A type of template specific to website design.

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SharePoint Sandbox Solution Error

I have developed web template in visual studio sandbox solution. Sandbox solution is worked fine in on premises but when i am going to activate WSP and create new sub site using this web template i m ...
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WebProvisioned event handler is firing twice and subsite does not inherit the parent's top navigation

I have created an web event receiver but the webprovisioned event handler fires twice. I have set the scope to web, but it still fires twice. Problem 1 This is elements file: <Elements ...
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globalnavigation not taking effect in webprovisioned

I have set to inherit the top navigation from parent site, but it does not take effect until I go to site settings\navigation and I simply click ok then it is set without modifying any options as top ...
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Edit link not visible in Quick Launch after site provisioning using custom web template

I am using a custom web template to create a site based on team site template, but it is not showing the edit links on quick launch and top navigation. This is the element of the web template: ...
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Webtemplate PowerShell Sharepoint online

How to upload my own template.wsp on default WebTemplate, where is $ST#0, $BLOG#, etc.. ? Is it that possible?
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How to attach a web provisioned event receiver to a web template?

I have created a web template using the onet.xml and elements.xml. I have created a web provisioned event receiver, but it is not really attached to my custom web template. When I create a site the ...
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Site definition based on Community

I want to deploy a site definition based on a Community Template, in order to create websites that looks exactly like the Community ones. How can I do that? I tried copying Community onet.xml but it ...
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How to create two child subsites one under the other by using web template?

I have this senario where I have to create a sub site and beneath that there will be another subsite created at the moment user creates the top subsite. Ex: Site1 (On siteCollection user will create ...
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Webparts not rendered when a site using a custom web template was created

I am trying to investigate an issue of web parts not being rendered upon creation of the site using a custom web template. It only happens when the site is being created for the first time using ...
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Custom site template not including all titles

I have a custom site template, that I made by first creating a site, a couple of doc libraries and custom lists, and put some webparts on the "frontpage" that shows certain views in these doc libs. ...
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Migrating Web Template to new Site Collection, errors saving as new Template

I was asked to migrate a site collection that included a web template for creating subsites to a new site collection. To do so, I downloaded the .wsp solutions from the old collection and uploaded ...
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Transfer custom web template to new site, features not activated-Sharepoint 2013

I have a web template created in site collection A and have been requested to copy that web template to site collection B. To do this, I downloaded the web template solution by going to the solutions ...
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How to convert a site from a site definition into a web template based site?

I have a team site collection made from a site definition, and I am upgrading from 2010 to 2013, and I want the whole site collection be based on a web template equivalent of the site collection. I ...
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URL/Link to sharepoint members group of subsite used as web template

Is there a simple way to create a link that points to the default "members" group of a subsite? I'm creating a subsite web template and would like to have a link for future site managers that goes ...
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Identify site collections without a selected template

I manage a large SharePoint farm where users can create site collections automatically at will. Some of them click the "create" button and don't ever come back. So I have a bunch of sites on "Template ...
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What to Import from WSP to build Web Template solution in Visual Studio?

I'm trying to create a custom web template for SharePoint 2010. The client has already configured a prototype web site in SharePoint, which is essentially a standard blog site, with some ...
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Get Custom Web template name programmatically , Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to get the web template name that is being used currently in order to create the site. I have created and EvenReceiver and overriding WebProvisioned. in this method i would like to get ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Template Issue while creating new Site

I have created a Site Template using "Save Site as template" SharePoint option. While creating a new site using the Custom Site Template facing the below issue. Previously I was able to create the ...
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Why SaveSiteAsTemplate is hidden

In sharepoint 2010 it was able to Save site as template. But in sharepoint 2013 we should Inaktivate Publishing feature to be able to show this link. I know that there is some workarounds But my ...
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Error when applying custom webtemplate to a sitecollection

I have created a webtemplate from an existing sitecollection by using(save as template). I then imported this template to VS and changed some things in Elements.xml and onet. Now when I try to apply ...
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Problem loading pages as a site owner when Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) is active

We have created a custom teamsite webtemplate, which has some extra site columns, contenttypes, lists and libraries. No fancy stuff. However we got some complaints that sometimes, not always pages ...
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Template of Sharepoint Sites in Sharepoint 2013 created by CRM Microsoft Dynamics

At work I have got a CRM Microsoft Dynamics. At work we have got a lot of projects. When the new project is created in CRM we want to make a new site or site Colection for only this project. With a ...
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How do I get the real Web template name and Id from a web?

I'm creating a tool that will "clone" webs inside a site. It reads child webs of a set web and displays them as templates for the user to select from. I've however run into a problem when I try to ...
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Custom web template not showing in SharePoint online

I have created one sandbox solution in which I am deploying custom web template. It runs successfully when I check the .wsp in the on-premise but when I upload the solution to the Office 365 site and ...
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Get-SPWebTemplate doesn't show my template although it should

I have an issue, basically I've installed a web template and it was installed fine. When i try to create a website I see this template in the list and I can choose it and based on this template create ...
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Missing default.aspx when creating site-collection from web template - 404

I have a custom web template that I use to create a new site-collection. I get the success message, but when I continue to site/default.aspx I get a 404 "The page you're looking for doesn't exist.". I ...
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What is Site, Web, Site Template and Web Template in SharePoint?

