a foundation for a new SharePoint site. The site definitions not only determine the appearance and behavior of the SharePoint site, but also its default content and functionality.

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Enable versioning for all the lists under a site through site definition

I want to enable versioning for all the lists under a site through site definition xml. Note: Would not prefer powerhshell script.
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Where is all documents view in the site template?

I got the task to update tons of site templates: add the column "Modified" to all views of all lists in all document libraries. Of course, I won't do this by hand. So I downloaded the templates, ...
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What happens if a Master Page doesn't meet the Site Definitions

What happens when your master page doesn't meet the site definitions? Will it still render correctly? Currently my master has the blue 'i' icon and doesn't meet site definitions. But still looks ...
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Site definition based on Community

I want to deploy a site definition based on a Community Template, in order to create websites that looks exactly like the Community ones. How can I do that? I tried copying Community onet.xml but it ...
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No Edit link on Sharepoint Toolbar

I'm developing a custom site definition but I noticed a problem. In a default Team site I have the Edit link on the toolbar, as shown in the picture: In my site definition there's no Edit button, ...
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Site Definition Custom Master Page: file not found

I'm trying to create a site definition that uses a custom master page. I created a module in VS, called MasterPages, in which there are two folders (one inside another): _catalogs, masterpage. Within ...
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How to create sitecollection with subsites using custom site definition

How do we create a site collection with subsites using a custom site definition?I have tried adding a new feature and a feature receiver for creating subsites and specified this web scoped feature in ...
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How to convert a site from a site definition into a web template based site?

I have a team site collection made from a site definition, and I am upgrading from 2010 to 2013, and I want the whole site collection be based on a web template equivalent of the site collection. I ...
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How to display multiple site configurations in SharePoint 2013?

I made a site definition and I have multiple configurations. But when I try to create a subsite, and I look under the SharePoint Customizations tab for Template Selection. I only see MyPublishingPage ...
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How to attach custom document template when creating site definition

I was looking at this page https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/aa978104%28v=office.14%29.aspx And I don't understand how to attach the document template file. <DocumentTemplates> ...
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What path to set for DocumentTemplateFile in sharepoint 2013 site definition?

In my SharePoint 2013 site definition I want to attach a document template file, like a docx. But when I put this <DocumentTemplates> <DocumentTemplate DisplayName="Blank Document" ...
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How to create a document library template in SharePoint 2013 site definition?

In a site definition in SP2013, I want to create a document library template (not instance). I have this code in my onet.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project Title="Mysite" ...
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Order of Items in a single feature

Can we set order for items in a single feature? I was trying to create a site column of type lookup for which the lookup-list should be created first after that only we can create the column. In my ...
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List instance in not created after deploying a feature which has this list definition and instance

I have a site definition: inside that I am creating a list definition & instance, one visual web part. I am creating a feature and putting all these list definition, instance and visual web part ...
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'Apps in Testing' throws JS error on clientContext - Cannot find current web URL

I have some JavaScript running on top of my Master Page. It works well except on one Site. When a 'Developer' Site collection is created, it adds 'Getting Started' and 'Apps in Testing' to the Home ...
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Creating new subsite in sharepoint 2013,site tempate

While creating subsite, it will ask to choose tempalte. I would like to remove few template from the option eg. Community site. So that user should not create subsite with community site template. ...
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SiteDefinition DocumentLibrary custom ContentType | OneDrive Syncronization

I figured out a strange behavior: I've developed a custom SiteDefinition including a custom List Instance (Document Library), which is including a custom ContentType (inheriting from document) with ...
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Set welcome page when site created

I have a custom site definition. When site created I have an event receiver it will activate related features. After features have been activated I set my welcome page. public override void ...
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View property “InplaceSearchEnabled” in onet.xml ignored

i couldn't get the InplaceSearch displayed on my webpart through onet.xml. in my onet.xml file: <View List="Lists/Aufgaben" BaseViewID="1" WebPartZoneID="TaskTab"> <![CDATA[ ...
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Create custom SharePoint subsite template/definition

How could I create a template for a subsite? I have only got it to work to create a template for a site collection, using a site definition. How should I do it when using a subsite ? Here is a ...
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How translate lookup field in Site Definition

I create a lookup field on main site which look up on list on this site, and add this to list which adding to subsite, but I wont have main site in English but subsites in other languages and when I ...
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Add a Navigation Term Set in a Site Definition

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I am trying to provision a new site with an initial term set used for navigation. I was thinking i could use Visual Studio & create a Site Definition--similar to ...
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Can't edit Master Page without breaking the site

I'm a little confused as to what is happening with my Master Page. If I check out the .master and reupload it without making ANY changes to the file, I get an error saying one of the declared ...
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Creating a subsite from Site Definition gives access denied in SharePoint 2013

i have a Site Definition that creates discussion board, blog, and wiki, when creating the sub site based on this definition it behaves as the following: 1- if i'm logged in as System Account, the sub ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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Which way should I go Site Definition or Inbuilt definition with customization?

