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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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).
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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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SP2013 Site Definition "file dialog view not working properly

I came across this blog post about an issue I had never heard of, but when reading about it I was quite surprised and thought I would check it out. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Template using both Default and Custom Masterpage problem

I have created a site based on the standard blog site, with the following changes: I created two new master pages; default.master (set as default) and custom.master (set as custom). I pointed a ...
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Site Template error message

I am trying to use a site template. But, when I go in to use the template it gives me this error message: The site Template requires that the feature {6e8f2b8d-d765-4e69-84ea-5702574c11d6} be ...
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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 as template in SharePoint 2013

I have one SharePoint 2013 site, which I need to setup on another server. In 2010 there was an option to save site as template in site actions, which is not there in 2013. How can this be achieved? ...
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Custom site template is messing native templates

I'm creating some site site collections using this command : $url = http://somewhere/sites/coll $me = "${env:userdomain}\${env:username}" $email = "${env:username}@corp.com" STSADM.EXE -o createsite ...
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sharepoint 2010 products configuration wizard installation error - A site template has already been applied to this site

I'm currently attempting to install SP 2010 Products and keep encountering this error. I've never created any sites on this machine. Any inputs on how to fix this is appreciated. 08/18/2014 19:31:54 ...
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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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Save as template PowerShell

As in my previous question : Upload site template PowerShell I tried to upload a saved Site Template (.wsp file) to my new Site the way i can create new subsites based on this Site template, when i ...
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Free SharePoint templates for my enterprise wiki site collection

can anyone advice if i can download free templates/page Layouts for my enterprise wiki site collection. templates that include something such as; having three vertical columns. having a table and an ...
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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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Save Site as Template (with include content) does not accept LookUpSite Columns

After long search on the web i could not figure out why i have been facing wired behaviour today with my SharePoint Site. I explain, I have a Site Collection (Blank Site Template) which contains ...
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Site template requires feature enabled error

I'm trying to take a site template I downloaded from another site collection and make it a sub site on another collection. I keep getting this error when trying to create the site from the template. ...
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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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How to create a list with metadata from project sites?

Here is the situation: I have many project sites in my team site and I would like to create a view or a list or a webpart that would only show links to the active projects among every projects we ...
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How do you switch to a different site template in SharePoint 2010?

If you used a site template (such as the Document Center template) and wish to use a different template (such as a Team Site), how can you accomplish this? More importantly, how do you do this ...
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Trying to create a template with subsites

I'm trying to create a template that I'm going to need to replicate several times. Unfortunately there are sub-sites beneath the main site on the template that are complicating things. From what I ...
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How can an end user check what template a site was created from?

Is there a way that an end-user (or site collection administrator) without access to PowerShell or STSADM can check to see what template was used to create a given site on SharePoint 2010?
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Sharepoint project site template

We want to create a custom site template for our projects. A good idea would be a modification of project site template which is already offered in SharePoint. We are an IT company so have you come ...