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SharePoint site templates are pre-built definitions designed around a particular business need. You can use these templates as they are to create your own SharePoint site and then customize the site as much as you like. You’re probably familiar with the default site templates, like Team Site, Blog site, and Group Work Site as shown here.

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copy site collection cross tenant

Am tring to copy one site colelction from tenant to another tenant. the export code is the following : $username = '[email protected]' $password = 'pwd' $securePassword = ConvertTo-...
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GetSiteDesign Does not retrieve Document Sets Content Type

I am using CSOM, trying to create a template where the site already has document sets enabled. However, when I get the site script from the template site and I apply it to a different site, applying ...
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How to add site template into Organizations template library with lists and data?

I am trying to build a site template which will contains few lists and data within the list. I am aware that I can create site script and add all lists and libraries, but that site scripts doesn't ...
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Site Collection +New button options not available after applying site template (SiteDesign/SiteScript)

Hello and thank you in advance. I have deployed the following site design script below. However, once i apply the template the options under +New on the site collection homepage are no longer ...
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Where does SharePoint 2016 store templates including custom ones

Trying to create a new site based on template using following method: SPWeb.Webs.Add(parameters here); But getting following error: The site template requires that the Feature {9c4b5df2-2fd3-75f9-...
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SharePoint 2016 template

I'd like to know if there are a site where one can get SharePoint 2016 templates? My client plans to upgrade to SharePoint online, but would like a new look and feel on their current 2016 SharePoint. ...
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Copy site contents using Get-PnPSiteTemplate

I can extract a site structure using Get-PnPSiteTemplate but this doesnt copy the content. How can I create a template with content? I've seen use of the -scope option when using get-PnpSiteTemplate ...
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Error saving site as template in sharepoint 2019

Trying to save a team site as a template and throwing the below error: Application error when access /_layouts/15/savetmpl.aspx, Error=Error generating solution files in temporary directory. at ...
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Create custom site template based on existing "From Microsoft" site templates in Modern SharePoint Online

When I go to Apply a site template --> From Microsoft section, I can see there are many site templates. From these many site templates, I can select any site template like "Brand Central" ...
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When creating a subsite using custom template in SPO Classic Site, Does the id of html elements change?

I have a SPO Classic site. In of the forms, I have CEWP that needs to access the html elements present in the page. Now this site will be used as template. I wish to know if the code will continue to ...
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How to create SharePoint modern site template

I have to create the SharePoint modern site templates, that I can access from "From your organization templates. I have tried following PowerShell but it seems like pages are not getting applied ...
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PnP Apply template (Invoke-PnPSiteTemplate) issue on 3 level deep parented content types

When applying a site template with a custom content type with a custom parent of an SP internal content type (Document) parent, the following error occurs: "The parent content type specified by ...
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Templates for SharePoint 2019 on premises

Is there a way to use Microsoft pre-built templates in SharePoint on-premises? Pre built meaning the ones that SharePoint 365 has per this link: Apply and customize SharePoint site templates
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How to select custom template on site collection creation

I'm trying to create a new site collection in sharepoint 2019 with the api _api/SPSiteManager/create. The only template i can choose are STS#3 and SITEPUBLISHING#0. If I choose any other template it ...
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"Save as template"-link missing

I am missing the "Save as template"-link in the site setting of a "Team Site". But in the "SharePoint Designer" the feature is available and can be pressed (it is opening ...
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SharePoint Test Site

I want to practice on how to use Sharepoint, for example: setup a site, manage library and give permissions. Is there a demo site I can use to practice this?
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Not been able to change the SharePoint site URL

I am trying to update the SharePoint site address but it is showing that the site address is unavailable, so I deleted that site and trying it again, and it is adding 2 in it (siteadress2.com), ...
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SP Online site collection ID

I need to create an SP online Team site (with Office 365 group) with PowerShell. Can you please help me find the Template ID for the Team site (with Office 365 group)?
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Using SharePoint Site Template Powershell - Home Page Layout/Web Parts not working - SharePoint Online - Modern Pages

I am using PowerShell Get-SPOSiteScriptFromWeb and Add-SPOSiteScript etc. I am able to copy links, create lists, etc. But my HomePage webparts/layout is not reflected when I apply the site script ...
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SPO Modern - Save site as template is missing and not showing

Requirements: I have a SharePoint online Modern site that is around 40 GB. I would like to save the site as a template including its design content and use the same site template on a different tenant....
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Convert Office 365 classic team site template id (STS#0) to modern site template id (STS#3)

In SharePoint Online, I have a classic team site. I know the steps to convert the look and feel to modern UI using modern site pages. However, the template id of the actual site i.e. "STS#0" ...
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Im getting the error message - get-pnpsitetemplate : server relative urls must start with spweb.serverrelativeurl

I have used PowerShell many times to export a SharePoint site and load to a new site. However I am now getting the following error message: get-pnpsitetemplate : server relative urls must start with ...
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Apply Microsoft-provided site template to a site with PowerShell

Microsoft published an update MC294082, which says "Now you have the choice to use SharePoint PowerShell cmdlets to decide which Microsoft-provided site templates will be displayed or hidden when ...
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How to change Communications site template on SP 2019 (on-prem)

We have a new SP 2019 server farm set up and I was investigating the Communication site template. By default, a new communication site starts with the Topic template assigned. Looking at https://...
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PnP.PowerShell : "Add-PnPSiteTemplate" command not working

I want to execute Add-PnPSiteTemplate command but am not sure with property 'SiteTemplate' and 'TenantTemplate'. Which values are to be passed as parameters. Please assist how to execute this command ...
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Save SPO site as template and use script to create next sites from template

We are currently switching from SP 2016 on premise to SPO. In SP on premise we had a site template which was used for any new project site (power shell script running at site creation). As a result ...
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SharePoint admin center Information

I am a bid confused about the data I have received after running the below Powershell script on SharePoint online: Get-SPOSite | select url, template, owner If you see the below image under the ...
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Site Design that can run Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate?

