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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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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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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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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Attach a master page to a new page created in Sharepoint

As you know we can create a page in sharepoint site in browser in "Site Actions" using "create a new page". And by using Sharepoint designer as ".aspx" and ".html" pages. I have created a publishing ...
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SharePoint designer is showing “Server error: this file may not be moved, deleted, renamed or otherwise edited”

I want to edit the seatle.master master page for my enterprise wiki site collection. So I did the following:- I copy the seatle.html inside the SP designer. Paste it. It automatically creates two ...
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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

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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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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Run Inline ASP code on a Published Master Page

I'd like to use the SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl method in my published master page (used in a publishing site) in order to force SharePoint to stop caching my JavaScript and CSS files. ...
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No Javascript, CSS, masterpage loaded in any web application

We've got the following situation. Since today SharePoint central administration and the other 3 web applications are loaded as shown below. No Windows or SharePoint update has been installed since ...
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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 ...
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Delete custom master page error on feature deactivation

I have a feature that deploys custom master pages to all sites in a site collection on activation, and want to delete all traces of the custom master pages on deactivation. On deactivation, after ...
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Is there a way to gracefully fail when a custom tag is missing?

I need to do some specific CSS changes to the publishing section of my SharePoint site when the logged in user is a specific account. To do this, I have created a custom control ...
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2010 UI Version 3 site & application master page

I have switched a site back to use UI version 3, so this basically works as a 2007 site would. I would expect that when accessing application pages this would use the application.master in the ...
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Verifying custom master exists before applying to a site

I have a branding solution consisting of one feature to deploy a custom master to the site collection. A web scoped feature exists in a separate solution that when activated sets the custom master as ...
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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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How I can reset the People Picker height on IE

I am facing a problem on IE 10 32-bit, where the People Picker will not show the people correctly, as the area seems to be minimized. Here is what I get from IE developer tools:- Now if I manually ...
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change not reflecting in .master from html in master page sharepoint designer 2013

i need to add a user control in master page in 2013 desinger. I have checked out file and added this below line: <!--SPM:<%@Register TagPrefix="LogOut" TagName="LogOutUserControl" ...
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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

I've created a feature staple for my sites to apply a particular master page. It appears to work for all the subsites/pages in /personal/[userid]/ except for the blog. Any ideas?
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Ajax Control Toolkit in SP2013 [closed]

Has anyone ever used the Ajax Control Toolkit in SP2013? It seems that I don't get it working. I've added the AjaxControlToolkit.dll to my package (with safecontrols) And in my masterpage I reference ...
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How to apply custom site layout on my Team Site?

Please take a look at the following screenshot of my team site. I want to apply custom site layout on this team site. I opened the site in SharePoint Designer and made of copy of seattle.master and ...
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Changing the username color to be white

I have a SharePoint web application which contains both a team site & a community site. I have changed the upper left suite bar colour to be blue, but this will make the username not very ...
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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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How do you generate snippets for custom web parts to include on HTML master pages?

In Sharepoint 2013, you can edit HTML master pages using the Design Manager and the Snippet Gallery. How do you edit the list of web parts to include custom web parts so that it will generate the ...
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How to Attach Master Page into A New ASPX / HTML Page

I'm using Sharepoint Designer 2013 and I want to make a new page using either in ASPX or HTML. So, I did make a new ASPX page called test_1.aspx, and I typed only <h1>Helloooo</h1> just ...
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How to resolve “System.TypeLoadException: Could not load type” error?

I'm trying to write a custom navigation provider for SharePoint 2010. Later it should be able to distinguish between two different web templates so that sites with one template are only shown in the ...
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MOSS 2007: Multi-layer flyout menus on the global navigation

I've reset the MaximumDynamicDisplayLevels to 30. My goal is to create a global navigation menu that leads to other SharePoint sites/external links. Each tab on the navigation is the top category with ...
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How to change the master page

How can I change the master page of only one of the many sites in my 2007 sharepoint site. I do not have production site access so i cannot use designer. Pavan.
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Apply custom master for new site collection and sites under

This works for existing site collection and any new sites under it and their subsites BUT when I create a new site collection, well i can't even create a new site collection now as it gives me file ...
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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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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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Error when trying to auto create Personal Site (My Site > My Content)

I have created a custom master page for my sites and am using feature stapling to associate the master page with the personal site once it is provisioned (when a user first clicks the My SIte > My ...
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How can I rename Page Layouts without having to manually reset content pages using those layouts?

I need to rename a bunch of Page layouts and Master Pages without having to re-set the Page Layout to each content page that is using those layouts. For example: I have two page layouts - ...
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Automatically sort quicklaunch items

We can sort quicklaunch items directly on a website or with powershell (see a great tutorial here). But is there an option to tell SharePoint:AspMenu in masterpage to automatically sort the ...
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“Attempted to read or write protected memory” exception

We ran into this error while trying to open the page /_catalogs/masterpage/Forms/AllItems.aspx. I'd been attempting to approve a page layout that I'd just updated and checked in a major version. By ...
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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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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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*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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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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How to add sublevel in quick launch

I'd like adding a sub level in my quick launch. I modified my master page <SharePoint:AspMenu id="V4QuickLaunchMenu" runat="server" EnableViewState="false" DataSourceId="QuickLaunchSiteMap" ...
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Can you “Change the Look” after changing the master page?

I am trying to upload a new color palette for our top branding bar, went to Change the Look under site settings, selected my style & colors. I click Try it out and this comes up. I've altered the ...
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How to add the Google Tag Manager to the body in a SharePoint Master page?

According to the docs, the GTM should be added "immediately after the opening tag." However, any code that is placed there in the master (well, really the htm version of the master) will be put in ...