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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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 ...
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No setting on sub-sites to inherit master page from parent of the site

I am using SharePoint 2010........... When I create a sub-site and I go to "Site Settings" there is no option that will allow me to inherit site master page from parent of the site. I have to ...
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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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Tree View navigation of Document Library

I'm experimenting with providing maximum functionality without writing code. The sharepoint site collection has one sub-site called "Demo". "Demo" has one document library called "Testing". I've ...
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Complete redesign of a SharePoint 2010

I'm working on a project where i need to do a complete redesign on SharePoint 2010, like changing colors, making it have a fixed size, align it to the center of the page, align the 'site action' ...
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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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Invalid Url when programmatically setting custom master page

Has anyone had the error Invalid URL when setting the masterpage programmatically? Using this code in a feature receiver (the feature provisions the masterpage to the gallery, that works fine) ...
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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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Display Portal Site Collection within master page

I have a couple of nested site collections e.g.: http://intranet (Site Collection Name: Intranet, Portal Site Collection) http://intranet/sites/sales http://intranet/sites/marketing Is there a ...
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scroll property on body element set to no

In Randy Disgrills starter masterpage the body element has scroll="no", why must it have this?
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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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ScriptLink without Locale ID in path

I have this ScriptLink in my custom Master Page: <SharePoint:ScriptLink language="javascript" name="my.js" runat="server"/> This renders as 1033/my.js on an English Site Collection, but as ...
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For multiple Web Applications, can I have different Master Pages?

My initial web application allows me to see and change the master page under site actions\site settings\Look and Feel\master page. I created a second web application and would like to use a different ...
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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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Quick Links not showing in custom Master Page on Web Part page

I have created a new custom master page & I've got everything working (including showing the QuickLinks on the left on default.aspx & any "built in" SharePoint pages, such as "Shared ...
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Top Navigation menu flyouts render blank iframe in IE8

I have a problem with an sp2007 site where the navigation menu flyouts (drop downs) render as a blank white space. This problem only happens on our clients network. It works fine on my own ...
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How do I display an Excel (or any) document with Custom Masterpage Applied?

I created a custom "master page" for our SharePoint site. On this site, my users need to have the Excel/Word documents open up "on the page", instead of opening up in Excel/Word/etc. I'm fairly new ...
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Setting cookies

I'm working in a MOSS 2007 SP2 Enterprise deployment and I'm trying to add a cookie on a master page. Ideally, the javascript should check if the cookie exists and if it has a valid value, if so, it ...
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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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UserDisp using old version after backup / restore

This is a funny one. I backed up a site - lets call it : http://site_old, then I did a restore - lets call it : http://site_new. Site_old had a custom company logo in the site definition somewhere ...
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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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what are the cons and pros of page creation methods in Sharepoint 2010?

You know that you can create pages in 3 or 4 different ways (Sharepoint desinger, Browser , Visual Studio...) but what's the standard "Best practice" for developers and why? and what are the pros and ...
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How to edit a sharepoint master page without using sharepoint designer?

I have a masterpage that resides on a sharepoint server, on the server designer is not installed. Basically I want to be able to edit a master page in notepad. Is this possible?