I am new to Sharepoint. I need to create a totally customized site from the scratch level. Which means there would be many pages, customized master page and etc. I came to know that you should go for ...
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Provision pages to the site definiton after publishing is activated

I have a site definition, and in this site definition I would like to provision some pages with the webparts when the site is created using this template. I cannot provision whole the pages library ...
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Options for modifying custom site definitions in SharePoint 2010

There is a current custom site definition which many sites are based on that needs to be re-worked. I am familiar (somewhat) with creating and deploying new site definitions through VS and creating ...
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Sharepoint 2010 site definition and Lookup column

I have created a custom list definition with a lookup field using Visual Studio. Everything is working perfect. After that I created a site definition using Visual Studio and added this custom list ...
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How to change the page layout or webpartzones on default page of a custom site definition?

Currently I've got a custom site definition (SharePoint 2010) that includes several features and also puts some webparts in the webpartzones on the default.aspx when a site based on this definition is ...
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What is difference between site template and site definition?

My organization has multiple clients. And we need to create similar site collections (with 4 lists and few items which must be the same for every client) for each client. So I was advised to create 1 ...
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Is there an official description of all the OOTB site definitions?

Does a detailed definition of all the out of the box site definitions exist? If it's a book, please let me know what book, but I want something more descriptive than a one sentence description and the ...
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VisualUpgrade doesn't fix all during 2010->2013 upgrade

MY SOLUTION: I've founded a solution for my problem. Before upgrade I've placed a special xml file in 15\CONFIG\UPGRADE folder, with information about my web templates, like this: <WebTemplate ...
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How to add TasksWithTimelineAndHierarchy web part to site definition

I am currently working on a site definition for a customer. Their wish is to create a team site with four subsites and some specified web parts on them. Safe to say all that works, but I am however ...
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to go with save site as a template, web template or site definition

I have to create a generic site template which has few tabs in the home page and on click of these links/tabs in this site template it will navigate to the sub sites created under that[this generic ...
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Site provision cycle

I have some site definitions in which I have added multiple lists into the <Lists> tag and then I've added a stapling feature which will trigger a series of web-scoped features when sites are ...
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How can I add an app instance programmatically or declaratively?

I am currently working on a large deployment consisting of a large number of Site Collections with some custom SharePoint Apps (specifically custom ASP.Net High-Trust Provider Hosted Apps, but that ...
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Where is the default.master page?

I've inherited a SharePoint site with some odd behavior. In MS Office SharePoint Designer, when I "Reset to Site Definition" the "default.master" page, it still has lots of customizations, e.g. ...
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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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feature stapling in site definition

I want to create site definition using VS2010, also when any site get created it should activate few feature automatically. How to use feature stapling exactly , please anyone let me know step by step ...
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OnQuickLaunch ignored in list instance

I have a list instance in which I set the OnQuickLaunch to TRUE and refer to in my Site Definition. However it gets ignored, why could it be? <ListInstance Title="Assistance" ...
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Site Definition with Document library by default

I've created a new Site Definition which does not use Publishing features and I need to have 5 document libraries created by default on the new site created using this Site definition. The Collab. ...
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Sharepoint 2007 to Sharepoint 2010 Migration Issues

I recently migrated SharePoint 2007 portal to SharePoint 2010 using content database attach/detach method. After mounting the database in SharePoint 2010, site collection got created. When I browse ...
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Can custom site-definitions be upgraded in SharePoint 2013?

I have a site-collection on SharePoint 2013 which is using the SharePoint 2010 experience version and does include a website which is based on a custom site-definition. When i try to upgrade this ...
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Apply contenttype to list in site definition

I have a site definition in which I create 3 document libraries. I have also created 3 contenttypes which I'd like to apply to each of these libraries. Can this be done in my Site Definition or can ...
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Why do we use list definition? When we need to use site definition in SharePoint?

I have a question for that need know absolution from this invoke. why do we use list definition? when does useful for site definition in SharePoint?
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Add a visual web part to the default page of the custom site definition via ONET.xml file

We have created a SharePoint solution with custom site definition and a simple visual Webpart using Visual Studio 2012. The purpose of the solution would be to add the custom visual webpart to the ...
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SiteDefinition and ContentBySearchWebPart

I have custom templates for a ContentBySearchWebPart. I tries to add these templates and a page with ContentBySearchWebPart by module which is implemented into onet.xml. My issue is when the web part ...
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Hide specific Site Template from SP2010 Site creation list using Powershell or Stsadm

I have some custom site templates.. Now i want to just hide those templates from the Site Creation List.. I found some ways to like editing webtemp.xml and doing it from UI for each site collection.. ...
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Adding workflow in site definition created using visual studio 2010

I am creating a site definition by code. I want to add an already created workflow to this site definition, then what are the steps to achieve this? Please guide.