[WSPBuilder][1] is a free tool by Carsten Keutmann which makes creating WSPs easier.

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Migrating a solution from 2007 to 2010

Let's say we have a well-established solution in Visual Studio 2008, using WSPBuilder to bundle it up into a package. It has a handful of features and a whole whack of assets to deploy (.webpart, ...
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Best practice for developing a WebService in SharePoint?

I've followed the following steps to build a WebService in SharePoint: Created a new project using WSPBuilder. Added a 'WebService' (Add a new web service to the layouts folder) Do a WSBBuilder ...
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Building VS 2010 projects for SharePoint 2010 & 2007

I am curious if anybody else out there is trying to development a single SharePoint product that works with both SP2007 and SP2010, and what approach you have taken to structure your Visual Studio ...
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Can WSPBuilder be used with Sandbox Solutions?

Does anyone know if you can use WSPBuilder to create Sandbox Solutions for SharePoint 2010?
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Force WSPBuilder to include .NET 4.0

How do I force WSPBuilder (through Visual Studio 2010) to deploy a sattelite .NET 4.0 assembly in the GAC?
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VSeWSS vs WSPBuilder vs STSDEV for WSS 3.0 / SharePoint 2007 development

What are your personal experiences with using these tools? I tried VSeWSS when it first came out and was frustrated by it. Each new version has been the same for me but for different reasons. ...
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Convert SharePoint 2007 features in VS2010 feature designer

Does anybody have experience moving SharePoint 2007 features from VS2008 to VS2010 using the new feature designer? I currently have a C# class library project that has a "12" folder with a bunch of ...
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How to create a package to deploy (everything)?

I've a Sharepoint site which have custom Theme, Layout, WebParts (third-party - no source code), custom user controls (with source code), and the site backup (.dat) which we took from command prompt ...
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Deploying a Web Part to a single Site Collection using WSPBuilder

I am working with Visual Studio 2008 with the WSPBuilder add-in, and WSS 3.0. When I create a Web Part feature and deploy it to my SharePoint site, it is available to every site collection in the web ...
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WSPBuilder in Visual Studio 2010 for solution in Sharepoint 2007

I've installed the WSPBuilder extension for Visual Studio 2010 and I'm looking for a walkthrough of how to create a deployment package for my web-part. Can anyone point me to a good resource? ...
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OWSTimer.exe suddenly disappeared

I am testing/debugging this Timer Job, while deploying my solution again and again using WSP Builder, I manage to hide OWSTimer.exe so now I cant find it to attach timer job to and debug my code, ...
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How to deploy WSPBuilder developed package on specific Sharepoint site?

I am developing the wsp package, which includes 2 list definitions,a webpart, and a picture library definition in WSPBuilder. I tried with sample webpart. I wondered, there is option given in solution ...
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Including a class library with a WSPBuilder deployment in WSS

I am working with WSS 3.0, Visual Studio 2008, and WSPBuilder 0.9.9. I have a custom class library (WebParts.dll) of base classes that I use with several SharePoint solutions. I currently deploy ...
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Using wspbuilder to create a custom STSADM command

I'm using wspbuilder to create a .wsp package that will deploy a custom stsadm command. I need the .wsp to include an .xml command file: <commands> <command name="mycustomcommand"....../> ...
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How to create the wsp package in visual studio 2010 with following features? [duplicate]

I want to create a wsp package. When I deploy it, it must add features such as two SharePoint lists, one webpart, one image library sequentially. Can I do this in WSPBuilder? I want to deploy this on ...
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How to deploy DLL as SafeControls? (No manual solutions, please)

I've user controls project (UI) and am using AJAX Extension Toolkit with them. The dll of AJAX Extension Toolkit is referenced in the project. The project is successfully compiling. Another project ...
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How to add an aspx page to sharepoint 2007 with visual studio 2008

Probably a question with an obvious answer, but I'm lost. How do you add a custom aspx page (with code behind) to a project in visual studio 2008 for sharepoint 2007. I've created the project using ...
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Copy to 14 / Copy to GAC functionality in Visual Studio 2010

Hey there, for those used to working with WSP Builder, does anyone know of a way to get the same "Copy to hive" and "Copy to GAC" functionality in SP 2010 and VS 2010 that was in WSP Builder?
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Does replacing an assembly in the GAC cause a reset?

So, I have a web part I wrote that is not working correctly, I get "object reference not set to an instance of an object." it works fine in dev, but when I installed in prod, it doesn't. Anyway, if I ...
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SharePoint 2013 - WSPBuilder web-parts error

I am new to SharePoint. I have SharePoint 2013 server installed on one server and vs 2010 on another pc. I am using WSPBuilder (SharePoint WSP tool) to create web parts. I have installed the ...
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Packaging with WSPBuilder and missing project/DLL dependencies

I'm working on a SharePoint solution containing five Visual Studio projects. One is a "common library"-type of project and the other four are features with code that depend on the library. The issue ...
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How to fake Manifest.xml for WSP builder solution

I know WSP builder creates manifest at run time and then deletes it but can I fake it somehow to add few safe controls (I know other ways but I want to know if I can do it this way or not)
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Building a shared wsp containing references

I have built a wsp with common libraries used by my Sharepoint wsps (e.g. web parts, event recievers, etc). With this wsp (lets call it "shared wsp"), do I just need to deploy to the GAC and ensure ...
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How to create Menu Webpart in WSPBuilder

I am using WSPBuilder. I want to create the package that includes the MenuItemList and MenuWebpart. Requirement is create the feature for MenuItemList which holds the menu items. Webpart should fetch ...
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How to deploy sharepoint groups

Is there any way to deploy some custom sharepoint groups in my WSPBuilder project? Or how can I avoid to make groups manually during the installation of my application?
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Changing directory name of features in SharePoint 14 Hive - Impact on already deployed features?

