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I have created a branding solution which contains 2 features. One is for the MySites root site collection and the other is for any other Site Collection type.

I do not want people activating the MySites feature in a regular site collection. Is there any way to target my features based on the Site Collection Type / Template or ID? This way, the MySites feature would not show in a regular site collection's feature list

  • Do you have both Mysites and team sites in one web app? why not mark the feature as hidden? – Waqas Sarwar MVP Apr 17 '15 at 19:25
  • Different Web Apps. If I mark as hidden? How would I activate it? – Colbs Apr 17 '15 at 19:30
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    Powershell, as long as you have the GUID – Ransher Singh Apr 17 '15 at 19:45
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So i think, you can use "Feature Stapling / Feature Site Template Association" options. this way you can associate it to a site template. We had the same thing for our SP 2010 deployment for mysite, i am not developer so i dont know insider information.

Here are good resource:

Feature Stapling / Feature Site Template Association

Feature/Site Template Associations

http://sharepoint-community.net/profiles/blogs/feature-stapling-in-sharepoint-2010

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