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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Ghost existing file in hive to new site from custom template?

I'm developing a Web Template, extending the Blank template. I had some code in a web feature receiver to place webparts on the web's default.aspx but ran into a similar issue to this: the page ...
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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 created in GUI, no code. I don't have a HashTag field in my site, that I know ...
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Global Navigation links are missing in Site Template

I'm using SharePoint 2010, and have structured the global navigation with 6 Headings. Four of the Headings have multiple (child) links below them. These child link url's are pointing to custom ...
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Is there an official description of all the OOTB site definitions?

Does a detailed definition of all the out of the box site definitions exist? If it's a book, please let me know what book, but I want something more descriptive than a one sentence description and 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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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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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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Change URL Link automatically

We have websites with URL's like this: /sitename/site/DE123 We want to add a link on this website which looks so: ...
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Which site template do I use for SP2013 site for my requirement?

We are developing using SharePoint 2013. We need to have document library to publish excel files that can be then viewed via Excel Web Services webpart. We need to plan out the site and need advice on ...
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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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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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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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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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Subclassed Content Type in Site Template / Document Library Template

What I'm trying to do is effectively have a document library content type defined at the site collection level, I then want sites within the Site Collection to be able to edit the defaults for the ...
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Install on premise SharePoint 2010 Site template, on SharePoint Office365 (SP 2013 based)

Is there a setting that'll enable me to install a SharePoint 2010 site template (wsp) on SP 2013?
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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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Is it possible to use a custom web template inhirited from teamsite template, in a publish site template?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have implemented this tutorial for creating a custom web template, and it works: ...
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selecting site-template

Hello I am beginner in SP. I want to create a basic portal for our company's HR department. We have a taxonomy, so we want to have a tree view menu on the left , and a section in the center where we ...
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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) not works with SiteTemplates

I've created a CType and create columns namings for multiple languages by changing the current language and set the corresponding naming. Then I create a Subsite (same language based) using those same ...
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“Unselect All” features when importing a site template to Visual Studio 2012?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm importing a WSP of a site template using the "SharePoint Customization Wizard." The list of features displays with all items selected. I only want to import a couple ...
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Append Changes to Existing Text of Multiline of text field set “No” after create new site from template

Description: i have a site, and it contains a list. in that list, multiple line of text description field. set append changes to existing text of that description field is "Yes" now i creating site ...
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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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Which language or format Site Templates are in

I know site definitions are built using xml with different tags in them, but until now I thought Site Templates are in XML format as well containing latest settings of site definitions but in fact ...
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Remote PowerShell Script

I have server 1 (application that the script) (dax-sp) and server 2 (sharepoint) (sp-sp) Script on server 1 (ScriptStart.ps1) Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Shell\MaxMemoryPerShellMB 2000 $pwd = ...
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Site template 'An SPRequest object was not disposed before the end of this thread'

The following error occurs when trying to save a site template: An SPRequest object was not disposed before the end of this thread. This has been driving me mad so if anybody has encountered ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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Using templates from a site under 'My Site'?

One of our customers has created a My Site area (with default settings), and then created a new site 'TestSite' in their content area. When they try to create a new site in another My Site area (on ...
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How do I ensure that the task list displays in Gantt view when creating a new site from template?

I have a site with a Task List, which has a custom Gantt view as the default view. The home page of the site, which is not a wiki page, has a List View Web Part for the Task List where the Gantt view ...
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Modified Content type columns breaks in site template

I have created a site template with a list that uses my content type "ctNews". I have renamed my columns in the content type to different names, and renamed the columns in the site template. If I ...
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Staple a feature on custom site template site creation

I have a site template on sharepoint 2007 (stp file) which has everything setup that i need on it and is the way the client wants the site to look. However if i template the site and upload that ...
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“Save as site template” runs indefinitely without error

If I attempt to save a site as a template in the UI, the page stays "Processing..." forever and never throws an error. The template doesn't exist in the solution gallery, so it isn't an issue just ...
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Importing Web Part Error in Save Site as Template in SharePoint 2010

When saving a site as a template (just this particular site) I receive the following error messages from the ULS logs: *Note: saving without content and I tried to save with content, but received ...
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Web template with title populate

I need to create a new sites/ sub-site programmatically based on some 'properties' defined when an action is selected. Two of the properties that needs to be captured is Name and Description, that I ...
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Site template not attaching workflows to IM Policy

I have a site collection that's designed to have a top level site where all users can read and then a subsite for each client. On each client subsite there are 6 custom lists with a datetime column ...
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'DLCPolicyLabelLock' is unexpected and document information panel is unable to load

My environment is MOSS 2007. I am facing some issues while working with Site Templates. Content management is enabled in the document library and has implemented Label Policy for the document ...
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Editing the skydive/my documents page

I am trying to edit this page, to add some html. I can edit the person.aspx but this does not add the html to the skydrive/my documents page. in persion.aspx it does use the master page <%@ ...
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Adding a custom contentplaceholder in a template

I am trying to edit person.aspx to add branding to the about me page. I cannot seme to either add normal html or a custom placeholder that allows me to do this, any ideas what I am doing wrong? ...
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SharePoint Customisations Tab Missing

While follwoing an example for creating a site definition in a development environment, something strange was noticed. The SharePoint Customisations Tab in the New SharePoint Site page was missing. ...
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2013, create site collection from wsp template?

How do I create a new site collection from a SharePoint 2013 using a wsp template file as the template for the root site? I've tried creating a new site collection and selecting "select template ...
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Site definition with workflow deployement

i have a Site definition that i got from Sharepoint's site template. I need to be able to create a list workflow in visual studio, then have this workflow inside my site definition because later on i ...
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How to move a SharePoint Template from SharePoint Online to a Local SharePoint 2013 Site Collection?

I'm currently trying to find the easiest way to move a Site Template (or really, just the master pages, customized CSS, and a few page customizations) from SharePoint online to a local SP 2013 site. ...
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Export large lists from Sharepoint into Visual Studio

Backgroud: I'm developing a workflow solution for my customer. They have an existing SharePoint 2010 farm, with three custom lists. The lists contain about two dozen fields and allow files to be ...
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Site definition with workflow

i need advice on how to implement workflows inside a specific situation. We have a list of projects. When someone adds a new project we need to create a subsite for this project (with the proper ...
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Missing SharePoint 2010 Web Templates folder

We had a little mixup with a backup and restore on our SharePoint server and the only thing that appears to be missing in the Meeting Site MPS Template folder in the site templates directory under: ...
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Error when sign in as different user: The resource cannot be found. /SitePages/Home.aspx

Create a site collection selecting a site template. Prompted asking whether to use existing groups and gave OK. In the newly created site collection, added new user as member and also in a new user ...
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publishing web template is invisible and team site template does not contain

I have created two web templates one of them is based on Team site and the other one based on publishing site. I have used a farm scoped feature to deploy both of them. I have two problems. My ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Site Template with Folders

I have ran into an issue where a user has wanted to create a site template of a site that contains folders in a 'Shared Documents' web part. When we create the site template and include the content ...