Page layout is the part of graphic design that deals in the arrangement and style treatment of elements (content) on a page.

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Pulling hair out: How to customize MOSS2007 site to be front facing

I have a client that I've been working for that has a front facing MOSS2007 site, and wants another one. I originally did the work by using SD2007, creating a master page, and then creating a bunch of ...
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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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Enterprise Wiki: how to customize SitePages

I've created a Wiki Page Library and I've noticed that when creating a new page, it doesn't have rating/categories/edit/history facilities as in the Pages library created by the publishing feature ...
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Fixed content in page layouts

I hope you can help me with this simple user case. I have a master page and several page layouts in SharePoint 2010. The master page standardizes only the header, navigation and footer. The page ...
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Content Query Web Parts are not showing up in pages with the Page Layout they are set to

I'am back again with another question. I have a Pagelayout and want to add a Content Query Webpart as Menu. I created a Webpartzone and added a Webpart. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone ...
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Updating Page Layouts created with SharePoint Designer

The system I'm working on is a Publishing site that has page layouts created with SharePoint Designer. Users have created content pages based on these page layouts. I want to update the page layouts ...
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How to edit web part properties in the UI that was added in SharePoint Designer?

Let's say I create a custom page layout in SPD. Instead of adding a web part zone I add a web part (let's say content query web part) in the layout. When I go to a page using that layout I can see the ...
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Custom Page Layout

I am following the following article about Creating a Page Layout in SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio 2010. I have deployed the solution but when I click on page layout my new type is not there. ...
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How to apply new page layout to all existing pages in a site?

I really need your help. I've created a new page layout in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to apply it to all existing pages in a site. Another thing to note, some subsites and pages use ...
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Customizing the default alert type on /_layouts/subnew.aspx?

On the alerts dialog page for a list, can the default change type be configured to be "New Items added" instead of "All changes" for everyone. Can this be done through subnew.aspx which under the ...
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Pagelayouts deployed through Feature Module cannot be found

I have created a new Module in which I store all my custom pagelayouts and register them in the XML file like so: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed

I have a feature which deploying custom page layout. It's done by this code: <Module Name="MasterPageModule" Url ="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="MasterPageModule\defaultTemplate.aspx" ...
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Structuring wiki pages with templates in SharePoint 2007

I need to create a custom template for SharePoint 2007 wiki pages. With ability to add multiple web parts zones on Wiki Page. Is it possible to do that, as I have read from online that wiki pages in ...
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Content field not recognized on Page Layout

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 to create a custom page layout. I have a content type called "Web Part Page" and its parent is "Page" content type. I have several site columns associated with this ...
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Removing page from content database via feature deactivation

I deployed page via module. Module is deployed via feature (method FeatureActivated). After that process page is deployed in content database. What I need is to be able to delete (remove) page from ...
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How do I make Sharepoint 2010 overwrite all files when deploying?

I have a problem where I delete an older version of a page layout but it keeps coming back and the changes I made to that page layout do not take effect. I would like to know if there is a way to make ...
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Put Easy-Tabs in page layout rather than CEWP

Another question about the fantastic Christophe Humbert Easy Tabs library: Can the library be included in a page layout for a publishing site rather than in a content editor web part? This way it's ...
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Custom Publishing Page with WebPartZones - Edit webpart toolbox not showing

I have a custom publishing page with 6 webpart zones on it so I can add webparts to the page. I can click on the edit page button, however when I try and edit individual webparts the page reverts to ...
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“Attempted to read or write protected memory” exception

We ran into this error while trying to open the page /_catalogs/masterpage/Forms/AllItems.aspx. I'd been attempting to approve a page layout that I'd just updated and checked in a major version. By ...
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Creating a news site with out-of-the-box web parts?

In my company we have these periodically released news bulletins. One news bulletin is one html page. Now I am looking for a way to create a decent overview of these bulletins whilst also displaying ...
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Issue with Publishing Image Field

I have a custom Publishing Image field defined as <Field ID="{621EC4B5-457F-4B64-B2F1-6F568F6BFA60}" Name="ContentImage1" SourceID="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3" ...
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Sharepoint Designer > Use Custom Field from Content Type to set a HTML Attibute

I'm really not a Designer, but unfortunately, I have to design something. Any help will be much appreciated. The Scenario: I have a Page Layout with my own Content Type. One of the Fields in the ...
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Path to jQuery file for SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 Designer to create a custom page layout. I've added a SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink control but am not sure what the path is to my jQuery library. It's uploaded to ...
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Page lifecycle events not firing for user control on page layout when anonymous user

