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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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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Provision Master Page / Page Layouts in SharePoint 2013: App vs Feature

I was looking at a video, and the presenter created a scenario to push master pages and page layouts into the Master Page Gallery and set the master page of the site collection by use of an App. In ...
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Custom Masterpage - Background image from library

I was hoping someone may be able to guide me in the right direction. I want the header in a custom master page to have a background image that can be changed by an 'owner' in a user friendly manner. ...
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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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Master Page Inheritance stops working and breaks the site look

We're experiencing an issue with a number of Sites in SharePoint Online where by the Master Page inheritance stop working and the page looks like the image below. To fix it I need to apply a theme ...
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Error on using master page deployed in solution

I added a custom master page that someone else had provided me into a farm solution and deployed it from within Visual Studio. I created a default Page in the Pages library. I updated the master ...
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Detect if SharePoint is using the system master page

Is there a way to detect if SharePoint is using the system master page? (just like EditModePanel, or detecting the system master page with javascript..) Right now I'm using the same master page on ...
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Hide and disallow access to ribbon except for users in SP Administrators Group

I have a SharePoint 2010 site using a custom themed master page. It does not show the standard SharePoint ribbon. However, users are able to append showRibbon=true to their URL to see the ribbon. I ...
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When I edit my masterpage in SPD 2010, I get error: Type is not registered as safe

I am using sharepoint 2010 and have a custom masterpage. In this masterpage I am using a servercontrol. This servercontrol is not an ascx file, but a c# class which inherit from the HTMLAnchor OOTB ...
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How can I use the current language as a variable in my masterpage?

I'm a web designer working with SharePoint 2013. I created a custom template for a company and now I want to go further with variations capabilities. The website should be available in German and in ...
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401 Unauthorized caused by custom master page

just customized a master page for the new SP 2013 Foundation. Deployment, activation etc. works fine (i deploy it using a .wsp built with VS2012) but every time im trying to access my sp-page with the ...
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Returning Full URL

I am writing code in my master page that examines the page's URL as shown in the browser I have a web application at URL: http://teams.sharepoint.org/sitecollections and many site collections ...
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Breadcrumbs Navigation Requirement Changed

Scenario I have 20's of site in a single site collection we can say "portal A", Now I have list of site collections, let me explain it using a tree Now we are creating breadcrumb navigation using ...
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The file /sales/_catalogs/masterpage/v4.master does not exist

I use powershell to copy a site collection from production to dev. I never had issues before. When I go to http://portal.company.net/sales I get following error Server Error in '/' Application. ...
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How to change global navigation SP Foundation

I would like to ask, how I can to change default page or change global navigation in SP Foundation. I have first web collection "Home" then I have second web colletion "MY PAGE" and my second web ...
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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks?

JavaScript stops working and Masterpage seems to lose all styles. There are 3 places where a converted .html Masterpage references the original URL/Domain the site was created in. ...
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SitePages uses System Master Page

Bit of a strange issue today. I wasn't involved in the initial branding/master pages etc of my companie's SP Environment. Anyways, I have a strange issue. On my site, I have some pages storted under ...
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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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set as default master page VS set as custom master page

What does it really mean in SharePoint Designer 2007 with regards to 'Set as default master page' and 'Set as Custom master page'? Are there really differences between them? And at what type of ...
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Can a web part prevent master page jQuery from executing properly?

I'm including jQuery and a custom .js file into the master page of my SharePoint 2010 site. In the $(document).ready() function, I'm setting a live event handler on an element in the header of the ...
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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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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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custom master page / branding from _layouts instead of provisioning feature

Is it possible to apply a custom master page and theme to a site from the layouts folder instead of provisioning them down to the site with a feature? I'd use code and a feature receiver, but not sure ...
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Master Page how to specify correct Path for CSS and Images

1) In My custom master page I have registered my CSS as follows, <SharePoint:CssRegistration name="/mycssfolder/css/mycss.css" After="corev4.css" runat="server"/> Now I have my folder ...
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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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Cannot access SharePoint Online site because of corrupt master page

