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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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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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 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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Moving Site Template (.stp) files to SharePoint 2010

MOSS Site Template (.stp) files are no longer supported in SharePoint 2010. So how do you import .stp files? Isha Kapoor's blog post describes these steps: First you need to create a site in ...
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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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Creating new SharePoint 2010 Sites with the old/v3 UI?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server that is running an upgraded SharePoint 2007 Content Database. Thanks to the v3/v4 Layout Support, all the "old" Pages still use SharePoint 2007-style layout. However, ...
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Which Site Template is a site using?

I have inherited SharePoint 2010 farm that was previously upgraded from MOSS2007. I am wanting to document the setup and would like to document which site templates were used to create the various ...
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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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Programmatically create Site using Custom Web Template in Sharepoint 2010

I want to programmatically create a site using custom web templates in sharepoint 2010. In 2007 I used to get a SPWebTemplate template = site.GetCustomWebTemplates(LCID)[number]; and used this ...
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Employee Leave Balances

How can I use the Absence Request and Vacation Schedule Management template to keep track of everyone's balances. Say an employee had 15 days of leave available on May 1. For each day of vacation ...
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Which site template to use for embedding existing applications?

I'm currently going through the SharePoint Planning and Architecture documentation, planning a SharePoint installation. I'm on the section "Determine Sites and Subsites". One of the things suggested ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Can a list be made available to column in subsite?

I am creating a project management site template. This template will be used to create PM subsites in our corporate PM site. In the subsite task list, I want to add a "Work Area" column that is a ...
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Search for specific Web Template in SharePoint Search

Is it possible to construct a SharePoint Search Query for a specific web type (site definition / web template id) in the same manner as for lists? I can easily search for my custom lists using ...
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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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STS site definition different “default.aspx” - (default document in site collection) (Solved)

I have an STS-based site collection and I have changed the "default.aspx" default document reference as follows: My onet.xml: <Module Name="Default" Url="" Path=""> <File ...
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When to use Custom Site Definitions… and not

Its an old battle between ITpro and developer. ITpros hate them due to upgrade issues, devs like the freedom it gives them without having to do house cleaning with feature stapling. What is your ...