Questions related to pages that have the publishing infrastruture activated. Mostly used in WCMS scenarios and internet-facing sites.

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Best way to package publishing content types

I'm currently planning on how to package my Publishing content types in a WSP to make deployment in production easier. I came a cross the following choices 1- create a feature receiver and ...
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Replace the Default Page in a SharePoint WebSite

I have been asked to programmatically do the following in a SharePoint 2007 team site collection: Create a website using the OOTB blank site template. (Please note, for project specific reasons, we ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Site Actions IE9 doesnt work

We have a public facing website which is custom branded. Up until viewing the website in IE9 all standard Sharepoint functionality worked such as Site Actions. All browsers work with it. Recently ...
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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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Variations: Propagate Lists Programmatically

I have defined variations with two Labels (source and target) I have selected "Publishing Sites and List with variations and all pages" in one of the settings. The pages are created in the target ...
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What's the difference between a Publishing Site and an Enterprise Wiki Site

I have an existing Enterprise Wiki Site and I would like to convert it to a Publishing Site. What's the difference between a Publishing Site and an Enterprise Wiki Site. It looks like both types have ...
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What is publishing Site or Page and why do we need it?

Article found on this but not in plain English. Anyone else wants to give it a shot with plain (non-lawyer version) English.
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SPItemEventReceiver ItemUpdating and BeforeProperties / AfterProperties

I've bound and ItemUpdating event to a document library of a MOSS publishing site, I’m then trying to compare the Before and After properties. When I amend the field in the UI I expect the two values ...
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Adding a Back to Top web part

Is it possible to create a web part that publishing page editors can insert and all it contains is an anchor tag to take the user "Back to Top" of the page? I've added this to the top of the pages' ...
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List Template doesn't appear in gallery after wsp deployment

I have a list template (.stp file) inside a module that I am deploying to a Publishing Site (SP2010) via a wsp. The elements.xml has the correct mapping to the _catalogs/lt folder. When I deploy, my ...
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Publishing Site “Save site as template”

How to save site as template for a Publishing Site? I do not understand how this is done.
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Making global changes to a group of publishing pages

Is it possible to change a property on a group of publishing pages on SharePoint 2010? We have a custom page field called "IntranetContactEmail" that we need to update across one web site. How do you ...
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How to get a web.config file in a sharepoint 2010 publishing site?

I am working on a sharepoint 2010 project and I noticed in the soultion their is no web.config. I asked one of my fellow co-workers and he mentioned something about we don't have access to to it as ...
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Difference between Publishing Master Page and Standard Master Page

In SharePoint Designer, you can create a new Master Page or a new Publishing Master Page from Content Type. So what is the difference between a Master Page with a Content type of "Publishing Master ...
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Take a Publishing Page “Offline”

Is there a way to take a Published Publishing Page offline such that it isn't accessible to anonymous users of a WCM website? If you un-publish, the page's most recent version will still be ...
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How to rename a publishing page in code

I'm trying to do a bulk page rename (NB. the file name e.g. default.aspx, not the displayed title) foreach (PublishingPage page in pweb.GetPublishingPages()) { Console.WriteLine(page.Name); ...
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Publishing SPWeb.Properties missing…why, how?

Has anyone ever seen a Publishing site "lose" the properties relating to the publishing functionality. Properties like PagesListId, PublishingFeatureActivated etc which actually control whether the ...
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How to enable publishing feature using CSOM?

How to enable site collection publishing infrastructure and site publishing features using CSOM?
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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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Problem with Sharepoint ContentTypeBinding and Lookup field

I have a problem with ContentTypeBinding when creating a new site. I have custom site template definition where I have referenced Publishing Server Feature, so list Pages is automatically created on ...
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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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Training site editors to use SharePoint

We are rolling out about 30 departmental web sites on SharePoint 2010 for our intranet. They all use a common look-and-feel and have publishing pages. The users have capability to edit pages and ...
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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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Can not update Navigation programatically

I have following code var subWeb = newWeb.Webs.Add(subsite.Url, subsite.Title, subsite.Title, 1033, PublishTemplate, false, false); subWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; subWeb.Update(); PublishingWeb ...
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remove *.debug.js from master page

When I view my SharePoint site I see a lot of .debug.js files being added by SharePoint. Is there a way to stop this happening. cui.debug.js core.debug.js sp.debug.js sp.ribbon.debug.js ...
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New Document on Pages Library prompts to upload

I have restricted a website to 2 custom page layouts created by me. But since I did this, the new document button on the Pages Library is not directing me to the create page dialog, where I can ...
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Folders in Pages Library?

