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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“Home” link not visible on English and Arabic website

I have created a site with two variations: English Arabic I created several pages in English such as Page1, Page2 etc. All pages are visible on the navigation except the Home page. I have set the ...
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Deleting a variation label

How do I delete a variation label for which hierarchies have already been created? I have searched through the settings pages at the site collection level but there is no option there. I have also ...
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Redirect to default language for public web sites

I'm currently working on developing public CMS web sites with SharePoint 2010. The site will use two languages on it that will be two separate site collections on the same web application. Two managed ...
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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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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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File not found: Label (variation label page giving error)

Please bear with me as I have to explain. I have a publishing site with variations. English (source) Spanish (target) The site was working fine since the beginning it was created a few months ...
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Variations - Changed pagelayout doesn't change in variation page

I have variations set up with 2 labels, en-us (Source) sv-se It all works as it should. Although if I change the page layout in the english page and publish and make sure to run the variation ...
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Variations and custom field

I have a multilingual SharePoint site which uses variations. However on deployment the content isn't being deployed to the other variation sites. When the "Variations Propagate Sites and Lists Timer ...
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Navigation menu with sharepoint variants in one variant not appear site

I have a Sharepoint with variants activation. I would like have the same menu in all variants. But my problem is in one variant, two sites does not appear. Not appear in the page settings-> ...
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Search results page not inheriting from parent site

I am using variations and have 2 sites under main: Main Site English site French site I created a search results page in English site as below and inserted search web parts. ...
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403 access denied on site variation root

I moved a site from one server to another. Site is using variations. On new server if I open page directly for e.g. http://myserver/en/Pages/default.aspx then it opens the page but if I just go to ...
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Manage Content and Structure Error

When I click 'Site Actions -> Manage Content and Structure' I get the following error Object reference not set to an instance of an object. Line 144: <DIV ID="RefreshLinkDiv" ...
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Update variations secondary label

I have set up variations on my site; 'English' and 'French'. 'English' is the primary label. On my webpages on my 'French' site the 'Variations' section in the ribbon is disabled. The 'Update' and ...
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How to fix “Properties Title specified by the shared catalog could not be found in search schema”

I want to set up cross site publishing of a pages library as a catalog. I want to do this while using variations. Thus, I have a source publishing site collection with two variation labels. Each of ...
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“Update all targets” in variations not working

I have a page called News.aspx in both English and Arabic site. English is primary site and Arabic is its variation. Both pages were working fine. All variation settings are default i.e. they are ...
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Variation doesn't create list custom fields when creating list in another target site - SP 2013

I have configured variation in my sp2013 server, I have two subsites, one set as source (label) and another one as target (Label). but i have noticed that whenever I create a list in the source ...
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Accessing list from variation

I retrieve all the lists in the current web using: foreach (SPList list in SPContext.Current.Web.Lists) {} This works well. The problem is that when a user changes languages, and is routed to the ...
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Language Variations: Variation Page getting updated by source (When it shouldn't)

I have a problem with language variations. I have 2 languages in my site collection, English and French. I have variations set to: Do not automatically create site and page variations Do not ...
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English Labels stored in Managed Meta Data Fields in French Variation Site

When we provision a TaxonomyFieldType using elements.xml we set the ShowField attribute to "Term1033" where the 1033 represents the LCID of the field to be displayed. I am asking this as when ...
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How to change boolean variation on document template

I've a bool (checkbox field) as a template field, and it shows true - if checked - and false - if not - on the template field content and I want to show up different display text. what's the best way ...
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Import of Site from Dev To Production has made Site Actions > Site Settings throw 404s

Our first import from our development site created all the variations and sites on the production site, but it didn't contain the full set of data. Now we have imported the full data set, but it had ...
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Copy publishing page between site collections and keep data

Does anyone know if you can copy a publishing page (programmatically), based on a custom layout and content type, from one site to another in different site collections and keeping all the data in the ...