Site is a set of related web pages containing content such as text, images, video, audio, etc. In SharePoint a site resides in a Site Collection.

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Apply custom master for new site collection and sites under

This works for existing site collection and any new sites under it and their subsites BUT when I create a new site collection, well i can't even create a new site collection now as it gives me file ...
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SharePoint Site not picking the Last name, First name functionality?

SharePoint Site not picking the Last name, First name functionality on Home Page Header which is default functionality of SharePoint, Instead its fetching First Name then last name. It’s fetching the ...
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Each Site I create I get 403 forbidden error

Everything was working perfectly and then one of my colleague made some changes and is on holidays now. any site I create I get forbidden 403 error not sure why tho. I looked at site permissions ...
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How to do custom trace in production / QA environment?

My sharepoint site is in production/ QA so now i need to do some trace activity to find the logs. Instead of using log file i need ot have seperate trace. what king of approach i need to use to achive ...
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All site Content redirecting to root

For some odd reason I have a user that when the person clicks on All site content on a sub-site it goes to root. The user has Internet Explorer 9 and doesn't seem to be affecting the other users. The ...
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Create sitemap webpart

I created Table of Contents webpart to just display the Sub Sites, but it is showing the lists (Library, Lists, Discussions, etc...). How can I just show the sub-sites and sub-sub-sites using a web ...
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Groups with mulitple permissions. Contribute, Limited Access

We recently updated an intranet web site to Sharepoint. Some of the groups created have muliple permission levels e.g. Contribute,Limited Access. I know that There are Site Permissions, List ...
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Visual Studio 2010 opens “Create New Site” page in browser when I run “Start Debugging” instead of the site I am trying to debug

I am an Office 365 user and fairly new to Sharepoint. I am trying to write a sandboxed solution for SharePoint online. To do this, I have setup a local developer environment and am currently trying ...
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alternative to import/export sharepoint 2007

I am trying to export a site with subsites to a new site collection but because I am using hundred of custom features, lists, master pages & relative sharepoint things, I am getting many expection ...
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getting error while importing a site

I exported a site which have many sub sites, and then that sub sites have several sub sites, but getting following error if someone got any idea about it. [16/07/2012 13:47:20]: FatalError: ...
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getting error while importing a site to a sitecollection sharepoint 2007

I exported a site which have many sub sites, and then that sub sites have several sub sites, but getting following error if someone got any idea about it. [16/07/2012 10:00:20]: Start Time: ...
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can i have a site collection within another sitecollection

I wonder If there is any case we can have a site collection within another site collection in sharepoint 2007 and if we can have then whats the advantage and if we cant do it then why not.
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Subsite change automatic logs me out

The situation: We have 2 subsites: /FR and /EN When logged in as administrator in /FR, and you change to /EN subsite, the subsite logs me out. Is this because it's a whole new subsite and the ...
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How does SharePoint render a page?

This is a noob question... I am trying to understand how site definitions, templates, etc. all work together when a SharePoint page is requested. I understand that site definitions are "base ...
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Site Collection Confusion Sharepoint 2007

I am bit confused with Site Collection concept in Sharepoint 2007, So when we deploy/develop a new sharepoint, do we must have to have a root site collection and then we will create sub - site ...
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For what reasons would a site be excluded from a full crawl?

This is what I've checked so far: The default page of the site is published In site admin it is set to 'allow this site to appear in search results' In site admin of the root site, it will search ...
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Moving a site to a different site collection

I am looking for a C# script that will move a site with all permissions and content to another site collection. Google isn't helping me or maybe i dont know what exactly to look for. e.g. I have a ...
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SiteMap Breadcrumb Navigation for Parentweb

I am able to get URL of parent web using this code Request.UrlReferrer.ToString()Request.UrlReferrer.ToString() but I am not sure how can I get site Map navigation of parent web so that I can add ...
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I have a site Template , I want to create another site template based on this template but using different Master Page

I have a Site Template A .wsp file, I want to create another Site Template B based on Site Template A but I want it have a different Master Page. I know how to do it in a site definition but I dont ...
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Steps to deploy a Site Definition having a custom Master page

we have custom site definition with a custom master page, I copied it from Control Templates, made changes to "ONET.XML" and master page they are using. I also renamed site definition folder name and ...
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How would we know, what kind of breadcrumb we are using in our portal

I am bit confused with Navigation in SharePoint, I looked at web.config and then site map, which is enabled and have several tags of " If we have a default NavigationProvider and a Custom ...
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Is it possible to have a Site without Site Definition

I am working on a portal and have a site/web and I am trying to find out what site definition its using, I tried this code to find out, it does give me a site template ID and Master page URL, but it ...
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Problems with WebApplication after Host Header name is given [closed]

I have created a Web App with Host Header and created a Site collection in it. There was no error message or any problems pertaining while creating web app or site collection but problem comes when I ...
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How to Find out Site definition being used by a Site

I always struggle to find out that how to know what site definition or site template a "Web" or a "Site" is using. We do have a lot of custom site definitions and site templates, we are using in our ...
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Unable to delete site outside of site collection

In a fresh install of SharePoint 2010, I naively built a site without first creating a site collection to put it in. The site sites in the root of the server's URL space (i.e. it is simply ...
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Given a URL, can I find if the site exists using the client object model?

