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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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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Stuck in “Preview Page” mode in SharePoint 2013

I was editing the Seattle Master Page and suddenly my site got stuck in the "Preview Page" mode: And I don't know how to stop it. I returned back the template to the original Seattle template but ...
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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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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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SP13: Copy Wiki Page

I have a wiki page located on SharePoint Team Site. I would like for the same Wiki page to be moved to another SharePoint Team Site. Normally, I would create a template and move to the new location. ...
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How can I create a standard site template in SharePoint 2013

I want to create a standard site template which I can choose if I want create a new subsite. Can you show me the steps to make this possible=
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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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How to include a 3rd party solution in a web template?

I have to create a web template (SP2013 on premise) that requires an additional WSP (CRM ListComponent - Sandboxed Solution) to be deployed and activated after site has been created to ensure that CRM ...
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What is difference between site template and site definition?

My organization has multiple clients. And we need to create similar site collections (with 4 lists and few items which must be the same for every client) for each client. So I was advised to create 1 ...
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How to update existing Site Collections when updating the Web Template?

Just wondering if and how it is possible to ensure that already created/existing site collections get updated when the custom web template is updated which they are based on. Thanks in advanced!
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Why do I receive “URL SitePages/Home.aspx is invalid” error after first deployment?

I created a web template using "save as template" on my custom site collection - imported the .wsp into Visual Studio, changed scope for feature 3 (stores the web template) to "Farm" and deployed it ...
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Calender View for Custom list used in Template

I have created a site template which contains number of custom views of the Custom list . With in that i have calenderview for the list . when i am using this web template to create a subsite, i am ...
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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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Content Search Webpart - Return Sites - Customer Template

What property filter should I use in the content search webpart to return sites created using my customer site template? Here is what I use now which returns all subsites under current site: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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I'm having trouble with basic layout using html/css with Sharepoint

first time poster here so I'd like to apologize if I do this wrong. I'm new to Sharepoint, so I'm having difficulty with some basic stuff. My end goal is to basically make something that looks like ...
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Why is the ViewFormPagesLockDown Feature required for my site template? SP2013 Online

I have a site template that we use for creating Project Workspaces. The template was developed by another person who has now left the Company. It was working fine until I was doing some work on ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Template Issue while creating new Site

I have created a Site Template using "Save Site as template" SharePoint option. While creating a new site using the Custom Site Template facing the below issue. Previously I was able to create the ...
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How to include css file in site template

I have created a team site in Sharepoint 2013 which I want to save as a template. I have modified some html in master page and home page of the site from Sharepoint Designer and created a custom ...
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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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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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Cannot Create a Bilingual Site Template in Sharepoint

I'm trying to create a site template out of a bilingual sharepoint 2013 site (in SP2010 compatibility mode). I can create the template successfully, but the template only gets created in the current ...
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ALM for Site Templates? Template or CSOM App?

Looking at the best way to implement a set of feature requirements for a new product being proposed by my firm. A client portal accessed through our 365 SharePoint environment. Features: dropbox ...
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Error when creating a Site Collection for a Site Template

I'm having some trouble creating a new site template on a customer's system using a site template I've created against our UAT system. Both are using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. The site template ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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Content Search Query settings in Site Template

We've added a CSWP to a site template, defined the query and added custom display templates with the Control and Item options. However, when we create new sites from the template, the new CSWP ...
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Content Organizer Rules regarding Template Sites

We ran into a problem with creating multiple sites from a template. To use the drop-off library, we went through all the Content Organizer Rules and replaced the site template's name with our current ...
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What property do I use to insert the Document ID in template

I've enabled the Document ID on my site collection. What property do I use to put a link in the page layout with the document ID. (to save the user from having to go to page > edit properties > view ...
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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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Site template including subsites?

I want to define a site structure : Root Site Subsite A Subsite A.1 Subsite B Subsite B.1 Subsite B.2 How to save it as a template to reuse it later ? I tried the save as template ...
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SharePoint 2010 Save site as template without content - List attachments error

I am trying to restore the site that is saved as template WITHOUT CONTENT, and the result is an error "Error exporting module file: Lists/'ListName'/Attachments/'listItemId'/'fileName'". I do ...
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SharePoint 2010 Save site as template without content - file size exceeds 500mb

I am trying to save site as template WITHOUT CONTENT, and the result is an error that the site is too large to save as template. the size of template cant exceeds 524288000 bytes. I have about 25 ...
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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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WebParts from a SharePoint 2010 Solution in SharePoint 2013 (Save site as template)

I deployed a SP2010 solution in SP2013. It was deployed in the 14 hive, as expected. Then i created webpart pages in my site collection and added those SP2010 webparts. After I created all my pages, I ...
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Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': A site column cannot enforce a relationship behavior

I created a site template based on the SharePoint 2013 Community Site Template, and imported it into Visual Studio 2013. When deploying the solution to the development environment, I'm getting an ...
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wiki site missing from the site template

I created a site template and the site template has a enterprise wiki site as its subsite and other features like lists,docs.So when I create a new site using the site template,all the contents like ...
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Save site template unavailable in SP 2013 Foundation subsite. Powershell commands to copy the site

Is there the option to save site as template in SP 2013 foundation? The option for me is unavailable even though I am a site collection admin. Currently the subsite needs to be copied over to ...
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How to prevent current navigation headings to convert to links when creating site from template?

I've created a template site in SP2010, which will be used to create additional sites. I've noticed an issue with the current navigation (aka quick launch menu) when creating a site using this ...
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Create site template from site which had publishing enabled

I have an issue regarding publishing site. Basically I've had a publishing website created as a template, with multiple pages in pages list, each page has different webparts. Then I disabled ...
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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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Add custom site template to Template library, sharepoint 2013

I have created a custom site template and saved it on my desktop. i want to use this template as a standard template when creating Site collection by powershell code. How to save this template the ...
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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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Customizing subset pages using JS

Hey everyone I am a WordPress developer now moving to Share Point so my questions may seem very elementary to most. But I have a basic page that I want to ultimate edit how I see fit, also its a ...
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Issue in restoring Blog Site Template in Windows Server 2008

I have created Blog Site using SharePoint default Template. Then I have created Template of created Blog Site using Save Site As Template from Site Settings. I have not change anything in Site before ...
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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).