Questions tagged [site-template]

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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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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SharePoint 2013 Transparent Background Image

I am trying to insert a background image I have saved in my "Images" files in SP 2013. I have not done this in a very long time. I entered the following code snippet, but I'm pretty sure I need to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this Web site

I am getting this error while creating SharePoint site with a specific site template GLOBAL#0 and SRCHCENTERFAST#0. I am able to create site with other templates. A list, survey, discussion board, ...
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Creating SP2016 site templates with publishing feature enabled

I am creating a new site collection to serve as an intranet on the SP2016 foundation. For our portal sites, I want to design a handful of sites which will be reused as templates. There's nothing ...
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Error exporting the site field named “HashTags_0”."

I am trying to save a site as template in SharePoint Server 2013 on premises but I keep getting this error: Error exporting the site field named "HashTags_0"." ... I don't see a field named '...
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Cannot apply an XML template to a SharePoint site

I am currently trying to use the PowerShell command Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate to apply an XML template to a SharePoint site: Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate -Path "<path to the XML file>&...
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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 creation from template - Feature not activated error

I have created a site collection in my testing environment and once i satisfied with it. I created a template (worked fine) Import to another site collection and tried to create a sub site with the ...
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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow missing from site template

I created a site in SPD2013 that contains various lists, workflows, etc... The site has a number of SharePoint 2010 workflows and a 2013 workflow. I created a site template from this existing site ...
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how to upload a SharePoint site template (.wsp) when the solution link is missing in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to transfer a SharePoint page to a different SharePoint site. I noticed that the links to do this are not visible in the site settings menu. I figured out how to save the site as a ...
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Create site using Custom Template in SharePoint Online

After creating site collection using Select Template Later option, I uploaded a custom .wsp for site and activated the feature. After that, I can't see the custom tab for selecting the custom template....
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SharePoint and PowerApps solution design

My predecessor created a PowerApp with SharePoint data sources. These data sources are hooked up to several libraries and lists in a single MS Teams SharePoint site. The idea was(and still is) to ...
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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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Getting a space error when trying to save site as a template

When I try to save a SharePoint site as template I am getting the following error: Sorry, something went wrong Error creating solution. The maximum total file size limit (52428800 bytes) has ...
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Reactivate Save Site As Template without Designer

Is there a workaround to setting SaveSiteAsTemplateEnabled to true without SharePoint designer?
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Access location and metadata of SharePoint list in Excel

i am a rookie in this community. I am not sure if this question is a SharePoint (SP) or Excel question but I'll give it a shot here. The Excel file is stored in the SP and is connected to a list on ...
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Add custom site template to Template library, sharepoint 2013

I have created a custom site template and saved it on my desktop. i want to use this template as a standard template when creating Site collection by powershell code. How to save this template the ...
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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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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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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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Error when trying to create site from site template

I have a strange issue when I try to create a site from site template. This is a custom site template which I've created. When I try to create a site based on this site template I receive this error: ...
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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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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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Some InfoPath forms used Sharepoint ask to download but others open in browser

Our team had some structure changes so we created new SharePoint 2010 sites. We brought over form libraries from the old sites to the new sites by saving the old ones as a template and included the ...
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Cannot create site from template because of Attachments folder

I have created a site template with a list and some content inside the list. When I try to create a site from that template, I get and error message saying "something went wrong", when I tried to ...
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Can we create a template for sites in SharePoint online?

We have a lot of sites with SharePoint online with the same set of web parts. This is a team site; can I create a template so that we can create it from the templates?
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Finding original site template id used for main site without access to Sharepoint 2013 server

I'm trying to recover a sharepoint 2013 site by installing sharepoint 2013 in a new domain. I only have access to database backups from the original server. One option I've seen uses a query based on ...
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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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How do I Activate the Signatures Workflow?

After fixing the intranet site that was deleted, I am re-establishing some pages that were lost. I have a site template that I created and when I try to use it on the top level site, I receive the ...
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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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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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Create custom SharePoint subsite template/definition

How could I create a template for a subsite? I have only got it to work to create a template for a site collection, using a site definition. How should I do it when using a subsite ? Here is a guide,...
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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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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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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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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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SPO - List definition - Schema.xml (Site Template - wsp) vs Manifest.xml (List Template - stp)

If I save template of a list, the stp file generates Manifest.xml but if i save a template of a Site, for the same list, it generate Schema.xml. Whats the difference? the two seem to be working in a ...
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How to see what site template is used in SharePoint Online (Office 365)

Is there a simple way for me to see what template was used for a site collection in SharePoint Online (Office 365)? The Site Collection properties only show details like "number of subsites", "title",...
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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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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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New SharePoint 2019 Instance Site Template

We are spinning up a new 2019 SharePoint on prem instance with the intention of migrating our 2013 data to it. Our 2013 main stie has a site template of SPS#0 (SharePoint Portal Server) which is now ...
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Sharepoint site template : How to pass person data?

I've create a template site in which I have a list, in this list I have 5 columns with data, one of them is Person or group type, but when I create a new site with this template, all columns are ...
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Update / Deleting Custom Site Templates

I have created a custom site template in sharepoint online using the modern experience. However, there have been changes made that would impact future sites created with that template. Is there a way ...

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