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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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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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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Using JQuery to Hide Elements on Masterpage

I want to make a few "special" pages in Sharepoint 2010, that hides the menu and ribbon from the Masterpage. Is it possible to write JQuery code in a web part that can hide/disable/delete some ...
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Add script reference to all pages in a site collection when a feature is activated

I'd like to have a feature which adds a script reference to all pages in a site collection when activated. This seems like a scenario where I should just modify the master page, but for it to affect ...
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Multiple master pages or layouts?

On a branding website, I placed header and footer in the master page. Then I created the layout for welcome page and another for sub-sites. Now, the footer in main page has an extra row (a div nested ...
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tool for finding out which Custom master page being used

I am trying to find a tool, that tells me which Custom master page is being used by a web/site, I tried google it but couldn't find anything relative. Cheers
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Hard Coded Navigation in Master Page - Active link not changing

Prior to my arrival it was decided that all navigation would be hard coded into the Master Page. I wish I could find a solid reason why, but for the time being it escapes me. Due to time constraints, ...
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Change the page search bar redirects to per Site

My sys admin set up our SharePoint so there is basically one big site collection with many subsites run by many different people. Each site under the site collection has its own branding. When I ...
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Referencing jQuery from Masterpage and WebPart

I am referencing jQUery from my MasterPage as follows: <SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink runat="server" Name="/_LAYOUTS/myprojIntranet/js/jquery-1.7.1.min.js" Localizable="false"/> And in my ...
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Understanding master Page scope

I have a site (not site collection) for which I would like to add a customized Site Master Page. When I open the site in SharePoint Designer, I see default.master minimal.master v4.master The ...
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'Publish' missing in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I try to publish a new master page in SharePoint Designer 2010, the publish options are missing. Also, I can't do anything from the Master Page gallery within SharePoint as the needed options ...
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How to add a custom footer navigation to SP2010 Master Page?

I'd appreciate any suggestion on how to add a custom footer navigation similar to the one found at http://www.washington.edu to a master page? The link doesn't have to be automatically generated as ...
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Can't activate Server Publishing

I'm trying to activate the SharePoint 2010 Server Publishing on a site and it gives the following message: Site The feature being activated is a Site scoped feature which has a dependency on a Site ...
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Custom .aspx pages in Sharepoint 2010

I need to deploy a custom aspx page to Sharepoint 2010 using Visual Studio. So far I added a new Sharepoint 2010 page and I see the new page in my 14 hive. However, I can't figure out how I can access ...
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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 ...
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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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asp button not showing up in delegate control

I hope someone will able to help me on this. I have created a empty element file where I am referring a user control which has a asp button control and I am adding this user control to ...
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How do I edit a page made from a master page?

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to create a new master page. I duplicated my v4.master and then added a couple of lines of text and a picture to the Main Place Holder area. Then when I try to make ...
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Why don't people pickers work when you set a master page to work with HTML5 and CSS3

I'm working on a web part for which I've customised the master page to work with both HTML5 and CSS3. The problem in doing this is people pickers now no longer work as they have to be set to master ...
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Master page permission problem

I have a single master page and say i have 3 users like 2 admins and the other is normal user.now in the master i need different links for different users.like the links available for first admin ...
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How can I change the background color for the welcome menu

I have changed the color for the upper suite to be blue and the color for the username text to be white. But I have faced problem , since when the user hover over the username the menu will become ...
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Page layout for community page in SP213 online (365)

Our content editors have created a new community subsite and whilst it has adapted to the master page i have created it seems to have its own page layout...but i can't find this anywhere or work out ...
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Applying my mobile masterpage

My wish is to have mobile devices using my mobile friendly master page and regular browsers using the current v4.master-page. There's compleytly different content on these masterpages. I've tried a ...
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Bi-lingual website in SharePoint

I am developing a website in SharePoint for the first time. It's a home page basically of my own theme with standard elements like header, slider image, main menu, footer and other items. What I want ...
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What is the Ideal Approach for Creating a Custom Home Page?

