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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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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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 can I avoid “service unavailable”/“recompiling” when deploying solutions

The topic says a lot. I'm looking for a way to avoid that ugly "service unavailable" page when you deploy a solution. Also, I would like some theory on it, as I'm not sure I understand it completely. ...
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WSP contains a TermSet but it isn't imported

We've exported a Site Collection which contains Term Set navigation as a WSP. Opening the WSP as a Cab I can see that it contains the TermSet However, whether I use Powershell to deploy the WSP at a ...
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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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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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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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Can not open the package designer in visual studio 2010

I can not open the package designer in a SharePoint project. When I double-click Package or when I right-click Package and then select "View designer" then the XML file Package.package is displayed. ...
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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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How can I publish an ASP.NET web application in my Sharepoint environment?

I'd like to be able to host small custom ASP.NET applications within my Sharepoint environment. For example, I would like to have associates able to access our locations application by pointing to ...
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Single wsp VS multiple WSPs (100 +)?

So we have created Sharepoint 2013 Webparts for a Specific solution. As we didn`t have TFS and had multiple developers work within one install on a remote server , we separated into multiple projects ...
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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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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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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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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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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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visual studio workflow error

I developed a .wsp package solution on visual studio which has a custom list and sequential workflow. When I try to deploy another farm , the list works properly but workflow doesnt appear. What ...
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Visual Studio 2012 deploying workflow

I uploaded the wsp file of a visual studio 2012 workflow to galleries->solutions in central admin. The feature appears in manage features on central admin but does not show up in site settings on ...
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Retract solution (WSP) in Visual Studio 2013 - Delete Content Types

When I use Retract command in VS 2013 on my WSP, content types do not get deleted on the site. So whenever I want to update content types, I need to recreate the site. I've done some analysis on this ...
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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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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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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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Package and Deploy SSRS Reports / Datasets etc

I have a VS report solution that contains around 40 reports as well as the child reports, sub reports, shared data sets, and data sources. How do I package these for SharePoint to deploy as a managed ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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Access Denied on installing WSP having Web Application scoped Feature

As the title says. I am trying to deploy a solution through central admin which has a Web Application scoped feature. As soon as I try to install it, it goes to access denied page. Strangely, when I ...
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Open in explorer view programatically

I want to open a list in Explorer mode programmatically. As we can't use javascript, what will be the approach and which WSP builder project will we create (I mean webpart, event handler, workflow? ...
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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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“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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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 ...
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Building WSP for SP 2010 designer customized aspx pages with multiple data view webparts

We’ve designer access to the DEV and QA sites. We are able to customize some aspx pages and able to build some tabbed views with different dataview webparts. Now we’ve a challenge to move these ...
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Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing DLL or build it first?

Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing SharePoint WebPart or build it first? In other words can I do the following: MSBuild /p:Configuration=Release /m MyWebPart.csproj Then do ...
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how are featureReference nodes in Package manifest related to featureIds

Our team is working on a solution with Sharepoint package having several features referenced in it. We noted that no new updates made to the solution (i.e. features added etc.) were reflecting upon ...
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Unable to activate solution in another machine

I have a solution that has custom site columns and content types. When I try to activate this on the production box is does not allow me to do so and whenever I try to activate, it gives me an error ...
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Features Required to Import Personal Site

I was working on a personal SP site as a development environment and now I am ready to move to the actual site. I exported the personal site into a .wsp file, uploaded it to the new site, and ...
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CRM & Sharepoint Integration - solution crmlistcomponent not working

I want to integrate Sharepoint 2010 Foundation and MS Dynamics CRM 2013. I installed the solution crmlistcomponent and hav set the settings on the server as described here: Answer on Stackoverflow ...
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No Custom tab to select template (wsp) in SP2013 Foundation?

I cannot see the Custom tab to select a wsp. If I go to Central Management and create a site I see the custom tab but then the activated wsp's do not show up. Can anyone help me out here.
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Uninstalling farm solutions, will not remove the related site collection features

I am facing a problem which I cannot understand how to fix it. Now I have installed third party tools inside my SharePoint 2013 server. Then I wanted to remove them, so i went to "Central ...
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Remove Sharepoint from IIS website retracts solution

I have a question on unextending a web app. When I unextend a web app, I find that all my files in the wpresources folder are removed even if other web apps are using these files. This is strange. ...
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Issue when *directly* deploying a Solution on SharePoint 2013

I have been having trouble deploying a WSP file (a solution containing visual web parts and [primarily] core backend logic) to our SharePoint 2013 server. Deploying through Visual Studio works ...
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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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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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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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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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WSP deployment repeats last characters of a file

I have a weird issue with deployment of a WSP file. A little background info: The Visual Studio solutions consists of 28 projects (don't ask... I inherited it :-)) of which 26 files generate a WSP ...
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Site-scoped feature with both Modules and Visual Web Parts

I have a Feature with Modules that place files in the Master Page Gallery, and I recently added Visual Web Parts to the feature. Then I realized at some point the copying of files into the Gallery had ...