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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How to add web part in page layout?

Ok I created my first master page and now I am working on page layout. I created a new "Publishing Content Type" page layout in SharePoint Designer whose content type was "Page". In that page I want ...
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why use Page layouts in sp 2010 when we can save a page as template and then use this new template

I might sound idiot but why we create page layouts in sp 2010, or possible scenarios where we can use page layouts or customize them.
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How to perform date validation in publishing page layout?

I have the following 2 datetime fields which are used in my custom page layout on my publishing site. Basically, when a user is editing the page I want to validate that the 'NewsLiveDate' < ...
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What should be the Content Search Web Part max per page?

I'm currently working on a department site prototype for an Intranet, which is to be packaged up and used to spawn around a dozen sites using the same Web Template. While trying to convert the ...
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What is the difference between PlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea and PlaceHolderPageTitle?

Why do we have PlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea and PlaceHolderPageTitle in master page. What is the difference between the two?
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Will it come in Master Page or Page Layout? (doing integration for the first time)

I am going to integrate the following home and about page for the first time using SharePoint designer. As far as I know there are 3 types of pages. Master page Page layout that comes under master ...
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How to package Page Layouts/Master Pages in VS in SharePoint 2013?

I'm playing around with the Create Design Package feature, and to be honest it's far more than we need for our features. We have certain Page Layouts that need to be deployed on certain site ...
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How to test if page layout is in use

I have created a module with a few files that I update & delete via spfeature. Thing is if a page layout is in use I cannot delete it and it throws an error, even when inside a try{ }catch{} . How ...
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Recommend Share Point book for designing/theming [closed]

Hi I know there are a lot of sharepoint books out there, and I understand there may not be a book for exclusively for sharepoint design, but given that could anyone recommend a good book for someone ...
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Sharepoint Controls and CssClass

Im building some page layouts in SharePoint Designer 2010. If i do this: <PublishingWebCOntrols:RichImageField FieldName="Image Caption" runat="server" CssClass="imageCaption" /> The ...
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Quick Launch on a page layout in 2013

I am developing a custom branding for my SharePoint 2013 site. I have a single master page, and two page layouts - HomePageLayout and ThreeColumnPageLayout. I want the ThreeColumnPageLayout to have ...
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Design Manager not updating aspx from my html

I am attempting to create a new page layout using SharePoint 2013's Design Manager. When I upload my new page layout html file into the master page gallery, and then refresh the "Edit Page Layouts" ...
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Custom areas using color palette

I'm working on SharePoint 2013 and I have a problem with color palettes. I know how to create new palette, how to change colors and how to assign it to a site. This is easy as it should be. I have my ...
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Dropdownlist in a aspx file that lets users choose between a few pagelayout when creating a page

User can create a pages, when a user click on the "create page" link a pop up dialog shows up which is a aspx file, inside this dialog I have created a dropdownlist: <div ...
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Unable to update page layout

Working on branding an old sharepoint solution. Working on a machine where a sharepoint application has been previously set up and all the pages and page layouts have already been deployed. All I need ...
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Creating a URL in the page layout based on page field

I have a contact email address in my page layout. I want to make that link clickable, but doesn't work in the href tag. What is the best way to get this to work in the page layout? Do I need to use ...
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SharePoint 2010 SEO meta description

When I try to amend my page layouts to accept a new SEO meta description site column (as per this post, for example: ...
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Custom home page in SharePoint 2010 with web parts

How to create a custom layout for the sharepoint home page? Right now, I need a home page with 2 rows. One with three columns and one with 4 columns. I looked all over the internet but couldn't find ...
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cann't add web part to PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField

I have created a Page Layout based on a custom Content type which inherits from Page Content Type. It contains four Custom Fields and a PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField for each field. When I try ...
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Custom Page Layout still showing default text

I have created a custom page layout which is based on Welcome Page Content Type. When I add it to first page of a Publishing Site, it still shows the default text (information) which was there before ...
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Rate Control overlaps with Menu items

On my sharepoint page i have Menu on the top and a sharepoint rating control on the top right side. The onHover event of menu displays a list menu items. The rate control is added to the layout which ...
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Re-Ghost an UnGhosted Customized PageLayout?

I have a development environment, a test environment and a production environment. I develop packages in the development environment and update the solution in the test environment. As it turns out my ...
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Created a layout page, but getting a parentElement null error

I've created a layout page, when I run the page and look at the JavaScript console, I get a 'parentElement' null error message like this: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot call method 'parentElement' of ...
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To deploy page layout with feature at the same time of adding content type, the content type Id issue

First let me describe my situation: Now I'm using object model to add two content types (inheriting Pages content type) using the FeatureActivating methode in the Feature Receiver. in the same ...
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Sharepoint 2013 add css in a page layout

I'm trying to add my custom CSS file in my sharepoint 2013 page layout. I add it with the link tag or with CSSRegistration and when the page is rendered, the css does not appear in the source. Also I ...
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Delete PageLayout fails because of reference to non existing page

I would like to delete a pagelayout from SharePoint, but I get the exception "This item cannot be deleted because it is still referenced by other pages". When I open the "content and sructure" view, ...
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Use welcomepage from parent on subsites

How can I use a custom welcomepage (Home.aspx) on every subsite I create? When I select the Welcomepage in Site Settings I get an Welcome page invalid error.
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The SPListItem provided is not compatible with a Publishing Page

Whenever I try to save og check in mmy Home.aspx pagelayout welcome page I get Invalid SPListItem. The SPListItem provided is not compatible with a Publishing Page. And this: ...
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How can I create a Enterprise Wiki pagelayout with a repeating content type?

