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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variations in sharepoint 2013

I am using sharepoint 2013 for the development of a multilingual webapplication I have a task I want the calendar list created on the source site to be propagated and synched with the target site ...
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How to make global navigation show drop down menu?

Guys here's my situation. I have a site in English and Arabic (using Variations) as below. English (main site) Arabic (target) I want to create a sub site called "About" with following pages. So ...
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How to show a date in Arabic format?

I have a list which contain a column, "Modified", which contain date and time of an item in the list. When I display that list in my Arabic site then the date is displayed in English format, such ...
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Variation Subsites Not Created - all timers finish in 00:00:00

Part 1: Variations Create Hierarchies Job Definition successfully creates the source & target labels. After that no subsites are created on the target labels nor any target pages. I've created ...
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Create variation hierarchies - job completes but does nothing

This is something I have done many times before on my current VM, and even using the same Web Application, though with different site collections. The steps I am following are: 1) Create a new site ...
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circular file references are not allowed error

Recently we disabled automatic replication to the different variations of a publishing page when you publish using the following instructions with PowerShell: $site = Get-SPSite "<SiteURL>" ...
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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 ...
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Writing Javascript code in XSLT

Can I write Javascript code in XSLT? Basically I will be calling Javascript's document.location.href to check which site is currently opened (English or Arabic). So let's say if English site is ...
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SP 2010 Variations copy list

I have create a new Site Collection with Publishing Infrastructure Top Level Site. I create the variation root to be "/" I added a variation label "fr", Ran "Create Hierarchy", then created a new ...
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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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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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Variation and Taxonomy Navigation Get Friendly Url

I'm using Managed navigation (Taxonomy Navigation) feature of SharePoint Server 2013. I've setup variation for 2 languages (en and fr). Using the code below, I managed to get the relative url of the ...
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How to get friendly url programmatically for a particular page url, Sharepoint 2013

So i'm missing a thing here. My site collection is configured with variations. I'm doing a language switch webpart, but the problem is How to find the friendly url for a page. For more info please ...
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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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“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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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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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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SharePoint Variation Prerequisites

I cannot seem to create variation hierarchy by following the following steps: Create English label as main language Create Chinese label as target language The English site was created but it ...
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Automatically Publish page on variation site instead of Check-in status

When propagating pages using SharePoint variation, pages on the target sites will be in checked-in status with a minor version 0.1. Is there a configuration to make it auto publish instead checked-in ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 site variation label menu redirect to friendly URL

I have publishing site with multiple pages. For navigation through site I use term store with friendly URL. This site contains variations in few languages and have label menu in top right corner for ...
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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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Variations issues with User & Group Site Column value

I have created variation sites.e.g. mydomain/en-us for english & mydomain/de-de for german language. I have created custom page layouts. This page layouts are based on custom content types. I have ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Error on variation creation

I am currently to create the variation for a Sharepoint Website. I am filling the "Site Settings : Create Variation Label ", but upon clicking on the "OK" button, I have the following error: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...