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Questions tagged [custom-masterpage]

Custom Master Page are master pages customized to fit a specific implementation of a SharePoint solution.

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Subsite not inheriting master page from parent until manual intervention

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site collection that has a custom master page for look and feel. I created a site template (also a publishing site) that inherits the master page from the parent. ...
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IM Presence Icons not appearing in SOME master pages - IE9

I have updated my master pages to use some HTML5 and CSS3 elements. I therefore changed the to use HTML5, and altered the X-UA-COMPATIBLE to work in "IE=9;IE=Edge;" mode (instead of IE8). I did not ...
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Feature stapling for applying custom master page on site collection creation doesn't work

I've got a WebApplication which should contain a publishing site collection and a custom masterpage for that site collection. I wanted to achieve, if this site collection is created during deployment, ...
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set as default master page VS set as custom master page

What does it really mean in SharePoint Designer 2007 with regards to 'Set as default master page' and 'Set as Custom master page'? Are there really differences between them? And at what type of ...
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“Master Page” option from site look and feel is missing

I knew from previous experience that many SharePoint sites had a section under Site Settings > Look and Feel labeled "Master Page"... however I could not find this section. There were tutorials ...
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Items And List Tabs In Ribbon Don't Show After Editing Page

In my portal I am running a custom master page. I have an issue, however, that the Items and List tabs don't show (even for admin) until I click in an existing list, in which case the ribbon opens. ...
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_catalogs/masterpage/ returns 404 NOT FOUND - MOSS 2007

I am new in Sharepoint, but I am with a project that is using MOSS 2007. When I try to access Gallery > Master Page it redirects to http://myservername/_catalogs/masterpage/. The problem is that ...
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Sharepoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl

I have this in my master page. <Sharepoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl runat="server" Permissions="CreateSSCSite"> <SharePoint:CssLink runat="server" Version="4"/> </Sharepoint:...
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Branding the suiteBar in SP 2013

I need to rebrand default look of sharepoint suiteBar. I have no problems with logo or custom links but I need something more. I need to change whole look of suiteBar - background color, height, ...
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Why can't I upload or create files to the Master Page Gallery on my sharepoint.com root site collect?

In a sharepoint.com trial site, for my root site collection, I can't upload master pages (or anything else for that matter). I tried deleting the root site collection and re-creating it as a ...
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Remove duplicate links from my navigation Breadcrumb inside my Enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on an Enterprise wiki site collection inside my sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. Now i am following this appraoch to show a Breadcrumb navigation link for my site collection Link. so i ...
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Move custom master page and site contents from on-premise to online

I have used custom master page in my SharePoint site and included scripts and CSS from Style Library in on-premise. Now i want to move my scripts, CSS and custom master page to SharePoint Online site. ...
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Hide quick launch for all pages in root site only

I am using the following css to hide the quick launch in SharePoint 2013, but I want it to hide the quick launch only in the root site, NOT in the subsites which inherit the same master page. #...
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What is __spText1 and __spText2 used for?

Hello I am new to SharePoint and I wanted to make a custom master page. I've stumbled on __spText1 and __spText2 and I was wondering if I can remove them? If not, what do they do / represent? Thank ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Actions menu items hidden in IE9

I poked around a bit for the answer but didnt find anything. I have a site in which the Site Actions menu items are hidden in IE (all version). Some background on the site: I am currently working on ...
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SharePoint master page customization

I want to customize default Seattle.master page in sharepoint 2013. As per my knowledgewe there are two files seattle.master & seattle.html, and we can able to make changes in any file. But i ...
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How do I display the Site Name on my master page?

I am using the starter master pages from Codeplex, and I want to have the current SiteName on each page. What is the best way to do that dynamically?
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jQuery CDN reference in SP Online MasterPage changed magically

My custom MasterPage deployed to SharePoint Online contains two links to JavaScript libraries on CDN's. Like this: <script type="text/javascript" src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js">&...
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remove Page Title

I try to remove page title with addin the "Visible="false"". <SharePoint:AjaxDelta id="DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea" runat="server" Visible="false"> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder id="...
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Visitor can't access a copied seattle.master page

I need to insert a few lines of HTML code into the seattle.master file, but I don't actually want to edit the seattle.master file. So I copied the same file, inserted the code and set the copied file ...
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SP Online Best Practice with MasterPages

I want to customize SharePoint more to remove Recycling Bin and Edit links from the SharePoint site. Is it best practice to Copy/Paste (Create new) copy of the seattle.master page then rename it and ...
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Can't rename a master page or edit using SharePoint designer 2013, although I have create it

I am working on a SharePoint online Team site collection. now the team site have the publishing infrastructure features disabled. Now i want to create a custom master page for my site collection. and ...
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Hide ribbon buttons

I have a custom masterpage. How can I hide some buttons in the ribbon like: Open in explorer and send file
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How to set sitepages as blog post list default pages(Newpost.aspx,EditPost.aspx,Post.aspx)?

We need to set our custom master page for blog site without applying to system master page(Settings Page), We tried by edit the existing blog pages using designer to change masterUrl - default.master ...
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What is the use of Browse tab in SharePoint 2013?

