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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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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ListItem values changed when creating subsite from template

I have a problem where i have a template generated through "save site as template". With this template I want to create a subsite to a sitecollection. All is fine to the point when I look a list in ...
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Create custom site template with JSOM?

I understand that I can create subsites on the hostweb of O365 using JSOM and use custom site templates for that. One (out of many) examples for that can be found at Code Project Now my question is: ...
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Not able to see Uploaded and Activated Custom template while creating new site

I have uploaded and activated Template (.wsp file) in sharepoint 2013. While creating a new sharepoint site, the uploaded and activated template is not listed in "Custom" list. There is no "Page ...
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Copying teams sites

Is it possible to copy a team site all its subsites and content,links etc to use as a template? One of our business unit has a teamsite which practically fits what we require with a few minor changes, ...
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How do I use a relative URL as a data source for a Timeline web part?

I am trying to create a site template for a project site. On the home page of the site, I have a Timeline web part (new for SP 2013). When the web part is created, the data source defaults to the ...
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How to bulk upload a site template (solution) to multiple site collections

We've multiple site collections with customized site templates (or solutions). Is it possible to change all the solution (in all the site collections) at once when the template has been updated? ...
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Cannot create site from template due to missing column

I have created a site template that contains a list with a calculated column. Here is the column formula: ="<DIV><img src='"&IF([Project Status]="On ...
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Cannot create site from template because of Attachments folder

I have created a site template with a list and some content inside the list. When I try to create a site from that template, I get and error message saying "something went wrong", when I tried to ...
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Can not show “Save site as template” link again, even after i disable the “SharePoint Server Publishing”

I have a team site collection inside SP2013. now inside the team site collection i created a new sub site of type team site also . now for the new subsite i can save the subsite as template by ...
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Custom SharePoint Template not showing up on Sub-Site

I am using SharePoint 2007. I have uploaded a custom site template (.stp) file on the site template library. When I created a sub site, my custom template shows up under the custom template tab. I ...
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Renaming a subsite (Name & change its URL) will not allow me to save it as templete

I was working on a subsite and i use to save it as templete without any problem, now i decide to change the sub site name and URL , so i rename it from CustomerPortal to CustomerportalTemplete. But ...
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Error when trying to create site from site template

I have a strange issue when I try to create a site from site template. This is a custom site template which I've created. When I try to create a site based on this site template I receive this error: ...
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Error on saving site template in SharePoint 2010

I have strange and unclear error when I try to save the Site Template. This is basically the error I get: Solution Deployment : Looking for 'ReceiverAssembly' attribute in manifest root node ...
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Template of Sharepoint Sites in Sharepoint 2013 created by CRM Microsoft Dynamics

At work I have got a CRM Microsoft Dynamics. At work we have got a lot of projects. When the new project is created in CRM we want to make a new site or site Colection for only this project. With a ...
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How to Import Sharepoint2013 site from the saved site template wsp?

I have saved the site using the method explained in Save site as template in SharePoint 2013 now , I want to import the site on another machine. how to achieve this?
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Adding multiple Managed Metadata columns to my enterprise wiki

i have created a new enterprise wiki site collection, and i added many site columns of type Managed Metadata. then i link the new managed meta data columns to different term sets inside my term store. ...
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Upload site template PowerShell

I am using SharePoint 2013 and i want to create some spweb from a site template... I have created a site and added my desired content and i saved that site as template, then went to solution gallery ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it mandatory that we need to create “Developer Site” to deploy apps? Or can they be deployed on team site too?

I am working on sharepoint 2013 APPS. My question is can we deploy apps on a team site or some other site template. Or is that apps are specially designed for developer site only. Meaning, is that ...
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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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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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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: ...