I need to create a custom home page for our SharePoint 2010 site. The rest of the site will use a separate template for all of the sub-pages. Should I create a dedicated master page for the home page ...
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Editing master page only pushes changes to admin account

I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise farm on a VM and would like to edit the footer on each page on all sites. Currently, there is a custom div added to the master page, to supply extra text at the ...
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Sharepoint 2007: Embbed a webpart into default.master

I have to add a custom webpart to master page programmatically. I tried to go common way using: web.GetLimitedWebPartManager("/_catalog/masterpages/default.master", PersonalizationScope.Shared) ...
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How to tell where a masterpage is used in a site collection?

Is there a way, within a site collection, to see all the pages that use a particular masterpage? I have several masterpages and can't remember which ones are used where.
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Sharepoint Model Box Height On Custom Master Page

We have a custom master page, the orignaly did'nt have this tags in it <div id="s4-workspace"> <div id="s4-bodyContainer"></div> </div> However, someone wanted to use ...
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How to Change a Site Collection in WSS 3.0

I have a web application deployed in WSS 3.0, since I don't have the Office Publishing Feature how can I modify the masterpage of my site without affecting the site collection itself? I'd be glad to ...
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Deploying styles only for root site collection or for each site collection

I know how to deploy the masterpages and styles like css, javascripts, images etc, my question is rather what is the best practice? As I deploy the all the requisites on a site collection in the ...
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Image banner control/webpart in master page

I am getting started with sp2010 dev and I am looking to build a visual web part(sandboxed) image banner, which will loop through user specified image library. The image changes on page refresh.My ...
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Using replace with an Eval in the Master Page

I am trying to replace all the spaces in my title to use as an ID, but I keep getting this error: error CS0103: The name 'Replace' does not exist in the current context The code I am using is this: ...
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Problem with TopNavigation menu

I have custom master page .. it's everything ok in site pages , but when i open pop up dialog forms to add list item or theme my TopNavigationMenu is visible in dialog it. How can i modify to ...
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HTML-Element appears in dialog-windows though s4-notdlg is set

I have a customized sharepoint masterpage. The basic structure is the starter master pages from codeplex. So i did my customizing and unfortunately some of the elements appear in the dialog windows ...
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Updating an uncustomized master page deployed as a wsp solution

I deployed an uncustomized master page as a SP 2010 Server farm solution using these instructions http://plekky.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=11 Now I need to update the master page. I edited it ...
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Force use of the default content of a master page asp:ContentPlaceholder

I have a ContentPlaceholder in my custom master that has default content. I want to always use this default content. However there are some pages in the 14 hive that have an asp:Content that ...
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Change Doctype for one Site

I'm very new to sharepoint development and I would like to know, if it is possible to change the doctype in SharePoint just for one page (or better for a webpart, I think just for a webpart or is it ...
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Change page title in SharePoint 2010

I've noticed that using the default master page on SP2010, there doesn't seem to be any way to change the page title. The page's Edit Properties is grayed out and in SPDesigner, the title area is ...
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Why are my sub site collections not getting javascript and css files?

I have a master page deployed with a feature which has custom javascript and css references on it. I am using the <Sharepoint:ScriptLink> and <Sharepoint:CssLink> tags and the code is ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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Icon Site actions in custom master page Sharepoint 2013

I want to add a Site Actions icon to my custom master page in SharePoint 2013 In my HTML code : I put the tag ( class="ms-siteactions-root" id="siteactiontd" ) (iIfound it with firebug, I already ...
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CSS file not working on my masterpage

I am using SharePoint 2013 365 and made a .css file to disable wrapping for the drop down menus and higlight with colors when I hover over them. I pointed SharePoint to my .css and when I am in ...
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Custom webtemplate - default webparts are missing

I have created my custom site, which contains custom WebTemplate, Master Page and Page. However, I don't have any SharePoint webparts to select. When I check my Web Part Gallery it's empty. "There ...
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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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making a custom masterpage the default for newly created site collections

Ive customised the seatle master page in 2013 and set it as default in spd2013. This works fine for the current site collection. My question is how can i go about making this the default master page ...
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How I can horizontally expand the announcement list App Body area

I have an announcement list App, but when I click on an announcement item, the detail view will show the announcement item inside a small part of the page. And the text will be vertically organized , ...