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Questions tagged [feature]

set of functionality that can be turned on at a particular scope level

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“The associated workflow has been deprecated.” error

I've got 2013 workflows, deployed from WSP package. After last Deploy from VS2013 I've got workflows behaving the way that first execution on item created is ended after starting with the "The ...
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SharePoint Online some options are greyed out

I want to go to this document library and create a Flow to perform an automatic task. Unofrotunatly, the options are greyed out and I dont know if it has to do something with premissions or just some ...
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MissingFeature - Issue

I am trying to get rid of the health error: [MissingFeature] Database [WSS_ContentDB] has reference(s) to a missing feature: Id = [id] I followed this link Removing features from a content ...
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Cannot activate SharePoint Publishing Feature

despite placing the following code in my onet.xml, the publishing feature is not activated. <Feature ID="A392DA98-270B-4e85-9769-04C0FDE267AA"> <!-- PublishingPrerequisites --> </...
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How to remove orphaned features

I found some orphaned features under _layouts/ManageFeatures.aspx?Scope=Site but they do not show up when I list them up with powershell (get-spgetfeature -site url). They are not in 14 hive and ...
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Use custom Feature Icon for SPFx

Is there a way to use a custom icon for SharePoint Framework features? When we navigate to the Site Settings, it would be nice to see our branded icon instead of the default one. Part of thepackage-...
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SharePoint C# Feature with http-Requests

I'm trying to make a http request from a C# feature for sharepoint. The request is made inside "ItemAdded" function of a List. The request is made like this: public override void ItemAdded(...
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How to deactivate feature from site collecion programmatically?

How to deactivate feature from site collection? I am trying the code below but got this error: Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the '...
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Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature

Why the titles are blank (for example, I go to setting, site columns and select the group. I see all four columns but their title are missing. like, pobox, firstclassdate, deliverytype, carrier) for ...
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Disable auto activate feature

I have a really strange behaviour, I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and I have a feature web application scoped, and i don't want it automatically being activated on deploying the solution, but it ...
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How to remove site collection feature “web template feature of exported web template xxx”

I have several site collection features that start with the name web template feature of exported web template. When I use get-spfeature I am unable to see anything with a displayname that matches and ...
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Reactivating feature with powershell - disable enable feature if it's active

$snapin = Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object { $_.Name -eq "Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell" } #This script enables a feature on every site collection on a given web app if ($snapin -eq $null) { Add-...
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How to load FeatureDefinitionScope value via csom?

I load features using the code bellow: string siteUrl = "http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection"; ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl); Web site = clientContext.Web; ...
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Follow and Share Button is missing from SharePoint online [duplicate]

follow and share Button is missing from SharePoint online site. have activated the following content even though the options are not displaying. is there any option?
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Difference between Feature ID and Solution ID

Is there a difference between Feature ID and Solution ID for any WSP package?
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Saving Site as Template Creates New Features?

New to SharePoint. Working with a on-premise 2013 SharePoint system. Im trying to save a site as a template from Production and copying the resulting template WSP file into my DEV environment. There ...
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How to package a template of a PowerView report inside a SharePoint feature?

What we have: Project server 2016 on prem, with associated SharePoint sites A web part that performs metric calculations based on tasks in Project data stored in Project Server. This web part is ...
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DocID Property is not Present on Some Sites

I've been trying to activate the DocID feature on certain sites in our Site Collections. On each site collection we have the DocID feature activated following these instructions. For a long time we ...
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No Display Templates for Popular Items web part from Search-Driven Content category

I have a Popular Items WebPart on my site and in the Display Templates these things are selected: I have saved this site as template, via Save Site as Template option, and created a new site from ...
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Move Wiki page library content to Publishing Page library

I have a Wiki page library and a Publishing Page library on SharePoint online. Is there an automated way i.e. Workflow, OOTB feature to publish / move: wiki page - (Source Column = Wiki Content &...
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What is “feature stapling”?

I've seen the term "feature stapling" used around this site and some blogs. What exactly does this mean? My best guess is that it has something to do with dynamically activating features from other ...
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Feature has already been installed. Use the force attribute to explicitly re-install the feature

We have several SharePoint 2010 solutions which we want to deploy to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012 running on Windows Server 2012. Site solutions work. But farm solutions just don't. I get ...
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Is it possible to include fields in a sharepoint list directly from elements.xml file?

I am trying to provision a SharePoint 2013 tasks list from a spfx app using the feature framework. I am able to create an out of the box tasks list with the following list definition in my elements....
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Feature is not displaying

I have created one custom feature and it worked well in my development environment but when i deploy solution in production feature is not visible. feature contains event receiver also. I also tried ...
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Error Importing Site using PowerShell

I'm trying to Import a site using PowerShell via the command Import-SPWeb. During the import process I got a fatal error stating "Could not find Feature MobilePowerPointViewer". Since the ...
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Enable Hidden Feature for Newsfeed Why?

