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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Create site collection using custom site template SharePoint Online

Can we create a SharePoint site collection using custom site template from admin center in SharePoint Online? I do not see any option to upload the solution where we can uplooad the custom template to ...
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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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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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There are so many site templates. Where can I find demos of these templates?

When creating my first site collection it asks me to choose a template... but I have no idea (other than the little description) what the templates look like or how they behave, provide in terms of ...
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Is it mandatory that we need to create “Developer Site” to deploy apps? Or can they be deployed on team site too?

I am working on sharepoint 2013 APPS. My question is can we deploy apps on a team site or some other site template. Or is that apps are specially designed for developer site only. Meaning, is that ...
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A duplicate field name “XXXX” was found when create a site from te

I backup a subsite as a template, and then I need to creat a new sub site in the same site collection from this template. There is always an error A duplicate field name "XXXX" was found I check file ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Publish a site template to multiple site collections

I have two team site collections inside my SharePoint web application 2013. Inside the first site collection I saved one of the sub-sites as a template, and I am able to create new sub-sites based on ...
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Create a custom web template

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 ...
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Custom site template not including all titles

I have a custom site template, that I made by first creating a site, a couple of doc libraries and custom lists, and put some webparts on the "frontpage" that shows certain views in these doc libs. ...
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How do I use a relative URL as a data source for a Timeline web part?

I am trying to create a site template for a project site. On the home page of the site, I have a Timeline web part (new for SP 2013). When the web part is created, the data source defaults to the ...
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Error while creating site template in SharePoint 2013

I have created a site template which I will be using in the future to create sub sites. But when I try to create the site template, I am getting the following error. Feature definition with Id ...
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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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How to add a site collection tempalte to the central administration?

I am trying to create a site collection template and put it in the "custom" tab in the central administration. In this way whenever i want to create a new site collection i will be able to choose my ...
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Is it supported to save a sub site as a templete while its site collection has the “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” feature enabled

I was reading many articles that saving a sub site as a template might not be supported under certain scenarios, even if the "save site as template" link exists for the sub-site. now in my case i have ...
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How To move a Sharepoint Site Template from one farm to another Farm?

I have a SharePoint site collection on one of my farms, which is saved as a template. Now I want to create a new SharePoint site on another farm that uses the template of my first farm. How I can ...
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SharePoint Team Site Templates & Custom Actions

I'm creating a SharePoint O365 Team Site (Non-Publishing) Site Template. In this template I have used PowerShell to create a custom action that adds a ScriptLink reference to a JavaScript file. Prior ...
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Cannot create site template from SharePoint 2013 online using C#

I am facing one strange issue in creating sub site using CSOM. Following steps I have performed. I have created new site collection (Publishing) in sharepoint online Created sub site of type ...
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How to bulk upload a site template (solution) to multiple site collections

We've multiple site collections with customized site templates (or solutions). Is it possible to change all the solution (in all the site collections) at once when the template has been updated? ...
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Site Template section items order

In SP 2013 on premise I have some site template which appears in the "Custom" tag when I want to create a new site. I would like them to be sorted by name, but so far I could not do it in any way. ...
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Cannot create site from template due to missing column

I have created a site template that contains a list with a calculated column. Here is the column formula: ="<DIV><img src='"&IF([Project Status]="On ...
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Cannot create site from template because of Attachments folder

I have created a site template with a list and some content inside the list. When I try to create a site from that template, I get and error message saying "something went wrong", when I tried to ...
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Do Site Templates include Indexed Columns

I want to add an index to a site column in a Document Library. This web & document library will then be saved as a site template to be used for creating more webs. Do site-templates include ...
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Not able to activate the site template in solutions gallery : SharePoint 2010

I have created a site from Decision Meeting work-space template, made some modifications(added 2 Extra columns of date time datatype into Agenda list, added a new list for comments). I have saved ...
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Activate Site Feature - SharePoint Server Publishing - is this possible to do this automatically in O365?

