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

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Alternative to “Create site template” for publishing sites?

As many of you know for a publishing site "save as template" is not supported by MS. Although there are hack to save the publishing site as template, it is not guaranteed to work properly. And here ...
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Making the default page of the site dynamic

Is it possible to set the default page of a publishing site, to the first page in Pages library?
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Folders in Pages Library or Sub-sites?

I need a 5-6 level deep structure (hierarchy) in a publishing portal. Which way to choose is best practice. Creating publishing sites and sub-sites for each level? (Disadvantage of this: There are ...
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Building the level (menu) hierarchy by creating sites and subsites deeper

I am working on a portal project that was a custom asp.net wcm/ecm portal and i will develop it in sharepoint from scratch. In that custom portal there is a 5 level menu hierarchy. And only some ...
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Custom page layout html editor borders?

I have a PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField on my page layout. When editing the page. The html editor has no borders, so it is hard to realise. How can i have borders around the html editor. Thanks
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How to set different start page for each user group?

I have two different user groups in my Sharepoint 2010 site and start page is default.aspx. I want to show nothing or another page for only one user group as start page. How can I solve this? Is it ...
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Can only create site (from custom defintion) when in central admin

As title says. I've created the bare basics of a custom site definition (no features etc.). It, at least appears, to deploy and activate fine judging by VS 2010 output. If in central admin, I can ...
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SharePoint Customization - Order of CSS

I'm branding a SharePoint 2010 publishing site. I'm deploying a custom master page and CSS style sheet using a Feature. I'm applying CSS as an alternate style sheet using the UI: Site Actions -> Site ...
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Publishing Page - hide page layouts

We have requirement to leave only article layouts for publishing pages and hide others (Redirect, Blank Web Part Page, Table of Contents, Splash etc should be hidden). Any ideas how we could achieve ...
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Provisioning did not success : Publishing Template

I have a rather strange scenario. I upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 and assumed my permissions will pull through correct, note that I am on AD, which didn't quite work the way I ...
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Publishing workflow always discards page

I have a publishing web with unique permissions. I have tried changing the default approvers group through code by doing the follwing: Locate Pages list Locate workflow association by ...
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Incremental Deployment and Rename Site URL

We have a staging and production environment setup. Incremental deployment is configured from Stage to Production. We have one sitecollection / Inside that we have several subsites. One of the ...
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SPFile.OpenBinary - Encoding Issues

I am copying some SharePoint pages from one site collection to another and I noticed that certain special characters get mangled up in the destination file. Here is an example: Source Text: Nous ...
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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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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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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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IE8 browser settings in company group policy SCCM

Which of the following IE8 configuration settings might cause an issue for SharePoint (2007 or 2010). 1) Tools -> Compatibility View Settings, Uncheck "Display iIntranet sites in Compatibility ...
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from 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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How to display last major version to authors

We have a unique requirement where customer wants their authors to browse the publishing site as-if they are read-only users. Additional Notes: We do NOT have separate STAGING and PRODUCTION farms. ...
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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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Publishing site: Why are my pages blank but having webparts and controls in editing mode?

Started to look into Publishing site pages. I have a few pages of a publisihing site filled with web parts and controls in editor that I fail to see. They are saved, checked in and published (few ...
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Publishing Pages / WCM - Good resources for implementation?

Are there any good resources available for implementing web content management using publishing pages in SharePoint 2010? I know the bits and pieces, but am looking for example implementations. I'm ...
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Getting rid of the summary links box

I have a publishing site, but want to get rid of that "summary links" box that comes up on the homepage. How can I do this (preferably without sharepoint designer, as I am developer/infrastructure ...
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How to create a WSP file without using wspbuilder for Site Definition

I have a folder with following structure, I wonder how can I create a wsp file for it, and it deploy the site definition for me, structure - XML - -> ONET.xml - default.aspx - ...
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What things/attributes need to be changes while renaming a Site Defination?

I have a site definition folder with following structure, XML default.aspx MasterPage.master masterpageajax.master In XML folder I have "ONET.XML" and I looked into this file, and realized that ...
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Page Title not showing up in the breadcrumb - SharePoint 2010

I am trying to include current page title after site name on a sharepoint 2010 publishing site. The master page that I have created contains the necessary control to render the page title as attached ...
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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 “Pages” from the Url

I'm building a public facing SharePoint 2010 site and my client (and i) doesn't like the "/Pages/" part within the Urls that SharePoint generates. Is there a way to take this part out of the Url?
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Extend SharePoint Calendar

Context: We are trying to do Event Management module to be part of SharePoint multilingual publishing website by capitalizing on the capabilities of SharePoint calendar. The event as a business ...
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How do I enable anonymous access for only subsites of publishing sites?

How do I enable anonymous access for only subsites of publishing sites?
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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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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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copy sharepoint top navigation bar to another site collection dyanamically

I have two sitecollection A and B, i want to write a c# code on my webpart to read the topnavbar of sitecollection A at sitecollection B and display the same in ASPMenu control on site collection B. ...
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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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Managing Pages Library Inside Publishing Portal

I would like to know what is the best practice for managing the following scenario Publishing Portal with multiple authors I have defined multiple content types and added them to the Pages library ...
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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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Is there anyway to support item level *publishing* page edit permissions in SharePoint 2007?

So after some careful research I've discovered that SharePoint does not support item level edit permissions for publishing pages. This behavior is easily reproducible just do the following steps below ...
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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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Is there a way to set permissions so that a content editor part can be edited but not removed from the page?

I have a client scenario in which users need to be able to edit content within a content editor web part placed on a page via site template, but they need to be prevented from removing the web part ...
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PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField Rendering not working

i am using site content type RichHtmlField as Full HTML type with value = hello PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField tag in layoutpage does not render it. Instead of displaying hello. it is displaying ...
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Saving publishing site as template in MOSS 2007

I have a publishing site in moss 2007(dev env) and i need to save it as template.. in moss 2007 there is no option to save the publishing site as template so i am using the link below to save it as a ...
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Publish Tab not visible

I have a Sharepoint Portal with "Sharepoint Server Publishing" feature activated at site collection level. I have few pages in subsite and some page have "Page" and "publish" tabs and for some pages I ...
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How can use API to get all Publishing pages in the site collection using a specific Content Type?

I need to use API to return all Publishing pages using a specific content type in a publishing site. this includes querying all sites in the site collection. Can I do that with SPQuery? I am using ...
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Portal page with web part - access issue

We have a page which displays some data based on list items which are stored in another site collection. Many of those items have custom permissions set up. Story goes like this: when user has ...
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Why do minor versions on Pages library enable the Publish tab?

Why do minor versions (drafts) on SharePoint 2010's Page's library enable the Publish tab? I've noticed that when you turn minor versions off on the publishing Page's library, the Publish tab goes ...
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Need some basic documentation for publishing page editors

Can you point me to some documentation for SharePoint 2010 beginners who need to edit publishing pages? They need to perform basic tasks, such as applying markup styles, pasting text, inserting and ...
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How to create link to create a custom content type in Site Actions menu?

I am new in SP2010 and I want to ask if anyone knows how to do the following. I have made some new custom content types based in the Article page (Publishing page) and assigned new layouts to them. Is ...
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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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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 ...