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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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?
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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"> ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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, ...
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“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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...