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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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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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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How to not use SharePoint master page

Is it possible not to attach any Master page to your aspx file(s) inside SharePoint Designer 2007?
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Left navigation bar customization based on user permissions

Hi 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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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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How to keep PlaceHolderPageTitle without removing them when prompt with 'The page has one or more <asp:Content> controls…'

I have the following error prompted when opening a aspx page in SharePoint Design view The page has one or more <asp:Content> controls that do not correspond with <asp:ContentPlaceHolder> ...
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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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set as default master page VS set as custom master page

What does it really mean in SharePoint Designer 2007 with regards to 'Set as default master page' and 'Set as Custom master page'? Are there really differences between them? And at what type of ...
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Returning Full URL

I am writing code in my master page that examines the page's URL as shown in the browser I have a web application at URL: http://teams.sharepoint.org/sitecollections and many site collections ...
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Registering all templates in folder /_controltempaltes/custom

I have a question regarding the directives in the MasterPage. So if I deploy a custom template to ControlTemplates in SharePoint folder, to use it I will need to write a directive which imports that ...
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Save .master file

I have a couple of master pages that I have downloaded into the _catalogs/masterpage/ folder, but when I try to copy any .master file using Windows Expolrer, I get the following error message: "Could ...
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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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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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web part properties panel covered by the master page

I'm upgrading a SharePoint site from 2007 to 2010. I'm done with all the master pages and page layouts. Is still have however a minor thing that is bugging me. When editing a page, the web part ...
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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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Default Web-Part Page for new Lists / Calendars etc

When you have a team site and create a new List of Document Library, Calendar etc. SharePoint creates a new WebPart page and places the respective WebPart in there. As you can see when you edit the ...
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Save MasterPage to file system is not bringing Webpart data

I am saving some masterpages to the file systems in some build scripts to automate the process of building deployment packages. This is what I am using to save the masterpages and layouts: using ...
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Steps to deploy a Site Definition having a custom Master page

we have custom site definition with a custom master page, I copied it from Control Templates, made changes to "ONET.XML" and master page they are using. I also renamed site definition folder name and ...
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Breadcrumbs Navigation Requirement Changed

Scenario I have 20's of site in a single site collection we can say "portal A", Now I have list of site collections, let me explain it using a tree Now we are creating breadcrumb navigation using ...
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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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Custom Masterpage - Background image from library

I was hoping someone may be able to guide me in the right direction. I want the header in a custom master page to have a background image that can be changed by an 'owner' in a user friendly manner. ...
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SOAP error when trying to access data and template from Designer

I get the following error message when trying to view a msater page or try to view data from SharePoint Designer: soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> Value does not fall within ...
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Dataview webpart on Subsite pulling list from Parent Site

In a Master Page I need to insert a Data View that pulls information from the parent site. I believe I can do this with a Content Query Web Part but I cannot put a web part like this into a Master ...
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The file /sales/_catalogs/masterpage/v4.master does not exist

I use powershell to copy a site collection from production to dev. I never had issues before. When I go to http://portal.company.net/sales I get following error Server Error in '/' Application. ...
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How to change global navigation SP Foundation

I would like to ask, how I can to change default page or change global navigation in SP Foundation. I have first web collection "Home" then I have second web colletion "MY PAGE" and my second web ...
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Sandbox Solution: How to use resource files in master page

When i create a sandbox solution, and i want to use resources in my code, i use sattelite assemblies. But in my masterpage it seems not to work, i get following error: Parser Error Message: The ...
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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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Add a Web Part to a Master Page for only one page in SP2010?

I would like to add a Web Part to part of a Master Page, but only in the case of the home page of the site. Otherwise it is not needed. How can I handle this? (see attached image) Do I have to ...
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looking for javascript reference that's in master page

An old version of jquery is being loaded into my masterpage and I can't figure out where it's coming from. Looking at the masterpage, I see SharePoint:ScriptLink ID="ScriptLink1" ...
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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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Mobile View - Object Reference not set to an instance of an object

When trying to access a site on a mobile device. I am getting Object Reference not set to an instance of an object. What in particular would cause this problem. Could I have accidentally removed an ...
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Customizing SmallSearchInputBox default text

I am trying to customize the text displayed in the search box of my SharePoint site. The default is "Search this site...". I found a number of articles which explain how to do it (by overriding the ...
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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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Sharepoint Master Page Powershell

We have over 80 Site Collections in our Web Application is there a way through power shell that i can set the same master page for all the site collections.
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Programmatically set src attribute for JavaScript link on masterpage?

The dev site was set up as a subsite in a site collection with the URL http://server/sites/site but on the production server it's just http://site so the src attribute on the dev box <script ...
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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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Overwrite custom masterpage on deployment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed I have my custom masterpage in my visual studio solution and first time I deployed it worked ...
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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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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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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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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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Page Title not showing up in the breadcrumb - SharePoint 2010

I am trying to include current page title after site name on a sharepoint 2010 publishing site. The master page that I have created contains the necessary control to render the page title as attached ...
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Beginners question regarding code-behind for aspx pages

I've been studying sharepoint for a matter of days now so please bear with me if I'm missing something really obvious. I've followed a couple of guides that have got me familiar with the process of ...
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Can a web part prevent master page jQuery from executing properly?

I'm including jQuery and a custom .js file into the master page of my SharePoint 2010 site. In the $(document).ready() function, I'm setting a live event handler on an element in the header of the ...
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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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System.ArgumentException: Could not find the sitemap node with URL '/_layouts/WebAnalytics/WebAppSelection.aspx'

I've made a custom master page for my SharePoint site and it works fine on all the pages that I've checked except for the Web Analytics pages. I get the following error in the logs when I go there: ...
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Custom Master Page Issue

I was hoping someone could help me out with a little issue I have in regards to a customized masterpage. A bit of background: I need to revamp our Intranet website upon migration to 2010 so decided ...
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Best way to initialize an Contextual Tab?

I've a custom contextual ribbon tab element and I'm initializing it throw the following code on a webcontrol hosted on the masterpage: protected override void OnPreRender(EventArgs e) { ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Modal Dialog Box is cropped

I am working on SharePoint 2010 project with custom master page. I am having this problem where contents on my modal dialog box is cut off (see below). I have spent hours googling and using firebug ...
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Custom minimal.master for SharePoint Online

Same as for a custom v4.master, I want to create a custom minimal.master. The common advice: make a copy of minimal.master and then modify it. But how can I reference to the custom minimal.master? ( ...