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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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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Using templete inside our Enterprise wiki site collection

we have the following :- SharePoint 2013 enterprise. Site collection of type Enterprise Wiki. now can i defined a template to be used inside the wiki page "Content" field. so that if the user add ...
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SharePoint 2013 -creating site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template fails

Wondering whether anyone can shed any light as to how to troubleshoot this issue. I can't seem to create a new site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template - command shown below. Running into this ...
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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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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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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 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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sharepoint 2013: content organizer not running in sites created from a site template with content organizer

The title describes everything. In SharePoint 2013 standard: - site created with a content organizer and rules; everything runs fine in it. Rules send documents to another site. Site template created ...
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How to add a site collection tempalte to the central administration?

I am trying to create a site collection template and put it in the "custom" tab in the central administration. In this way whenever i want to create a new site collection i will be able to choose my ...
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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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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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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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Resource Time Tracking template in SharePoint 2010?

Do we have any free SharePoint 2010 solution to track the resource efforts? Something like:
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Custom site template for publishing portal site collection

I have created a custom site template with team site. When I deployed to a team or other than publishing portal site collection it shows the custom site template in defined category. But when I ...
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How do you enable Enterprise Search Center for individual site collections?

Currently I've setup an Enterprise Search Center from central admin for the farm, but what I need is the ability for each site collection owner to create their own Enterprise Search Center site. So ...
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SharePoint 2013: Having nested folders in site template

I have created a custom site template in visual studio, and in the template I have a folder called CommonDocuments, which as the name suggests, contains several files that are used in a few of the ...
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Site Template import to visual studio

I've created a sub-site using SharePoint UI, customised it with various webparts (existing at SC level) and broken inheritance on lists. I've saved as site template but permissions are lost when I ...
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Custom Site Template missing web parts

I have a SharePoint 2013 question: I've created a page using the out of the box "Task" list app. On the page, I have placed 2 different web parts with different views of the "Task" app. the first view ...
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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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Create custom SharePoint subsite template/definition

How could I create a template for a subsite? I have only got it to work to create a template for a site collection, using a site definition. How should I do it when using a subsite ? Here is a ...
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Create App Catalog using SharePoint Online Management Shell

How can I create an app catalog site for a SharePoint tenant using the SharePoint Online PowerShell? When calling the Get-SPOWebTemplate command, there is no APPCATALOG#0 template which may be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...