I'm moving from a WSPBuilder based SharePoint 2010 solution to a Visual Studio 2010 based solution. After porting the WSPBuilder based solution to a plain Visual Studio based solution I tried to ...
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How to generate a WSP without deploying a web part? VS2010 + SP2010

I am developing web parts for SP2010 and am now deploying to a new environment. I need to make small modifications and rebuild the WSP. In the past, I have used wspbuilder, but I am having trouble ...
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WSPBuilder 80/resources folder not deploying files. Why?

I've created two folders under 80 folder, resources and bin. resources contains a folder usercontrols which has ascx file and bin has dlls. The purpose of having usercontrols folder under 80\resources ...
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Creating Custom Column in sharepoint 2010 with Wsp Builder Project

how can create Custom Column Field Type with Additional Functionalities in sharepoint 2010 of WspBuilder Project? Can i get the Sample Code to achieve this
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Creating Custom List Definition in sharepoint 2010 using Wsp Builder Project. getting Error

I have created new Wsp builder project and Added one feature. In Element.xml file i have Define the Custom List template. I have Created the Custom List and named as Schema.xml. I added the ...
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WSPBuilder quick copy to bin

I've been developing a web part and making use of WSPBuilder's handy 'Copy to GAC' menu option to redeploy the corresponding DLL when I make a change. This is nice and speedy so I don't have to do a ...
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WSPBuilder & ResetWebServer [closed]

Can anyone get WSPBuilder to create a WSP with ResetWebServer=False (in the generated manifest.xml)? I've tried numerous permutations of settings in the WSBBuilder.exe.config file but none seem to ...
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How to deploy user controls in web application directory?

I'm using wspbuilder and using Return of SmartPart. Return of SmartPart need usercontrols directory in web application root folder. How can I use wspbuilder to create a package that will deploy things ...
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WSPBuilder in Visual Studio 2008 [closed]

I have WSPBuilder 1.06 in Visual Studio 2008 (russian localization) for SharePoint 2007. I created a wsp project and added to it event handler. I tried to build this project using the command WSP ...
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aspx/ascx intellisense in WSPBuilder projects

For some reason I don't get intellisense in aspx/ascx files in WSPBuilder projects, normal web projects work fine, does anyone know how I can resolve this?
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Change GUID/Name of wsp solution to redeploy on same machine

I've been told to refactor an old ticketsystem we got running here. Most changes I need to do I can accomplish directly on the live system, except the mailbodies for notifications. (I hope) How can I ...
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WSPBuilder: How to create a deployment package to deploy multiple .dlls and .wsps?

I'm using WSPBuilder and it is very helpful. However, it is hard to understand the features of WSPBuilder because of its missing manual. I have to create a solution file to deploy "Return of ...
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Best practice to generate wsp with code access policy

I am using sharepoint 2007 and visual studio 2008. I have changed some custom code in an existing solution. Now I finished the development and try to generate the wsp file. There is only 1 problem. I ...
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How can I build a wsp file for SharePoint 2013?

How can I build a wsp file if I have no SharePoint 2013 installed on my local computer?
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Automated build: TFS Build service can't find Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing and Microsoft.SharePoint.Security

When I try to run a build through the TFS 2010 build service, I get errors stating that assemblies mentioned in the title can't be found, or rather, it breaks on a using statement for the ...
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Custom aspx workflow-form problem in WSPBuilder project

I have a working wss3.0 + workflow solution, with some aspx forms (followed Robert Shelton’s tutorial) and some document libraries. I would like to deploy it with WSPBuilder but I have stuck hopeless. ...
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Integrating WSPBuilder projects in SourceSafe

Is there a way to integrate WSPBuilder projects in SourceSafe? Is there any article regarding this on how to proceed?
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How to deploy a web part that uses AjaxControlToolkit with WSPBuilder?

I'm trying to deploy a webpart that is an ASP.NET user control that uses AjaxControlToolkit via WSPBuilder, with not much success. There seems to be a lot of web.config edits that need to be done in ...
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How to graphically edit pages like AllItems.aspx (extracted using SPSource) in a WSPBuilder solution?

I've followed the 'SPSource_Starter_Guide_WSPBuilder.docx' tutorial and everything was correct. But I've a question : once you've extracted the aspx pages + schema.xml, which tool can be used to edit ...
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Creating a .wsp for SharePoint 2013 from a SP2010 compatible project

I have a rather old SharePoint project that I believe goes back to SP2007, and is currently working fine with SP2010. My current process for creating a .wsp for sp2010 is to use WSPBuilder. It seems ...
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Single Wsp From Multiple Wsp Sharepoint 2007

I have Sharepoint 2007 three Project. Each one have WSP. Now I have to create single WSP from all of three WSP. How to create One WSP from 3 different WSP in sharepoint 2007 using visual studio 2008. ...
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Create a Link to a Custom ASP.NET Site in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom ASP.NET site and published it to our SharePoint server. All I want is to have a link available in our SharePoint 2010 intranet site to this ASP.NET site. What is the best way to ...
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WSPBuilder deployment running slow

I am building custom Sharepoint solutions for WSS 3.0 in Visual Studio 2008, using WSPBuilder. Lately, running the setup.exe deployment is really slow (deploying to the same machine). Any tips on ...
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WSPBuilder for vs 2012

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I am using trial version vs 2012. I want to use the WSPBuilder to develop the web parts. I have install the WSPBuilder and it is not showing in vs 2012. I have used the ...
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How to create a WSP package for a SharePoint 2010 site? [duplicate]

I previously asked this Question: How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?. But didn't get a proper answer. I am developing a SharePoint 2010 website. ...