Trying to setup easy process for client to rollout Sharepoint sites using GUI 'Site Designs' feature. General task I am trying to accomplish is this: Want to make custom Site Design where sitescripts ...
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How to structure a sharepoint site for a college department with different disciplines?

I am tasked with creating a sharepoint site for the IT department of a College. The IT department is made up of three disciplines, Engineering, IT and Environment. Each discipline wants to move their ...
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Creating a channel on microsoft teams with site design schema

Is it possible to add a parameter to JSON schema (team site) to automatically create a channel In Microsoft teams?
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Create custom "theme" for SharePoint modern site

I'm making the switch from SharePoint classic to modern sites. When using classic I had created our own custom "theme". I would go into SharePoint Designer 2013 and upload our HTML file ...
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Site Design containing library with folders

I created a Site Script to create a site design, and the site script includes a document library with many folders in it. The site design deploys without any problems, but when I try to apply it to ...
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Save Modern Site Page as Template

Slight dilemma. I created a modern Site Page and want to save it as a template. I tried many steps as you can see below. Are there other ways to saving as a template? Save as a Template not listed ...
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Create modern site team site template

I've created a template from the root site i.e communication site. Now when i create the site using the custom template, the site is being created as Team classic site. I actually want a site to be ...
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Error when "Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate" applied

tried to copy template to new site on SPO. I get an error and don't know what it is about. Any idea? Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate : The object id "site:074957fd-1ceb-4557-a789-5e4421264993:web:...
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403 while trying to create a pnp privisioning template

Ok this site recently got switched form a modern site to a classic site and now I cannot use anything on the site to include turning on and off features with powershell. This is a sharepoint online ...
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PnP Provisioning Template Object reference not set to instance

Ok I am trying to apply a Provisioning template to a site and I keep getting the error "Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate : Object reference not set to an instance of an object." Ive been ...
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SharePoint capabilities in Office 365 GCC High

My company recently migrated from MS Office 365 Commercial tenant to their Government Community Cloud (GCC) High tenant to comply with Dept of Defense CMMC requirements. Post migration of our SP hub, ...
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Is there a way to save a site in SharePoint online as a template programmatically (with an API, PowerShell, C#, etc.)?

I have a SharePoint Online site that has custom scripts enabled, and I want to programmatically save it as a template. I do not want to use PnP Provisioning Templates, I want to access the same ...
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Site templates missing in SharePoint 2016 on -prem

I'm using SharePoint 2016 on premises , I was working on installing some site features, while doing so suddenly this happen, while creating new sub site, I don't have option to select the template. ...
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How to copy a missing Site collection feature from one site to another site

I'm using SharePoint 2016 On- premises server. From site collection ( Farm A) I've saved a site as a site template and uploaded the file in the solutions of site collection (Farm B), and activated it....
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Create subsite with custom template timeout error on /_layouts/15/newsbweb.aspx

We are using SP2016 on-premise and have a custom site template. The template is a wsp file upload via Site Settings -> Solution. The same template is working a year before. Also it is working in our ...
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PnP site template - include 'Embed' webpart with <iframe>

I am provisioning sharepoint sites using a pnp site template and would like to add an embed web part. I am able to add 'people' web parts with the following: <pnp:CanvasControl ...
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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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Site Template with Metadata SharePoint 2013

We are trying to clone a SharePoint 2013 web using templates, but the choice field information is not being included. Microsoft Docs states that taxonomy field info is by default not included with ...
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Modify Teamsite to Publishing Site (SharePoint Online)

We got a public Team in "Microsoft Teams" for Information Technology to provide communication and provide News to our users. Every Team gets a SharePoint Online "Modern Teamsite" created automatically ...
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Create templates for wiki pages and place it in the drop-down-menu

Is it possible to create templates for pages? And how do I add them to the drop-down menu? I know that there is a possibility - at least for Word documents. Unfortunately, I couldn't find it yet.
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List related wiki-pages (Sharepoint-Online) [closed]

A SharePoint page should be among other things used by our developers to store developer documentation. I don't really know much about SharePoint sites yet, but I thought that wiki sites are the best ...
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Create a Wiki-Page Template and use it (Sharepoint Online)

When I am on the homepage and click on the new button, a drop-down opens with the elements list, page, document libary, app and subwebsite. I would like to know if I can create templates for ...
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How to create a site template and add fields to list automatically. For detailed question. Please find below

I need to first create a site template which consist of project name, description, attachments and appointment fields. Then automatically add few of their fields to the project management list. How ...
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