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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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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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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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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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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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 to change the Top Bar tab titles

I have a requirement to change the Top bar titles for my team site and community site. For example I need to change the “Page” to be “Page options”.so from where I can change these titles.? Second ...
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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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Design Manager has several problems

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Server 2012, SQL 2012, single WFE with single SQL server 2013's Design Manager seems like a good idea, but it's causing me several headaches and I'm not sure where to ...
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Custom Page inside SharePoint 2010

i am building a .aspx Terms & condition page for my Intranet with Save & Cancel buttons: When we click on Save the user save inside a list as he agree on the terms & Condition content ...
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One master multiple logos and link in header

I'm looking for the best approach to have a logo link in the header area redirect to different roots based on specific subsites in the same site collection. Example: all "Radio" pages and subsites ...
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SharePoint 2010 error while loading form

After a recent master page update I am noticing that some pages which usually have embedded forms are now displaying the following super informative error: There has been an error while loading the ...
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SHarepoint 2010 - popup an image for 5 second after i open my site

How i can popup an image that display for 5 second as slogan/announcement after opening my sharepoint site welcome page As Example: http://www.lebanese-forces.com regards, Hass
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Are there any webpage that provide free master pages for download?

Are there websites that have master pages template for designers to download and modify? I notice that there are 2 type of master page templates as follows: [1] template that require to be installed ...
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Looking for a tutorial on creating SharePoint masterpages as solutions in Visual Studio

I am looking to build some SharePoint masterpages for 2010 and deploy them as WSP solutions to my various SharePoint environments. Are there any good tutorials out there on building a VS solution for ...
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Editing default master Broke Central Admin

My environment is SharePoint 2010. I was working on some master page changes and accidently I opened default master from (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server ...
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Unable to Import MasterPage

I am trying to Import a master page to Master Page folder from SharePoint designer 2010. Unfortunately it is coming under page Layouts. Not sure what am I doing wrong here? I tried with the import ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar problem

I have problem with my custom master page and calendar. When I apply my custom Master Page calendar doesn't work and shows following error: http://screencast.com/t/HasSqkjFoN4x But when I use ...
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Prevent search from indexing master page

I am using SharePoint Foundation. When I perform a search of "news", all of my site pages appear in the search results, because there is a "news" link in my master page. I would like it to only ...
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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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Editing custom master pg. gives “Access Denied”

I'm getting an error on SP2010 while editing a custom master page: When any user who doesn't have administrative (Full Control) rights tries to access the site, it gives "Access denied". This page ...
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Add DOCTYPE to mobile page

I am using HTML 5 specific markup () in my modified mobile dispform.aspx page (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\MOBILE\dispform.aspx). In order ...
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Masterpage upgrade from 2007 to 2010 while still supporting 2007

I'm currently upgrading a SharePoint site with a custom master page from 2007 to 2010. We want to be able to let the user decide when to migrate their site from 2007 L&F to 2010 L&F using the ...
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Include html from another file in the SP-masterpage

Our SP-site is used as a part of another non-SP site. The layout should look the same on both the SP-site and the non-SP site. In the past, we have copy/pasted the html from the header and footer of ...