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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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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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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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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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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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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Master Page how to specify correct Path for CSS and Images

1) In My custom master page I have registered my CSS as follows, <SharePoint:CssRegistration name="/mycssfolder/css/mycss.css" After="corev4.css" runat="server"/> Now I have my folder ...
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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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Set as default master page in Sharepoint Designer 2010 does not change site at all

When I open a site in SPD2010, and right-click a master page and choose "Set as default master page", it does not change the site at all. Shouldn't it do that?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change the master page associated to a custom page layout?

I'm creating a custom page layout starting from the Article Page layout, which is associated by default to the master page v4.master. I want now associate this web page with a custom master page of my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hide “View all site content” on a blog website

The desire is to remove the "All site content" link from the quick launch menu on all sites. I have removed it from our master page. However when I now go to a site that has been created using a ...
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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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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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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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Line brakes between paragraphs on Page Content Field

I have SharePoint publishing site, just a basic staff - few CQWP and Page Content Field. The problem with my page content field is that it put line brakes between my paragraphs or lines in a sentence. ...
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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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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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Site Icon, and Images yeilding 404 error

I am currently trying to change the site icon. I have uploaded the icon picture to the Style Library in a folder titled Demo. The name of the picture is Logo and it is a .png file. When I give 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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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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IM Presence Icons not appearing in SOME master pages - IE9

I have updated my master pages to use some HTML5 and CSS3 elements. I therefore changed the to use HTML5, and altered the X-UA-COMPATIBLE to work in "IE=9;IE=Edge;" mode (instead of IE8). I did not ...
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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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Use v4.master for layouts, but custom master for site

We have a SharePoint 2010 publishing site (migrated from 2007 via db-attach), and we have a custom master page for the site. But whenever I access files under _layouts/ (eg ManageFeatures.aspx, ...
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How to setup an internet facing site using MasterPages and Page layouts?

I'm trying to customize my SharePoint site to be an internet facing site. I know I can do this by setting up customized masterpages and page layouts, but I didn't find a lot of documentation for ...
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How to embed a CQWP into a master page or DelegateControl

I'm looking for a way to embed a pre-configured Content Query Web Part into a master page. In short, I have a SharePoint:DelegateControl on the master page and I want to plug the web part into it by ...
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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? ( ...
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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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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 ...