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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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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Why we have 2 folders for web templates in folder (12 hive > Template)

I have two folders in 12 Hive > Template named as "1033" and "Site template". In folder "1033" I can see having different "STS....." and then these folders got some custom template folders contains ...
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getting error while importing a site to a sitecollection sharepoint 2007

I exported a site which have many sub sites, and then that sub sites have several sub sites, but getting following error if someone got any idea about it. [16/07/2012 10:00:20]: Start Time: ...
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...
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How to create web template based on Moss 2007 web site in sharepoint 2010

I have a small requirement.. We are migrating moss2007 to sharepoint 2010 online ( cloud) I have a Moss 2007 web site with some of the webparts( both out of box webparts (list view webparts) and one ...
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Problem Creating Site Collection

We are getting this error when attempting to create new sitecollections based on our sitedefinition. Any ideas of what can be wrong? Successfully applied template "STCommunitySite#0" to web at URL ...
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Sharepoint 2010, templates and Features

I have been trying to create site templates from a local SP2010 server that can be used by a client for some custom content. The problem is all the "the site template requires that the feature be ...
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Template For Sharepoint Intranet portal

I've been asked to create Intranet portal with following features ONLY.. Admin should be able to create/modify/delete Business group/Sub Groups. through an UI Admin should be able to ...
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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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NullReferenceException after deactivating and deleting a webtemplate from solutions

After deactivating and deleting a web template that was not in use I am receiving null reference exceptions when trying to view Site Settings >> Solutions or any page that is not on the root. In the ...
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Creating a site template with publishing features & multiple subsites inside subsites

So I have been researching this issue and I can see that I'm facing a lot of issues at the same time. Basically... I want to create a site template that has publishing features enabled and then it ...
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change site template to publishing (after provisioning a site with project template)

I am sure the answer is NO. but just want to confirm. Someone provisioned a site using project template then she realized she was supposed to use publishing template. I think delete and re-create is ...
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Using Custom Meeting Sharepoint site template in Outlook

We have developped internally a custom meeting workspace template. This template is available when creating a meeting workspace in SharePoint under the tab "Custom". I would like my users to be able ...
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Best practice for inheriting common content

I want my site to have a side column which will contain some default content (banners, rss feeds, summary link lists etc.) and I would like to have all this included by default in any pages created ...
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Master template is not being applied to document libraries

I have a MOSS 2007 site set to use a master template called Awesome.master http://mysite.com/AwesomeSite/AwesomeSite.aspx I recently updated this template to change the <body> tag, and that ...
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Error during solution import in Visual Studio 2010 and when applying a web template

I'm trying to import a solution from a wsp-file into a SharePoint 2010 project in Visual Studio 2010. The solution file results from a site template I exported using the "safe as template" option of a ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Remote PowerShell Script

I have server 1 (application that the script) (dax-sp) and server 2 (sharepoint) (sp-sp) Script on server 1 (ScriptStart.ps1) Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Shell\MaxMemoryPerShellMB 2000 $pwd = ...
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How to save a permissions group

Is it possible to save an entire Permissions group as a template with all the users within the group to bring over to another site? Thanks
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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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Site template 'An SPRequest object was not disposed before the end of this thread'

The following error occurs when trying to save a site template: An SPRequest object was not disposed before the end of this thread. This has been driving me mad so if anybody has encountered ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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Using templates from a site under 'My Site'?

One of our customers has created a My Site area (with default settings), and then created a new site 'TestSite' in their content area. When they try to create a new site in another My Site area (on ...
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How do I ensure that the task list displays in Gantt view when creating a new site from template?

I have a site with a Task List, which has a custom Gantt view as the default view. The home page of the site, which is not a wiki page, has a List View Web Part for the Task List where the Gantt view ...
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Is it possible to find out what template was used to create a site using the SOAP service?

I am connecting to a SharePoint 2010 server(which I don't control) using the SOAP service (.asmx) I need a list of sites which were created using a certain template. Is it possible to create a CAML ...
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Error when creating a Site Collection for a Site Template

I'm having some trouble creating a new site template on a customer's system using a site template I've created against our UAT system. Both are using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. The site template ...
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Creating Site Templates - Master Page Not Being Handled Right After Upgrade

In our old MOSS 2007 farm we had a branding feature deployed that swapped out CSS Files, Master Pages, etc for our sites to keep a consistent branding across our Site Collections. We are currently in ...
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featureactivated is not firing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is feature activation code allowed in Web Template Project? I am working on web template (aka site template). It a farm level solution so vs 2010 automatically added a ...
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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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List images acting strange

I've created a custom site definition. According to some best practices, I kept it empty and deployed content with a couple of features. These features contain lists and libraries for instance, ...
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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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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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Internal messaging in SharePoint

Are there any built-in templates/features in WSS3.0/MOSS 2007 that provide internal messaging functionality? Not email integration -- I'm thinking of the kind of internal messaging between members ...
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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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How to Find out Site definition being used by a Site

I always struggle to find out that how to know what site definition or site template a "Web" or a "Site" is using. We do have a lot of custom site definitions and site templates, we are using in our ...
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How to create programmatically a new Site and assign to it some groups

I'm creating a web service to "connect" a my app to Sharepoint.. I want to expose a method to programmatically create a web site: imagine to have in input things like "name", "description", "url" and ...
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why publishing sites based templates lose their default page?

I'm using SP 2010, created a site based on publishing site which I modified with lists, masterpages... then I created a template from that site. WHen using that template to create a new site I get no ...
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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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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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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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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: ...