A solution package is the distribution package (file extension .wsp) that delivers your custom SharePoint code and artefacts to the web servers within your server farm.

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Automating Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Installation and Deployment of Project

I'm a long time software developer with absolutely no experience in Sharepoint. I have just joined a new company and I was asked by the team leader to create an installer for Sharepoint Foundation ...
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Sandbox Solution: Why won't it update when published?

I have a weird problem in VS 2013 working with a SharePoint NCSS Sandbox Solution. Whenever I right-click and Publish the .wsp locally on the file system, it publishes an old version of the .wsp. By ...
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Retain Items and item history on feature re-deployment

Using SharePoint feature/solution I have created a list instance with 4 fields and is currently in production. I got a request to add another 3 fields to existing list instance so making it 7 fields ...
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Deploy the global.asax file using wsp

I need to make change to global.asax in custom STS . Since 7 applications use this STS, I would like to create a package ,so that it is deployed on all servers . Could anyone provide code or link ...
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Deploying Visual Studio 2012 solutions to SharePoint 2010 like WSPBuilder

I have spent several years developing SharePoint solutions for WSS 3.0 using Visual Studio 2008 and the WSPBuilder add-in. WSPBuilder would generate a folder containing a setup.exe file. This file ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Script deployment. Only errors outside of Visual Studio?

I have a problem regarding deployment of WSP package. I develop the solution using Visual Studio and use No Activation + a PowerShell script as 'post-deployment' command. The PowerShell script is the ...
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Deploying “Renditions: Word to Wiki” inside Sharepoint 2013 [closed]

I have SharePoint server 2013 SP1 , and I want to use the Kaboodle Word to Wiki inside it. So I did the following steps to be able to test a trial version:- I download the related 7 .wsp files from ...
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Deployment Problems

I am trying to deploy SharePoint web parts that are based on a SharePoint project developed beforehand. I deployed them using a .bat and .ps1 files, running the former from command prompt. I've been ...
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error 404 but app is successfully deployed

I have deployed a solution containing a REST web service. When I recall the url I get error 404. What could be wrong? In the Central Admin I have the following properties Name: ...
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Deployment content type on production using a wsp

I've create a lot of custom content types in a Visual Studio Solution on the development environment. Everything works fine, and I deploy everything to the content type hub using Visual Studio (I've ...
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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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Deploy wsp without logging to SP server

Can i deploy a wsp using powershell batch file without logging to the sp server ?
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How to debug and deploy Legacy solutions

I've migrated from visual Studio 2008 / 2010 + WSP builder for a while now, and have been using Visual Studio 2012 / 2013 + F5. Now I've come across some legacy solutions, which are still active and ...
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What does “Synchronize” paramter of Install-SPSolution do?

Install-SPSolution command can accept an optional Synchronize parameter. MSDN says that it "synchronizes all solutions or the specified solution in the local farm". But what does this mean? What ...
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Using sharepoint to develop bespoke solution in sharepoint

I have a solution which I need to implement in Sharepoint 2013. It is not very complicated project, but it is fairly comprehensive. It will need to have 10-12 pages site to meet a business need and ...
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Upgrading solution 2007 from the 2010 package

I have a small issue or a big one ... So I have a SharePoint 2007 where a solution build in visual studio 2008 is deployed. Recently i've started to develop in 2010, i converted the solution to the ...
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GacDeployment does not show any results

following scenario. I have a structure that looks as follows: WebApplication (App) --> SiteCollection (SiteCol) --> Site (Site) --> WebSite (Web) --> List I developed an eventreceiver which should ...
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The field with Id {GUID} defined in feature {GUID} was found in the current site collection or in a subsite

I am not the developer and I need to deploy a solution by add-SPsolution with WSP file. I don't have Visual Studio to make change like Overwrite="TRUE" During my first deploy, everything goes fine ...
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After a server upgrade, what types of health checks do you perform

We are currently trying to validate a deployment but want to make sure we've checked all the appropriate things. Other than testing new functionality, what steps to do you take to make sure an update ...
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How to migrate a custom site theme & layout pages from Staging-->Prod

I am wondering how to best migrate a custom theme (custom master page, layouts, including image and css assets etc) from one environment to another in SharePoint 2013 (STAGING-->PRODUCTION). The ...
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Deployment time of wsp in Sharepoint

I like to enter the deployment time of wsp into registry when we had installed on particular server. How to get it in code?
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How can I build a Visual Studio 2010 solution from wsp? [duplicate]

I've inherited a site with a Sandbox Solution but no documentation nor the original solution package. How can I extract the .wsp to get the solution? I tried renaming it to a .cab file and ...
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Possible to debug old solutions running in 2010 mode in a 2013 environment?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 VM for development using Visual Studio 2013. I've deployed an "old" 2010 wsp containing a visual webpart for using it within site collections running in 2010 mode in my 2013 ...
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Error deploying custom web parts

I deployed my WSP to the SP server and activated my solution. When I attempted to add my web parts to a page I get the message: A Web Part of Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or ...
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Change default publish location in Visual Studio

Whenever I want to publish my SharePoint solution, the Target Location is selected as "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents". Is there a way to change the default value for this option?
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Custom CSS not updated

I have 3 css files that are located there : site\style library\folder\css These 3 files was deployed from a solution (.wsp). In the Elements.xml file, every css has these properties : ...
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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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Iterative deployments using WSP in SharePoint2010

I am looking for best practices for deploying frequent custom code changes to SharePoint 2010 server, my changes include all kind of changes like web parts, content types, workflows, feature ...
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Creating a .wsp for SharePoint 2013 from a SP2010 compatible project

I have a rather old SharePoint project that I believe goes back to SP2007, and is currently working fine with SP2010. My current process for creating a .wsp for sp2010 is to use WSPBuilder. It seems ...
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SharePoint 2013 Composed Look - How to add .spcolor and .preview file to SP Server via VS package?

