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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Using SharePoint 2007& SharePoint Designer 2007

We are using SharePoint 2007 for our Intranet and I am using SharePoint Designer 2007 to work on my 'issue.' Here is the situation, I created a site and would like to have 3 rows and 3 columns of web ...
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Custom page layout editable fields

In my custom page layout there are no borders and captions next to my editable field. I want my editable fields to be displayed like below. Is it OOTB, how can i do that?
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Custom page layout is not available on sub-sites

I have a custom page layout in the root site (Created by SPD and published/approved). I can create pages with this layout in the root site but in the deeper sub-sites in pages library, when i click ...
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How do I add a list to the master page?

In WCM, I have a list (or two) that I would like to have appear on every page of the site using SPD. I would like this list to be dynamic, based on and existing list. How do I add this list to all ...
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How to put custom user control on page layout

I have some custom user control developed. I want to place it in a custom page layout. So it will be in every page instance of that layout. How can i put my custom user control on custom page layout? ...
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Alternative creation of new publishing page instance

I have some custom content type and custom page layout from that content type. This content type has HTML rich text field. And all my contents are page instances of that custom page layout. I need ...
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Sharepoint 2010 , Circular file references are not allowed

after changing the page layout of some pages, I got Circular file references are not allowed. Note : The site was upgraded from 2007. The last Exception in the stack trace is : ...
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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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Change pagelayout on page - No drop down

I'm facing an issue where when I set a page in edit mode and want to change the pagelayout I can click the Page Layout button in the ribbon, but the dropdown list from which you're supposed to pick ...
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Publishing Page - hide page layouts

We have requirement to leave only article layouts for publishing pages and hide others (Redirect, Blank Web Part Page, Table of Contents, Splash etc should be hidden). Any ideas how we could achieve ...
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Only rendering a content field if it has a value

I have a page layout with a field defined like so: <PublishingWebControls:RichImageField FieldName="30809220-9D7B-4124-8672-4DBBCEA8C67D" ...
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What is the best way to create a splash page in SP 2010 that contains just a picture and a list of languages

Do I need to create a new master page? what should be included in this master page regarding that I don't what a menu, footer, logo, and nothing but my picture and a list of languages and flags. I'm ...
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Custom Page Layout for a publishing site with contents

I have a requirement of creating a custom page layout for my SharePoint 2010 users. What they want is, when they apply a page layout, they want the page to be filled with certain text in the rich ...
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Customize layouts on Page Layout ribbon's dropwdown

I need to customize which layouts appeared in the dropwdown of the ribbon under the button of Page Layout. This is because not every page is compatible with any layout and we want to avoid the user ...
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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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AspMenu HTML : Change the classes name

The out of the box HTML of Sharepoint2010 for the left menu (simplerendering) is: <div class="menu vertical menu-vertical"> <ul class="root static"> <li class="static"> ...
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How to show section descriptions in page layout?

I have a simple page layout that contains four sections to be filled out by the user. Example: Heading 1 (field to filled in by user) Heading 2 (field to be filled in by user) ..etc What I ...
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A list of all Sharepoint-specific tags & attributes for PageLayout/MP use?

I'm having trouble locating a url/document or a book, that describes extensively all the tags and attributes we can use within Page Layouts and Master Pages (2010) in order to change the way that HTML ...
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What kind of page to use?

I'm building an interface that allows for users to customize the webpart zones on their page to a layout of their choosing. It seems the best way to do this is to have all possible layouts present on ...
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Creating the illusion of dynamically provisionable Web Part Zones

I'm currently creating an application for SharePoint 2010 that leverages what I consider to be repeatable solutions I've used over and over as a consultant. Something that I made that I liked was a ...
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How to move content within fields in a page layout?

I'm working on a requirement where I'm adding a few fields in an already existing Page Layout and also renaming all the fields. After adding the fields via code,I want to move content within fields ...
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Ghosting Problem with PageLayout in SharePoint 2007

I create and edit my SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2008. We deploy the solution through the STSADM command line tool. I am creating a new PageLayout that is based of off a masterpage. I create ...
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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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Is it possible to use powershell to change the content type of a page layout after its been uploaded to a masterpage gallery?

