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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how to completely remove .wsp solution

how to remove a .wsp solution i try from central admin>system settings>manage farm solution selected a solution and selected Retracting still this status shown Restract. how to completely remove ...
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what is the difference between Retract wsp solution and remove wsp solution in sharepoint 2010

what is the difference between Retract wsp solution and remove wsp solution in sharepoint 2010. i want to remove a wsp solution from our sharepoint 2010 environment completely.
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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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Automatically update a list column based on specific criteria (change the item Status if the Item Review Date is met)

I am working on an issue tracking list inside SharePoint server 2013. And I have two columns as part of the list:- Review Status. with these choices; New, in-progress, Need Review. Review Date, of ...
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AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AssemblyResolve in SharePoint 2013

Does AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AssemblyResolve work in SharePoint WSP solution? I added a delegate control using WSP solution and it registers a method to AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AssemblyResolve. ...
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Store data in the list - save it to list itsef for CSR to read

I would like to ask if somebody has an idea how I can store formatting data for particular list/webpart on a page. My concept: I would like to create JSlink that would be attached in masterpage file. ...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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Client Side Rendering deployable via Sharepoint solution package

I would like to create a sharepoint 2013 solution (.wsp) that could be easily deployed and would contain a basic CSR(JSlink) that would modify all views in the site collection. I have been able to ...
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Method of comparing and finding out the difference between two wsp files

Is there any way of finding out the difference between two wsp files that are created using the package option in visual studio, including the parameters like the change-set version , check-in and ...
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.sln or .csproj which one do I turn into a .wsp?

I am wanting to create a wsp from my solution but I am wondering which one I turn into the wsp, the .sln or the .csproj?
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Powershell: Is there a way to extract the Identity from a WSP file?

I want to automatically add and install some wsp files. To check if the file is already installed I (think I) need the identity of the solution that I am about to deploy. How can I extract the ...
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How to rename the site column's field title within a list definition?

I am trying to rename a field title from a list definition. I have the following schema.xml: <List ...> <MetaData> <Fields> ... <Field ...
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WSP solution not working properly in NLB environment

We have one exisiting SharePoint project which was created few years ago. Now we have updated the code and created a WSP solution. After deploying the WSP solution in the development environment ...
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Web part development

Is it possible to download an existing web part and modify it in Visual Studio? I want to download the User Tasks web part and see if I can get it to pull from task lists created in 2013 - it pulls ...
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WSP Solution File deployed using the Visual Studio - Debugging

We are trying to debug the Sharepoint wsp file deployed using the Powershell Command Install -sp Solution , but we are not able to attach the worker process (w3wp.exe) to the code running on the ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool'

I am trying to build a webpart project and I am trying to deploy the same into my Sharepoint dev site which I created using the Sharepoint Central Admin. But the issue which I am facing while ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Migrating custom solution from 2010 to 2013

I have a custom solution (WSP) for SharePoint 2010, but we are now upgrading to SharePoint 2013. If I upgrade my WSP project in Visual Studio 2012 to the latest version (so all references are .Net ...
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Multiple SharePoint Hosted app parts (apps) in one “.app” package - is it possible?

I am sure it can be done with provider hosted apps, but is it possible to have one ".app" package file for multiple SharePoint hosted apps? At the moment I have such setup: Solution 5~ SharePoint ...
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Merging Sharepoint WSP files

I have a custom site template wsp file & workflow wsp file. I am trying to combine these two wsp file to one. Is that possible to do this in office 365 with sandbox solution, and if so, how?
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Activating a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Feature

I'll begin with the background of what I'm trying to accomplish. The system has a working workflow already, what I want to do is edit the workflow to meet some new requirements - so far I have only ...
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How to Deploy PermissionsReporting WSP to wss2.0 - SPA Toolkit

I'm trying to do a permissions report for my WSS2.0 environment and found the SharePoint Administration Toolkit 4.0. I understand that the target environments are MOSS2007 and WSS3.0 but the framework ...
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Why WspBuilder.exe consider net framework 4.5 project as unmanaged code?

I'm upgrading my VS solution from .net 3.5 to .net 4.5. I shifted to VS 2013 and change the TargetFramework. Everything is working well till this step but wspbuilder start creating problem for me and ...
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Custom Web Service - The (&(objectClass=user)(mail=)) search filter is invalid

I have inherited a SharePoint farm where a previous developer created a web service/solution that connected to AD, got the person's email account and then used that to connect to another database that ...
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Something went wrong - Change Password Solution; Application error when access /_layouts/15

I have installed solution for Changing password in SharePoint 2013. Solution from here: http://changepasswordfromsharepoint2013.codeplex.com/ This solution adds layout and link to the drop down menu ...
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Creating custom site columns using Visual studio will not show the new site columns [duplicate]

I want to create new site columns using visual studio, so i did the following steps:- create a new SharePoint 2013 empty project. i add two site columns as follow:- <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. The Solution installation failed

