The variations feature in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 makes content available to specific audiences on different sites by copying content from a source variation site to each target variation site.

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Site Variations: How to delete items?

I'm setting up variations in SharePoint 365. On my test site, I have US English, and propagate to French and Spanish sites. If want to delete a item/list/page/site and also update the two target ...
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“Create Translation Package” via API?

On multilingual SharePoint websites you can export/import the content with XLIFF files. Is this functionality somehow available via the API? Multi-language website background here: Create a multi-...
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workflows for variations in SharePoint 2013

I have created a site collection and implemented variations for the site collection. Now I am able to get all the lists, pages and list items that are created in the source site to target site. But ...
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How to Create web Template for Variation based(multilingual) site

We have a requirement of creating about 30-35 Departmental Sub-Sites. I have variations enabled on root site. I need the publishing feature to be enabled in the sub-site as well as variations on the ...
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Is it possible to generate a sitemap.xml for each variation in a site collection?

We made a website with SharePoint as our cms. Is it possible to generate a sitemap.xml for each site collection?
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How to redirect users to one site only temporarily on a multiple language site?

I have a multilingual site which contains: English, Dutch and French. Only Dutch language is ready at the moment. How can I prevent users with English and French language browser settings to access ...
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Stuck on SharePoint 2013 variations

So I've setup a few variations and I have a test English, Spanish and Arabic site setup. Still in the process of wrapping my head around the concept of variations I've gotten to this screen on the ...
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My resource files do not apply to locales in sharepoint 2013

I have added three resource files in my solution: English, French and Dutch, but it all reverts back to English. I have included them in my Resources folder and they are called like this: ...
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How to make getpeerurl function always work even if ribbon is hidden in JSOM?

I want to use the getpeerUrl SharePoint 2013 function in JSOM to get the other variation URL for the current page. I have a solution here ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function() { $(document)....
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Variation French site does not show all the Global Navigations in french(target) site for user with read permission

I have a variation publishing site with English and French. http://portal.... /sites/HR/en-ca/ & http://portal.... /sites/HR/fr-ca/ I am using managed navigation and global navigation is based on ...
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How to redirect users to the right site when using variations?

I am currently using SharePoint 2013 On-Premise and I have enabled the Variations in a site collection. Under the site collection, three sub sites are created for each language. My question is: how ...
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Check in not working in variation publishing site

I have a variation site with publishing feature activated publishing site with workflow, so i have to check in, click on major version and approve the document. When I uploaded a document, this is ...
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Can not download SharePoint App in variation site

I tried to download corporate news app SharePoint App in my variation publishing site. It can not download the app. This is the error: Any ideas what am i missing? I can download the same app in ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Variation configuration for Translator or content author

I‘ve set up a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with variation enabled for English and French. I have 2 sites En and FR. How should I configure the notification for translator or content author So that ...
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Variations and column names

During the propagation of a custom list of items (created with XML scheme based on a native list template), the fields of the target variation of the columns are delivered in the language of the ...
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Manage Variations using JavaScript Client Object Model

I was wondering if someone has an example of managing Variation and Variation Labels using JSOM in SharePoint 2013. I'm aware that there is an example here demostrating how to work with variations ...
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Automatic list item translation without approval using Variations

How can i achieve automatic list item translation without approval? We are using Variations to build a multilingual Publishing Portal. The variation setup looks like this: / (Site Collection Root) ...
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How to use the CSOM SP.Publishing.Variations.getPeerUrl method?

In this code, I am trying to get the corressponding french URL variation. I am using this CSOM api https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj954403.aspx But I can't figure out how to use it....
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How to Build a Multi-Language Site?

We are using Office-365 and need to set up a multi-language sharepoint site. How do we do this? I see a question here about permissions. And I have a question here about how to test multi-languages ...
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Variation in SharePoint 2013

I am using Variation in SharePoint 2013. When I hit my root site i.e www.abc.com it goes to the www.abc.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Pages/VariationRoot.aspx and then goes to the www.abc.com/en-us ...
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App doesn't receive language from SharePoint site

For a project I'm developing a multi-lingual site. The site contains an App part that should display localized content, depending on which variation label site the user is browsing the site. Consider ...
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check out page from SharePoint 2013 designer workflow throws an error

I have a somewhat complex requirement. We have implemented variations in our project. Now, when a page is created in the source site, we want to assign a unique id to this page. When this page is ...
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Variation unable to trigger update all targets

when I am trying to trigger the update all targets by selecting multiple items in a library, I get this message "Failed to submit the update for the selected items." I currently have Full Control ...
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Variations, Deleting from target is not re-creating pages

I have deleted documents from both source and target sites. I am doing a re-migration of contents. For the folders and documents that were recreated, they were not recreated in the target site. My ...
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No .xml files extracted in content migration package (.cmp)

Currently we have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise installation running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise box with SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise as our back end database. We're currently working on ...
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Upgrade Site collection to 15 in SharePoint 2013 Failed

The site collection contains 5 languages variations (English, French, German, Dutch and Portuguese). The site has been migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using the standard Microsoft ...
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Is there any way to disable a variation label without deleting it?

