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How do I Activate the Signatures Workflow?

After fixing the intranet site that was deleted, I am re-establishing some pages that were lost. I have a site template that I created and when I try to use it on the top level site, I receive the ...
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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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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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Is it possible to filter a BCS list using a site's name?

I'm running SharePoint Foundation and copying a site template per project. I would like to filter the BCS list in my template using the site name. Is there a possible method?
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SharePoint site creation is very slow in certain site collections

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise We have two site collections which are very slow when it comes to creating content like sites, lists, and libraries and accessing settings for existing objects. I would say ...
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Create a template of a TFS integrated project site?

We are looking to create templates of our current TFS integrated project sites on SharePoint 2010 for future projects. Is it possible to create a SharePoint site template based on an empty TFS project ...
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.wsp/.cab file creation in SharePoint

So I had to dismantle a .wsp file to correct some pathing issues that wouldn't fix any other way in feature.xml (this is a site template), and now can't seem to find a decent utility to put the ...
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Why am I getting issues with a WSP imported into Visual Studio?

I imported a WSP (site template) in VS 2010 and compiled. I then tried to create a package (build > package). I am getting all sorts of issues. Why is that? The site templated was created using an ...
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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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Error when importing site: BLANKINTERNET#0 vs. BLANKINTERNET#2

I've been working on a SharePoint 2010 site in a development area for a while, and now I've come to export individual sites (rather than the entire site collection) so that I can import them onto my ...
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Creating a site definition

We have some 30+ departmental sites that need to be created for our intranet on SharePoint 2010 and are looking for ways to accelerate this process. One method suggested has been to use a standardized ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Which template should I use for an intranet?

I need to select a root site template for an intranet wih the following requirements: SharePoint 2010 Small company Approx 40 users Subsites (Probably Site Collections) projects Finance HR ...
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New Install - SharePoint Foundation 2013 - Missing Templates?

Know this is a basic question, but I'm stumped. Just installed SharePoint Foundation 2013 ... when I go to "Site Content", new subsite, I only see the following templates available: Collaboration ...
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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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Importing a WSP template - Error, require feature {69cadbef-ac7d-494d-9d0a-39a26e008377}

I've made a back up of site to produce a template file (WSP) in SharePoint 2010 online. I have then tried to import into my development platform, which is also SP 2010 online but keep getting the ...
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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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'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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Save Site as Template (with include content) does not accept LookUpSite Columns

After long search on the web i could not figure out why i have been facing wired behaviour today with my SharePoint Site. I explain, I have a Site Collection (Blank Site Template) which contains ...
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Export site as a template and master page link?

We have a site collection that have several sub webs. In the root site, we created some custom master pages. We linked the subwebs masterpage url (SPWeb.MasterPageUrl) to the same, centralized ...
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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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Cannot deactivate site template (solution) after creating and deleting a new site

In SharePoint 2010, I created a new site template from an existing site and a new site using this template. After deleting the new site and I cannot deactivate the site template to be able to remove ...
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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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character problem in webpart title after exporting a site

After i have creat a site collection (in french), i save it as a model, open it in Visual studio, change the scope of a feature, package it and deploy it on the farm and create a new site collection ...
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Error creating a site from a template in SP2010

I can create a site template without any problems and it will happily sit in the solution gallery all activated and nice looking. When I then try to create a new site and pick that template I get ...
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Document Library Template: The language is not supported on the server

We have created a document library template to facilitate the rapid deployment of multiple document libraries with identical structure. The template has been created within the same site and the same ...
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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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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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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 are created in GUI, no code. I don't have a HashTag field in my site, ...
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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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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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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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Getting Web Template using Configuration ID

I am able to get Web template by checking its ID, but we have ten's of web configurations within a web template so in short we have loads of web template id's with different configurations and Title. ...
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Unhandled exception when saving a site as a template

I've been saving my site as a template successfully for a while, but after adding a new dialog to my 'Action Items' list in SharePoint Designer, I am no longer able to export my site. The original ...
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How to best duplicate a site?

I'd like to confirm the "best practices" of what I am trying to achieve. Currently, I have 1 SP 2010 application with 1 site that has users, (grouped appropriately) that have different permissions ...
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Ghost existing file in hive to new site from custom template?

I'm developing a Web Template, extending the Blank template. I had some code in a web feature receiver to place webparts on the web's default.aspx but ran into a similar issue to this: the page ...
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Default page of custom site template with SharePoint Server Publishing feature

I created a custom site template for Sharepoint 2010. In this template is automatically activated SharePoint Server Publishing feature by this code in onet.xml: <WebFeatures> <Feature ...
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SharePoint 2010 site collection template not visible

I have a document center of which i would like to create a template for re use. I have used Todd's guide to do this and it's all working fine. Except when I try to include the site content in the ...
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Importing SP 2007 wiki into SP 2010 to remove “page has been customized from its template” message

We have migrated a very out-of-the-box SP2007 to SP2010 (DB attach) and have performed the visual upgrade for all sites. Now when I open some wiki pages I get the notification: "The current page has ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Install Site Template using Powershell script

I want to install site template in SharePoint 2010. Basically i want to know how use install-spwebtemplate wsp name : SPT_SiteTemplate.wsp Name : SPT_SiteTemplate
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Redo navigation after adding publishing pages

I added some publishing pages after a site was provisioned (using web template, so I am already adding to nav using in onet.xml). The pages I am creating are in the navbar of the onet.xml. But they ...
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Helpdesk Template - See My Service Requests in My Site

I have set up the Helpdesk 'fantastic 40' template on our portal and can add service requests etc. I can also see that in the site's child pages I have access to a whole lot of web parts such as ...
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Error creating site from template with feature with module

I created with Visual Studio a module to uploade a file. And a feature associated. Currently the site has this feature desactivated. I create a site template based on this site. When I create a ...
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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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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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I'm having trouble with basic layout using html/css with Sharepoint

first time poster here so I'd like to apologize if I do this wrong. I'm new to Sharepoint, so I'm having difficulty with some basic stuff. My end goal is to basically make something that looks like ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Template Issue while creating new Site

I have created a Site Template using "Save Site as template" SharePoint option. While creating a new site using the Custom Site Template facing the below issue. Previously I was able to create the ...
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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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Converting a Publishing Page site template to a WSS-compatible template

I am in the process of determining whether a couple of sites can be moved from a full MOSS server to a free WSS server. The current process has been to turn off all known MOSS-only features, export ...
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how can I add a link in the top nav bar in onet.xml for a custom page?

I a custom site definition, I have two modules : the classic default module to provision the default.aspx a custom mypage to provision a custom mypage.aspx I want to add in the top navigation bar ...