In a publishsing site, there is a library called Pages. The web interface does not allow to create directories underneath. However, it's possible to create directories via SharePoint designer. This ...
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Rules of thumb for when to use a site, a subsite, or a site collection?

I am developing a company website/portal in SharePoint, and am trying to figure out the best way to organise it into site collections, sites and subsites -- I'm confused by the terminology I think. ...
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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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Reducing amount of clicks to create Publishing Page in SharePoint 2007

I have a customer who is using the MOSS 2007 WCM Publishing Site. To create a page in this environment you need to: Select Site Settings | Create Page Fill in: Title page url select a ...
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Site output cache with Forms authentication in a sub site

I have a Sharepoint 2007 puiblishing site. The top level site is purely anonymous and one of the children is using Forms authentication using Custom membership provider. The Admin site is using ...
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How to send automatic email/s to the approve/s of content on my enterprise wiki

I have created a publishing site which contain enterprise wiki and for some sites I define that I contents require approval before being published. Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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Redirect a user after submitting an InfoPath form

I made a custom list in SharePoint and then created an InfoPath form based on that list. I created a new page in my SharePoint publishing site and added an InfoPath Form Web Part that looked at my ...
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SharePoint : Better Large Pages Library Approach

I'm working on project migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. The application build on SharePoint 2007 platform was years back and it contains a lots of data (approximately 100GB in ...
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List does not exist - My Alerts on this Site->Add Alerts

When I try to access the URL - http://sample.url.com/sites/SiteColl/SPE/_layouts/SubChoos.aspx, it throws the below error however it is working for the other subsites 12/06/2011 16:08:45.59 ...
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Can you use Content By Query to retrieve items from it's parents?

I know you can use the Content By Query component to retrieve items under the current site, however, I want to do the opposite. I'd like to look for items in the parent sites of the current site. I ...
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How do I see the complete page content of an old version of a page?

I have a page library in a publishing site that has major and minor versions. I can click on a page's context menu and select View History and it gives me a list of all the major and minor version ...
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Problem using SharePoint 2013 Search to filter by managed property

In my SharePoint application, I have a managed metadata site column called Taxonomia and a custom content type inherited from Welcome Page that uses this column. I also have a custom page layout for ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Auto update twitter status

We have a SharePoint 2010 installation branded for use as our corporate website. I am creating a "News" section using SharePoint Publishing features and I have been requested by the powers that be to ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Publishing sites and integrating the blog site template

Has anyone had any experience of using the MOSS blog template for publishing sites? It seems you have to turn off the ‘ViewFormPagesLockDown’ feature to stop authentication prompts when clicking the ...
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Get list of all publishing pages checked out

For a specific SharePoint 2010 web site, is there a way to get a list of all publishing pages (Pages library) items that are checked out regardless of how many subfolders deep they are located? ...
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Alternatives to Feature Stapling?

I'm trying to determine if there is any way to automatically deploy a few web parts on the creation of new My Sites pages, but in a manner that doesn't use feature stapling. I know how to feature ...
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Remove broken resource relationships between pages and page layouts

We have a page layout that we want to delete from a site collection but according to moss it is still referenced by some publishing pages. The pages that are apparently using the page layout are no ...
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how to get current URL in SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I am using left navigation ...
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SharePoint publishing portal v.s. collaboration portal

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I want to develop a portal application with login function (logged-in user could have more function to use on the ...
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Alert to warn site owner when content is outof date

Any idea how I can set an alert to warn site owner if content is out of date?
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Creating a site definition

We have some 30+ departmental sites that need to be created for our intranet on SharePoint 2010 and are looking for ways to accelerate this process. One method suggested has been to use a standardized ...
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Problem applying content type bindings to an es-ES site definition

I'm building a publishing site which will support the following cultures: de-DE (1031) en-US (1033) es-ES (3082) fr-FR (1036) it-IT (1040) ja-JP (1041) ru-RU (1049) zh-CHS (2052) I can create an ...
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Dynamic Master Pages

Has anyone ever managed to implement dynamic master pages on a publishing site? Something along the lines of the master page switching automatically depending the referrer or some other passed ...
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Iterate over Pages library and get each item's properties

I need to use C# to iterate over the publishing Pages library items on SharePoint 2010 and get their properties. For example, I need to get the item's filename (if it's a file) and detect if it's a ...