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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
604 views

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' ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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) ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
623 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

scroll property on body element set to no

In Randy Disgrills starter masterpage the body element has scroll="no", why must it have this?
2
votes
4answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
705 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
496 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
201 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
537 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
612 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

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?
0
votes
2answers
533 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Replace default search box in SharePoint 2010 with custom one

On every new SharePoint 2010 site you get the default search box (In the MasterPage) that allows you to just do a normal search. I would like to replace this with some item that will allow you to ...
1
vote
1answer
360 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
535 views

Feature to automatically apply Master Page

I have a custom master page applied to my site collection. When i create a new sub site, it doesn't come with this custom master page applied to it. I can always go to ...
3
votes
2answers
242 views

change master page

I have designed a master page and deployed it to the master page gallery on my sharepoint site. When I set the site to use this master page everything looks correct, however when I create a new site ...
0
votes
1answer
399 views

List all Master Pages used in a Site Collection

In a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) environment how can I list all the Master Pages (templates) that are used in a site collection? I need to add some code to the header of every master page, but there are a ...
0
votes
1answer
641 views

Caching - core.css/corev4.css

For every SharePoint page, the browser loads a new instance of the core.css (or corev4.css) file. Is there a way, in the Master Page, to enable caching for this file?
1
vote
2answers
100 views

Search Control is not seen on the search results page

In my custom master page I added a search control <div id="search-ctrl" class="s4-notdlg"> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder id="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> ...
1
vote
1answer
209 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
407 views

unable to create new fields after upgrading masterpage to 2010

I am unable to create new fields in existing lists after upgrading my 2007 master page to 2010. I get an error which says Webpage error details User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
322 views

Is it possible to add a custom attribute to the body tag in a master page?

Hello I have a SharePoint 2007 MOSS publishing site that uses a custom master page for most of its pages. I'd like to be able to apply some jQuery to one of those pages only but there's no way to ...
0
votes
1answer
437 views

system master page issue with popup dialogs

Using the night and day Master Page from the publishing template, I've created a clone with minimal changes e.g top nav with flyouts. I wanted to use this new master page also for the system pages, ...
0
votes
1answer
582 views

“Cannot find ContentPlaceHolder” error when anonymous access enabled

I have a custom master page, custom.master, for a publishing site. It was working fine, however I just enabled anonymous access to the publishing site, and now browsing to the home page for that site ...
1
vote
3answers
641 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
358 views

Unexpected text 'var _spUserId=1' in welcome control on custom Master Page

I have a custom Master Page. But I when I view it in FireFox I have some additional text after the Welcome Control. It's not there in Internet Explorer. The Text is: Welcome,.... var _spUserId=1 ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

How to change the Master Page URL?

How to change the sub-site master page URL while creating it (sub-site) ? By default, it uses "default.master" is on its "master page gallery" list, want to change the master page url in such a way ...
2
votes
1answer
406 views

Applying default.master to a custom .aspx page in the _layouts folder

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 + C# + .Net 3.5 + VSTS 2008 + ASP.Net. And I am using collaboration portal template. I am developing a custom aspx page and put it in _layout folder of a site and I ...
2
votes
1answer
489 views

Dynamic Master Pages

Has anyone ever managed to implement dynamic master pages on a publishing site? Something along the lines of the master page switching automatically depending the referrer or some other passed ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Coding against SPUrl

How can I work with SPUrl in my code-behind file for master pages and page layouts? I don't see any access to this in the SharePoint namespaces.
1
vote
1answer
126 views

Embedded JScript in masterpages works in Windows 2003 / fails in 2008

My colleague just reported that he developed a master page with embedded JScript using Windows Server 2003. The same master page fails to execute the JScript when used on a Windows Server 2008 ...
3
votes
5answers
6k views

How to find the master page a site is using?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I have a root web site and some child sub-web site. I am using ...