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Never ending site creation

I tried creating a Classic team site a couple months ago and it's still spinning in the Admin Center with the message: We're still working on it and it might take 24 hours It seems like this will ...
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Change position of Title field in list, in Site Design script

When I create a list in a site design script (via createSPList -> Add-SPOSiteScript -> Add-SPOSiteDesign), the Title field is automatically added. I've found out how to remove the Title field by using ...
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SPOnline: After including feature/asset deployment to my SPfx WebPart I can't put it on any SitePage

I'm trying to add some provisioning function to my SPfx WebPart Project on SharePoint Online. The Problem is that as soon as I put the feature information to my package-solution.json the configured ...
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XML provisioning taxonomy field

we have experienced a weird error while provisioning a content-type. The content type in question had a field added to it. We had provisioned the xml to sharepoint with pnp. It had been provisioned to ...
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Trigger Flow from SharePoint Design Site Script, passing additional parameters

I have been following tutorials on triggering a flow from a SharePoint site design. Based on sitedesigner.io and Azure automation provisioning it seems you can configure the triggerFlow action to pass ...
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Is it viable to manage a SharePoint Online site via PnP templates in source control with automated deployments?

I am trying to gain some traction on a new SPO project and it's been indicated to me that they want to maintain the site programmatically with PnP templates (XML files basically). The idea is that we ...
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Disable Teams Site Creation

My mind is blown here. A regular use just created a Team from within MS Teams client application. This then created an O365 Group with inbox. It also created a new SharePoint site collection and ...
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App Catalog Provisioning broken

Trying to create an app catalog in SharePoint online by following this tut: https://blog.codeasite.com/how-to-add-an-app-catalog-to-sharepoint-online-to-make-custom-apps-available/ Very ...
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Update page after provisioning modern page

I'm using the Pnp framework to provision a modern site with some web parts on it. After adding Quick Links web part and open the page I see the text "We didn't find anything to show here." in that ...
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Provisioning Lookup field with reference to another provisioned list

I'm trying to provision two lists (List 1 and List 2). List 1 has a Title column and in List 2 i want to create a Lookup field with a reference to the Title column in List 1. The problem is that ...
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Teams -Reached catch method Error occurred while executing Code: GeneralException Message: Failed to start/restart provisioning of Team InnerError

I was trying to create Teams using Powershell script as below $GroupID = (New-Team -DisplayName $TeamName -AccessType Private -Description $TeamDescription).GroupId in general this code execute well ...
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How to deploy display templates with pnp?

On SP 2016 on-prem I am trying to write a console application to upload files, mainly display templates. I create a dummy site collection, and upload display template in "_catalogs/display templates/...
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Provision sharepoint list & columns without creating content type using schema.xml SPFX

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/spfx/web-parts/get-started/provision-sp-assets-from-package In the documentation it specifically told us to create fields, add to content type, then add ...
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SharePoint Search service error

I am trying to to install search service on SharePoint 2010 farm, and getting following error Errors were encountered during the configuration of the Search Service Application. In logs I found ...
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Adding default webparts to pagelayout in office 365

I am trying to add a default webpart to PageLayout I tried using this <div class="col-3 col-md-3" id="sidebar"> <WebPartPages:ContentEditorWebPart webpart="true" runat="server" ...
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How create publishing page via CSOM or Powershell (SharePoint Online)

I would like to automate creation of a subsite and of a publishing site. Is it possible to create a publishing site and also dynamically add webparts to it e.g create also a document library on the ...
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How to provisioning a SPFx web part using CSOM OnPrem (SP2016)

I have developed a SPFx web part. How do I provision the webpart part using CSOM to an OnPrem SharePoint 2016 server?
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SPFx, provisioning the DisplayName

I'm trying to provision a sitecolumn in Office365. I'm using the following syntax: <Field ID="{40f80a77-d528-45ae-aafe-e7b15ffa8e6a}" Name="LF_Company" DisplayName="Company" ...
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Service Applications not installing to correct server

I have set up a 2016 farm with 2xWFE, 2xAPP, 1xSQL. I'm trying to install and provision service applications specifically to APP1, but am having trouble. The "Visio Graphics Service" application only ...
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How to provision “Content types” in SharePoint online

Short version How do I provision Content Types and Site defs in Sharepoint online, onto my host web? I would prefer reusing existing content type definitions Long version We are migrating a fairly ...
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Consistency of Pages List Name between old Pages and new localized Paginas

We're in the process of converting a old SharePoint 2007 system to SharePoint 2013. We found that old sites have a pages list name in the url in English: "Pages", whereas newly created sites have it ...
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Provision a sharepoint hosted workflow to the host web via JSOM?

I know it's possible to create lists and groups in the host web. What I'd like to accomplish is to create a list on the host web and then be able to add a workflow to that list. Is this possible with ...
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Fields missing from folder content types

I have several content types based on Folder with a couple of fields. Some of them are experiencing some strange behavior. The fields are there, and the data is being saved, because I can see them ...
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Difference between Elements.xml and Schema.xml

Let's say I have following elements in my solution: Site Column: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Field ...
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Include new page layout in the page lauout drop down

I have created a page layout using module and aspx page MyLayout.aspx <%@ Assembly Name="$SharePoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$" %> <%@ Register TagPrefix="SharePoint" Namespace="Microsoft....
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Solution to duplicate Site or Copy a site collection granularly

I'm a sharepoint admin and I'm receiving request everyday to duplicate a site or site collection. Site templates has limitations so I really want to have something to help me. I want to be able to ...
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What is the recommended way to provision a SharePoint portal using Visual Studio?

