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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Problem with Sharepoint ContentTypeBinding and Lookup field

I have a problem with ContentTypeBinding when creating a new site. I have custom site template definition where I have referenced Publishing Server Feature, so list Pages is automatically created on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Custom site template exception on TaxonomyHiddenList feature activation on SharePoint 2013

I have created a site collection on Central Administration using the STS#0 template. Afterwards I deleted the newsfeed webpart and saved the site as template on Site Settings and saved the wsp to my ...
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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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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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Save site as template do not include list attachments

I'm trying to create a site template which include several lists. On these lists, we've got items with attachments. I'm quite surprised not to see attachment in the WSP generated... I've created a ...
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SharePoint 2010: Site Templates and how to update existing sites based on that template.?

The question I’m going to ask might have a very simple answer, but I couldn’t figure it out myself yet. So here is the simplified scenario... I created a Site on Dev. SharePoint 2010, added a ...
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Saving/creating site from template resets all user columns

When I save a site as a template and create a new site based on that, all "Modified By", "Created By", etc. fields are reset from whoever originally created that content to my user name. Is there a ...
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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: ...
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Site Template name for Enterprise Document Center

If we go to 15/ hive, we can find site template name for team site "sts". Similarly what is the name for Enterprise Document Center site template ?
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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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Error when creating Site from Custom Template

I am receiving the following error when I attempt to creat a new site and use my custom template (that I have used before). Can you assist? The error is: The site template requires that the ...
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createsite event handler in sharepoint online

I am writing an event handler that will create a new site whenever the new item is added to the list. My issue is it creates a new site everytime but it does and does not (randomly) execute the code ...
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Changing the Team Site Template

Is it possible to change the settings on an existing site template, such as the team site? We would like to recommend to our users to create sites using the team site template where possible, however ...
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Custom site template is messing native templates

I'm creating some site site collections using this command : $url = http://somewhere/sites/coll $me = "${env:userdomain}\${env:username}" $email = "${env:username}@corp.com" STSADM.EXE -o createsite ...
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Error when sign in as different user: The resource cannot be found. /SitePages/Home.aspx

Create a site collection selecting a site template. Prompted asking whether to use existing groups and gave OK. In the newly created site collection, added new user as member and also in a new user ...
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Site Template Urls

I have a SharePoint site, and saved it as a Template. My problem is, I have a third part WebPart that references in his settings, the URL of the site. When I create a new site using the template, ...
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Is it possible to use a custom web template inhirited from teamsite template, in a publish site template?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have implemented this tutorial for creating a custom web template, and it works: ...
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Can someone please explain these files? defaultdws.aspx, default.aspx, ONET.xml and elements.xml

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have implemented this tutorial for creating a custom web template and it WORKS, Yeahhhhh: ...
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How to create a custom web template? Not a site definition or import a saved template wsp file into VS

How can I create a custom web template in Visual Studio? See here some requirements: I dont want to create a site definition! I dont want to import a saved template file (wsp) into Visual Studio I ...
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Append Changes to Existing Text of Multiline of text field set “No” after create new site from template

Description: i have a site, and it contains a list. in that list, multiple line of text description field. set append changes to existing text of that description field is "Yes" now i creating site ...
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Variable Content Query Webpart in Sandbox Solutions

I'm stuck with the following problem. I have a Sharepoint Sandbox Solutions project. On the main page there's a list "Artists" with URLs that direct to the proper Artist Page. Those artist pages are ...
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Find out Site Template ID without powershell

Is it possible to find out the ID of a custom site template without using powershell? Using Sharepoint 2010 project in office 365 and I do not have access to the server. Found a blog post claimining ...
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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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how can I modify the focus on content button in my own template (SP 2013)?

I'm currently creating a own template for my page. I can't figure out how the focus on content button works: If I past in the following snippet from the seatle.html template the focus on content ...
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Relative URL for HTML links in Site Template

I have several links inside content editor webparts and on webpages that reference the site they are in. For example: <a href="/sites/ABC/page.aspx">Link</a> Site ABC is being saved as ...
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selecting site-template

Hello I am beginner in SP. I want to create a basic portal for our company's HR department. We have a taxonomy, so we want to have a tree view menu on the left , and a section in the center where we ...
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Document Center and List View Threshold

From here, I'm under the impression that SharePoint sites built off the "Document Center" or "Records Center" site templates have document libraries and lists that are exempt from the standard ...
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Reconfigure My Sites to use a new web application in Sharepoint 2010

I want to re-do our use of the My Sites feature to point to a separate web application (instead of the current web app which is Sharepoint - 80). I'm confused about where to create the My Site Host ...
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How do I find which column is being declared incorrectly?

I am a junior dev working on a Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration and am hitting the following error when I attempt to import the template: The formula refers to a column that does not exist. Check ...
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Is it possible to change (modify) Custom Site Template name?

Is it possible to change the name of my Custom Site Template? Right now I have a custom site template, the name of this template is "Member Template" And I would like to change the name to "POST ...
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Why are web part connections in a template breaking?

We have a SharePoint site that we created based on a blank site template. We add lists, pages, webparts (including some connected web parts) and then save this site as a template (.wsp file). We ...
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Which language or format Site Templates are in

I know site definitions are built using xml with different tags in them, but until now I thought Site Templates are in XML format as well containing latest settings of site definitions but in fact ...
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publishing web template is invisible and team site template does not contain

I have created two web templates one of them is based on Team site and the other one based on publishing site. I have used a farm scoped feature to deploy both of them. I have two problems. My ...
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How to create and apply custom site template for SharePoint?

How to create and apply custom site template for SharePoint? I want to create a site template with minimal features to get started. Is there any link which shows screen-shots of the templates which ...
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How to find out if a web template is missing from a site collection

Is there any utility out there that can tell me if there is any custom web template missing or faulty from a site collection, I keep getting error "WEB template #00000 not found" while importing a ...
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French Site Template isn't appearing in custom templates

I got tens of custom templates in english language but I just tried to add a french template of same site using STSADM -o Addtemplate -filename -title then did a IISReset, but when I go to Central ...
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How can I create a standard site template in SharePoint 2013

I want to create a standard site template which I can choose if I want create a new subsite. Can you show me the steps to make this possible=
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Error exporting the site field named “Parent Level”

I am trying to save a site as a template. During this process it throws an error "Error exporting the site field named "Parent Level". Am I doing anything wrong? Kind Regards, Sepaka
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Site Template with Custom Pages: css, javascript?

If I create some custom pages that include custom html, css and jquery and this page exists within a site that is used as a site template, will that cause issues? From my limited experience with this ...