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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Hide “View all site content” on a blog website

The desire is to remove the "All site content" link from the quick launch menu on all sites. I have removed it from our master page. However when I now go to a site that has been created using a ...
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How do I add the top link navigaton bar to the Enterprise Search Center?

The Enterprise Search Center appears to use the minimal master page, and has no top link navigation. This seems a bit silly and is hard to use if you use the Search Center as a subsite in a larger ...
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How can I get a reference to the server side form control from inside a web part?

I have a web part embedded in a publishing site that needs to get a reference to the <form runat="server"/> in the master page. I have to set the 'action' attribute to allow the form to post ...
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How to change the master page associated to a custom page layout?

I'm creating a custom page layout starting from the Article Page layout, which is associated by default to the master page v4.master. I want now associate this web page with a custom master page of my ...
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How to embed a CQWP into a master page or DelegateControl

I'm looking for a way to embed a pre-configured Content Query Web Part into a master page. In short, I have a SharePoint:DelegateControl on the master page and I want to plug the web part into it by ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar problem

I have problem with my custom master page and calendar. When I apply my custom Master Page calendar doesn't work and shows following error: http://screencast.com/t/HasSqkjFoN4x But when I use ...
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SharePoint 2007 Master Page Problem

Our SharePoint installation is using a custom masterpage at the moment and I would like to create a completely new one. All of the sites are using custom.master, located in the master page gallery ...
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Search box disappears on search result page when using a customer masterpage

I have created a custom master page. I display the search box on the page using the following code: <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> ...
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CSS not linked on All Site Content

I created a master page and custom CSS file to brand the root site of on my SP10 server. I then applied this master page to all subsites. The style is applied properly on all sites except when I ...
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Force use of the default content of a master page asp:ContentPlaceholder

I have a ContentPlaceholder in my custom master that has default content. I want to always use this default content. However there are some pages in the 14 hive that have an asp:Content that ...
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Understanding master Page scope

I have a site (not site collection) for which I would like to add a customized Site Master Page. When I open the site in SharePoint Designer, I see default.master minimal.master v4.master The ...
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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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System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel in faulted state

When I try to deploy my SharePoint masterpage using Visual Studio I get the following error: “The communication object, System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel, cannot be used for ...
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SharePoint redirect to add parameter

I want to add a parameter "Force=True" when the user is redirected to userdisp.aspx (when you click on people's name) What is the best way to do it? Details: I need that because I do not have a ...
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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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How can I rename Page Layouts without having to manually reset content pages using those layouts?

I need to rename a bunch of Page layouts and Master Pages without having to re-set the Page Layout to each content page that is using those layouts. For example: I have two page layouts - ...
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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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Automatically sort quicklaunch items

We can sort quicklaunch items directly on a website or with powershell (see a great tutorial here). But is there an option to tell SharePoint:AspMenu in masterpage to automatically sort the ...
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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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How can we use a different masterpage for annoymous and authenticated users?

Is there a way to load a different master page if I can identify the user to be annonymous?
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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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'Publish' missing in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I try to publish a new master page in SharePoint Designer 2010, the publish options are missing. Also, I can't do anything from the Master Page gallery within SharePoint as the needed options ...
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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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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 ...