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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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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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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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 found 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 ID="...
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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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Publishing Pages creation during Site creation through site definition

I have deployed a custom site definition.. Features available in onet.xml are - Site Features- SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure Publishing Workflow feature Web Features Office ...
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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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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 guide,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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got Error when create Custom Site Definition in Sharepoint 2007 using VS 2008?

When I create a Custom site Defination got the below error: Failed to instantiate file "default.master" from module "DefaultMasterPage": Source path "default.master" not found. Here is my onet.xml ...
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Query String WebPart is not connected when the feature is active?

I have created one feature with event receiver when the feature is active the Query String WebPart added to the site page. But Query String WebPart is not connected. Here is my code #region ...
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SharePoint 2007 Site Definition for new and existing sites

we have created a wsp solution using visual studio 2005 and deployed at SharePoint farm level with feature stappling so that all the new site collection created will have new masterpage and css ...
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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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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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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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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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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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404 error after update-spsolution with site definition

i ran a upate-spsolution to update a site defintion and now any existing sites created from that site definition throws back a 404 error. Strangely any new sites i create using the site definition ...
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Error while creating site definition in visual studio

I written a program to create site definition in visual studio. I am running below stsadm commandlines in post deployment process. I added below code in the "Post-Deployment command line" window. ...