I have seen Blogs where you can activate the "Hidden" News Feed Web Part though PowerShell and then add it to a Standard SharePoint Team Site. Enable-SPFeature -Identity "6928b0e5-5707-46a1-ae16-...
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Can item Adding & item Editing operations be canceled inside Remote Event Receivers

I am trying to find the differences between Server-Side event receivers and Remote Event Receivers. now in server-side event receivers i can achieve following scenario:- Check if the user who is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer's ribbon doesn't have the “Stage” feature

I discovered that my SharePoint foundation 2013 designer doesn't have the stage feature in the top ribbon. How do I enable this feature? If my version isn't supposed to have this feature, are there ...
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How can I get/identify feature titles/names in REST?

SharePoint 2013 I'm able to view all site collection active features via the following endpoint _api/site/features. I'm unable to match any of the guids to feature titles; the endpoint doesn't seem ...
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cannot enable site feed feature on sharepoint 2013 enterprise wiki

hi I cannt enable sharepoint 2013 site feed feature on sharepoint 2013 enterprise wiki is there any solution to do that what is the problem
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Security Implications of Deactivating Limited-access User Permission Lockdown Mode Feature

There is a site collection on my farm that is accessible outside of our network but does not allow anonymous access. Presently, we are experiencing some permissions issues where users need access to ...
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welcome page search results missing after enabling features

I am trying to get the welcome page search results page to display when I am trying to add a new page. I have followed the instructions from (Welcome Page) Search People Page Layout and here. I am not ...
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While creating a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , getting error

Whenever I am trying to create a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , I am getting below error. "Error while creating the workspace. Please contact your user helpdesk.Feature definition with Id ...
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Cannot Extract Microsoft.Sharepoint.Client.Feature.DisplayName Property

I've written a CSOM script for Powershell (code below) to enumerate the features activated on a given site. When in the foreach loop I use $f.DefinitionId, I get a list of the feature GUIDs... however ...
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Fields are not displyed in Disp/EditForm after content type upgrade

I had content type based on Page and pages library, which uses this contennt type. I needed to add new columns to this list. I created Elements.xml for fields: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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How to hide existing Custom Actions (via Feature) in Sharepoint 2010

I have created a custom action using Element.xml and deployed via Web Application level scope Feature. Now the custom actions are available in almost 3000 sites under that web application. Business ...
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Any downsides to feature property “Always Force Install”?

Occasionally on our deployments, we would get this error Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': A feature with ID {Guid} has already been installed in this farm. Use the force attribute ...
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How to remove custom actions deployed via feature in SharePoint 2010

I have created a custom action using Element.xml and deployed via Web Application level scope Feature. Now the custom actions are available in almost 3000 sites under that web application. Business ...
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How to fetch the Feature details, ID directly from Content Database

Is it possible to a get the details of a specific feature thats available in content database? my custom feature name is JobReminders_TimerJob_Timer_JobRemindersFeature using SSMS , i wanna find this ...
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Returning an error message inside my event receiver using “SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError;” will redirect to “Server Error in '/' Application.”

I am working on a team site inside my SharePoint server 2013 on-premise. Now I have two lists: one list is based on the built-in "Issue Tracking" list template. the other list is based on the built-...
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Web Application scoped features not visible in Central Admin after installing solution with WebApplication scoped resources

In an effort to use WebConfigModifications less, I am trying to move some binding redirects and safe control entries into the solution manifest. The DeploymentTarget of the assembies is ...
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Switching SharePoint Online library experience from classic to modern on Site and Site collection level

We're planning to roll-out the modern library experience to a customer in batches instead of switching over all at once. So we do not want to switch on the modern experience from the SharePoint admin ...
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What features do I have to activate to get Content search web part (CSWP)

I thought that by enabling: SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (Site collection feature) SharePoint Server Standard Site features (Site feature) I would get the content search web part, but ...
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How to prevent multiple webpart instances after feature re-activation?

Every time I'm activating the feature that contains my webpart, a new webpart instance is added to the page layout. Do I want to this web part being replaced by its new version? What is the parameter ...
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How can I specify the ID of a XsltViewWebPart?

In a module, I'm deploying a webpart page where I put a view to a list: <View WebPartZoneID="Body" WebPartOrder="3" List="related" BaseViewID="4" ...
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Unable to deactivate the “Video and Rich Media” site collection feature “Cannot deactivate the feature because the Video Set content type is in use. ”

I have created a new site collection of type enterprise wiki under sharepoint server 2016. now i by mistake enable the "Video and Rich Media" site collection feature. so immediately i click to ...
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ItemUpdated event receiver will always get fired inside my enterprise wiki site collection

I added a new ItemUpdated Event Receiver inside my enterprise wiki site collection inside sharepoint server 2013. and i defined the following:- event reciever will get fired when and item was updated....
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Forcefully delete Home Page of a site programatically

I want to delete the Site page which is set as home page. Now I have created a feature and on deactivating it the Site page is deleted. But I am facing the error as follows : The item that you are ...
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Create and deploy ListInstance without ListDefinition in a feature

My feature should add some lists to a Sharepoint 2013 site. I have tried to add a list with ListDefinition and ListInstance to my project and only add the Instance to the feature which should be ...
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CSOM Powershell to check if feature is activated

Is there any CSOM PowerShell code to check if a site collection feature is activated or not?