to 2010 and changed our stylesheets to use v4. We have a list of over 1000 items with a few "Link URL" columns. Occasionally when editing the item, the link url field would ...
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Adding Left Navigation to a Publishing Page

We are currently building out a publishing site with SP 2010. ON the Master, we are hiding the control. I want to now expose this on a particular page layout. If at all possible I want to avoid ...
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how to add a custom sign-out button in master page in sharepoint 2007?

I want to remove the default sign out button and add a custom sign out in the master page. how to add a custom button in sharpeoint 2007?
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MasterPageFile for Publishing site

I have some confusion over MasterPageFile attribute.There are two options available for master pages, custom master page and default master settings in SharePoint Designer. One master page I have set ...
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Include html from another file in the SP-masterpage

Our SP-site is used as a part of another non-SP site. The layout should look the same on both the SP-site and the non-SP site. In the past, we have copy/pasted the html from the header and footer of ...
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Can't activate Server Publishing

I'm trying to activate the SharePoint 2010 Server Publishing on a site and it gives the following message: Site The feature being activated is a Site scoped feature which has a dependency on a Site ...
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SharePoint 2010 MasterPage on SP's Application Pages [closed]

Running on SharePoint 2010 Foundation. I have created a custom master page which works well for the most part. In SharePoint Designer, I've set the master page as default & custom master pages. ...
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Strip publishing master-page for anonymous users

Is it ok to strip a masterpage for all SharePoint scripts and styles? We have custom CSS and all of our scripts are JQuery. Even CQWP will have custom rendering. The reason we want to do this is so ...
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Errors after removing core.js

I am building a master page for a public facing website, and I have removed core.js for better performance. The issue is that I am now getting a bunch of errors because functions are absent. This ...
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SharePoint 2010 core.css multiple versions?

Hi I'm new to SP 2010, picking up a site someone else customized. I opened the site's master page then followed the link to the css section to change. Saved the change and the page looked fine. ...
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Custom New Web Part Page Template when creating page

I want to give the user the ability to create web part pages, from a template, where the the left column is a web part, lets call it LEFTNAVPART, and the header is another web part, let's call it ...
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Best practice for inheriting common content

I want my site to have a side column which will contain some default content (banners, rss feeds, summary link lists etc.) and I would like to have all this included by default in any pages created ...
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Site with custom master page reverts to v4.master on upgrade

I have a web application in 2007 that contains a bunch of sites that all used a custom site definition and a custom master page (deployed using a feature). All is well. I've upgraded the code for ...
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Ad-rotator Asp.Net Control on my 2010 master page does not work on child pages

I have a Sharepoint 2010 site I'm setting up where I want to have an AdRotator on every page, so I added the control to my master page in Sharepoint designer. However when I look at my site, all the ...
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Common masterpage for multilple web applications

Is there anyway we can use a common master page for multiple web application so that changes done in this master page will reflect in all the web applications.