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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Installing a WSP does not update my custom master page

I have a SharePoint 2010 solution that I develop in Visual Studio 2012. I have a custom master page that I made some changes to. When I publish the .WSP and deploy to my stage environment the changes ...
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Add wsp to solution gallery programmatically

I would like to add a Site template (WSP) to the solution gallery and activate it. TO this, I am using a feature which adds the file but it does not activate and it it looks like just a file that it ...
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Break Inheritance Of Permissions on site - SharePoint 2010

Good day, I have saved a site as a template and would like to enforce it that when a new site is created based on that template, the groups on the new site are like the ones on the template. I have ...
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List-driven solution needs to be deployed to two different web applications. What do I do?

Here is the summary of the problem I am facing: I created a feature, scoped to site collection. The solution installed by the feature uses data from lists created by the feature on install. This is ...
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Cannot add or use assembly in GAC?

I cannot add an Additional Assembly (DLL) via my Event Receiver Package settings. When I attempt to deploy, I get the following error: 3> Deploying solution 'EventReceiver.wsp'... 3>Error ...
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VS2012 Debugger Not Hitting breakpoints

I've got the FBA2013 pack installed and working beautifully on our SP2013 farm. I'm adding some custom fields to gather more user information, but I cannot get VS2012 to hit any breakpoints I set. The ...
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Allow multiple people to work on different web parts at the same time

I've scoured the internet and tried asking different questions but still can't come up with a nice solution to this problem. Consider a situation where I have 2 web parts, each of which is being ...
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Deploying Sharepoint WSP Theme to Subsite

I'm a little new to all this theming, particularly in 2013, so please bear with me. I created a theme for SP2013. It's pretty similar to the default office one but with custom colours and a ...
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Error while deploying WSP through SP 2010 Management Shell

I am trying to deploy a wsp through SP 2010 Mgmt Shell but every time it throws an error: This is the script that I am running: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath "E:\QD Survey 2013-01-10\QDSurvey.wsp"
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Feature with Id 'guid' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this scope

I have a WinForms project that acts as a Sharepoint 2013 Solution installer. It basically do some checking, create a sql database, adds and install a SP Solution and finally activates the feature. ...
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Deleted Feature Receiver is Still Running

Here is a complicated one I have been banging my head against for months. I have a SharePoint 2010 site feature with a custom navigation provider. I have created a feature receiver that will add the ...
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Deploying a WSP to SharePoint 2013

I have the WSP deployed in the Solution Management but when I go to the Site Collection Features it's not listed there for me to Activate.
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Add Page Layouts to a wsp file SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to add some custom page layouts to an existent wsp solution for SharePoint 2013, I have edited the element.xml and the features.xml. The file is uploaded and I can see it with SharePoint ...
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How to add Visual web part deployed using wsp file?

I have created a visual web part using Visual studio 2010. I want to deploy that Visual web part in another site using .wsp file created by building the solution in Visual studio 2010. I have ...
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Cannot modify page layouts in SharePoint designer

We have a SharePoint solution developed by a vendor that does not allow me to make open and save a page layout with SharePoint Designer with out the thing blowing up. What would cause this type of ...
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Programmatically deploy package problem

I am new to sharepoint. I have a silverlight web part project. When I deployed using visual studio I have the page aspx on which he is web part. I need to deploy this web part on another sharepoint. ...
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Exported design package is missing content types

We have designed a SharePoint 2013 theme for our client and are trying to export this theme to install to their farm using the design package exporter (/_layouts/15/DesignPackageExport.aspx). Some of ...
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Sharepoint package installation - Feature is not visible in Site collection -> settings

I am not very experienced with Sharepoint 2010 and I am having trouble installing a package. I downloaded a package from "iLove SharePoint" as I need to call web service from a workflow. The package ...
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Force WSPBuilder to include .NET 4.0

How do I force WSPBuilder (through Visual Studio 2010) to deploy a sattelite .NET 4.0 assembly in the GAC?
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how to update wsp / solution programmatically

I am trying to find a way how to update a SharePoint solution programmatically with C#. (I already know how to do this with the powershell command Update-SPSolution). I have tried using this code but ...
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Process cannot access the file “project.dll” because it is being used by another process

I need to deploy a wsp file in VS, but I am not able to do that because I am getting the error in my question's title, I tried doing IIS reset, restarting my development machine. Any ideas?
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Module Folder in Sharepoint is not deployed with the wsp file

I am updating my solutions from Sharepoint 2010 to 2013. I needed to make a little workaround because SP 2013 refused to find my pictures in the images folder. So I created a module folder for SP 2013 ...