I want to disable a variation label (temporarily) which hierarchy was already created. Deleting the variation label is another option, but i am not sure that i will easily be able to make the ...
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Variations: Propagate custom lists programmatically [duplicate]

I want to propagate my custom list programmatically.We can do it with GUI easily but I want to do it programmatically. Found the option to make it under Variations (screenshot below)
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Creating variation labels using CSOM in sharepoint 2013

Can anyone tell me how to create variation labels using CSOM?
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Sharepoint 2013 Variations contextual tab missing

I have a publishing site collection with variation enabled(For en-us and fr-fr), When I go to Pages library of en-us site, In the top contextual tab area I can see two tab groups "Files", "Library" ...
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SharePoint 2010 Vaiations site managing translations

How to manage the variations sites translations for the words? We have the English and Arabic publishing sites and we need to have the common keyowrds translations manageable easly in SharePoint 2010 ...
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Cannot Connect to the Machine Translation Service

I have created my Machine Translation service and was able to start the service without any error. However, when I am trying to create or configure a Variation label and reach the 3rd step Translation ...
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How to change the Variation Label Name in Sharepoint 2013?

In SharePoint 2013 site settings for a site, I have created a variation label name as "en" as shown in the image below within a red box. Now I want to change it to "en-us". But according to my ...
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SharePoint 2010 - List “Variation Labels” does not exist at site with URL

In SharePoint 2010 Enterprise I'm trying to visit the Variation Labels page at ".../_Layouts/VariationLabels.aspx". When I load this page I'm confronted with the following error: Error An ...
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Getting wrong PageLayouts from site with variations

I have a site in 2013 with two variations: de-de and en-us. On feature activation, I try to get list of Available Page Layouts using following code: using (SPSite site = new SPSite(siteUrl)) ...
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Variations, Lists Propagations

I have a source site and a target site. Why can not some lists be propagated through target sites? I mean, if I create a Links or Events list in the source site I do not see the Variations ribbon, ...
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Propagate Lists through variation sites by PowerShell

Is it possible to propagate a list to a variation site by powershell?
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Can't set ChromeType to none for custom web part

I have a site collection with variations on. Arabic (source) English (target) I have added a custom web part on a page. If I edit that web part (I am not doing it programmatically), go to its ...
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Term store with variation label not indexed

Our user profiles have a property who values are coming from a term store. http:/testSite/en/search/Pages/peopleresults.aspx?k="cheese" This works fine and the results page is populated by users ...
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Machine translation fails with: The file could not be downloaded from the SharePoint library because the user's permissions have changed

My Environment is SharePoint 2013 on a Windows Server 2012 with Variations set-up. When trying to use the button in the ribbon called Machine translate the job gets in the que but fails with the ...
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Summary Links WP with Variations. Error with “internal” links

I have a site collection that contains two variation labels (sv-se and en-us). The english site is source and the swedish site is a target. I'll use the standard ootb web part "summary links" on the ...
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Alternate Access Mappings problem

I have my SharePoint 2010 site, with variations, configured to run on HTTP and HTTPS. In my AAM it looks like this: http://www.mysite.com https://www.mysite.com Both are set to the same zone - ...
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Is there a way to set the landing page of variations [without customizations]?

I know by default, when users navigate to the Variation Root Site, they are redirected to the appropriate top site of a variation label, based on the language setting of their Web browser. For example,...
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How to get root of variations by client OM (JS)?

Let say I have sub-sites on my "main site" (which is not root of site collection), like Home sub-site, About, Contact. The "main site" is actually language variation of another site. In another words ...
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Variations: Propagate Lists Programmatically

I have defined variations with two Labels (source and target) I have selected "Publishing Sites and List with variations and all pages" in one of the settings. The pages are created in the target ...
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SharePoint 2013 Variations Using Powershell

I am using powershell to manage the creation of some site variations following this tutorial: http://www.sharepointeurope.com/blog/2013/7/23/automate-variations-in-sharepoint-2013-using-powershell-c ...
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How can a 2010 Publishing Page have a CustomizedPageStatus value of “Customized”?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Publishing Site Collection. Out of the 1,000 or so publishing pages throughout the site collection, about a quarter of the pages have a CustomizedPageStatus of "Customized". ...
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Variations Sharepoint 2013

I want variations to not update target pages automatically. So I run the following script on poweshell: $rootWeb = Get-SPWeb http:/// $relationshipsList = $rootWeb.Lists["Relationships List"]...
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How to break relationship between two list variations?

I have publishing site with variations as below. EN (source) AR (target) There is a list in EN site copy of which is being made in AR site. Now I want to break this relationship so is there a way to ...
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Variation with master pages

I have a site that will be English/Spanish, when clicking Spanish link the site will be in spanish language, when clicking English the site will be in English. The site will use variation, and I am ...