I have created a new sharepoint 2013 project to add custom site columns by following these steps https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx now i want to deploy the solution to another ...
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Creating site columns using Visual Studio

I am in a situation that i need to create 2 site columns named "Asset Type" of type "Drop-down List" that have the same name (Asset Type), but different choices. But using the CA UI i can not create ...
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Opening WSP in VS

I am new to sharepoint!. Any help on this would be highly appreciated.I have extracted the wsp file by renaming it to cab. But when I open it as a website in Visual Studio, It does not have master ...
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Not able to activate the site template in solutions gallery : SharePoint 2010

I have created a site from Decision Meeting work-space template, made some modifications(added 2 Extra columns of date time datatype into Agenda list, added a new list for comments). I have saved ...
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CU's cause duplicate column to be created

We have a list deployed via a sandboxed WSP in SP 2010. The list is using list fields, not content types, so they are only defined in the Schema.xml and Elements.xml for the list instance. When the ...
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Are SharePoint 2007 WSP solutions fully compatible in 2010

I would like to know if SharePoint 2007 .WSP solutions are fully compatible to be deployed in SharePoint 2010. Or what are the factors that I should consider in proceeding with the above plan.
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2013 Solution Migration

I upgraded a site with custom aspx pages from 2010 to 2013 and tried to save it as a template to move it to another SP13 farm but I keep getting an error. The content type name ' ...
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Creating pages on feature activation

Is it possible to add an ASPX page from my WSP to the Site Pages library, or do I have to do this via code (IE: Create the page as a list item and add web parts manually)
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Open WSP file in SharePoint 2013

I already deploy my wsp file in my SharePoint site, how can I see the contents of that WSP file?
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Add-SPSolution Error An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "SPSolutionLanguagePack Name=0

When I tried to add my wsp solution I am getting the error, An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "SPSolutionLanguagePack Name=0 Parent=SPSolution Name=myeventreceiver.wsp", ...
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Can't activate SharePoint solution

I am having a problem activating the CRM List Component for SharePoint (which is just a .wsp file). I went to Site Settings -> Web Designer Galleries -> Solutions and uploaded the solution. No problem ...
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Tool to clean up the WSP Solution Deployment

I have a bunch of wsp files that already exist on the server. Are there any tools that will generate me the necessary scripts so that all the features that reside inside the WSP will be deactiveted ...
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Create WSP package in Visual Studio 2013

How to create WSP Package in Sharepoint 2013 by Visual Studio 2013. If I see to bin catalog there are two catalog more. The: Debug Catalog Release Catalog How to prepere a WSP Package, to wsp ...
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VS Package Designer File Icons - What do they mean?

In a Mapped Folder what do these two different icons indicate about each file? This is just for illustration, the same file is not being deployed twice SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio 2012 Thanks
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Deploying WSP to a specific web application

I have created a SP 2013 solution, and I want to deploy this in my farm. But the requirement is that I don't want this wsp to be available in all the web applications. It should target only to my web ...
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Problem while installing SP solution “Timeout error CodePlex.SharePointInstaller.InstallException: Timeout error”

I am trying to install SP solution inside my SharePoint 2013, but during the installation i got the following exception :- ***** Bamboo Core V2 (Prerequisite Component) ***** ***** ERROR ***** ...
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migrate timer job from sharepoint 2007 to 2010

is it possible to migrate a custom timer job from SharePoint 2007 to 2010? is so,please let me know what points should i keep in mind before & after proceeding.
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Generate wsp file using TFS Server

I have a SP 2013 project created using VS 2012 solution.Its added into TFS. Now i have to give it to customer, such that whenever there is a change they will take a build from TSF server and deploy ...
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Renamed Project, WSP name doesn't change

I have renamed my SharePoint project "SolutionName.ProjectName" in Visual Studio 2013, but the wsp is still being generated as the "SolutionName". How do I ensure the wsp takes the name of the project ...
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how to build wsp in visual studio 2012 without actually deploying the project

I am trying to create a wsp for my project in visual studio 2012. when i build my project it is not creating a wsp only when i deploy my project it is creating a wsp in my bin/debug folder. Is there ...
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Cannot “Publish” wsp in Visual Studio 2013

I'm having problems with trying to create the .wsp file for a SharePoint project. I assume it was as easy as right-click the project, click "Publish", then set a Local Path. I was able to reach the ...
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Disadvantages of starting a remote powershell session and doing deployment

Are there any disadvantages in starting a New-PSSession from dev machine and deploying the wsp to QA machine remotely rather than going to QA machine and deploying the wsp?
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how to move wsp's from one server to another server using powershell

I have a requirement to move all WSP's from Local Machine to QA server using PowerShell. Any links please.
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Creating and Updating Custom Lists

I have written two methods CreateList and UpdateList to create and update list accordingly. I need to use these methods while deploying the WSP to a Site Collection. Please advise whether I can call ...