A type of template specific to website design.

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How to create new webtemplate, inherited from another custom web template?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal styled by someone else. If I am in my sharepoint portal and try to create a new site I see 2 templates. First one is publishing site and the other is a custom template ...
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Whats the purpose of BaseTemplateName, BaseTemplateID and BaseConfigurationID?

What does BaseTemplateName, BaseTemplateID and BaseConfigurationID exacly do? Whats purpose of them in the webtemplate elements.xml? Thanks
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How to add feature to web template

I have created a web template into my project. I have created a feature and add event receiver where I have added code to create custom list. Now I want to add this feature to the web template. How I ...
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“Web Template” item template is not available in Visual Studio 2012 list of item templates

I am working with visual studio 2012 and want to add sharepoint 2013 "Web Template" item from VS 2012 list of sharepoint 2013 item templates. But I could not find "Web Template" item in SP 2013 item ...
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How to use Web Template in sharepoint 2010

I have created a Web Template named "My WebTemplate" in Visual studio 2010 and deployed successfully to http://somesite. Now in http://somesite web application. I want to create a site that uses "My ...
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What should be the provisioning model?

What should be the provisioning model for supporting only 2010 and above, if: it needs to include custom SharePoint security groups it would be deployed to multiple unrelated SharePoint ...
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Site Definition or web template how to update sites

If you want to update (insert changes) all existing sites in a SharePoint 2013 web site, which one is the best option to start with? creating all sites based on Site Definitions or based on Web ...
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Feature Activated Event not triggered when creating a new sub site with web template

When I create a new site I have a Web Scoped FeatureActivated event that I would like to run. The feature does get Activated but the FeatureActivated event is not triggered. The site is created with ...
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Newly created web template is invisible

I have created a new web template (contains a elements.xml and onet.xml) which is based on team site. I have deployed the .wsp file. However when I go to "New Site" under Site Actions I cannot see my ...
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Web template using an old version

I've copied the same question I found in an answer in this link because it is happening to me: when I create a new site using powershell or code, it is using an old version of the template. Not ...
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aspx page in module and ghosted web parts

I am making a webtemplate. This webtemplate activates a hidden feature which contains a module, deploying the default.aspx page. The module looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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In sharepoint 2013 should i use web templates or apps?

I have been asked to create sharepoint site to track company expenses. Functionality included: -Implement for SP 2013 -Users create expense requests. -Managers approve requests. -Basic reporting. ...
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Is it better to create a web template from scratch or import it?

I was wondering what most people do when setting up web templates. Do they create/customize it in sharepoint and then export the template and open it up in visual studio. Or do they create a ...
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How do i add a page to a web template

I have created a basic web template using the following post and added a custom list to it, this works fine. http://sebastiantegel.wordpress.com/2012/06/26/webtemplates-is-the-way-to-go/ I now want ...
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How do i create a feature in web template?

I have created a web template in visual studio, it includes the standard element file and onet file, it also has a feature which is scoped to site level. All this works fine, i can deploy it and can ...
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How to create a Web Template programmatically

I want to create a Web Template programmatically in Sharepoint 2010. I have read Vesa "vesku" Juvonen blog where he creates a web template using the elements.xml file and onet.xml file, but i want to ...
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How to activate feature in a custom site

I have created a publishing web template. Now I need to activate a feature once the site is provisioned. In order to achieve this, I've created an event receiver with something like this: public ...
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403 Forbidden immediately after creating web

I can't tell exactly what's causing the 403 Forbidden error (that's literally all of the information I have in the browser regarding the error) but this is the scenario: I navigate to my application ...
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What components does Web Template contain?

I am working on a sharepoint portal project. I am planning to have some custom web templates. And then create new site instances from these template. I will follow this way; create a basic publishing ...
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Getting Web Template Not Found error while importing

I am importing a exported site with several sub-sites to a new Site Collection of its Own but getting following error Start Time: 8/9/2012 9:32:31 AM. Progress: Initializing Import. ...
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Creating site with subsite using webtemplate

I have webtemplate (not a site definition) which is an exported site. I want to create a subsite in this site. I want this to happen when a new site of this template is created. But I don't know how. ...
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Cannot add links to global navigation on a site created from a custom web template in Sharepoint 2010

I have created a webtemplate that I use to provision a sitecollection site which works fine but when I try to add an Heading or link to the Global Navigation through UI it's not working correctly: ...
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Site Definition vs Web Template for product site

I'm getting ready to create a product for SharePoint, and I'd like it to be as easy as possible for people to deploy and use. I was planning on using a Site Definition, since this seems like a great ...
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error 0x80070055 when provisioning a site collection with Document Center or Record Center

In QC we are getting 0x80070055 error when provisioning a site collection with web template Document Center or Record Center template. Did some googleing and learned this error is due to dup guid in ...
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How to create web template based on Moss 2007 web site in sharepoint 2010

