I am trying to edit the master page and I have downloaded a copy of the master page.

When I open it in visual studio it shows me an error saying:

Error Creating Control - SPHtmlTag Unknown server tag 'SharePoint:SPHtmlTag'

Here is the image below:

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You are editing .master version of master page. Please make changes to master page using .html file.

.Master file will be updated automatically.

  • where do i find the .html file of master page? – jayant khushalani Mar 13 '18 at 4:29

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