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Provisioning MySite with feature that creates library with content type from CT hub

I'm having a problem when provisioning a new user's MySite. I'm trying to activate a feature that adds library / lists to the current user. The library / list should use a content type from the hub! ...
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Upload Master Page / Page Layouts using PowerShell

I want to know how to provision a page layout using PowerShell (CSOM) for Sharepoint Online? Any information,examples etc are welcome. I know this can be done using SharePoint hosted App as well. I ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 High-Trust App - Site Collection Provisioning

Hi I am trying to get an app done to provision a Site Collection. The vision is to allow the user to enter important details and then click a button and have the Site Collection created automatically....
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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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Enable Labels (via Retention policy) in List: How?

In my SharePoint App, I want to provisioning a document library and set the following list setting: Information management policy settings > Set source of retention to "Library and folders" ...
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How to create a feature stapler for all webtemplates?

I have created a delegate control and try to provision it to all new site collections. It is working now only for the web template "MySite". How to make it possible to provision this feature for all ...
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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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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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How would I take a full inventory (architecture + content) of our entire SharePoint Intranet?

We have a SharePoint 2010 on Premise environment that I will be replacing soon - but first I want to just capture an inventory of everything we've currently got inside it. Both the structure of our ...
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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;" SetupPath="SiteTemplates\...
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Create a new SharePoint Site using WCF instead of Sites.asmx - CreateWeb

I am trying to ascertain whether there is a WCF equivalent of the CreateWeb method in the sites.asmx Web Service to be able to create a new SharePoint site. I was under the impression that the ASP....
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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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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 every time i am ...
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SharePoint Apps : Who can see it in “Site contents”?

Here is a good sample project that explains how to use APPS to provision custom components on sites in SharePoint online with custom fields, content types etc. In brief, the app explained in the video ...
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Provisioning lists on site creation

What would be the way to go about this in SP2013/Online? I would like to have it so that if a user were to create a subsite, a custom "Comments" list is automatically created as well? I was thinking ...
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How to provision file to SharePoint document library?

We have added a VS module and foll. is the elements.xml:- <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Module Name="Module1" ...
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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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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" encoding="utf-8"?&...
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Problems breaking inheritance and giving permission to manager

By using feature stapling we activate a feature that creates a custom list on a users profile in my site web-application each time a new my site (site collection) is created for a user. We want to ...
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How to Change QuickLaunch During Site Creation

I have successfully created a web template as a farm solution on a SharePoint 2013 on premises farm and can use it to deploy site collections as well as subsites. In the web template I have used a ...
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Reference problem when trying to replace a master page file while keeping the original in CSOM

I have some logic that does some custom file provisioning in CSOM. It basically tries to upload various files located on a provided-hosted (Azure) site to mapped locations in the Sharepoint host site ...
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What approach should I take to update provisioned / existing team sites

I'm provision team sites based on web templates that are provisioned from a "request" list in SharePoint. (timerjob) I know that there would be some changes to the team sites, but what's the best ...
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The SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature must be activated at the site collection level before the Publishing feature can be activated

Ive created a very simple custom site provisoning provider as a test and im having some problems and cant figure out why. Basically at this moment all the site provisioner does is enable publishing ...
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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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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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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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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 Online - Content type and required field issue

I'm quite desperate so let me reproduce my issue on SharePoint Online. I'm using Content Type Hub and I've published all content types to site collections (around 30 of them). Most of them work just ...
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How to create two child subsites one under the other by using web template?

I have this senario where I have to create a sub site and beneath that there will be another subsite created at the moment user creates the top subsite. Ex: Site1 (On siteCollection user will create ...
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SharePoint Online - Hidden site collections

We use Powershell with CSOM to remove and provision site collections in SharePoint Online during the development phase. We use the Powershell commands provided by the PnP team like this: Connect-...
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Permission issue creating site collection from service application

We have a custom service application set-up which is tasked with the creation of site collections. It uses the blank site template for this, on which we want to activate several of the out of the box ...
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Change Content Type for SharePoint 2010 Wiki to Create Custom New Page

Here is what I want to accomplish: Inside of a Wiki Library, user says they need a new page and creates one using the [[ ]] syntax. Then when the user clicks that new link, they are asked to create ...
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XsltListViewWebPart: select default view

I'm trying to configure an XsltLisViewWebPart for deployment to a SharePoint site. I'm provisioning the views beforehand using: List oList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(list.Title); ...
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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning of Community Discussion list is incorrect

I'm creating a SharePoint 2013 sandbox solution. On a Community site, OTB you have the Community Discussion list displayed on the home page. The view is based on Subject view. This gives you the graph ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 - locate new site that haven't been checked in

If a user create a new site and just saves is without checking the site in, where's the location? I want to test what's happens if a farm administrator tries to publish a site that's not a "draft" or ...
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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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How do you tell if a site (SPWeb) was unsuccessfully provisioned programmatically?

I have an application that is running periodically using the task scheduler. The Application gets a list of projects from a database and checks to see if there is a corresponding sub-site in the ...
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“Failed to instantiate file from module: The specified list does not exist.” when deploying file through module

I am trying to deploy two files to a custom list. I created two features for this: one that holds the list definitions along with the module and one that contains the list instances. Both are in the ...
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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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Allow multiple selections on Person or Group field

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise I am trying to create a Person or Group field to use it in a content type. My problem with the field is that I cannot select more than 1 person. I have been googling a ...
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Error deploying taxonomy fields using the PnP provisioning engine

I am trying to deploy a multi-select taxonomy field using the PnP provisioning engine 1.5.915.0 and the termsetid token in the XML. If the term group and/or the term store have a space in the name (e....
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Setting default values for my new sub site during the sub site creation process

I have a site collection column named “Sub site Manager” which is associated with a security group named “Site Admis”. And inside our sub sites list, users select the related admin user when create/...
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Clone site collection vs web templates provisioning (team site)

What's the drawback of cloning existing team sites? Fist I created team sites based on web templates, but after a while with tons of changes from the client I'm thinking of just cloning a "team site"...
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How to provision XsltListviewwebpart programmatically

I want to add Xsltlistviewwebpart with some pre difened property(like list,view,zoneid) and also apply xsl to it.Does anyone has any example/code sample to show how can it be achieved. Thanks for ...
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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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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, ...