I have a small requirement.. We are migrating moss2007 to sharepoint 2010 online ( cloud) I have a Moss 2007 web site with some of the webparts( both out of box webparts (list view webparts) and one ...
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Sharepoint 2010 editing WebSiteTemplate

In sharepoint 2010 I create a new Web with a WebSiteTemplate. The template was created by the export-function of an existing WebSiteCollection. The new web looks similar to the other exepting the ...
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Defaulting to a tab in Template Selection of Create Site Collection in Central Admin

We have custom Web Templates deployed in our SharePoint 2010 deployment. The web templates are have a custom DisplayCategory defined Elements.xml (let's say it's Foo). In central admin's Create Site ...
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Provisioning a Welcome Page to Pages Library

I have a custom Web Template which enables the default features of a Publishing Site and in addition it enables custom Features e.g. WelcomePageProvisioning. It's kinda straight forward, but still I ...
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Using configuration of base web template in custom web template

I'm creating a custom web template, and I'd like for my configuration only to add the things I need above and beyond what's in the base web template (in my case, CMSPUBLISHING#0). My template works ...
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FeatureActivated not called for Site Template

We have an web-level feature that when you activate it will change the master pages used by the web to point to a .master page in the rootweb of the site collection. This feature has been activated ...
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Custom default page - edits not saved in content editor web part

I've created a custom default.aspx page which is provisioned through a custom web template using SharePoint 2010. I've added the below code to add a content editor web part, with some default content. ...
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Custom Web Template not displaying /default.aspx

I've made a custom web template based on BLANKINTERNET that has a specified DefaultPageLayout and a set of available page layouts, these are set in the Publishing Feature. I upload the solution and ...
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SharePoint Online web template debugging

I'm trying to develop a custom web template to use with SharePoint Online. I created an empty web online and saved it as a template (without content). I then loaded that WSP into Visual Studio and ...
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Sharepoint Web template

I have created a web template solution by following Vesa "vesku" Juvonen 's blog(http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vesku/archive/2010/10/14/sharepoint-2010-and-web-templates.aspx). I have the web template and ...
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Problems adding webparts to a page in the correct order

I would think there's something supersimple I'm missing, but I can't find where I'm going wrong. I have a feature deploying a default.aspx page with two CQWP webparts. I use the AllUsersWebPart ...
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Define subsites in webtemplate

Is it possible to define a subsite in a webtemplate? I can't use a site definition because I'm working in Office 365 - SharePoint Online. Wrong approach: I thought about activating a site-feature in ...
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Hide Web Template?

I cant figure out how to hide a web template in the user interface, is this even possible? I found this answear to my question at Mirjam's blog, but I can't find the "Page layouts and site ...
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Web Template - Receivers Not Firing

I have a custom web template used to provision site collections that activates features with onet.xml and is deployed as a farm solution. I've tried both feature receivers and event receivers (on ...
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Publishing Site “Save site as template”

How to save site as template for a Publishing Site? I do not understand how this is done.
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Setting preview image for Sharepoint 2010 custom web template

I have a custom Sharepoint 2010 Web Template and I would like to set a custom preview image for it in the Sharepoint add site gallery. Example (I wanna set a custom image for the "Project Template ...
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Do Site Templates include content types in site collection

I had created custom content types in site settings that I was referencing with a list on a site. When I did a save as template from the site, would that have also saved the content types? I passed ...
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Is there a way to move a site across web applications regardless of site template?

I have our old 2007 intranet upgraded to 2010 via database attach. It's in its own web application and I want to move some of the sites over to our production web application. I'm using a script ...
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Convert site template to site definition

How do I go about making a site template to a site definition? For example, if I have a modified team site which I saved as WSP (save as site template), can I import that into VS2010 and convert to a ...
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The site template requires that the Feature {GUID} be installed in the farm or site collection

I thought Microsoft did a good job documenting sp2010. I am so frustrated that I can't find anything related to this. I have a web template project. All I want is to run bunch of code when a web is ...
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OOB Feature Stapling on custom web templates

I have read on several blog posts (Vesa,Mirjam) that custom web templates (CWT) does not support feature stapling (MSDN doesnt mention this tho, but I take their word on it). What I am wondering is, ...
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Create Web part programatically VS 2010

we are to create several web parts after a site is provisioned with WSP. I can either create wp from scratch on feature action. Or save a set of WP in gallery and create an instance out of that when ...
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Error when Creating a site from custom template - “A duplicate field name <name> was found.”

When a site has been saved as template and then automatically uploaded and activated in the solution gallery and a user is trying to create a new site based on this custom template he get's an error ...
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BaseTemplateId to use in WebTemplate element when creating template based on BLANKINTERNET

I am creating a WebTemplate based on BLANKINTERNET. I know the BaseTemplateId you reference in your web template isnt really used to anything, but still as a best practice should refer to the ...
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Custom web templates vs custom site definitions

I read the MSDN article "Deciding between custom web templates and custom site definitions". The article only scratches the surface, so I was wondering if anyone have had some hands on experience with ...