SharePoint site templates are pre-built definitions designed around a particular business need. You can use these templates as they are to create your own SharePoint site and then customize the site as much as you like. You’re probably familiar with the default site templates, like Team Site, Blog ...

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“Unselect All” features when importing a site template to Visual Studio 2012?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm importing a WSP of a site template using the "SharePoint Customization Wizard." The list of features displays with all items selected. I only want to import a couple ...
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Custom Site template not available in office 365

In office 365 i created a site template using this. The template is available in solution gallery and is activated.But when creating a new subsite, In the template selection I cannot find the custom ...
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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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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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Change URL Link automatically

We have websites with URL's like this: /sitename/site/DE123 We want to add a link on this website which looks so: ...
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What is Site, Web, Site Template and Web Template in SharePoint?

Can anyone please tell me what the difference is between Site and Web in SharePoint. Also what is Site Template and Web Template?
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Modified Content type columns breaks in site template

I have created a site template with a list that uses my content type "ctNews". I have renamed my columns in the content type to different names, and renamed the columns in the site template. If I ...
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What is the best practice to duplicate a site collection?

I have a site collection, that contains sub-sites and other list that have different level permissions. If I use the "Save as template" I don't obtain a satisfied result, because template loses the ...
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Staple a feature on custom site template site creation

I have a site template on sharepoint 2007 (stp file) which has everything setup that i need on it and is the way the client wants the site to look. However if i template the site and upload that ...
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Which site template do I use for SP2013 site for my requirement?

We are developing using SharePoint 2013. We need to have document library to publish excel files that can be then viewed via Excel Web Services webpart. We need to plan out the site and need advice on ...
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Using C#, how can I programmatically retrieve and post to the feed that appears on a community site?

I have created a site using the Community site template. I want to post to and retrieve the threads that appear on the main page. I have tried to use the SocialFeedManager class from the client ...
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Stuck in “Preview Page” mode in SharePoint 2013

I was editing the Seattle Master Page and suddenly my site got stuck in the "Preview Page" mode: And I don't know how to stop it. I returned back the template to the original Seattle template but ...
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Will this work? - Site template in another server

I create custom site, custom subsites, custom web parts, lists and I add some content. I'll save site as template and I include content. Can I use this template in another SharePoint servers? Will it ...
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Site templates removed from solution gallery but still appearing in “new site” dialog

A client deleted some site templates (WSPs) from the solution gallery. I'm not sure if they were deactivated before they were deleted. They seem to have been also manually deleted from the recycle ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Site Content > New Webpart Page

Please take a look at this link: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd583147(v=office.11).aspx In that link it explains how to add custom templates into SharePoint for when you create a new ...
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Site Templates vs Copy Site with Manage Content and Structure?

Interesting question just came up from a client: when creating multiple sites from a template, are there any disadvantage to using the "Copy Site" feature via the "Manage Content and Structure" tool? ...
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Slight changes to Blank site template

What would be the easiest way to apply some changes to the blank site template: Apply composed look (master page / more zones to the front page, custom color palette) Disable a couple of features ...
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Change Request Site - SharePoint 2010?

I need to develop a SharePoint 2010 application to control the Change Request, currently we are using a huge Excel sheet with more than 120 Fields. I would like to break the Fields into smaller ...
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Easy and maintainable way to create templates for sites?

What is currently the best way to add a template for site collections and subsites? Background: Vesa Juvonen wrote a good blog post in 2010 about declarative web templates over site definitions. ...
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Save as Site Template Error: Error exporting the site field named “HashTags”

I am having an urgent issue "Error exporting the site field named "HashTags" when saving a site as a template. All fields created in GUI, no code. I don't have a HashTag field in my site, that I know ...
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“Save as site template” runs indefinitely without error

If I attempt to save a site as a template in the UI, the page stays "Processing..." forever and never throws an error. The template doesn't exist in the solution gallery, so it isn't an issue just ...
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Best practices for provisioning SharePoint 2013 sites / site collections with templates

I want to start prototyping a team or community site in 2013 on fairly standard intranet, with a view making it a template for the various departments. I am still revising the design for the ...
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Can you apply a site template to a subsite of a Developer Site on Office 365 (SP2013)?