I'm needing to create a SharePoint portal with simple elements only like Document Libraries, custom application pages (some with Web Parts), and branding. The portal has around 5 subsites, each with ...
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SharePoint Online - Content type and required field issue

I'm quite desperate so let me reproduce my issue on SharePoint Online. I'm using Content Type Hub and I've published all content types to site collections (around 30 of them). Most of them work just ...
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Provisioning lists on site creation

What would be the way to go about this in SP2013/Online? I would like to have it so that if a user were to create a subsite, a custom "Comments" list is automatically created as well? I was thinking ...
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Allow multiple selections on Person or Group field

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise I am trying to create a Person or Group field to use it in a content type. My problem with the field is that I cannot select more than 1 person. I have been googling a ...
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Examples Using XMLSharePointTemplateProvider

I am looking for examples or explanations for using the PnP XMLSharePointTemplateProvider. I have found exactly zero doing web searches. I am not clear on the constructor arguments for ...
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Site Provisioning should work with both on-premises and Online

I'm new to site provisioning concept. Currently I'm looking for some POC's that should create a Site Collection with sub-sites. And it should be work with both Online & On-Premises. I got some ...
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Provision property bag for document library declaratively via sandbox

I have a no-code sandbox solution that I use to provision artefacts. One is a document library to which I want to attach a property bag to be set by a user via custom setting page. I learned that one ...
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How would I take a full inventory (architecture + content) of our entire SharePoint Intranet?

We have a SharePoint 2010 on Premise environment that I will be replacing soon - but first I want to just capture an inventory of everything we've currently got inside it. Both the structure of our ...
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Provisioning One Drive Sites

My issue is similar to another posted here on the site but still happening(Office 365 pre-provision my site issue with Powershell). I've tried to run this on 3 different machines and 1 works, the ...
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How to create two child subsites one under the other by using web template?

I have this senario where I have to create a sub site and beneath that there will be another subsite created at the moment user creates the top subsite. Ex: Site1 (On siteCollection user will create ...
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Error deploying taxonomy fields using the PnP provisioning engine

I am trying to deploy a multi-select taxonomy field using the PnP provisioning engine 1.5.915.0 and the termsetid token in the XML. If the term group and/or the term store have a space in the name (e....
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Enable Labels (via Retention policy) in List: How?

In my SharePoint App, I want to provisioning a document library and set the following list setting: Information management policy settings > Set source of retention to "Library and folders" ...
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Setting default values for my new sub site during the sub site creation process

I have a site collection column named “Sub site Manager” which is associated with a security group named “Site Admis”. And inside our sub sites list, users select the related admin user when create/...
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Upload Master Page / Page Layouts using PowerShell

I want to know how to provision a page layout using PowerShell (CSOM) for Sharepoint Online? Any information,examples etc are welcome. I know this can be done using SharePoint hosted App as well. I ...
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How to create a feature stapler for all webtemplates?

I have created a delegate control and try to provision it to all new site collections. It is working now only for the web template "MySite". How to make it possible to provision this feature for all ...
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“Failed to instantiate file from module: The specified list does not exist.” when deploying file through module

I am trying to deploy two files to a custom list. I created two features for this: one that holds the list definitions along with the module and one that contains the list instances. Both are in the ...
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How to trigger some custom c# code when a new site collection is created? Feature Stapling, delegated control?

I am using sp 2013. I have some custom code which is adding some webpart to the welcome page. I would like to execute this code for each new site collection depending on a template (mysites). Someone ...
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SharePoint Online - Hidden site collections

We use Powershell with CSOM to remove and provision site collections in SharePoint Online during the development phase. We use the Powershell commands provided by the PnP team like this: Connect-...
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2013 Sharepoint-Hosted App Masterpage Provisioning Problem

Here is the JavaScript I'm currently using to set my Masterpage as the default Masterpage within my site. I'm running into a problem where I receive the onQuerySucceeded message after deploying the ...
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Problems breaking inheritance and giving permission to manager

By using feature stapling we activate a feature that creates a custom list on a users profile in my site web-application each time a new my site (site collection) is created for a user. We want to ...
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How to Change QuickLaunch During Site Creation

I have successfully created a web template as a farm solution on a SharePoint 2013 on premises farm and can use it to deploy site collections as well as subsites. In the web template I have used a ...
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Provisioning MySite with feature that creates library with content type from CT hub

I'm having a problem when provisioning a new user's MySite. I'm trying to activate a feature that adds library / lists to the current user. The library / list should use a content type from the hub! ...
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Permission issue creating site collection from service application

We have a custom service application set-up which is tasked with the creation of site collections. It uses the blank site template for this, on which we want to activate several of the out of the box ...
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Reference problem when trying to replace a master page file while keeping the original in CSOM

I have some logic that does some custom file provisioning in CSOM. It basically tries to upload various files located on a provided-hosted (Azure) site to mapped locations in the Sharepoint host site ...