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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Error exporting the site field named “HashTags_0”."

I am trying to save a site as template in SharePoint Server 2013 on premises but I keep getting this error: Error exporting the site field named "HashTags_0"." ... I don't see a field named ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 site template designer workflows limitation

I have a SharePoint 2010 site with 5 lists which have designer workflows associated with them. I am trying to create template out of the site and make use of the lists all over my application. But I ...
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Can't save sub-site as a template but can save parent site

Long story short: I can save the parent site of a collection as a template without any issues. If I create a blank sub-site with nothing in it at all and then attempt to save it as a template, I get ...
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Sites created by template have a broken Notebook link

I created a site template based on the default project page template, containing the default link to a OneNote Notebook for the project. To achieve this, I created a site called "Project 1" and used ...
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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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Create a Subsite Automatically based on a set template!

I am in the process of creating a project site portal in Office 365. I want users to be able to click a link or button and have the site template predefined for them. So they can't choose another type ...
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Error creating site from template with feature with module

I created with Visual Studio a module to uploade a file. And a feature associated. Currently the site has this feature desactivated. I create a site template based on this site. When I create a ...
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How to migrate a team site with publishing infrastructure enabled under another publishing subsite

We are using SP2013 standard on-premise. There are 2 existing site collection. Both are built with team site template with publishing infrastructure enabled. The URLs are: ...
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Categories and links below

How can I make a site, where I can choose between different categories, and below these add links such as a power point-file and pdf. Which template is best to use? people will not contribute add ...
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Error: Creating a site from template in SP2010

I am not able to create a site in SP2010 by using a template. It's throwing an error with some foundation server and correlation ID, but I am able to create sites using other templates. Please help ...
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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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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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Updating sites when template is updated

I have a site collection for projects, where each subsite is a single project, created from a base site that is saved as a template. Everytime this base site is modified I have to recreate the ...
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Site collection template not showing in Custom tab

I am not sure if this is possible but I want my Site templates to show up in the Custom tab when you are creating a new Site collection. I'm talking about when you select "Create a site collection" ...
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SharePoint site creation is very slow in certain site collections

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise We have two site collections which are very slow when it comes to creating content like sites, lists, and libraries and accessing settings for existing objects. I would say ...
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How to Create web Template for Variation based(multilingual) site

We have a requirement of creating about 30-35 Departmental Sub-Sites. I have variations enabled on root site. I need the publishing feature to be enabled in the sub-site as well as variations on the ...
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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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Is it possible to change (modify) Custom Site Template name?

Is it possible to change the name of my Custom Site Template? Right now I have a custom site template, the name of this template is "Member Template" And I would like to change the name to "POST ...
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How to create and apply custom site template for SharePoint?

How to create and apply custom site template for SharePoint? I want to create a site template with minimal features to get started. Is there any link which shows screen-shots of the templates which ...
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How to find site/web template title based on site url

I've applied a custom web template in a site. How to retrieve the template title based on site url in c#? FYI: My Custom Web Template name is "{guid}#MyNewTemplate" and title is "MyNewTemplate", ...
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How can I mass update the format of a collection of subsites?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site with around 200 subsites in it. Management wants to uniform ALL the subsites so that they're in a certain layout. What's the best way to make this happen? The 2 ...
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Error when importing site: BLANKINTERNET#0 vs. BLANKINTERNET#2

I've been working on a SharePoint 2010 site in a development area for a while, and now I've come to export individual sites (rather than the entire site collection) so that I can import them onto my ...
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Is there a way to restore a site's definition to a new template?

Okay, I know that I can create a site based on a template. I also know that in order to update a template, it's best to delete the template, alter the template's base site, then create a new template ...
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How can end users create multiple pages in SharePoint 2013 based on a template?

I have a request to create a documentation portal in SharePoint. The portal will be used to document multiple products. These are my requirements: Each product will have a page describing it. All ...
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Do I need to enable the publishing features to change a Team Site's master page?

When building a SharePoint 2010 site, we have a root Publishing site that has been branded up using a custom Master Page. We'd now like to add some Team Sites below the publishing site, and have our ...
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WSP and SPWebTemplate in CA

I deployed a wsp solution to SharePoint which adds a new web template to the list of available templates. The template shows up when I do Get-SPWebTemplate so I'm able to create a new site collection ...
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SPO - List definition - Schema.xml (Site Template - wsp) vs Manifest.xml (List Template - stp)

If I save template of a list, the stp file generates Manifest.xml but if i save a template of a Site, for the same list, it generate Schema.xml. Whats the difference? the two seem to be working in 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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Workflow not creating new site

I currently have a workflow that creates new subsites for each project when it is added to the project list. I updated the template used, went into the workflow and edited the variable for the ...
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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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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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Save as Site Template Error: Error exporting the site field named “HashTags”

I am having an urgent issue Error exporting the site field named "HashTags" when saving a site as a template. All fields are created in GUI, no code. I don't have a HashTag field in my site, ...
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Save Site Template SP2013 Throws Unexpected Error

I am attempting to save a SharePoint 2013 site as a template from the Site Settings page. After entering the File Name, Template Name and description (Not Including Content) an error is thrown. ...
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Best approach for creating a template of a site collection in a new base language

Our client has an on-premises site collection with a publishing portal at root web in English that they'd like us to use as a template for setting up a set of new site collections where the base ...
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Subsites created from a duplicated site collection have buggy default links

I've duplicated a site collection I had using Copy-SPSite. This site collection had a site template to be used for subsites. Strange thing is when I create a subsite in my new site collection that ...
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How to create a customized SharePoint 2013 site template?

We have a SharePoint 2013 on premise environment. We created a new site collection and enabled SharePoint Server Publishing feature. We customized the master page and CSS on this site and created few ...
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Save site as template using client object model [duplicate]

I would like to reproduce the "Save site as template" action with the client object model. Can someone give me a hint how to do this?
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Removing Apps from SharePoint 2013

When you create a template it makes it available within the Apps section within Site Contents. Now, I want it deleted. I deleted the template but it is still available in the "Apps You Can Add" ...
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Site Creation with Custom Site Template is Very Slow

I have a custom site template that I'm using to programmatically create sub-sites. The creation of the sub-site can take up to 3 minutes, which is unacceptably slow. I found this issue on another ...
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Relative URLs in Quick Launch for Site Template

I'm putting together a site template in SharePoint 2013. In the Quick Launch I want to add links to pages in the Site Pages library. It seems there are restrictions to what can be entered as a URL: ...
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Disabling site template in SharePoint 2013

I need to disable few options while creating a sub site. While creating a site, we have to select an option from template selection. So there I need to disable all the templates and custom templates ...
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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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Create site collection using custom site template SharePoint Online

Can we create a SharePoint site collection using custom site template from admin center in SharePoint Online? I do not see any option to upload the solution where we can uplooad the custom template to ...
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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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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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There are so many site templates. Where can I find demos of these templates?

When creating my first site collection it asks me to choose a template... but I have no idea (other than the little description) what the templates look like or how they behave, provide in terms of ...
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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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A duplicate field name “XXXX” was found when create a site from te

I backup a subsite as a template, and then I need to creat a new sub site in the same site collection from this template. There is always an error A duplicate field name "XXXX" was found I check file ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...