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 Provisioning using SharePoint-hosted or Provider-hosted?

I have been reading the OfficeDevPnP for best practices on how to create Site Templates. The best practices recommend to use Remote Provisioning using Provider-Hosted App to create Custom Sites ...
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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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Can Site Templates be updated in SharePoint 2013?

I`ve created a published site in SharePoint 2013 using a customized Site Template (name: abc.wsp) and its working fine. As per additional business requirement, need to update the existing site ...
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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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Import Site Template from Sharepoint 2013 not working in SharePoint Online

Error: "This page is not using a valid page layout. To correct the problem, edit page settings and select a valid page layout." Site template works fine if accessed on SharePoint 2013 server. Please ...
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Can calculated columns be exported, if site saved as a template?

I've created 10 different Calculated columns in various lists in SharePoint 2013 site. I am planning to save the site as a template for future reuse. Please let me know is there any limitation for ...
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Upgrading Site Templates in the Solution Gallery

How do I use the Upgrade button in the solutions gallery for a site template I've created? The word "upgrade" is forever associated with migration from 2010 to 2013, but unable to find prompt ...
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Will updating the Publish Template,modifies the existing site created based on the same template?

Will changing the Publish Template content, makes changes to site created using the same template in the past? Environment: SharePoint 2013 I have created a SharePoint 2013 based publish website ...
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Adding custom template on a not English site collection

Has anyone experience with adding a custom template to a Site Collection in another language except English? I tried in English and it worked fine. $Siteurl = "http://myserver/sites/...
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can i make standard wiki pages the default in an enterprise wiki site

so I have a subsite that I am working with and it was created (not by me) using the publishing enterprise wiki template. The issue that I have with this is that when I select "add a page" from the ...
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changing subsite template type

I have a subsite in SharePoint that was originally created as a Publishing Enterprise Wiki. The problem with this is that all of the new pages added to the site are wiki pages, which in not ideal. As ...
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How to inherit parent site look and feel on my Team Site

I have created a subsite but now I want to inherit the look and feel theme from my parent site all the radio button are disabled under Setting >> Site Settings >> Master Pages .Is there a way I can ...
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Creating a site collection doesn't seem to accept the template

I'm creating a site collection and trying to apply a template to it Here is the code: $Siteurl = "http://myserver:8010/sites/sitex5" New-SPSite $Siteurl -OwnerAlias "mydomain\sp2k13admin" -Name "...
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New SharePoint sub-site is rendering incorrectly

When I am moving a site template from our test SharePoint 2013 instance to our production SharePoint 2013 instance, the site renders incorrectly. It almost appears as if a mobile device is trying to ...
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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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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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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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Creating site template with all custom lists and web parts from existing subsite

I have a subsite from which I want to create site template with all custom lists and custom web parts on it. And I want to enable my end-users to create a new subsite from this template with a few ...
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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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How do I find which column is being declared incorrectly?

I am a junior dev working on a Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration and am hitting the following error when I attempt to import the template: The formula refers to a column that does not exist. Check ...
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wsp package created using Save as Template does not include a Workflow associated with a list

Created a site in SharePoint Online. Then created a list. Through SharePoint Designer 2013, I created a Workflow for the list. The workflow is working on the site. Then I save the site as a template ...
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I uninstalled SharePoint server 2013 After that i can't remove site template?

I uninstall SharePoint 2013. we have some package to install on web application it will be stored in 15 folder. so after installation i try to install our package but it showing following error. ...
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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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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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Merging data from multiple Lists, will it work post saving the Site as a Template?

Planning to merge multiple columns data from 02 SPS lists running on SPS2013 through SPD2013, following article: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Display-data-from-multiple-sources-in-a-single-...
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Export Site Templates, so its visible for Subsites too

I`ve created a site template at the Parent level of SharePoint 2013 Intranet. While creating a new subsite. I can see the Site Template if I am accessing the following url: https://sharepoint.example....
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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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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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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: http://sharepoint.com/sites/...
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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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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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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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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 ...