I am looking for a "cheap" option to find out if a site exists, given a URL. I have no control over the server environment, so I am not able to add web services or code to it. Is there a way to find ...
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Add an additional configuration to the OOB EntWiki site definition?

I want to add an additional configuration to the out of the box Enterprise Wiki site definition. Should I adjust the OOB site definition itself, or is there some way to staple it to the definition ...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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Need a list on my parent site to appear on a child site Sharepoint 2007

I have 2 lists on my parent site that are public lists we used to gather and document training development requests and course revision requests. I have a child site that our development group ...
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Limiting List Permissions Programmatically

Scenario: When a User (let say Controller 1) creates a site using a site definition, "which already has a Custom List definition in it and different other things(like lists, webparts)" Custom List: ...
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Unable to create Team sites in an environment upgraded from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I have successfully upgraded my WSS 3.0 environment to SharePoint Foundation 2010. Now, when i try to create a sub-site using 'Team Site' template, it gives me error saying 'Object reference not set ...
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sharepoint site report card

Our SP report card health status says that our site has only been viewed 8 times in the last 30 days and this does not seem right. We were wondering where this number comes from and if it properly ...
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Disable delete items in a site from central admin

From memory I know it is possible to restrict the options in a site from central admin. I want to remove the rights to delete items. How can I do this from central admin to stop site collection admins ...
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Run event on workflow hydration/dehydration?

Is it possible to add hydration/dehydration events to a workflow? (this is a Site state machine workflow if it matters, SP 2010).
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Active linking of document libraries

We are attempting to create a functional area for a time limited project which brings together documents from multiple SCs’ libraries. At the end of the project, all documents would be returned to ...
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Accessing data from lists in sub-sites at parent site level

I have few sites in one of my site. There is a list, with same name say 'SOW' in all of these sites, containing site specific data. Now, at the parent site i want to see all the data at one place from ...
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How to create a WSP file without using wspbuilder for Site Definition

I have a folder with following structure, I wonder how can I create a wsp file for it, and it deploy the site definition for me, structure - XML - -> ONET.xml - default.aspx - ...
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Is it Possible to Add a Button/Link to Move Site?

I'm new to SharePoint 2010 administration and I'm trying to set up a project site archive system where my users can simply click a button/link either in the ribbon or on the home page of the project ...
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Moving a subsite between site collections

My users have created a sub site. They have done some work to it. They have now decided that it should site in the deparment it was created but another one as they will be looking after the site going ...
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Site doesn't open from remote clients

Our SharePoint site stopped being accesible from clients and this happened suddenly this morning. When I try to open the home page from any client IE says that it can't display the web page but when I ...
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WSS 3.0 2 servers consolidation options

I've got a customer looking to consolidate 2 WSS 3.0 servers onto one. Usually I deal with SharePoint standard edition and can get at the databases with SQL Management studio etc. I should be able to ...
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Hide Site Pages link from Libraries

I have a sharepoint portal which have hundreds of subsites. The users can create new site and by default when a site is created it has Libraries, lists and discussions link out of the box. I got a ...
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Connect directly to subsite without viewing home (Part 2)

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I would like some people to ONLY access a sub site without seeing the homepage. Is this possible? I have tried but I get a message saying ...
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I've screwed something up in 2007, only in the backend apparently

When I try to "modify all site settings" I get the following error: The file '/_layouts/MasterPages/_controltemplates/Welcome.ascx' does not exist. at ...
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“who uses sharepoint” web site

Sometime ago, I have come across with a silverlight site where many companies that uses sharepoint are grouped by their sector. there were screenshots of the websites designed in sharepoint. It was ...
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How to clea Authentication Cache from browser to custom signout sharepoint page completly

This code I have using to clear the cache so that it has automatically sign-out from SharePoint site and it has to prompt the authentication dialog to login again. function _spBodyOnLoad() { ...
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Add list (from external sharePoint site) in web part

I'm using SharePoint 2007. I need to web-part, in this web part I want to add list' this list is placed in external sharePoint site.
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Site Icon, and Images yeilding 404 error

I am currently trying to change the site icon. I have uploaded the icon picture to the Style Library in a folder titled Demo. The name of the picture is Logo and it is a .png file. When I give the ...
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Site Logo Propagation

I have created a site and replaced the site logo icon with one I created in the site settings. However, if I create additional pages in the site they display the top bar as expected but with the ...
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Move sub-site into sub-heading in navigation?

I've just created some sub-sites that I'd like to be grouped on the left navigation - I've adding in the headings which appear as folders, but I can't seem to find a way to move sites from the base ...