I have seen the "BROWSE" tab in SharePoint 2013 pages and lists etc.. some pages are not showing browse tab.I am not sure , what is the use of this. Suggest an information about Browse tab.
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Custom master page not working for visitor user in Sharepoint 2013?

I have created custom master page with css files using design manager method.the users with member permission can see all the styles in the site pages and master page, but the user with visitor ...
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Office 365 - How to refer and apply custom master page in sharepoint hosted app?

I have a custom master page. I want this master page to be applied for an app(sharepoint hosted). The app contains an aspx page. By default, the aspx inherits the master page as below: <%@ Page ...
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“Site permissions” goes to error page

I have created SharePoint 2013 custom Master Page. I have applied that Master Page into system pages. When I click on Site permissions in Site Setting page it redirects to error page. I don't know ...
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Customizing Page Layout, Master Pages & Content Types. For SharePoint on-premise and SharePoint online

I always feel confused on the best approaches that need to be followed when doing customizations to SharePoint. So let me take this scenario as an example:- I have 2 enterprise wiki site collections (...
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Unable to Delete Custom Master Page Programmatically During Feature Deactivation 2013

I currently have a custom master page that is being deployed at the Site scope. Once deployed and the feature is activated it makes the master page available for use. I am able to activate the ...
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401 Unauthorized caused by custom master page

just customized a master page for the new SP 2013 Foundation. Deployment, activation etc. works fine (i deploy it using a .wsp built with VS2012) but every time im trying to access my sp-page with the ...
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Custom Masterpage - Background image from library

I was hoping someone may be able to guide me in the right direction. I want the header in a custom master page to have a background image that can be changed by an 'owner' in a user friendly manner. ...
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unable to write a script to change the logo redirect url

I am working on a web application which contain 2 site collections , with the following URLs:- http//servername http://servername/HR and the second site collection have two subsites , with the ...
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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks? when server name and internet url are different

JavaScript stops working and Masterpage seems to lose all styles. There are 3 places where a converted .html Masterpage references the original URL/Domain the site was created in. <mso:...
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Creating pages dynamically through code?

First thing is first, I'm doing this in Sharepoint 2013. I'm not exactly sure what the best approach is to be, so I'm explaining my problem and hopefully people can throw around some terms or ideas ...
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Apply master page based on custom site template

Is it possible to programmatically set the master page for a site based on the custom template used to create said site? I created some custom templates with custom page layout and webparts, they are ...
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Setting ContentEditorWebPart ContentLink property to absolute path

To avoid adding some static HTML to my custom masterpage, and allow the end-user to easily change it by just changing an HTML file instead of the masterpage, I'm trying to embed a static ...
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Search box disappears on search result page when using a customer masterpage

I have created a custom master page. I display the search box on the page using the following code: <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> <SharePoint:...
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Masterpage Help

I have been trying to change/update the masterpage, I have some requirements to rebrand our front page. I have saved a copy in SP Designer, Seattlecopy2.html, edited the script there, clicked save ...
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Sharepoint site using corev4 AND custom CSS File?

I'm using a custom Masterpage which references a custom CSS File in the header like so: <Sharepoint:CssRegistration Name="CUSTOM/Custom.css" runat="server"/> My custom CSS file is simply a ...
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How to Repair a Broken v4.master Without Direct Access to the Server?

I've zonked my v4.master page by putting a bad link in a ScriptLink tag. All my pages, including the Settings pages, produce only "Cannot make a cache safe URL for..." error messages. I can fix the ...
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Adding Font Awesome Icons to Quick Launch Links

When customizing the Quick Launch Links Navigation, I got stuck with adding Font Awesome Icons. How do I go about it so that it appears like the ones in the picture below? And the code is as below: ....
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How to create Visual Studio Master Page project for SharePoint 2013?

I have seen few videos and read articles on creating/deploying custom master page via visual studio in SharePoint 2010. I would like to know if there is any manual/walk-through that shows how to ...
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SharePoint MasterPage :: Oslo and Seattle

I have tried to Google the results between these master pages :: Oslo and Seattle available in SharePoint, but to no results. Can somebody help me in understanding the difference between the two? ...
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CssRegistration After-property with custom stylesheet

I'm using several custom stylsheets in my custom masterpage, but it's important in what order they are rendered. On the first one I use the After property like this: <SharePoint:CssRegistration ...
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Add a Page using custom master page

I have recently created a custom master page for a SharePoint 2016 environment. My issue is that it is now showing on Pages like Add a Page, which is not ideal. Is there anyway i can change this so ...
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Add left and right margins or padding to custom v4.master (s4-bodyContainer)?

How do I add margins/padding to the left and right of the master page while still retaining the scroll-bar on the right? I don't want a fixed-width page - just scaling width, with left and right ...
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Master Page in Sharepoint Designer

I want to find a smooth way to edit/adapt my master page in SharePoint. I already found a way to do it via the Design Manager. But this process is very inconvenient with change it locally and then ...
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How to create a full width site (Page Content container)

I am trying to create a page where the page content container takes up the 100% of the page. I tried looking at the v4.Master file but I couldn't figure out where or what to do. Here's a picture of ...
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Add Vertical Scroll in IE9

I'm re-branding an Intranet publishing site for SharePoint 2013 using VS2012 - I'm creating project as a Feature and deploying the .wsp file locally. Using IE9, short pages have no vertical scroll ...