We are using VS2012 and SP2013. Presently we are deploying a masterpage via VS module (without feature event receiver, so we are not activating it on deployment). Then, creating a composed look with ...
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Muilti deploy DLLs from external Projects into single WSP

I'm trying to build a single .WSP that should contains multiple DLLs from External projects. I've been following that this tutorial: Link I've followed all steps but on deploy , DLLS doesn't appear ...
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2010: How to deploy filled content editor WebPart and SPD-modified views in a wsp file

I am developing a custom sharepoint solution with Visual Studio. The Solution contains an application page, it creates lists in the featur event receiver and so on. I'd like to deploy some pre-filled ...
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Localization problems in WSP template

I configure a SharePoint 2013 site using the web interface. I save the site as a template, a WSP package. I then utilize this template on new, clean, team sites. It works great almost all the times. ...
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Deploy a package(wsp file) with dependent assemblies to GAC but dont remove them on Retracting, how?

When developing a SharePoint solution(a webpart for instance) sometimes we need to add some required assemblies(a telerik assembly for instance) to GAC. So for that we will add this assemblies via ...
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convert to sandbox

how i can deploy a custom webpart solution inheret Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart as sandbox solution ? as microsoft documentation ...
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List instance in SharePoint solution: how to prevent from deleting after deployment?

I am developing a SharePoint solution including some list definitions, list instances, content type and a workflow (more to come...) Is it best practice to keep everything in one solution (WSP)? If I ...
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How to create web setup

I have a multiple of import SharePoint Solution Package (.wsp). After I importing the .wsp file into vs2010, how can i create a web setup in vs2010? May I know what is the step how to create web ...
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Continue working on a webpart that has been deployed

I might not understand the whole concept of SharePoint yet, but is it possible to continue working on a deployed web part without the original Visual Studio-project? We have a third party company ...
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Which of the foll. powershell script is correct way to install a timer job into SharePoint?

1: install-spsolution Solution.wsp -webapplication "webapplication" -GACDeployment –force 2: install-spsolution Solution.wsp -GACDeployment –force Which of above is best practice?
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Deploy silverlight xaps to clientbin

I have some xaps being built by other projects in my solution and I need the xaps to be included in the resulting WSP. I have a mapped folder Layouts with a sub-folder ClientBin and then in the ...
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Download/Export solution from site solution gallery

I'm trying to automate the process of downloading one solution and then add/install the same solution to other site collections. The first thing to do would be to download the freshly created solution ...
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Sharepoint DAL/BLL/SL

I need to have a ServicesLayer (talking to webservices), a DataLayer (talking to SQL) and a BusinessLayer (containing Business Rules). Because i have shared funcionality i also need a CommonLayer ...
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Solution Packaging Images

I have a solution package (sandboxed) for branding. All my images are deployed to the Style Library. I deploy the solution package and I can see all images inside Style Library. I can access the ...
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Sandboxed solution deployed activated, in Site Collection Features but not in Manage site features?

I have a sandboxed feature I deployed successfully. It is activated when I check in Site collection features, but when I go to Manage site features it is not there to activate. What am I missing? ...
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How do you deploy a custom web service within a WSP file?

I can deploy my assembly in a wsp to our MOSS 2007 server but I can't seem to find any information about how to automatically deploy my .asmx, disco.aspx and wdsl.aspx files at the same time. Is this ...
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How do I edit the Mapped Folder contents in a package

I have some files that somehow got included in a Mapped Folder in a package. I deleted the files because they are not necessary but I can't figure out how to tell the package to stop including them. ...
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How to deploy wsp to single web application

I want to deploy my solution to a single web application. I used the following script: Add-SPSolution -c:/mywebpart.wsp Install-SPSolution mywebpart.wsp -WebApplication "SharePoint Debugging" ...
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This solution contains no resources scoped for a web application

I'm trying to figure out exactly how I can deploy a solution to a single web application without it being deployed to other web applications in the same farm. The reason for this is that I have ...
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How to edit web part from wsp solution

I have wsp files that contain some web parts that I need to change the functionality of. Without the actual solution or project files, using just the wsp, is it possible to edit them? I changed the ...
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Unable to setup SharePoint Content Database Size Monitor

I have deployed this WSP from http://sphealthdbsize.codeplex.com/ on my SharePoint 2010 farm. As per documentation, I should get Review Database Sizes link under Central Admin -> Application ...