For development testing I use the "Developer Site" site definition for my root web. When I create a sub-site of this developer site I want to use a custom site template I have created. However, when ...
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Can't save sub-site as a template but can save parent site

Long story short: I can save the parent site of a collection as a template without any issues. If I create a blank sub-site with nothing in it at all and then attempt to save it as a template, I get ...
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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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Upload Site Template (.stp) as Farm solution using powershell

I have custom site template file which i got from the SP2007 site as .stp file.. CustomTemplate.stp What i need to do is Deploy this site template to SharePoint 2010 Farm.. I know i can do it from ...
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Importing Web Part Error in Save Site as Template in SharePoint 2010

When saving a site as a template (just this particular site) I receive the following error messages from the ULS logs: *Note: saving without content and I tried to save with content, but received ...
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Web template with title populate

I need to create a new sites/ sub-site programmatically based on some 'properties' defined when an action is selected. Two of the properties that needs to be captured is Name and Description, that I ...
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Site template not attaching workflows to IM Policy

I have a site collection that's designed to have a top level site where all users can read and then a subsite for each client. On each client subsite there are 6 custom lists with a datetime column ...
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'DLCPolicyLabelLock' is unexpected and document information panel is unable to load

My environment is MOSS 2007. I am facing some issues while working with Site Templates. Content management is enabled in the document library and has implemented Label Policy for the document ...
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Save Site Template SP2013 Throws Unexpected Error

I am attempting to save a SharePoint 2013 site as a template from the Site Settings page. After entering the File Name, Template Name and description (Not Including Content) an error is thrown. ...
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How to prevent current navigation headings to convert to links when creating site from template?

I've created a template site in SP2010, which will be used to create additional sites. I've noticed an issue with the current navigation (aka quick launch menu) when creating a site using this ...
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Editing the skydive/my documents page

I am trying to edit this page, to add some html. I can edit the person.aspx but this does not add the html to the skydrive/my documents page. in persion.aspx it does use the master page <%@ ...
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Adding a custom contentplaceholder in a template

I am trying to edit person.aspx to add branding to the about me page. I cannot seme to either add normal html or a custom placeholder that allows me to do this, any ideas what I am doing wrong? ...
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Subclassed Content Type in Site Template / Document Library Template

What I'm trying to do is effectively have a document library content type defined at the site collection level, I then want sites within the Site Collection to be able to edit the defaults for the ...
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SharePoint Customisations Tab Missing

While follwoing an example for creating a site definition in a development environment, something strange was noticed. The SharePoint Customisations Tab in the New SharePoint Site page was missing. ...
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2013, create site collection from wsp template?

How do I create a new site collection from a SharePoint 2013 using a wsp template file as the template for the root site? I've tried creating a new site collection and selecting "select template ...
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Error when creating sites from custom site template

I've created a site template based on a Team Site by going into Site Settings and choosing Save site as template. However, when I try to create a new site based on this site template I get the ...
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Site definition with workflow deployement

i have a Site definition that i got from Sharepoint's site template. I need to be able to create a list workflow in visual studio, then have this workflow inside my site definition because later on i ...
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msg file does not show Open button when site created from template

Situation: I have a document library with a few site collection specific extra columns. Uploaded msg files present the dialog with the Open button when clicked. I save the document library as a ...
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How to move a SharePoint Template from SharePoint Online to a Local SharePoint 2013 Site Collection?

I'm currently trying to find the easiest way to move a Site Template (or really, just the master pages, customized CSS, and a few page customizations) from SharePoint online to a local SP 2013 site. ...
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Site Template: retain Site Logo?

When I save a SharePoint 2013 Site Template, all my modifications stick, except for the Site Logo. How do I save the Site Logo in the template? Here's how I changed the site logo: I've uploaded it to ...
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Project Server - Project Site Template: how to retain logo? [duplicate]

I'm cofiguring a Project Server 2013 instance and I'm having trouble with project site templates. Basically I just create a template project and save the customized project site for re-use in an ...
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Copy a Site Template to another SPWeb

I've got the following problem: There is a solution I didn't develop, that creates and configures a new Website. I have to change the Site Template that is used for this. So I changed the template ...
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Deploy Workflow as template?

I have a workflow that resides in a visual studio 2010 solution. Its a state machine workflow for a list. Currently the workflow is deploy at the root site, using a root lists (customlist, task, ...
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Export large lists from Sharepoint into Visual Studio

Backgroud: I'm developing a workflow solution for my customer. They have an existing SharePoint 2010 farm, with three custom lists. The lists contain about two dozen fields and allow files to be ...
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Site definition with workflow

i need advice on how to implement workflows inside a specific situation. We have a list of projects. When someone adds a new project we need to create a subsite for this project (with the proper ...
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“new item” instead of “new document” in programmatic document library

I have a created a SharePoint 2013 document library programmatically within a custom site definition. The problem is that when I browse to the AllItems.aspx of that Doc Library a "new item" button ...
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Install on premise SharePoint 2010 Site template, on SharePoint Office365 (SP 2013 based)

Is there a setting that'll enable me to install a SharePoint 2010 site template (wsp) on SP 2013?
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Missing SharePoint 2010 Web Templates folder

We had a little mixup with a backup and restore on our SharePoint server and the only thing that appears to be missing in the Meeting Site MPS Template folder in the site templates directory under: ...