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 to tell what master page a system page is using?

I'm customizing a SP2010 site and my main pages look fine, but when I go into a site that's using the 2007 look and feel and select Site Settings or another system page, the Master Page isn't matching ...
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Best practice for inheriting common content

I want my site to have a side column which will contain some default content (banners, rss feeds, summary link lists etc.) and I would like to have all this included by default in any pages created ...
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Tree View navigation of Document Library

I'm experimenting with providing maximum functionality without writing code. The sharepoint site collection has one sub-site called "Demo". "Demo" has one document library called "Testing". I've ...
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How do I display an Excel (or any) document with Custom Masterpage Applied?

I created a custom "master page" for our SharePoint site. On this site, my users need to have the Excel/Word documents open up "on the page", instead of opening up in Excel/Word/etc. I'm fairly new ...
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Master template is not being applied to document libraries

I have a MOSS 2007 site set to use a master template called Awesome.master http://mysite.com/AwesomeSite/AwesomeSite.aspx I recently updated this template to change the <body> tag, and that ...
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Search Control is not seen on the search results page

In my custom master page I added a search control <div id="search-ctrl" class="s4-notdlg"> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder id="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> ...
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Gantt view is missing when using the starter master page [closed]

I am using the starter master page in one of my projects but the Gantt view does not show up for a list. Any ideas?
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Custom New Web Part Page Template when creating page

I want to give the user the ability to create web part pages, from a template, where the the left column is a web part, lets call it LEFTNAVPART, and the header is another web part, let's call it ...
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Strip publishing master-page for anonymous users

Is it ok to strip a masterpage for all SharePoint scripts and styles? We have custom CSS and all of our scripts are JQuery. Even CQWP will have custom rendering. The reason we want to do this is so ...
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Master page nightmares

I cannot find any solution to the problem I am having so far. I hope someone can help me. I have a site collection with a custom master page. When I edit it (change the default css file used) I am ...
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AspMenu Has Different Behavior On Publishing & Non-Publishing Pages

Why would a <SharePoint:AspMenu> control behave one way on publishing pages & another way on non-publishing pages? I have a custom master page on a publishing site. I would like to remove ...
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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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Why doesnt any change to the masterpage effect the default landing page of publishing portal?

We are using seattle.master. After creating a publishing portal site colelction, we modified the masterpage and added text 'test' right after starting body tag. However, it wont appear in the default ...
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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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2013 - Can't edit the subsites Master Pages

Situation : On my SharePoint root site, I can modify without any problem my master pages. But from this root site, I've created few subsites. I would like to edit master pages from theses subsites in ...
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Change site looks based on loggedin users profile property

Which is best practice to achieve change in look (color of top bar) based on a custom user profile property? Property has value yes/no/null. Using pre init event to change masterpage dynamically? I ...
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Selected Menu Item - Oslo MasterPage

I'm using SharePoint 2013, with the Oslo masterpage, and I've disabled the default navigations and create my own menu in the master page. The issue is that the menu doesn't show what page you are on. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Quick Launch Bar Wrap Text

Currently, my page titles in the quick launch bar are wrapping in the middle of the text. My objective is to have the word not be broken into two. However, I do not want to change the 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 , ...
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unable to override a ribbon boarder color

I have a ribbon with green boarder , inside SharePoint server 2013 as follow:- The ribbon has three css classes , and inside my custom CSS, i define the following CSS rules:- .ms-cui-tabContainer ...
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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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Display user information in SharePoint 2010

I followed the instruction here to display the user First and Last name on my page. I started the User Profile Application services to solve the issue "Cannot get user profile". It works fine without ...
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Apply masterPage to SearchCenter on Subsite

I am working in a project in Sharepoint Designer that was already built in MOSS 2007, and it has the structure: An site collection / and some subsites, one of them called SearchCenter. The ...
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Fixed Width Master Page Issue: List Item Drop Down Menu Gets Cropped / Cutoff

We have a custom master page that is setup in a Fixed Width format. On pages that have a lot of columns we get overflow scroll bars on the x axis which we are fine with. The issue is that the list ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Migration - Home Page Style Unusable

I have a WSS 3.0 environment that we are migrating to SP2013 and the upgrade went as planned (and somewhat expected). We have a few sites that were apparently customized when it was WSS 2.0 and I am ...
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Other Users Cannot See Customizations to Global Navigation

I customized the global navigation in SharePoint 2010, but my changes are not showing for other users. What might be causing this?
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Open search results in a new window

I would like for the entire search results (stuff that appears after i type in a keyword and hit search) to appear in a new page. So far I haven't been able to get it to work correctly. The only ...
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Default List pages (NewForm.aspx/EditForm.aspx) and breadcrumbs

All, My understanding of SharePoint is that NewForm.aspx/EditForm.aspx et al. are Application Pages that for each List are initially fetched from the Hive directly and processed by ASP.NET, but can ...
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After migration Sharepoint doesn't tell that the page is checked out

After we did a migration to a portal we found a weird behavior which I need your help in we migrated the masterpages manually and added the ribbon code and all of the placeholders the issue is that ...
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How to dynamically change master page's master page?

I have designed a module that change master page dinamically based on user log-in privileges. I followed this tutorial : ...
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SiteMap Breadcrumb Navigation for Parentweb

I am able to get URL of parent web using this code Request.UrlReferrer.ToString()Request.UrlReferrer.ToString() but I am not sure how can I get site Map navigation of parent web so that I can add ...
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Turn off Library and List Style

Is there any way to turn off the custom master page style to Libraries and Lists in SharePoint 2010? ( I know how to turn off for the _layout pages)
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ID on the body tag

We have a custom master page for our sites. If on the home page we wish to style it differntley to all the other pages (including the homepage of sub sites). Normaly to do something like this I would ...
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Creating Site Templates - Master Page Not Being Handled Right After Upgrade

In our old MOSS 2007 farm we had a branding feature deployed that swapped out CSS Files, Master Pages, etc for our sites to keep a consistent branding across our Site Collections. We are currently in ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 - imported master page ends up showing under page layouts

When I import a master page in Sharepoint Designer 2010, using the 'Import Files' button (while clicked into the "Master Pages" section, the file is imported, but not to Master pages. It goes instead ...
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Is it totally wrong to modify the Seatle.master page

I am new to SharePoint 2013 . and I have been asked to do a lot of modification to the SharePoint 2013 layout and CSS. So I have created custom CSS inside my document library, but some changes were ...
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Add more to PlaceHolderMain (Custom)

I made a master page and created a new page from it. In the PlaceHolderMain I added a few WebPartZones and then in the browser filled them with CEWPs and filled the CEWPs with content. Now I go back ...
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How to deploy masterpage to entire site collection?

we have masterpage on sp2013. When we set masterpage to default then at what scope does it get applied? a. site? b. site collection? c. web application? How can we apply the same masterpage ...
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Unable to reference jQuery inside my master page

I am working with SharePoint server 2013, and inside my Style Library folder I have added the Jquery file. then under the custmJSUrl section inside my seatle.master page, I added a reference to the ...
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Is there a way to exclude the site collection footer from the search?

I have two site collections inside my SharePoint application; team site & community site. I have added the following customeFooter Div to the seatle.master to display our company name as a footer ...