Is it possible to Activate Site Feature - SharePoint Server Publishing in the O365 environment using workflow, a web service or a combination of workflow/web service or any other way? We have a ...
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Saving a subsite as Templete raised the following exception :- Error exporting the site field named “HashTags”

I use to work on a subsite and i use to save it as a Template without any problems, but today i rename the subsite name and i chnage its url, in addition to that i add/remove some columns, but when i ...
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Can not show “Save site as template” link again, even after i disable the “SharePoint Server Publishing”

I have a team site collection inside SP2013. now inside the team site collection i created a new sub site of type team site also . now for the new subsite i can save the subsite as template by ...
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Custom SharePoint Template not showing up on Sub-Site

I am using SharePoint 2007. I have uploaded a custom site template (.stp) file on the site template library. When I created a sub site, my custom template shows up under the custom template tab. I ...
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Saving Document set as a template” getting problem with views

I created the document set with some data and designed the welcome page of it. But after saving as a template when I used the template in the other location of the site, I couldn't find the welcome ...
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Site navigation settings is not getting saved inside a site template

I am working on a subsite inside my SharePoint 2013 team site collection. now inside the subsite i checked the "Open Link in New Window" checkbox option on some site navigation links, as follow:- ...
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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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Problem when creating sub sites based on site templates, as some settings will not be transferred

I have created a sub site inside my team site collection on sharepoint server 2013, then I saved the sub site as template. after that I created a new sub site based on the site template, but I have ...
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Renaming a site column at the list level , does not always get reflected inside the site templete

I am facing the following problem:- i created an issue tracking list inside a subsite, then i rename the Built-in Description field to be "Detailed Description" at the list level. and i change its ...
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Renaming a subsite (Name & change its URL) will not allow me to save it as templete

I was working on a subsite and i use to save it as templete without any problem, now i decide to change the sub site name and URL , so i rename it from CustomerPortal to CustomerportalTemplete. But ...
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How to get the homepage / welcome page of a web with site.WebTemplate PROJECTSITE

to check if a user account has access to the homepage of a site collection, I have to get the root web's homepage. In most cases it works by using using (SPWeb web = site.RootWeb) { String ...
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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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Dynamic Site Templates

Let's say I have Template A with 20 libraries. What I want is, user can 'de-select' some of these libraries so that when the site is created, it doesn't have those libraries. Currently, only way I'm ...
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How to see what site template is used in SharePoint Online (Office 365)

Is there a simple way for me to see what template was used for a site collection in SharePoint Online (Office 365)? The Site Collection properties only show details like "number of subsites", ...
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Site permission settings will not be included in the site template

I have saved a sub-site as a template. Then, I created a sub-site based on the template. But it seems that the template will not include the site permissions. So can anyone provide any advice on this? ...
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how to manage sub sites that have been created using a template in a centralize way

I am facing problems in understanding how i should be managing sub sites that have been created using a template. now i have followed the following process :- I created a new sub site (the sub site ...
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There is no file with URL 'Pages/home.aspx' in this Web

I am trying to create a subsite based on a custom template. However, I am getting the error below. Anyone any idea what is causing this? [COMException (0x8107058a): ...
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Is it possible to modify a Site Templete and reflect all the changies to the underlying Subites

I have created a new sub-site, and i added many apps inside it ,, then i saved the site as template. After that I created 5 sub-sites and i based them on the template. now i need to add an ...
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Created Site Template Does Not Show Up In Solution Gallery

After creating a site template with contents, SharePoint tells me that everything went OK, and prompts me to go to the Solution Gallery. However, it is empty. Try as I might, I cannot create a site ...
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How to create template of sharepoint subsite which is already created from template?

How to create template of SharePoint sub-site which is already created from template? I am not able to find Solution in Solution Gallary.
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SharePoint 2013 -creating site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template fails

Wondering whether anyone can shed any light as to how to troubleshoot this issue. I can't seem to create a new site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template - command shown below. Running into this ...
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Why is the ViewFormPagesLockDown Feature required for my site template? SP2013 Online

I have a site template that we use for creating Project Workspaces. The template was developed by another person who has now left the Company. It was working fine until I was doing some work on ...
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Is there a way to add editable table to my page layout

I have created a new page layout inside my SharePoint 2013 enterprise wiki , then I opened the page layout using SharePoint designer 2013. But I cannot find a way to add an editable table to my page ...
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Resource Time Tracking template in SharePoint 2010?

Do we have any free SharePoint 2010 solution to track the resource efforts? Something like:
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Custom site template for publishing portal site collection

I have created a custom site template with team site. When I deployed to a team or other than publishing portal site collection it shows the custom site template in defined category. But when I ...