A type of template specific to website design.

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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 ...
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Enabling Navigation and SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure

I have activated SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure feature provisioned through my web template. But the Navigation (my libraries in QuickLaunch bar) was not visible after publishing feature ...
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How to provision OOTB CTs (Audio, Video and Image) to Custom WebTemplate

I want to provision Out of the Box CTs Audio, Video and Image to my Custom Web Template which is based on "BDR#0" in SharePoint 2013. How i do this ? Should i need to provision some feature to my ...
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Not able to deploy custom web template at farm scope

I have developed a custom Web Template based on "BDR#0" in SP 2013. It works perfect and I can deploy it using Site scope feature. The web template is developed by adding a Module in VS 2012 which ...
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How to create Enterprise Document Center Web Template

I want to create a custom web template based on enterprise Document Center in sharepoint 2013. How I create it?
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Documents list not exsists when activating feature

I have created a custom web template based on Team Site and added a SPWeb scoped feature to add a List View WebPart to it. It throws an exception when it comes to web.Lists["Documents"] and says ...
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custom Web Template for Team site not showing Promoted links

I have created a custom web template which uses onet.xml file of 15hive\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\sts\xml and following is the element.xml file. However when I create a sub site based on this custom team ...
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How to add pages to web template

I want to add 3 different pages (Page1, Page2, Page3) to a custom web template. When I create a site using this web template, I would like the 3 pages Page1, Page2 and Page3 to be created ...
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How many root site collections we can create

I have a simple question just to remove my confusion. In one web application, can we create multiple root site collections ? I have 3 different custom web templates, and for each template, I want to ...
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why this site feature is not activated when I create a new site by my custom web template?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and vs2010. I have created a custom webtemplates and begin from a copy of a teamsite. In my onet.xml I see the following site feature elements: <SiteFeatures> &...
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Why is it possible to declare more then 1 configuration section in the onet.xml?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and vs2010. I created a custom web template and start with the onet.xml from the teamsite. I see 4 configuration sections. Why there are more then 1 configuration sections? ...
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Why the “group work lists” like “announcements, links, tasks, events” are not exist when my feature eventreceiver is triggered?

I have created a custom web template where I activate the webfeature "Group Work Lists". I have also a event receiver where I would like to do some logic. I try to get the splist item of one of my ...
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Can I use a provisioningProvider to a custom web template?

I have problems with the sequence of my logic. I have featere1 where I have my custom webtemplate. Then I have feature2 where I have implemented my default.aspx page. Feature1 is activating feature2. ...
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Why I can not add a list to some webpart zone in my custom web template home page?

I have created a custom web template and it will be deployed by feateure1 for example. Then I have also a module with inside of it the default page declaration. This module will be deployed by ...
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Can I deploy and use my new custom web template at an existing site collection?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have crated a custom web template and when I deploy it I need to create a new site collection where my custom template will be available if I create a new sub ...
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Is it possible to use a custom web template inhirited from teamsite template, in a publish site template?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have implemented this tutorial for creating a custom web template, and it works: http://usmanmughal.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/how-to-create-web-template-in-...
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How to implement a custom masterpage in my custom web template?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have implemented this tutorial for creating a custom web template, and it works: http://usmanmughal.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/how-to-create-web-template-in-...
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How to add calendar and announcement list to my custom web template?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I have implemented this tutorial for creating a custom web template: http://usmanmughal.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/how-to-create-web-template-in-sharepoint-2010-...
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How to create a simple web template (in VS) with a announcement, calendar, links, tasks list on the homepage?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and VS2010. I created a site collection by the publishing site template. I dont want to use the "save as template" because it is not supported in a publish template. Also ...
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Why I see only the publish web template when I click on new site?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal. The site collection is from the site template "publishing site". When I would like to create a subsite I see the popup with the web templates. I see only 1 template ...
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How to use saved template (from a subsite) in the parent root site?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal. The site collection is create by the site template "publishing site". I have created a sub site. I have enabled some features to create the (calendar, announcements, ...
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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" encoding="utf-8"?&...
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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. FatalError:...
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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 ...