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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
80 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
177 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
197 views

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? ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
174 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

“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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
911 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
333 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
198 views

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.. ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
661 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
345 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
329 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
95 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
209 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
503 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

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, ...
3
votes
3answers
997 views

“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 ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ?
0
votes
3answers
106 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
245 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
369 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
108 views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
276 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
189 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
125 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
191 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

Recursive Enumeration of Sites, Subsites, and Application Templates Used

I am migrating my WSS 3.0 installation over to 2010 and then eventually to 2013 and am in need of a stsadm command that will show me a list of sites in the site collection, a list of subsites within ...
2
votes
2answers
246 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
997 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
420 views

Site Template error message

I am trying to use a site template. But, when I go in to use the template it gives me this error message: The site Template requires that the feature {6e8f2b8d-d765-4e69-84ea-5702574c11d6} be ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
616 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
149 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
499 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
207 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...