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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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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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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Query SharePoint Online Logs

I created a new site collection in SharePoint Online and then created a subsite. The template I used is Teamsite. I did nothing else then adding these two elements. No other modifications. Now I ...
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SP13: Wiki Page Template

I have had no luck finding a solution without using SharePoint Designer. I created a wiki page and would like to use it as a template over and over again. I thought this would be simple as creating ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Site Template Issue while creating new Site

I have created a Site Template using "Save Site as template" SharePoint option. While creating a new site using the Custom Site Template facing the below issue. Previously I was able to create the ...
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What is the best way to set links so that they auto-update when creating new site from site template?

I'm using SharePoint Online currently and was previously a SP Site Designer/Site Collection Admin for a series of enterprise-edition SP 2003, 2010, and 2013 sites. I distinctly remember setting up ...
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Save Site as Template Issue

Recently ran into a major issue with a Sharepoint site which has effectively broken my ability to create a template of any sites on my site collection. Normally I would template my current iteration ...
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Are workflows inherrited when creating a site template?

I just created a site template and the new site. I cannot view the workflows when clicking 'manage workflows with nin tex worklow' but when I click 'workflows' in my item menu I get all the workflows ...
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Make Project web app site a Template site in another Project server web app

I have one test WA on which I have Project web app. Each project site has own SharePoint site where we created several custom lists/libraries and we created custom reports in dashboard designer (there ...
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Quick Launch links inside my site template will keep referencing the original site, when I create a new subsite based on the site templete

I am facing a problem inside my Sharepoint Server 2013 enterprise: I have a Team sub-site, which have the following Quick Launch links:- Now I save this site as template. Then I create a new sub-...
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Old modifications appears when importing my site template

Environment : SharePoint 2010 Foundation Actually I want to import my site from a site collection (named SC1) to another one (named SC2). What I do : Export my site as a template Download the ...
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how to manage sub sites that have been created using a template in a centralize way

I am facing problems in understanding how i should be managing sub sites that have been created using a template. now i have followed the following process :- I created a new sub site (the sub site ...
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There is no file with URL 'Pages/home.aspx' in this Web

I am trying to create a subsite based on a custom template. However, I am getting the error below. Anyone any idea what is causing this? [COMException (0x8107058a): <nativehr>0x8107058a</...
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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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I'm having trouble with basic layout using html/css with Sharepoint

first time poster here so I'd like to apologize if I do this wrong. I'm new to Sharepoint, so I'm having difficulty with some basic stuff. My end goal is to basically make something that looks like ...
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SharePoint Foundation: Copy site

Is there the option to save site as template in SP 2013 foundation? The option for me is unavailable even though I am a site collection admin. Currently the subsite needs to be copied over to ...
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Template of Sharepoint Sites in Sharepoint 2013 created by CRM Microsoft Dynamics

At work I have got a CRM Microsoft Dynamics. At work we have got a lot of projects. When the new project is created in CRM we want to make a new site or site Colection for only this project. With a ...
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Global Navigation links are missing in Site Template

I'm using SharePoint 2010, and have structured the global navigation with 6 Headings. Four of the Headings have multiple (child) links below them. These child link url's are pointing to custom ...
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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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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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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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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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Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate (403) Forbidden, There is no Web named “/SiteURLName/_vti_bin/sites.asmx”

We use Powershell and PNP to create sites and apply tenants. I've had pauses coded into the script to allow time for commands to complete in the past. Lately we've encountered the (403) Forbidden ...
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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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MySite: Custom links lost after “Change the look”

SharePoint 2016 on premise migrated from 2013 approx 1 year ago. After "Change the look" on MySite site collection on all personal sites user created custom links are lost. See red area in screenshot....
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PnP Site Provisioning Documentation

I have successfully saved a Site Template using the following PowerShell command: Get-PnPProvisioningTemplate -Out $templateFile -PersistBrandingFiles -PersistPublishingFiles; I'm looking in the ...
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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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Limitation on Document Center Template in SharePoint 2013

Based on Microsoft document here, there is a limitation on Document Center template: Less than 5% of the content in the content database is accessed each month on average, and less than 1% of ...
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“Error generating solution file in temporary directory” while creating Subsite template

I am trying to take the template from one of the subsite but it's not allowing me to take it and throwing below error as Exception calling “Save as Template” with 4 argument(s): Error generating ...
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Where are the templates?

