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Updating Provisioned Content Type Field In Elements.xml

I have an existing spfx 1.4 solution that has a provisioned custom list / content type. In that content type is a drop down field with options. I need to add options to the existing field. Been ...
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Office 365 Groups expiration policy

It was discovered that one of our highly active SharePoint sites was deleted this morning. After digging through the logs, I found "Site Deleted" by "AAD SharePoint Sync". After looking into this it ...
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Programatically define document set default view

Im trying to be define a document set default view from powershell, code, csom, or site template, but I cant find any way to do so. My library have 5 views, and I have a document set XX added to the ...
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Can I set List Validation Settings programmatically?

I want to set the Validation Settings of a List with PnPJS. Is this possible? alternatively: Is it possible to provision a List with specific Validation Settings in place? Thanks!
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SharePoint Apps : Who can see it in “Site contents”?

Here is a good sample project that explains how to use APPS to provision custom components on sites in SharePoint online with custom fields, content types etc. In brief, the app explained in the video ...
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How modify default page library settings via feature?

I've created a custom web publishing template with a custom default page and it actually works! However, I need to customize the default Page Library that is provisioned. Settings include (but aren't ...
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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 PnP PowerShell Provision world clock webpart on Modern page

I am working on modern team site page provisioning using pnp powershell. We are trying to add the world clock webpart on page, but we are not getting the internal name of the world clock webpart to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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WebProvisioned Event Receiver Firing Twice

I am creating sites and subsites with object model from a console app. And what i realized is, it fires twice for every newly created subsite. I checked from Sharepoint Manager if the event receiver ...
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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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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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XsltListViewWebPart: select default view

I'm trying to configure an XsltLisViewWebPart for deployment to a SharePoint site. I'm provisioning the views beforehand using: List oList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(list.Title); ...
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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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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning of Community Discussion list is incorrect

I'm creating a SharePoint 2013 sandbox solution. On a Community site, OTB you have the Community Discussion list displayed on the home page. The view is based on Subject view. This gives you the graph ...
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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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Project Web App is stuck on: Waiting for resources

While trying to unprovision a PWA in order to move the DB to a new SQL Server. I followed the following article After the "Delete" phase of the Project, it's stuck in " Waiting for Resources" - (...
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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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“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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Site is Provisioned but Content Type List is still empty

I have this feature that I am trying to run in order to configure a site, this feature among other things creates pages based on content types, etc. The problem I am facing is that every time i am ...
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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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Best practices for provisioning SharePoint 2013 sites / site collections with templates

I want to start prototyping a team or community site in 2013 on fairly standard intranet, with a view making it a template for the various departments. I am still revising the design for the ...