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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Export Modern Team site as a JSONfile

I'm about to set up a new SPO env. In the env I should have 5 custom templates, which powerusers can select in the dropdown list when creating a new teamsite. I tried different tutorial and PS ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 - Install Site Template using Powershell script

I want to install site template in SharePoint 2010. Basically i want to know how use install-spwebtemplate wsp name : SPT_SiteTemplate.wsp Name : SPT_SiteTemplate
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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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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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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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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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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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Convert site template to site definition

How do I go about making a site template to a site definition? For example, if I have a modified team site which I saved as WSP (save as site template), can I import that into VS2010 and convert to a ...
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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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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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"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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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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Error When Instantiating a Site Template in SharePoint 2010: "The site template requires that the feature {068bc832-4951-11dc-8314-0800200c9a66}..."

I gave a talk at the most recent BASPUG meeting about developing in the Middle Tier. I used a SharePoint 2010 site for the demos and would like to make it available to the folks who are interested in ...
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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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"The current page has been customized from its template. Revert to template."

Does anyone know what the yellow section means and how to fix it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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'Apps in Testing' throws JS error on clientContext - Cannot find current web URL

I have some JavaScript running on top of my Master Page. It works well except on one Site. When a 'Developer' Site collection is created, it adds 'Getting Started' and 'Apps in Testing' to the Home ...
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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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Create App Catalog using SharePoint Online Management Shell

How can I create an app catalog site for a SharePoint tenant using the SharePoint Online PowerShell? When calling the Get-SPOWebTemplate command, there is no APPCATALOG#0 template which may be ...
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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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