I'm using SharePoint 2010. I have a custom user control on a publishing page layout. When an authenticated user visits a page that uses the page layout everything works fine. When an anonymous user ...
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Page layout with value of calendar control

I've got a custom page layout in SP 2010 that will need an ASP.NET calendar control for editors to select a date. Then we want to show the selected date (or a default date if none selected) to the end ...
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Page layouts vs. Master pages

When do you create a custom page layout vs. a custom master page for a site? Is it good practice to create custom page layouts only for limited branding of SharePoint 2010? I'm thinking the page ...
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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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How to change the social links

My customer has changed their SharePoint portal design and they changed the "I Like" and "Comments" buttons. I want these buttons to call the old code, I've tried to see what javascript function it ...
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FieldName for Field Controls added to a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010

In SharePoint Designer 2010, when I drag a field from the toolbox onto a page layout the generated field control uses the field ID for the FieldName attribute. <PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField ...
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Accessing additional content type from a page layout (in markup)

I have the following content types Testimonial Page (Inherits from Page) Testimonial Video (Inherits from Video) I have a page layout that is based off of the Testimonial Page content type. I ...
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Delete a PageLayout programatically

In a publishing site, I want to delete a specific page layout. This code snippet is within a FeatureDeactivating event. layout.Folder is returning null, but I need the folder to delete the PageLayout. ...
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Check out a Page Layout to update programatically

In a FeatureActivated event, I am trying to update the associated content type for a Page Layout. I am running in to issues though with the associated ASPX page not being checked out. Here's my code: ...
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Add custom properties to 'Edit Mode' in publishing site - Create as wsp

I have 2 custom fields that are associated to the publishing features Page content type. While looking at the page, in the ribbon, I can click on Edit Properties to view all of the properties of my ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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Value of Hyperlink Field in Page Layout

I'm making a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010. I have, as part of the content type for this Page Layout, a field of type Hyperlink. I want to use the "Description" and actual URL stored in ...
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Do updates to page layouts reflect on current pages?

I am working on a 2010 Publishing site. We have a bunch of pages tha are based off of a layout that controls news stories. We have made the change in the layout which is just adding some additional ...
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Accessing Controls from Page Layout Code Behind

I'm building several publishing layouts for a public facing SharePoint 2010 website. One of my page layouts is associated with a content type that has about 20 fields. I'd like to display all ...
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Adding publishing page > why won't it retain page layout during provisioning

After provisioning a site the new site does not have the right page layout like I instructed the code to be. I went to site settings of the new site and clicked on page layout and site template. And ...
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How to get pagelayout without going through all of them?

I know the name of the layout page. Do I still have to go through this process to get the layout page? foreach (PageLayout pl in pageLayouts) { if (pl.Name.Equals("MyLayout.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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Reusable content disappearing on Publishing Page

On the publishing site I've created a simple page with a Page Content. I've added a web part there and then I'm trying to add a Reusable Content. However it turns into a like here Any workarounds?
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Masterpages and Page layouts list/page not working

Greetings I think I messed up. In the project I'm working on I made a Module adding some PageLayouts to the Masterpages and Page layouts library through it. After deploying the solution the ...
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How do I find the ID for associated content type when adding a page layout?

I'm following the creating a page layout in this example http://blog.beckybertram.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=71 It adds a page layout using this xml, <File ...
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Change Default Page Layout for Pages in Enterprise Wiki Library - 2010

I have a Site called Workspaces, created with the Enterprise Wiki Template, and am hosting two Wiki Libraries within the site. Whenever a user views an individual Wiki Page, regardless of the Wiki ...
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SharePoint Designer broke my Page Layout. How do I repair it?

I have a Page Layout which is used by some Publishing Pages, and uses code-in-front like <%= DateTime.Now %>. I opened this Page Layout in SharePoint Designer and modified it and saved it, and ...
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How to put web parts on publishing pages?

Scenario: On a intranet page there is several site verticals (hierarchies) (e.g products and services). Now I want for each site to have a familiar welcome page. How is it best to put web parts on ...
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Date Field format in a Publishing layout

I have created a publishing layout for SP 2010 Publishing site. I have created it based off a page layout publishing content type. One of the field is the standard OOTB Date field. Using SP ...
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How do I render a Reusable Content item from a page template?

In a SharePoint publishing site, what do I need to include in my layout file to make it render the Reusable HTML from a specific item in the Reusable Content list?
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Change the default page layout used for new sites

When a create a new publishing site within my site collection, a default welcome page for the site is automatically created which always uses the layout file /_catalogs/masterpage/WelcomeLinks.aspx ...
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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 ...