A type of template specific to website design.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 templates"...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...