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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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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SharePoint 2010 branding - I see it (as site admin) but rest users don't

Our web developer helped me customize our SharePoint 2010 web application (few images and colors). Very basic. He made changes to the master page and I selected that master page and applied it to ...
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How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed

I have a feature which deploying custom page layout. It's done by this code: <Module Name="MasterPageModule" Url ="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="MasterPageModule\defaultTemplate.aspx" ...
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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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Imported site collection has “Revert to template”

I've imported a site collection via PowerShell and all the pages show the message: The current page has been customized from its template. [Revert to template]. The original site collection didn't ...
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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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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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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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“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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What is the proper way to add jQuery to a MasterPage?

Currently I am using this method in the header: <script src="/_layouts/MNCAssets/scripts/jquery-1.5.1.min.js"></script> But for some reason, my webparts that use jQuery don't appear to ...
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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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Masterpage upgrade from 2007 to 2010 while still supporting 2007

I'm currently upgrading a SharePoint site with a custom master page from 2007 to 2010. We want to be able to let the user decide when to migrate their site from 2007 L&F to 2010 L&F using the ...
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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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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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Page layouts vs. Master pages

When do you create a custom page layout vs. a custom master page for a site? Is it good practice to create custom page layouts only for limited branding of SharePoint 2010? I'm thinking the page ...
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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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Change page title in SharePoint 2010

I've noticed that using the default master page on SP2010, there doesn't seem to be any way to change the page title. The page's Edit Properties is grayed out and in SPDesigner, the title area 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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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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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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Master Page checked in and approved (as a major version) yet I'm still the only person that can see it

Topic pretty much says it all. I've checked in a new major version of the master page and approved it, but I'm still the only person who can see this page. What am I missing here? This is a ...
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Modify RichHtmlField in SP2010 Master Page?

I'd like to modify the RichHtmlField to disable the color controls in SharePoint 2010. I tried adding this to my master page: <PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField FieldName="PublishingPageContent" ...
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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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Custom .aspx pages in Sharepoint 2010

I need to deploy a custom aspx page to Sharepoint 2010 using Visual Studio. So far I added a new Sharepoint 2010 page and I see the new page in my 14 hive. However, I can't figure out how I can access ...
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Creating Site Templates - Master Page Not Being Handled Right After Upgrade

In our old MOSS 2007 farm we had a branding feature deployed that swapped out CSS Files, Master Pages, etc for our sites to keep a consistent branding across our Site Collections. We are currently in ...
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Can I use the same master page between Site Collections?

I've created a root site collection from the Publishing site collection template and am using a custom master page to style the site. If I create another site collection how am I able to use the same ...
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Using Minimal.Master in a custom aspx page

I have the following code line that adds the default.master to a custom aspx page; <%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="ConvertStatus.aspx.cs" ...
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How can i edit master page in visual studio?

SPD is very uncomfortable for me. I try to open master page ny using the path "\portal\davwwwroot_catalogs\masterpage", but visual studio give the error Microsoft Visual Studio Could not find ...
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*Something* is corrupting all my aspx pages

I have a feature which deploys a master page and changes the masterpage for all webs in the site collection. This works okay usually. We've had an issue two times, where all the aspx pages in the site ...
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Customized Master Page and Lightbox Contents

I downloaded a minimal master page template from here: http://startermasterpages.codeplex.com/ and created a new master page based on it. Then I set it as default master page in SPD2010. Everything ...
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How to setup an internet facing site using MasterPages and Page layouts?

I'm trying to customize my SharePoint site to be an internet facing site. I know I can do this by setting up customized masterpages and page layouts, but I didn't find a lot of documentation for ...
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How to make new sites inherit parent site's master page automatically?

I've Sharepoint 2010 Server and I have a main site, say, in http://mysharepoint.com. I've edited its master page (v4.master) (to add some web parts, yes, web parts directly into the master page, it's ...
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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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Activating Publishing Feature breaks because of custom Master?

This issue is related to this post. I get an error message when the publishing feature is activated on sites of certain types. This means that I also get an error message when I create certain sites ...
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Where is the masterpage in 14 hive in sp 2010

I need to make a copy of the master page in sp 2010. where is it located? (I dont have SP Designer so that's not an option).
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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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Use v4.master for layouts, but custom master for site

We have a SharePoint 2010 publishing site (migrated from 2007 via db-attach), and we have a custom master page for the site. But whenever I access files under _layouts/ (eg ManageFeatures.aspx, ...
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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.
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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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How to tell what master page a system page is using?

I'm customizing a SP2010 site and my main pages look fine, but when I go into a site that's using the 2007 look and feel and select Site Settings or another system page, the Master Page isn't matching ...
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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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How can I override default.master?

I am wanting to update the default.master masterpage in order to hide the search box functionality. This requires just adding some CSS. What I have done is created a feature and to the feature I ...
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Adding a Link “Advanced Search” next to ootb search

How do I add a link "Advanced Search" next to the OOTB search (top area where I see the title of the site, etc.) Print shot is here
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remove *.debug.js from master page

When I view my SharePoint site I see a lot of .debug.js files being added by SharePoint. Is there a way to stop this happening. cui.debug.js core.debug.js sp.debug.js sp.ribbon.debug.js ...
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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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Set as default master page in Sharepoint Designer 2010 does not change site at all

When I open a site in SPD2010, and right-click a master page and choose "Set as default master page", it does not change the site at all. Shouldn't it do that?
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 - imported master page ends up showing under page layouts

When I import a master page in Sharepoint Designer 2010, using the 'Import Files' button (while clicked into the "Master Pages" section, the file is imported, but not to Master pages. It goes instead ...