So this is the situation: my customer wants to have a web service catalog in an Enterprise Wiki. Per service we need to store fields like: - service name - description - goal - status - version ...
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Add column to a Content Type which is associated content type of Page Layout, PL not updated

All I do below is with Visual Studio 2010. I cannot use Sharepoint Designer because I don't have the right to do it. I have a Content Type, which is the associated content type of a page layout. They ...
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Can the Default blog page layout be edited?

I have created custom page layout for my other 'normal' pages. However i can't find how to set my blog to use my page layout? Or any other page layout for that matter. Is it possible to change a the ...
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How to keep the original quick launch menu of a page even after replacing the page layout by another one?

By code, when I create a new blank site and replace the welcome page layout by a new layout page, the original quick launch menu disapears. How to keep the original quick launch menu of a page even ...
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share point Page layout AJAX

I have the follwing code $.ajax({ type: "POST", url: "/_Catalogs/MasterPage/GDetail.aspx/GetFundURL", data: "{'cusip': '" +$('#<%= ddlShareClasses.ClientID ...
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Full control user can add Page Layout to top level site but not the sublevel site

Has anyone seen the problem that we can add page layout to the top level site but not the sublevel site? I've got the following behaviors: In the "Site Settings" the "Master pages and page ...
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Remove/Modify the SharePoint legend that appears by default in SharePoint 2013?

In the default theme for SharePoint 2013 (seattle), on the top left corner, there is a small amount of Text that says "SharePoint". I wanted to change it to show the name of the company instead of ...
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Trying to register user controls on page layout

I have a page layout that I created on my Sharepoint 2010 site. I have created some user controls in Visual Studio that I'd like to use on my page layout. The user controls were created in a Visual ...
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SP2010: Value of the 'Title' field is not stored when saving from pagelayout

I've created a pagelayout associated with a specific content type that contains the standard Title field. In my aspx file, I have an EditModePanel with attribute PageDisplayMode set to Edit, and ...
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How to use one page layout for few content types

I have elements.xml with module: <Elements> <Module Name="IntranetNewsPageLayout" Url="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="IntranetNewsPageLayout\IntranetNewsPageLayout.aspx" ...
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Can I edit a custom page Layout to add 3 new zones

I have a custom branding solution which was written before I started at my current client. Now they want their custom page layout modified, by adding 3 adjacent zones next to eachother. This page ...
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Migrated portal from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 can't change layout

After migrating a portal from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 the "Page Layout" option is disabled And after trying different approaches it gets enabled but it's always empty (Drop down doesn't ...
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Split page into columns

How do I split the page??? I don't get how you move web parts side by side. Im guessing im suppose to add columns somehow, or a table layout. But can not see any options to do so. Im new to ...
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Background Elements Shifting on Navigation Mouseover

On Google Chrome - When I mouse over the navigation bar items on Sharepoint pages, it causes page elements in the background to shift up the page moving the mouse off the navigation element and ...
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How can I update a publishing page's page layout via PowerShell?

I have a few publishing pages that need a page layout change. The layout includes a Content Editor Web Part pointed to an html file in the site assets folder. The layout changes but the Web Part ...
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Set fixed witdh on WebPartZone in custom page layout?

I am trying to set a fixed width on a webpartzone, and no matter which webpart that later will be added to that zone, wont exceed the width of the webpartzone. I have tried different things, I have ...
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Applying a page layout to a page using SharePoint Designer 2010

Is there a way to apply a page layout to a specific page using SharePoint Designer 2010? I know how to change the page layout used using the browser GUI and I know how to create/modify a page layout ...
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Hide Page Layouts and Import SpreadSheet

I would like to hide the standard Page and Web Part Page layouts in the create page and only use Publishing Page. I tried the SetAvailablePageLayouts but that doesn't work. I'm also trying to hide the ...
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Custom Landing Page

I am developing a complete custom SharePoint Portal... We are using C# & ASP .NET to create the webparts. I want to create seperate landing pages for ADMIN & NORMAL USER.... How do i achieve ...
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Enterprise search bar in header (and remove default standard search)

I have the Enterprise search sub site and it looks great compared to the standard search included on all default sites. I would like to have the same functionality except instead of the enterprise ...
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Possible solution to a lot of expensive webparts on a single page

I have a question regarding the loading issue of a page. Current situation: I have a page layout in my SharePoint 2007 environment, this page layout defines a lot of web parts we can say up to 40 of ...
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Is it bad practice to copy and paste pages in sharepoint?

I am a new sharepoint developer. I am creating a web template from scratch in visual studio. I am finding it time consuming when creating/editing pages in visual studio e.g. adding web parts to ...