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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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Error when generating a site from a template

I have been using a site template successfully to create new subsites. But recently, when I used it again (after a pause of around 2 weeks), I got the error message that ExpirationWorkflow Feature and ...
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What is the best practice to duplicate a site collection?

I have a site collection, that contains sub-sites and other list that have different level permissions. If I use the "Save as template" I don't obtain a satisfied result, because template loses the ...
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SharePoint 2016 & SharePoint Online changing Site template

If a site is hosted as a Team site, in either SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2016 Can the template of the site be changed to a Record center or Document Center. If so would the document libraries ...
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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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Error: Feature not installed and blocking for application for using this site Template

I have site template created from old site which is WSP file, both server versions are same(SP2013 on premise) What is the reason behind this three feature is not installed is there any dependencies? ...
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Unlike on-premises i can not save a team sub-site as template when its root site have the Publishing features enabled

I have the following inside my SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-premises. Inside the source on-premises, I have a team site collection named PM where I enable the publishing features on the site ...
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Need help with copying a SharePoint Site

In a bit of a quandary over how to copy a SharePoint site. I tried following the steps in this article, but I get an error telling me that the maximum total file size limit has been exceeded. A work-...
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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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How to create a site as site template in sharepoint online

I have created a project site and added some web part document libraries etc. I would like to use this as a template for all the new sites. How do I do that?
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Site template works only on top of a site collection

When trying to create subsite from a given template anywhere but the top of the site collection, this error occurs: Unhandled exception was thrown by the sandboxed code wrapper's Execute method ...
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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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Showing individual elements of list on site

I am completely new to Sharepoint, but I need to make something: I have a list in my group, and one of the columns in that group is a Choice column. That is to categorize each element in that list. ...
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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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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...
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Error finding templates by title

I have the following code to create a site and apply a custom template. It is working in my test environment that is created by backup-restore from my production portal. This is the current script, ...
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Programmatically create Site using Custom Web Template in Sharepoint 2010

I want to programmatically create a site using custom web templates in sharepoint 2010. In 2007 I used to get a SPWebTemplate template = site.GetCustomWebTemplates(LCID)[number]; and used this ...
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creating a site template using CSOM or PowerShell - SharePoint Online

I would like my users to be able to create a subsite based on a custom template. The template will have some announcement list,document library,quicklinks etc created. I would prefer this to be done ...
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how to create subsite with custom template using powershell script

I have created site collection.under this site collection I need to create another subsite.the site template for subsite is custom template which is uploaded via solution gallery. how can I achive ...
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Site Templates vs Copy Site with Manage Content and Structure?

Interesting question just came up from a client: when creating multiple sites from a template, are there any disadvantage to using the "Copy Site" feature via the "Manage Content and Structure" tool? (...
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Recursive Enumeration of Sites, Subsites, and Application Templates Used

I am migrating my WSS 3.0 installation over to 2010 and then eventually to 2013 and am in need of a stsadm command that will show me a list of sites in the site collection, a list of subsites within ...
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Content Search web part properties are not updated while creating the site using Site Template?

I took site template with Include content, In that template, there have several custom web parts and CSWP web parts. By using that template I created one site, All the custom web parts, and CSWP added ...
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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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ALM for Site Templates? Template or CSOM App?

Looking at the best way to implement a set of feature requirements for a new product being proposed by my firm. A client portal accessed through our 365 SharePoint environment. Features: dropbox ...
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How to deactivate and remove old site templates?

I have created new site templates, which are meant to replace old templates. We want to deactivate and remove the old ones so only the new templates are available in template list. I can deactivate ...
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Employee Leave Balances

How can I use the Absence Request and Vacation Schedule Management template to keep track of everyone's balances. Say an employee had 15 days of leave available on May 1. For each day of vacation ...
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Site created using a site template will not preserve the values for the columns (hidden columns will be set as required)

I am facing this strange behaviour on my SharePoint Farm 2013 On-Premises. Below are the steps I followed: I create a new Site Content type which have the Issue content type as its the parent. Now ...
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TaxonomyFieldType is not installed properly?

It is Image library in one SharePoint foundation site, When I am changing its view from Thumbnail to All Item, it is giving following error. Also, When I am saving site as a template, it is giving ...
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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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What is difference between site template and site definition?

My organization has multiple clients. And we need to create similar site collections (with 4 lists and few items which must be the same for every client) for each client. So I was advised to create 1 ...
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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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Site collection template not showing in Custom tab

I am not sure if this is possible but I want my Site templates to show up in the Custom tab when you are creating a new Site collection. I'm talking about when you select "Create a site collection" ...
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How do I turn a page into template on SharePoint Online ?

Hope you are well; I would like to know how I can turn a page into a template on SharePoint online. The reason for this is because I want to use on different site collections and on team sites. is ...
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What is the recommended SharePoint site to use for External Site?

We are planning to design an external site. I want to know what is the recommended site template to use? Is it the Publishing Site? For example, Check this site (http://glenview.il.us/Pages/Default....
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Site Collection administrator is getting Access Denied error message when editing Page Layout and Site Template Settings

I have an account in Office 365/SharePoint Online and I am creating a new Site Collection with the Template Publishing Portal. I want to be able to add all kinds of different subsite templates below ...
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It is taking too long to create a subsite in SharePoint online using custom template

I have a custom site template, When I am creating a sub site using this custom template then it continue to show working on it and it does not stop. But when I go to site content, the site shows ...
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Are site templates just packaged bundles of features, apps, and configuration?

I'm trying to figure out the "magic" of site templates. Are they just a packaged set of features and apps, or is there some magic "under the hood" that makes them what they are? Put another way: if I ...
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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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Problem with Creating Site collection from custom site template in SharePoint Online

I am trying to generate the site template forcefully and trying to create site collection with the template and getting the following Error. ****Sorry, something went wrong The list "Shared Documents"...
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How do I add the top link navigaton bar to the Enterprise Search Center?

The Enterprise Search Center appears to use the minimal master page, and has no top link navigation. This seems a bit silly and is hard to use if you use the Search Center as a subsite in a larger ...
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what are the different features available in different site templates?

I tried looking at microsoft website which describes about various site templates available. But its on a high level Is there a comparison of site templates which describes different features ...
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Publishing Site “Save site as template”

How to save site as template for a Publishing Site? I do not understand how this is done.
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Find out Site Template ID without powershell

Is it possible to find out the ID of a custom site template without using powershell? Using Sharepoint 2010 project in office 365 and I do not have access to the server. Found a blog post claimining ...
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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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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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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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Error “Feature schema contain wrong field name” when trying to create a new site based on a site template

I am working a sharepoint enterprise server 2013, where i have saved a sub-site as template. now this sub-site have a content type which that is linked to a global workflow 2010. but when i try to ...
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Save site as template in SharePoint 2013

I have one SharePoint 2013 site, which I need to setup on another server. In 2010 there was an option to save site as template in site actions, which is not there in 2013. How can this be achieved? ...

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