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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How do I localize page layouts and masterpages in a sandboxed solution?

In farm solutions you can use resource files inside aspx-pages by deploying resx-files to the hive. MSDN have some documentation but there's no example for page layouts, just managed code which is ...
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What should be scope of masterpage feature?

Here is my code on feature activated:- SPWeb topLevelSite = properties.Feature.Parent as SPWeb; if (topLevelSite != null) { // Calculate relative path to site from Web ...
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Do we need to write feature event receiver for master page if we are using composed looks?

Generally when deploying the masterpage via VS 2012, we create module, then copy/paste the existing 'seattle.master' and edit where necessary, update the elements.xml file to URL ...
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Styling a 2010 publishing site using a feature - Not enough information to determine a list for module

I've got a site collection which currently only has one web site (the root web). The styling comes in a Site level feature with a few modules to deploy the master page, the CSS, and other resources, ...
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Why do we need to activate/deactivate the feature in case of module project when deploying file?

What is the pupose of the feature when deploying masterpage via VS 2012 module project? I tested and noticed that deactivating this feature does not remove the masterpage from the ...
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How do I mark the link in the navigation I visit? SharePoint 2010

I have created a new navigation to a flat site collection on SharePoint 2010. But the navigation looks like this: I want to move the marker from "Home" to the page I visit. But I have no clue on ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Templates Masterpage not found

I created a new web template for SharePoint 2013 (as Farm solution, because it has to be selected when creating a new site collection). The site collection creates succesfully. But when I navigate to ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013, how to unselect a theme?

I am working on a trial version of sharepoint 2013 creating a custom master page. Going well so far, apart from the fact that when I go to view the published site, I only see my background for a ...
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How to display drop down menu (top navigation) - trying for many days now

I am trying to display top navigation as drop down menu just like you see in theme "seattle". I created my own theme, then I went to "Design Manager" and then I went to "Snippets". I copied the ...
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Variation with master pages

I have a site that will be English/Spanish, when clicking Spanish link the site will be in spanish language, when clicking English the site will be in English. The site will use variation, and I am ...
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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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How do I apply master page changes to all subsites in SharePoint 2013?

I realize similar questions have been asked, but master pages have changed somwehwat in SharePoint Server 2013, and this is actually several questions in one. I've read lots and lots of articles, and ...
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Change Minimal master page Links and Options

In SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence site I give access to some users as Visitor and I want them to not see some options and links like NewFeed, SkyDrive, Follow , Settings etc. How can I hide ...
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SharePoint 2013 masterpage + bootstrap compatibility with Internet Explorer 8

I’m currently developing a SharePoint portal that will mostly be used by clients with Intern Explorer 8 with responsive design requirement. As a result compatibility with IE 8 is pretty important. I ...
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Placing the search box in the header

I am working with a company that has supplied the branding I am using to create my master page. I have successfully imported and converted this with most of my content appearing in the <div ...
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Oslo Masterpage - How to decrease the height of ms-dialogHidden ms-core-header ms-tableRow?

I want to decrease the height of one of the elements. It's the header. I identified it using IE, as ms-dialogHidden ms-core-header ms-tableRow. I tried setting the height in the css, but nothing ...
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Setting asynctimeout property for scriptmanager in web part

I have a web part which takes long time to load and results in time out. I read there is a property in scriptmanager which by default is set to 90 seconds. Is there some way to increase this ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to add additional page head?

I am using the Oslo Masterpage, and it has an AdditionalPageHead control, which I'd like to use. I'm using the footer currently and I'd like to add the header but I don't know how. I added the ...
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How to define scriptmanager timeout property in custom master page

I have a custom master page. When you create a custom master page then another page with similar name is automatically created by SharePoint. For e.g. my master page name was mymaster.html so ...
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How can you set a site-level master page on the Web?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection that doesn't have publishing features enabled (on purpose), and was wondering if it was possible to set the site's default master page... without using ...
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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” 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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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 ...
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Add custom web application/page which uses files from other folders

I've created a JavaScript web browser game. The HTML page, Game.html, within folder Game references several other JS/jQuery/CSS files stored in sub folders. I simply want to add the Game folder, ...
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the color of the upper blue horizontal bar does not change in IE8

