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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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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how to Find Template Name that has been used while creating a new Site Collection

I have like tens of custom Site definitions, so when I try to create a new site collection I select a template name, let say "ABCD 2020 DEVELOPMENT ISSUE SOLVED" and create a new site based on this ...
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Cannot add links to global navigation on a site created from a custom web template in Sharepoint 2010

I have created a webtemplate that I use to provision a sitecollection site which works fine but when I try to add an Heading or link to the Global Navigation through UI it's not working correctly: ...
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Is it possible to change site type?

Let's say I have a wiki site that contains some text that I want to change into a publishing site. Is this possible? And if the answer is yes how would I go about doing it? The problem I'm having is ...
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Create a publishing site collection using Site Template

SharePoint 2010 - Publishing Site. I created one with several publishing webs underit. I saved the sitecollection/rootweb as a rootweb.wsp. I created a new webapp, new sitecollection (without picking ...
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Publishing site template for Site Collection

In SP 2010, The default Publishing Portal template comes with publishing workflow activated. How can I create a new site collection which is equivalent to "Publishing Site" (without workflow)? I ...
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Editing Sharepoint Application templates (fantastic 40) in an existing Collaboration Portal

Is there a way to edit the logic for the (fantastic 40) Sharepoint templates in an existing Intranet that uses the publishing/collaboration template? I already have an intranet built and wanted to ...
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how to edit the SiteTemplate which is used to create a subsite

Initially i 'm having a site-template which contains a list View web part and is used to create the sub-site . i need modify the web part attached to the template.so how can i edit the template to ...
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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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What do the links 'Newsfeed One Drive Sites' come from?

When accessing a MySite in Sharepoint 2013, those three links appear at the top on the page. Are they hardcoded values in .ascx controls or are they derived somewhere from the database?
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Using C#, how can I programmatically retrieve and post to the feed that appears on a community site?

I have created a site using the Community site template. I want to post to and retrieve the threads that appear on the main page. I have tried to use the SocialFeedManager class from the client ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Moving list template to different farm with different site template

I have a simple list that I saved as a template, and moved to a different site collection in a different web application. The list template isn't showing up in the create new list dialog, and I've ...
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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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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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Error when creating site from site template

I am having the exact issue here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-IN/sharepoint2010setup/thread/76f96d55-6be2-4ad1-8da5-0b26a619c666 I saved a site as a template and then attempted to ...
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where are all Web/Site template( Not Site Definitions) kept on hard drive

I know all site definitions are being kept at 12hive/Template/SiteTemplates.... but where are all web templates kept on hard disk that I see in Site Template Gallery.. its some how related to this ...
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How to enable multiple files upload for site template gallery

I guess I have to add single line of code in "upload.aspx" page for this Site template gallery list, but I don't know where I can find this form. I done it before for a list but can't remember how. ...
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Custom visual studio Workflow deployment with Site Definition

In Production Environment : We have Custom Workflows in a Visual studio Project, each time we create a Site based on Site definition we have to reassign workflow association from visual studio. How ...
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Creating a sharepoint site definition using onet.xml and site templates

Im starting to develop a site definition using this tutorial http://vimeo.com/23670570 (which I found a good starting point. But lacks more detailed explanation). Everywhere I look in the onet.xml ...
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How to Create a List using a list template in a site definition

I have created a custom list definition which simplies creates a new list using "Document Library" list. I created another Custom Document Library and was wondering if there is any way I can create ...
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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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Saving publishing site as template in MOSS 2007

I have a publishing site in moss 2007(dev env) and i need to save it as template.. in moss 2007 there is no option to save the publishing site as template so i am using the link below to save it as a ...
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Connect directly to subsite without viewing home (Part 2)

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I would like some people to ONLY access a sub site without seeing the homepage. Is this possible? I have tried but I get a message saying ...
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View all site content on subsite shows site content on root site

I had made a couple of changes to a site which I believe caused this issue. The symptom is, click on 'View all site content' on a subsite and it will show the view all site content page of the root ...
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Translation for non-supported site collection templates

I installed Polish language pack for Sharepoint, but unfortunately blog sites are not supported. Is there any way to provide translations for particular site collection templates, which are not ...
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Create Site using .wsp-Template

this question may seem odd, but i can't get my head around it. I have an .wsp Template Site Package which i want to use on a new Site. Unfortunately, i can't find this package though i added it to ...
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How do I create a create a site template that includes customizations?

I have a question for you all. I used a calendar and created some events in it. Then I used the filter webparts to filter the results between a start date and an end date. Then I saved the site as ...
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What kind of sharepoint 2010 templatecan I use?

Plan to use sharepoint sites as work areas for engagements. Each engagement will have its own site( just one site per site collection because the site size can be > 2 gb and can have 100s of such ...
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Updating a site theme and template

I have site where we have made some changes to the SiteTemplate (which consists of the ONET.xml file and 2 .aspx files). We also had to update the site theme (CSS changes mostly) for some of the ...
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Custom policy preventing site template creation

If I apply a custom policy to a Document Library, I can no longer save that site as a template - any ideas why? Incase it's relevant, I'm defining a label "Version: {Version}" which I later use to ...
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which is the best template for news site in share point 2010?

I need to create site for organization news.which is the best template for this?
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Create subsite using custom site template programatically

I Have a requirement where when a list item is created , a new subsite sould get Created using custom site template.(MOSS 2007) User should be able to select the custom template(present in site ...
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Cleaning up Site Templates that aren't used

I am currently on a project where I have been asked to clean up the Site Template gallery from various collections across the organization. One of the offending web apps has one site collection where ...
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Automatic (Task) List population on site provision

I'm needing a hand deciding an approach to this. Here is the business requirement. Create a Meeting Workspace which contains a Project Tasks List (OOTB) and fills it with "stub" tasks (such as "send ...
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Sharepoint project site template

We want to create a custom site template for our projects. A good idea would be a modification of project site template which is already offered in SharePoint. We are an IT company so have you come ...
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Can't create template which includes site content

I'm trying to create a site template which includes the content from the site but I keep getting an error and the template creation fails. The error is as follows: Sorry, something went wrong ...
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updated content type not in site template

My question is similar to this one (with no answer yet). I've made a few changes to a few content types. Changed list content type column names (and also Site content types to make sure) and some ...
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Title field is reset when I create a template (list, site, etc.)

In a rush, I changed the "Title" field within my custom list on the "item" content type. I had done this previously and clicking "title" on the content type had let me edit it at the list level. But ...
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save site as template with ListView Webparts

I created a site to save it as site template on my office 365 environment. I enabled "Publishing Feature" and deactivated it to get "Pages" Library. Now I added a listview webpart on a publishing page ...
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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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Unexpected Error when attempting to save a site as a template in SharePoint 2010

I'm a site owner for my company and am new to SharePoint in general. I'm trying to save a site as a template to be used for future sites. When I "Save site as template" from the Site Settings ...
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Community site error

After installing SharePoint 2013 Foundation, fully patch it and installed pt-br language pack, I can't create a site collection from the "Community" site template. I get an error stating that: ...
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Remove reference to Publishing Feature from site template

I have a custom site collection which I package as a wsp to deploy as a custom solution template to multiple sites. Accidentally, years ago I've activated Publishing Features in my site template and ...
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Error while creating site from specific template

I am creating a site under a site collection using specific template and it throws Unexpected error occured Please let me know how to resolve it.