I have a question where the seemingly simple solution seems to be eluding me. I also don't see it anywhere online. When I create a site template with Sharepoint Online where are they stored? I need ...
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After create site collection with powershell UI is broken

After creating a site collection with PowerShell UI is broken. My PowerShell code is New-SPSite -Url $SiteColl_URL -OwnerAlias $SiteColl_Owner -Language 1033 -Template "CMSPUBLISHING#0" -Name $...
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Saving search settings in a site template

I am trying to template a site so that a copy of it can be automatically created (using JSOM) on a button click at the parent site. This part works fine, however the site collection also has custom ...
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Using Templates on a SP 2010 Library

I've been sent three templates which are lists of Locations and Departments. I've uploaded them to the site via the Site Settings. Now how can I use these in the Form Library? I presume it's a setting ...
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Creating a new Site Application template

i am looking to create a new custom site application template and am pretty novice in sharepoint/wiki pages. I am using Sharepoint 365 and right now when you click NEW under site application it brings ...
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New Site template throws error when used: failure to instantiate file

I have created a new site based on the SP2010 Team Site template, customised the site and saved it as a template. When I try to create a fresh site with the template I get shown the following error ...
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SharePoint 2010 Save Site as Template fails on deleted content

Quick points This is NOT a publishing site Both the SIte Collection and site recycle bins are cleared. The browser history has been cleared and the browser closed and reopened. It's a client side for ...
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Sharepoint Web part properties will not cover in Site Template?

Whether SiteTemplate will include all the CSWP web part Properties or not? I referred this link Site Template I am clear about uses and supports of the Site template, But I am not sure whether it ...
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Restoring a Site Collection

I accidentally deleted one of our Site Templates from our SharePoint Online tenant. I restored it from the Admin Recycle Bin but the site did not fully restore. The UX wasn't applied, and the lists ...
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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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Reactivate Save Site As Template without Designer

Is there a workaround to setting SaveSiteAsTemplateEnabled to true without SharePoint designer?
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Item Added Event receiver Issue in quick Edit

I have Created item added event receiver which is bind with the custom generic list. Using the values of field in list i am creating new sub site by specific custom template definition. When i am add ...
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Non Site Admins are unable to create sub-sites with templates created by the site admin account

I have created a SharePoint site collection on SharePoint server 2013. I have create a number of sub sites and for each of those sub sites I have created a template. The purpose of the templates is ...
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Sharepoint Online site migration for testing

i am using SharePoint Online site. I want to replicate my live site to other testing site. i tried to save it as template but it did not allowed me. while searching i found out " if site has ...
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Error on activating/upgrading a site template

A site template of site collection-X was used to create a subsite on site collection-Y, both are on SharePoint Online. I was thrown errors that a list of features were Not Activated/Not Licensed. I ...
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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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How to upload the site template in SharePoint 2013 sub site?

I need to upload a site template in a subsite, and I need a clarification about whether site template covers the web parts also or not? I referred this link https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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SharePoint 2016 getting error while save site as template

I am getting strange issue while working with SharePoint 2016. I have one subsite which i need to save as site and then i need to create new site using same template. While trying to save site as ...
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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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Site Provisioning using SharePoint-hosted or Provider-hosted?

I have been reading the OfficeDevPnP for best practices on how to create Site Templates. The best practices recommend to use Remote Provisioning using Provider-Hosted App to create Custom Sites ...