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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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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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 ...
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Page layout not showing Content type fields

I'll try my best to describe this problem as it is quite tedious. We have a sharepoint solution, in where we create Columns that are deployed through a feature. I added my custom columns to a custom ...
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How can I provision a page using a page layout from another feature?

I have a generic feature, feature #1, that will be deployed to multiple site collections and will include some standard page layouts include one called OneColumn.aspx. I have another feature, feature ...
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How can I (if possible) customize the “edit” view of a page?

The question says it already. I need to find a way to customize the edit view of a sharepoint page. I mean the view that you get when you're on a page and click "Edit". Are there any options to ...
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Changing the 'Page Layout' in bulk? (for every single page)

I've just created quite literally hundreds of subsites, and need to change the Page -> default(default) page type to something other than the standard. Is there anyway to change all of these in one ...
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Added a new PageLayout to my feature but it's not showing in SharePoint?

I had an existing feature that deployed a Page Layout. I ended up adding another Page Layout to the feature and I updated my Elements.xml file to include the reference to the new file: <File ...
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This control cannot be displayed becuase its TagPrefix is not registered in this Web Form. [TopNavigationMenuV4]

I had the opportunity of hiring a company to create a couple of layout pages for us. When I finally got them I get the following error message in SPD and the breadcrumbs are no longer showing up: ...
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NullReference when creating custom page

I am trying to display content in a formatted, custom page in SP10. I created a content type, I'll call BobType, which uses "Page" as the parent (actually, i've tried it with "Enterprise Wiki Page" ...
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Sys.WebForms.PageRequestManagerParserErrorException: Error parsing near '<HTML dir=“ltr”>

I have an aspx page in SharePoint's _layout folder. This page loads user controls from the controltemplates folder. User controls has ajax update panels. I am getting below error when I'm working ...
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Inserting webpart in pagelayout

I have a custom webpart which inherits from the CQWP and I want to insert and configure it in one of my pagelayouts. I do this using SharePoint Designer and it's no issue inserting it. It's the ...
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Possible to set the default page layout for a site using Powershell?

I have a bunch of sites in which I would like to change the default Page Layout. Is there a way to set this to a custom Page Layout using powershell? (The page layout is already on all the sites) ...
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create a document library view on creation of new page from page layout

I have a requirement where I need to create a new document/library or a new document library view associated with the page when I create a document library page using a custom page layout. I'm using ...
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Missing Custom Layout in Sub Site

I have globally deployed a branding solution that contains a number of page layouts. The web application where I want to use this contains a top level site collection and a number of sub site ...
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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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Error when publishing page that has a custom user control on it

I have a custom user control which is a "subscribe form". The user enters name, email etc and selects values from dropdowns I data bind from lists. I can view the page no problem and use the form but ...
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Is it possible to add page layouts/web parts using a feature activated in a sub site?

I'm trying to keep my code as organized as possible, and in doing so wanted to create sub sites (sub projects) that contain their own page layouts and web parts etc. Is it possible for me to put these ...
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Pagelayout using different version of masterpage

I have made 3 custom pagelayouts, 2 of them just inherit the correct version of the masterpage whilst the last one uses the same masterpage, but an older version of it. It contains the exact same ...
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Adding code behind functionality to a page layout?

I have a page layout that I would like to include a listview that is populated from the code behind. I tried right clicking on my aspx file and choosing "View Code" like I typically would but it does ...
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Can't deploy packaged page layouts because they are already in the content database

In our SP2010 publishing site we have a lot of content (publishing pages) which are associated with custom page layouts. These page layouts have previously been edited on the server using SharePoint ...
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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 ...