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 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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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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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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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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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 do I localize page layouts and masterpages in a sandboxed solution?

In farm solutions you can use resource files inside aspx-pages by deploying resx-files to the hive. MSDN have some documentation but there's no example for page layouts, just managed code which is ...
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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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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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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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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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How do create a page from pagelayout using code in sharepoint 2013

I was wondering, what APIs are available if I'm writing a farm-based sharepoint solution, for sharepoint 2013. Basically I read about this thing called Page Layouts, and they seem like page ...
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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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setting page layout using JSOM

I want to change page layout for some of my publishing pages using a SharePoint-Hosted app. Is there a way to changing (setting) page layout to a publishing page using JavaScript?
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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Fixed-Width Master or Fixed-Width Page-Layout or both?

I'm planning a Site and I know the default landing page needs to be a fixed width. I've also seen the awful things fixed-width does to Lists and Libraries (A List with too many columns looks ...
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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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Provision Master Page / Page Layouts in SharePoint 2013: App vs Feature

I was looking at a video, and the presenter created a scenario to push master pages and page layouts into the Master Page Gallery and set the master page of the site collection by use of an App. In ...
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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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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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SP2013 special chars broken in HTML page layout

I'm creating some page layouts for my custom .master in a SP2013 Publishing SC. There are some hard coded texts in the layout. Since it's for a German client there will be some special chars like ...
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What is the recommended approach to update page layout

I have an intranet publishing portal with web-templates and custom page layout. I get requirement to update page layouts and the way I have been pushing any changes to page layout is Updating ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 VS development: Intellisense for ASPX files

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 to develop a SharePoint Server 2010 solution. Part of this includes custom Page Layouts, but when editing them, intellisense is completely broken, since Visual Studio ...
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Page Layout html page field filter outside of web part zone

I have a page layout with some web parts outside of a webpart zone so that they are added to already created pages which use the page layout. I want to add a page field filter to the page as well and ...
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Default Webparts not rendering in a RichHtmlField on a custom page layout built in Visual Studio

I have a bit of a conundrum.I've built a Visual Studio solution for SharePoint 2010. It comprises of a custom master page and a bunch of page layout templates. I'veAssembled a master pageAssembled a ...
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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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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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Coding against SPUrl

How can I work with SPUrl in my code-behind file for master pages and page layouts? I don't see any access to this in the SharePoint namespaces.
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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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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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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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Web Parts overlapping undesirably

On our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment, every page is having some strange behavior with the web part zones. In Edit mode, it essentially looks like this: In non-edit mode, it looks even ...
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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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How Can I Change My Intranet's Homepage Page Layout?

As part of the branding of our new SP2013-based intranet, I have created a new custom Masterpage and Page Layouts and set this as the default Masterpage. I have also created a custom Masterpage and ...
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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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User Control is is not rendering in pagelayout in MOSS2007

Hi I registerd user control in pagelayout and trying use that but it seem like it not rendering any thoughts %@ Register TagPrefix="sd" TagName="adbanner" ...
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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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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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Parent content type Page or Page Layout?

When to develop custom page layout via Visual Studio, which parent content type must be chosen for content type? From different articles i see both Page and Page Layout selected as base Content type. ...
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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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Should custom page layouts be displayed in the More Options menu?

I'm working on a SharePoint 2010 Publishing Site that was upgraded from 2007. I've noticed that when I go to Site Actions -> More Options, I can create lists, sites, pages, etc. I see my custom Site ...
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How to include a default hmtl markup on a content editor webpart

I have a page layout with one RichHtmlField, this page layout is the one I am using for my blog posts here: ...
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Changing the original calendar colour (blue) to match the overlay colour

I have 5 calendars where I have overlayed 4 of them inside a general calendar, and for each of the overlayed calendars I have defined a different color (red, green , pink, etc) which worked well. But ...