Im trying to automate as much of the upgrade I am working on and one of the manual steps is to change the page layout of 5 root webs of site collections, each of which has to have this new page layout ...
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How to format RichHtmlField in Publishing site Custom Page Layout

In SharePoint 2010, when I add an RichHtmlField in my custom Page Layout, the control's display in edit mode doesn't have any of the "chrome" around it that a stck page layout does. In fact, the is no ...
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Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference?

What is the difference between "Hidden Web Part" and "Closed Web Pat"? PS. I tried to search on the internet but could only find "deleting vs. closing" web parts Sharepoint 2010 (Sharepoint ...
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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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Can I force a Sharepoint template behave like HTML frames?

I have a template consisting of two columns...a left sidebar and a wide column. I would like to load a document index into the left sidebar--an easy enough view to design--but my challenge is the main ...
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How to add a webpart to 2nd “Top” Zone of a Webpart Page Programmatically

I Have a webpart page, which has layout as shown in picture, Now I want to add a webpart to second "Top" zone of my page but I dont know how to access it, If I want to add it to first top zone I ...
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How to override Ribbon Save Button functionality for a specific page layout?

Is there a way to override Ribbon Save Button functionality in publishing page of specific page layout? My intention is not to override it for all publishing pages but to limit it to specific page ...
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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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input validation inside page layout

I have field called "program email" and this field is an email and part of page layout. what is the recommended way to validate that field to make sure that it is a valid email format and disable ...
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Paging and sorting with BCS - Is it really possible?

I'm trying to add paging on an external list and so far it does not work 100%. The best references I could find (that actually... kinda... work) are these: Paging and sorting with BCS Paging and ...
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Are there any CMS add ons for SharePoint?

We recently rolled out a new site where we are allowing users to create their own public facing page content. Shortly after we gave them access it became clear that the majority of the content that ...
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Best way to add a library web part to an page layout

I'm creating SPWebs based on WebTemplates, which each one have is own, for the welcome page, have modules for the pagelayout and default.aspx page. At this point I'm using a PublishingLayoutPage and ...
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SharePoint 2010 : Unable to open page layout

I having an issue on SharePoint 2010 Designer where the Page Layout was unable to edit, it hit error as below: The server could not complete your request. For more specific information, click the ...
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Conditionally hiding fields on publishing pages

Is it possible to hide some publishing fields on page layouts based on page content type field values? For example, if some field named Show Main Image is not set to true, I don't want to show Main ...
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Problem with alignment on page layout

I have a custom page layout. Similar to an Article page where an image can be uploaded and displayed in the left side of the text. If there is no image I have an indentation for the text. I have ...
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Help with adding a content editor web part to custom page layout in visual studio

I have created some page layouts with web part zones in visual studio and they work fine, however, I don't want to have to manually add web parts in the zones each time a new page is created using ...
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Provision listview webpart on page layout using feature

I've deployed a custom page layout using a module in a feature, like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Module ...
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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 ...
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Add WebPart to page and lock it down (except for editing)

I'm building out some features for a publishing portal for a client, and I have a requirement to place a Content Editor Webpart on a page and prevent users from deleting, closing, hiding, or moving ...
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SitePages uses System Master Page

Bit of a strange issue today. I wasn't involved in the initial branding/master pages etc of my companie's SP Environment. Anyways, I have a strange issue. On my site, I have some pages storted under ...
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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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Page Layout editing in Visual Studio: “Unrecognized tag prefix”

When editing a Page Layout in Visual Studio 2010 the 'asp' prefix is not recognized. For example: <asp:Content contentplaceholderid="PlaceHolderBreadCrumb" runat="server"> Has 'asp' ...
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Column appeared to be empty space in Page Layout

Im currently working in SharePoint 2007 Page Layout, I have Site Columns created to be drag and drop into custom page layout via SharePoint Designer 2007. The Site Columns is not required field, if ...
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How to reduce vertical spacing between two web part zones?

I've defined two Web Part Zones in the page layout, with nothing between them. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" Title="Zone 1" ID="Zone1" ...
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Changing PublishingPage.Layout doesn't change the content type?

I'm trying to update the Layout of the default.aspx page in my SharePoint publishing site and although the Layout does get updated, the ContentType of the page does not. Anyone have any ideas? Based ...
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How can I programmatically set the hex value of PublishingAssociatedContentType?

When deploying a custom page layout that uses a custom content type, I need to include the hexadecimal value of the PublishingAssociatedContentType property. This is a problem since this value will ...