I followed the instructions in this other theard and I am having a problem with IE8. It works fine with Chrome and Firefox. I have cleaned the cache. Here's what I have done: myTest.css ...
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scrollbar is not working in IE 8

we are having a bit of problem with the scrollbar in SharePoint 2013 in IE8. Anyone has got any where should look or what should I change? EDIT: We are using custom materpage, custom page layout and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Ribbon Change Functioning of the Scrollbar

I have noticed on SharePoint 2013 that the scroll with the ribbon activated differently than when the ribbon is not activated. When the ribbon is activated (clicking the Page Tab), the scroll for ...
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Custom Master Page Ribbon does not push down content

In my custom master page, I want the ribbon to push down the content. Since it doesn't push the content down, it will be hard to edit some properties since the ribbon will simply be upon some input ...
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Customizing “Something went wrong” page by showing same header and footer as custom master page

Is there a way to customize that error page which says "Something went wrong" and then below it, it shows Correlation ID? I want this page to use the same Master Page as my Publishing site is using ...
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create and use nested master page in aspx page as module for sharepoint 2013 using visual studio 2012

I have added one aspx page by taking Module in Visual Studio. I have to do something like; I have to show messages for error and successful completion of the task i.e. Item added successfully I have ...
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How to enable anonymous access for the custom master page in SP2010

I created one site with forms based authentication and anonymous access. That is working fine. Now i want to replace the master page with the custom master page. I just copied the nightandday.master ...
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Add Sharepoint codes/tags in html master page

SP newbie here. Just wanna ask if I can add Sharepoint tags in the HTML master page (.html file). I am quite confused on where should I put my codes. Most articles I found on the web say I should ...
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SharePoint 2013 Fixed-Width Master or Fixed-Width Page-Layout or both?

I'm planning a Site and I know the default landing page needs to be a fixed width. I've also seen the awful things fixed-width does to Lists and Libraries (A List with too many columns looks ...
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Multi-level top navigation menu on the application/_layouts pages

I created custom master page, and I created feature for top navigation menu. My custom master page works fine, but not on the application/_layouts pages; viewlsts.aspx, settings.aspx, etc.. I only see ...
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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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Edit html file to add spsecurityTrimmedControl in SP 2013

I want to edit the html file for the master page to add SPSecurityTrimmedControl but am not sure how to edit that in SharePoint 2013, I know how to edit the master page directly, am not familiar with ...
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How to create a master page for SharePoint application and add sitemap to it?

I am new to SharePoint,can anyone tell me how can i create a master page in my SharePoint application and add sitemap to it? I am using Visual Studio 2012. I saw many links however things didn't ...
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Adding jQuery to master page

I am trying to customize a Sharepoint 2013 team site. I created a copy of seattle.master and set it as default master page via context menu. I added my custom CSS within head tages like so: ...
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Master Page background picture change

I am creating a blog in sharepoint 2007 and i need to change the blue background that is standard on the masterpage. so far I have not been successful with this. I have read posts that say each ...
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Master page via Module vs code

What are the benefits of adding a master page via module when compared to adding it via code? I think traditionally it has been added via Modules but now the cloud and remote provisioning ...
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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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How to hide the “About Me” link from the username drop down list

We have built our team site, for adding Apps and different contents, but for now we do not want to have About me page for each user. So is there a way to remove the “About me” link from the username ...
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SP2013 move location of Browse/Page/Publish

I am working on branding 2013 and the client would like for the Browse|Page|Publish links to be moved to a different location. Can anyone tell me where they are located in the master page?
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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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How can I add some line separators to my announcement list “AllItem” View?

I have added an announcement list to my SharePoint 2013 project, but on the Allitem view I need to add a line or boarder to each announcement list item, to separate the items more clearly. currently ...
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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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What does the message “The master page you have chosen is intended for sites with a version 4 user interface…” mean?

While selecting a new master page as default in SharePoint Designer I got the below message: The master page you have chosen is intended for sites with a version 4 user interface. This site's ...
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How can I set a WP User control into the nav place holder?

I've created a WebPart with a TreeView control that output every list view of a SpWeb site. So, I'm intending to set it up into the v4.master NAV zone. Replacing default one. I found a nice feature ...
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Differences between environments in master pages

I have an environment, on premises, when I create a new master page, it doesn't create a corresponding html file with it, even the OOB master pages, they don't have html file along with them, and I ...