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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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.
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Create user security groups in Site Definition using visual studio

I am creating a site definition by code and I have a requirement to create the security groups in the site definition. How can I create the user security groups in the site definition using 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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How to create a custom site definition inherited from existing one?

I need to create new custom site definition which inherited from Publishing Portal with all features and functionality. What is the best way to do this in Sharepoint 2013?
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Site Definition not available from Powershell

Using SP 2013. I have created a site definition in Visual Studio 2012. Deployed that as a solution. From the UI I can create a site and select the template I created. However when I go into ...
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Delegate Control SiteMapDataSource throws error

We have a solution with WSP package. This contains set on Delegate Controls. I want to use one of the Delegate Control with multiple parameters. Hence, I have copied that code related to that and ...
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Lists not being added to quicklaunch

I'm having a problem with some lists that are included in a feature (Scope: web), which is created via a site definition. These lists have the display on quicklaunch set to true, although, the only ...
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create list definition under sub site in site definition

I want to Create List Definition & List Instance under particular Sub-site.It can not been seen under site Collection.
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How to provision .aspx pages to site definition

Is it possible to add custom .aspx pages to site definition. If yes, How we can do this ? Please provide some example if possible?
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Error creating site from site definition - no document templates

I'm hoping you can help me out with a problem I'm experiencing. I have developed a custom site definition. The site contains 2 document libraries (Correspondence and Documents) and a list (Records). ...
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Why I see the page “_layouts/newsbweb.aspx” after debugging my sitedefiniton?

I have a SharePoint 2010 portal. The site collection is from the site template "publishing site". I have created a simple site definition like in this tutorials: ...
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adding a document library to a site definition

Ive created a custom list definition that inherits from document and i want to add it to my site definition. Ive included the feature in the site definition so its available but im not sure how to add ...
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populate list after creation of site from custom site defintion

I need to populate a list that is created as part of a custom site definition from another source. Ive tried using a feature receiver but it states that the list has not been created. I guess that ...
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How to create custom site definition with extra properties?

I am making a custom site definition an I want my users to be able to set two extra properties when they select the site template. Currently I see the normal options "Title" & "URL Name". I think ...