I was trying to edit my master page and attempted to upload a new file. It seems that it was unsuccessful but when I try to go back to any page of my site, I get the following error: An error ...
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“Master Page” option from site look and feel is missing

I knew from previous experience that many SharePoint sites had a section under Site Settings > Look and Feel labeled "Master Page"... however I could not find this section. There were tutorials ...
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Removing top links from Sharepoint online team site

The whole day yesterday I have been trying to follow the instructions from MSDN to hide the top links in a SharePoint team site (SharePoint Online in Office 365). However, I can not get it to work. ...
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Files deployed in module cannot be found

I'm trying to deploy a selection of pages and master pages in modules but I'm encountering the same problem with all of them. When I try to navigate to a page, I get a File Not Found error (with ...
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How Can I Change My Intranet's Homepage Page Layout?

As part of the branding of our new SP2013-based intranet, I have created a new custom Masterpage and Page Layouts and set this as the default Masterpage. I have also created a custom Masterpage and ...
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Anatomy of a SharePoint 2010 Master Page? Resource for this?

I am interested in finding out detailed information about all the elements within the SharePoint master page v4 to start, in order to learn how to create my own while still retaining key ...
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How to retrieve Sharepoint list data in master page

I have Created Custom Master Page. and i want to access SharePoint List Data in this Master Page using JavaScript. I write the following script to access data but it gives error that ...
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Loading jQuery in the Correct order

I wish to use a jQuery plugin in SharePoint. Currentley I have jQuery added to each page via a custom master page. <script src="/Style Library/js/jquery-1.6.4.min.js" ...
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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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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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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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Add Vertical Scroll in IE9

I'm re-branding an Intranet publishing site for SharePoint 2013 using VS2012 - I'm creating project as a Feature and deploying the .wsp file locally. Using IE9, short pages have no vertical scroll ...
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Blue bar in the header disappearing on zoom in Sharepoint 2013

I noticed this in IE8. In Chrome it seems to be working fine. When I zoom in or out the page (CTRL+mouse wheel scroll or using the buttons in the browser's menu) the blue bar of the header disappears. ...
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C# How to read display templates location in Sharepoint 2013

Sharpeoint 2013 has a default filter template located at: _catalogs/masterpage/Display%20Templates/Filters/Filter_Default.js How can I read the absolute path of the _catalogs masterpage in C# ? ...
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Left navigation bar customization based on user permissions

Hi I have to change my left navigation based on specific user permission. is that possible without change in masterpage . I know jquery is one solution but any other way through we change left ...
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Detecting Registered Scripts on Page - ScriptLink or anything else!

I have a webpart that requires jQuery to run. Therefore, in my code I want to check if jQuery is not on the page inject it. I've got down the inject part, but the detection part it where I'm ...
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Application pages and master pages

We plan to use SharePoint 2010 application pages and wondered about our current setup, which has the default master page (v4.master) with no changes but a heavily customized page layout for 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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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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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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What is ms-hcTest?

Between the Suite Bar (<div id="suiteBar">) and the Ribbon Row (<div id="s4-ribbonrow">) there is a content-less div with id of ms-hcTest (<div id="ms-hcTest"/>). Does anyone know ...
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how to display the current year in my maste page

I have the folloiwng footer, inside my custom master page:- <div id="customFooter" class="noindex">&copy; .. Group 2013</div> but is there a way to dynamically access the current ...
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Changing the original calendar colour (blue) to match the overlay colour

I have 5 calendars where I have overlayed 4 of them inside a general calendar, and for each of the overlayed calendars I have defined a different color (red, green , pink, etc) which worked well. But ...
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Nav showing drop down subsites when on _layouts/settings.aspx

In both of my custom master pages (both front master page and system master page) I have a navigation control (AspMenu). On all custom pages and application pages, the nav displays no drop down for ...
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Export site as a template and master page link?

We have a site collection that have several sub webs. In the root site, we created some custom master pages. We linked the subwebs masterpage url (SPWeb.MasterPageUrl) to the same, centralized ...