Can anyone please tell me what the difference is between Site and Web in SharePoint. Also what is Site Template and Web Template?
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SharePoint 2013 Web Templates Masterpage not found

I created a new web template for SharePoint 2013 (as Farm solution, because it has to be selected when creating a new site collection). The site collection creates succesfully. But when I navigate to ...
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Site Contents link in Quick Launch below Edit link (SharePoint 2013)

I'm creating a custom WebTemplate. I added the following NavBars to the template: <NavBars> <NavBar Name="SharePoint Top Navigation Bar" Url="" ID="1002" /> <NavBar ...
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powershell to check web template in sharepoint

I want to check on which webtemplate site is created. Like for site "xyz/abc.default.aspx" , I want to check on which web templated it was created. Can anyone provide me the powershell command to ...
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After creating a Web Template the pageTitle becomes hidden, how can i access pageTitle from onet.xml

I have created a Web Template but I haven't quite gotten my head around the Onet.xml file. I've Added some custom Web Parts and basically done most of the things that people suggest one would ...
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GetWebTemplates: Input string was not in a correct format

I've created an generic http handler (ashx) that creates sites based on a particular custom web template I have created. However I'm getting a strange error when I execute the GetWebTemplates method. ...
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Restrict the usage of a custom web template for sub-sites creation only

I created a WebTemplate in Visual Studio and deployed it as a farm solution (I couldn't create a sandbox solution because it needs to deploy a custom master page and other stuff to the GAC). Now it ...
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updating CustomMasterUrl of rootweb and subweb

I've created a web template and as part of the provisioning process I set the SPWeb.CustomMasterUrl. I do this in code. When I create a site collection using this template it works fine but if I try ...
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Provision list view for discussion board

I have provisioned a publishing page through a feature and andded an instance of a discussion board web part to the home page, this works fine. How can I make sure the web part chrome is set to ...
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Custom webtemplate - default webparts are missing

I have created my custom site, which contains custom WebTemplate, Master Page and Page. However, I don't have any SharePoint webparts to select. When I check my Web Part Gallery it's empty. "There ...
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Default.aspx via code?

Would it be possible and recommended to add a custom Default.aspx (when no publishing nor wiki front page are enabled) via code (remote provisioning) vs adding it via a Module declaratively? are there ...
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Web Template solution dependency to created sites

I would like to deploy a web template which has absolutely no dependency with the created site so that I could retract the web template solution from the farm, and the sites created with it would ...
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Web template resource file examples

Using resource files for Web Template: How to add a localized Title to a list instance? How to add a localized Title to a web part added in ONET.XML? how to add localized terms in a CEWP contents ...
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Web template resource files: best practice

What is the proper recommended way to add resource files in Web Templates?
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Migration of custom Default.aspx (Web Template)

I am considering to change the Default.aspx (no publishing, no wiki welcome page) via Web Template (for self-service site creation) in SP2013. I am wondering if this would have effect on future ...
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Easy and maintainable way to create templates for sites?

What is currently the best way to add a template for site collections and subsites? Background: Vesa Juvonen wrote a good blog post in 2010 about declarative web templates over site definitions. ...
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Navigation Option Within Web Templates and Onet.xml

I have created a web template which deploys and creates subsite when used. Problem : I am trying to get the navigation setting to work as the image below The current Onet.XML being used to ...
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Creating a feature however manifest does not contain GUID ID

Currently I am creating four custom features within a visual studio sharepoint 2010 project. Within the manifest there is no ID generated once the feature has been created for two of the features. All ...
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SharePoint 2010 MUI

I have created a web template from scratch which is based on the OOTB Team Site. Essentially, I have copied over the Onet.xml content of the OOTB Team Site and used it as -it - is in the Onet.xml of ...
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Online Sharepoint : Custom content type not included by default in List definition

Requirement : Webtemplate with custom document libraries along with custom content types to be used in sharepoint 2013 online created the web template and content type, both are working fine in ...
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Create site collection with custom web template in Office 365 - SP2013

Is it possible to create a site collection (top level site) based on a custom web template, created in VS in the form of an app or sandbox? I know there's a possibility to use the "Select a template ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2010 WebTemplate to SharePoint 2013

I had a SharePoint 2010 project that deploys a WebTemplate to the farm. I upgraded the project to make it compatible with SharePoint 2013 and updated the solution in SharePoint farm. Now, when I try ...
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SharePoint Designer - wrapping webparts with html

Is it possible in SharePoint Designer 2013 to find the web part templates and wrap identifier div:s around them so I know what they are? For example if I have a library web part and want to make them ...
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Custom Web template based on Team Site is empty

Following is the process I followed to create a Custom Web Template based on Team Site in SP 2013. I opened VS 2012 created an "empty SharePoint project", added an "Empty Element", changed its ...