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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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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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 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 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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Create a forum in SharePoint

Is there anyway to create an open source forum like Stack Overflow (question and answer site) in SharePoint without code(OOTB).
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SharePoint 2010 Template using both Default and Custom Masterpage problem

I have created a site based on the standard blog site, with the following changes: I created two new master pages; default.master (set as default) and custom.master (set as custom). I pointed a ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) not works with SiteTemplates

I've created a CType and create columns namings for multiple languages by changing the current language and set the corresponding naming. Then I create a Subsite (same language based) using those same ...
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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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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 ...