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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How do I Modify Contents of a WSP File?

I've been provided a WSP file that contains a webpart created by another developer. I have been requested to make modifications to the webpart and repackage as a WSP file again. What steps must be ...
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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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How can I activate a wsp solution uploaded to solution gallery via code in SharePoint 2013

I'm creating a site definition which provisions a subsite based to a webtemplate(wsp) file. This webtemplate file is packed in a feature containing a module.When the feature is activated the wsp file ...
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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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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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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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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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.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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Retracting solution from Central Admin?

In Central Administration I went to System Settings->Manage Farm Solutions In there I selected the WSP I want to retract, clicked the Retract Solution link and clicked "OK" with all of 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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Export SPD List Workflow to Visual Studio 2010

is it possible to export a SPD List associated workflow into a .wsp-Package for further editing in Visual Studio 2010? Since it is possible with reusable workflows i wanted to know whether it is ...
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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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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 solutions using shared DLLs can cause havoc when individual solutions are retracted

Problem: Multiple solutions using shared dll's can cause havoc when individual solutions are retracted. Example: You have a web part helper dll used by all your web part code. If you retract a ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 - Solution struck on Retracting

I have solution installed in my solution store. I am trying to retract the solution but is stuck on "Retracting". Solution Tried : 1 . Restart Timer Job services But when i am trying to add ...
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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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How to add and use external assemblies in solutions?

I need to use DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll in my code. In the solution package, I included this external dll in the Additional Assemblies. It looks like this: I also need to reference it, so that I ...
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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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What is the significance of Visual Studio Package File and how to use it?

What is the significance of Visual Studio Package File and how to use it? See the image below. Can any one provide an explanation?
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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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Deployed solution does not appear in site collection features.

I have a custom SharePoint solution that I am attempting to deploy to a very simple standalone SharePoint server installation. The installation has only two web applications, one for Central Admin ...
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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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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
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How to apply a activated feature/workflow to a list

I have created a global workflow and added it to a SP 2010 site as a solution (which I have activated), but when I go to apply this workflow to my list/library the new workflow template is not in the ...
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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 ...