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, 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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Linking sub menus to variations

I have a publishing site with variations, the directory structure is laid out like this: en-us -products --product1 --product2 -contact us -news euro -products --product1 --product3 -contact us -news ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-> navigation....