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Why Web Parts placed inside Web Part Zones in a Page Layout gets removed during provisioning / deploy?

I have a pretty straightforward requirement. I need to embed a Default Web Part into a Web Part Zone in a Page Layout, this so all pages using the layout will automatically have the Page Layout. Now ...
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Locating columns that have been added to the base document type farm-wide

We have a legacy SP2010 farm (originally migrated from SP2007) that long ago had two metadata columns added to the base document type. We wish to remove them because they cause "duplicate field" ...
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Font symbol (Wingdings3) not working within SSRS ReportViewer Webpart

We have an SSRS report that uses the Wingdings3 font for rendering arrow signs in a table. In the SSRS Preview pane, the table renders fine: However, on the Sharepoint page where the report is ...
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central site collection for provisioned files?

There are links to styles etc in master pages and default content delivered by web templates and content provisioning. Are there clear pros and cons of these files to a central site collection ...
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Provision list view for discussion board

I have provisioned a publishing page through a feature and andded an instance of a discussion board web part to the home page, this works fine. How can I make sure the web part chrome is set to ...
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From templates to remote provisioning (with self-service site creation enabled)

How to allow users to apply branding to new site collection (when self-service site creation is enabled) without having any code, solutions or features running server-side? The requested ...
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How modify default page library settings via feature?

I've created a custom web publishing template with a custom default page and it actually works! However, I need to customize the default Page Library that is provisioned. Settings include (but aren't ...
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How do I provision a WikiPage with Visual Studio 2012

So far, I'm not able to do anything to provision a WikiPage with Visual Studio. The most recent avenue was to try calling SPWeb.Files.Add("dest.aspx", SPTemplateFileType.WikiPage); but ...
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Best practices for provisioning SharePoint 2013 sites / site collections with templates

I want to start prototyping a team or community site in 2013 on fairly standard intranet, with a view making it a template for the various departments. I am still revising the design for the ...
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Project Web App is stuck on: Waiting for resources

While trying to unprovision a PWA in order to move the DB to a new SQL Server. I followed the following article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff961887(v=office.14).aspx After the ...
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What are the best practices to choose the provisioning method?

What are the best practices/ ideal scenario to choose the provisioning method? Site Template Web Templates Site Definition
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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning discrepancy SPLimitedWebPartManager AddWebPart versus manually adding

I've exported a XsltListViewWebPart with all of my settings to a .webpart file. I have added this to the webpart gallery in several site collections, I can edit a page add the webpart and it somehow ...
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Provisioning publishing pages with custom webparts in SharePoint 2013

I have a sandboxed solution where i provision publishing pages with custom web parts. Like this: <Module Name="CustomPage" Url="$Resources:cmscore,List_Pages_UrlName;" ...
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WebProvisioned event receiver is firing twice

I am creating a SharePoint site from code behind using SharePoint object model. In the WebProvisioned event, I am creating the groups, enabling a few features. Everything is working fine, except the ...
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How to provision a File with a DateTime Property set on [today]?

I'm able to provision a file in a document library via a module like this : <Module Name="myModuleName" SetupPath="SiteTemplates\BLANKINTERNET" Url="Pages" > <File Path="default.aspx" ...
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Calculated columns, columns names and localization

I provision a list in SharePoint 2010 with two date fields: one for a start date and one for an end date. I would like to add a third column for the duration. Naturally, I could add a calculated ...
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How can I provision the search center to my visual studio solution?

How can I provision the search center to my visual studio solution? I have edited my page layout and master page to be able to have the search center in the maincontent of my site collection. Maby ...
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What should be the provisioning model?

What should be the provisioning model for supporting only 2010 and above, if: it needs to include custom SharePoint security groups it would be deployed to multiple unrelated SharePoint ...
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How can I activate a wsp solution uploaded to solution gallery via code in SharePoint 2013

I'm creating a site definition which provisions a subsite based to a webtemplate(wsp) file. This webtemplate file is packed in a feature containing a module.When the feature is activated the wsp file ...
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aspx page in module and ghosted web parts

I am making a webtemplate. This webtemplate activates a hidden feature which contains a module, deploying the default.aspx page. The module looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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WebProvisioned Event Receiver Firing Twice

I am creating sites and subsites with object model from a console app. And what i realized is, it fires twice for every newly created subsite. I checked from Sharepoint Manager if the event receiver ...
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Unable to get list “Calendar” list in feature while creating site

I want to create custom calendar list programatically. SPListTemplate template = web.ListTemplates["Calendar"]; var newListID = web.Lists.Add(fromTitle, description, template); But i cannot do ...
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Deploying to style library / site pages from a web application scoped feature

I am writing a web application-scoped feature which will provision a site collection and a small number of sites. The problem is that I have my own style files (.js, .css, images) and even some ...
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DRY and page layouts

Being a fan of DRY to write maintainable code I'm having some problems getting to terms with SharePoint development. Some information (e.g. GUIDs) is often repeated and spread out over several files, ...
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Document Library in Site Definition with custom content type

I am attempting to specify a custom content type onto a reference library which is being provisioned in a site definition but am so far failing. I have read:- Deploy document library with multiple ...
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Sharepoint 2010 site definition one template to create multiple publishing pages

Im trying to create a publishing site definition where I use one file to provision many templates. eg in onet.xml ... <Modules> <Module Name="Landing" /> <Module Name="Test" ...
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Include Javascript in Custom Page Layout (Sandbox Solution)

I provision custom page layout through elements.xml I want to add a javascript file to that page to be used by some webparts put on that page through elements.xml as well. In my custom page layout i ...
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Creating a sharepoint site definition using onet.xml and site templates

Im starting to develop a site definition using this tutorial http://vimeo.com/23670570 (which I found a good starting point. But lacks more detailed explanation). Everywhere I look in the onet.xml ...
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Creating SP 2010 site templates in Visual Studio

I have been tasked with creating site templates which when used will provision the required lists and templates. I have used this tutorial so far http://vimeo.com/23670570 and managed to make it work ...
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Site is Provisioned but Content Type List is still empty

I have this feature that I am trying to run in order to configure a site, this feature among other things creates pages based on content types, etc. The problem I am facing is that everytime i am ...
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Provision a file through a module (CAML) and choose its Content Type

How do you provision a file through a module (CAML) and choose its Content Type? Is it even possible? The normal behavior for a new item is to get the default content type.
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SharePoint 2007 - Creating a web application in C# gives Error Access Denied at Provisioning

I am trying to create a SharePoint web application (on SharePoint2007) in C#. How differently I tried, it ends up with the same access denied error in the Provisioning step. The error message does not ...
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error 0x80070055 when provisioning a site collection with Document Center or Record Center

In QC we are getting 0x80070055 error when provisioning a site collection with web template Document Center or Record Center template. Did some googleing and learned this error is due to dup guid in ...
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Site Provisioning in Hosted Environments

I am looking for a solution that would allow me to provision sites, in environments where I don't have server access (hosting, Office 365). My issue: I need to provide site collections or sites to my ...