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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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Is it possible to change (modify) Custom Site Template name?

Is it possible to change the name of my Custom Site Template? Right now I have a custom site template, the name of this template is "Member Template" And I would like to change the name to "POST ...
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Unable to create a site using Site template in a migrated site collection

I have a SharePoint 2016 site template which is used to create sites in other site collections without any issues. I have recently migrated SharePoint 2010 content database (Web Application) to ...
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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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Restricting Menus on a Site Template

I have a workflow that creates a site based on a template. Is there a way to restrict menu options based on a security group? I have tried Audience Targeting which works fine since I just need to ...
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Why saving a site as templete will convert all its Links inside the site navigation (Quick Lauch links) into Headings

I have created a new Team site inside my sharepoint enterprise server 2013, and from "Site Setting">>"Navigation" i created a new link named "Test Link" which reference the defualt view of a list:- ...
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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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What are the factors that govern the decision of whether to choose publishing or collaboration (teamsite) template for new site collection?

I would like to know the factors that govern the decision of whether to choose publishing or collaboration (teamsite) template for new site collection? Your answer can be in form of points for each ...
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Site permission settings will not be included in the site template

I have saved a sub-site as a template. Then, I created a sub-site based on the template. But it seems that the template will not include the site permissions. So can anyone provide any advice on this?
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Can I force all my sub-sites which are created using a site template to share the same workflows

I am working on a sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and i have a team site collection, with the following business case:- Currently the site collection contain 10 sub-sites. All these sub-sites are ...
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How to get Site Collection name(or type)?

I`m making a windows application that analyse the SharePoint site. In SPSite Level, I want to get Site Collection name. Which means, I already got Site template name like this STS. private string ...
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Unable to create a subsite using Custom template using powershell scripts?

I need to create a subsite with Custom template, so I imported and activated my custom template into site collection, Then I added my subsite into Subsites can only use the following site templates ...
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How can we add a site templates in subsites can only use the following site templates section using powershell scripts?

I need to add a custom site template in site settings -> page layouts & site templates for subsites can only use the following site templates.By manuvally we can add it,how can we achieve it by ...
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How get Site Template name in SPSite, and Web Template name in SPWeb using C#

I`m trying to analyse sharepoint site. In SPSite Level, I want to get Site template name, and In SPWeb Level, I also want to get web template name. But I am a newbie in SharePoint, I`m not sure ...
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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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How can I get Site Collection name(or title) in SPSite level using C#

I am a newbie in SharePoint, and now I`m trying to make a Winform application that analyse the SharePoint site. My application works like this. Type target site url in text box and click button ...
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Custom master page modifications will not be saved inside the site template (when i save a site as templete)

I am working on a SharePoint server 2013 (latest build number ​15.0.4875.1000). and i am facing a problem when saving a site as template. As the custom master page will no be applied to any new site ...
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How to modify a WSP file (convert .cab to .wsp)

I want to do some modifications to a site template, mainly to set its master page , same as mentioned here link so i did the following stpes:- i save a site as template. i went to "Site Settings">>"...
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Create a Sub-site from a Template

I was trying to create a subsite from a saved template. I keep getting an error. Action can not be completed. I have all the permissions. Is there a different way to do this?
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SharePoint Online, deactivate solution - Acces denied

I made several site templates, which can be found in Solutions. I want to deactivate one(Green Grass Template), but I get this error: Which is strange because I made the template myself, I am in the ...
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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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Copy custom permission when restoring site template SharePoint 2013 onpremise

When restoring site template from source to target environment the custom permission doesn't copy. According to Microsoft article, this is how it behaves. Is there any other OOB way(no code or ...
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Can a template be modified and all the subsites that are using it have the changes?

I'm new on SharePoint and I would like to know if having a template for my subsites, in the case I modify my template all the subsites that are using that template should be affected with the changes. ...
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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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List Workflows Not Working on Site Created From Template

I have a Site (say "Site A") with a List workflow. I saved the site as a template. When I create another site (say "Site B") from the template, the workflow is there but it does not work. It also ...
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Problem Creating Site Collection

We are getting this error when attempting to create new sitecollections based on our sitedefinition. Any ideas of what can be wrong? Successfully applied template "STCommunitySite#0" to web at URL ...
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Stuck in “Preview Page” mode in SharePoint 2013

I was editing the Seattle Master Page and suddenly my site got stuck in the "Preview Page" mode: And I don't know how to stop it. I returned back the template to the original Seattle template but ...
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How do you switch to a different site template in SharePoint 2010?

If you used a site template (such as the Document Center template) and wish to use a different template (such as a Team Site), how can you accomplish this? More importantly, how do you do this ...
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Is there any ways to simplify the process of creating subsites

I have create a parent site for a department that has many sub sites for its projects. The manager of the department wants to create sub-sites whenever the new project come. Is there any way to ...
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Can I default all lists to open in dialog?

I've created a site template. Within this template I've set all forms to launch in a dialog, via List Settings, Advanced Settings, Dialogs, Launch forms in Dialog?, Yes. However, when I create a new ...
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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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Unexpected Error when attempting to save a site as a template in SharePoint 2010

I'm a site owner for my company and am new to SharePoint in general. I'm trying to save a site as a template to be used for future sites. When I "Save site as template" from the Site Settings ...
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Creating a new subsite from a template and sharepoint says “PSWApproval, PWAWebParts,PwaIdeaList not activated” and does not create the subsite

I'm creating a new subsite from a template I've imported from another site. It won't import as I get the message below. How do i solve this problem? Feature Description Feature Scope Feature ...
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Editing SharePoint Application templates (fantastic 40) in an existing Collaboration Portal

Is there a way to edit the logic for the (fantastic 40) SharePoint templates in an existing Intranet that uses the publishing/collaboration template? I already have an intranet built and wanted to ...
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how do I determine subsite template

how do i find out what template was used to create a sub-site in SharePoint? I want to know what template was used when creating one of the sub-sites in my SharePoint
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New site created using site template is showing 2010 design on SP 2013

I upgraded a site collection from SP 2010 to SP 2013. It contain a site template called "My Project Site". There is a web part which creates new site using this site template. Problem is on 2013 the ...
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Explore about Site Templates

I have been asked to explore about Site Templates but I haven't been provided to access the Site Templates Settings. Is there any website which can tell me about site templates in SharePoint 2013 ?
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error create site collection with template in sharepoint 2010

we had a web application which for each project create a site collection with a template in it. we had just one content database which uses it for all site collections in SharePoint 2007 we used the ...
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Copy structure site collection

I currently own a site collection with many sites children. One of the subsites acts as a template the rest. Request: Create a new site collection with the same structure of content types and site ...
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New to Sharepoint designer 2013

I was searching for the problem that I am getting once I am trying to edit the form in sharepoint designer 2013. The instruction was about to go to web server extension and to template. However there ...
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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 ...
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Can Site Templates be updated in SharePoint 2013?

I`ve created a published site in SharePoint 2013 using a customized Site Template (name: abc.wsp) and its working fine. As per additional business requirement, need to update the existing site ...
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Can calculated columns be exported, if site saved as a template?

I've created 10 different Calculated columns in various lists in SharePoint 2013 site. I am planning to save the site as a template for future reuse. Please let me know is there any limitation for ...
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Upgrading Site Templates in the Solution Gallery

How do I use the Upgrade button in the solutions gallery for a site template I've created? The word "upgrade" is forever associated with migration from 2010 to 2013, but unable to find prompt ...
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can i make standard wiki pages the default in an enterprise wiki site

so I have a subsite that I am working with and it was created (not by me) using the publishing enterprise wiki template. The issue that I have with this is that when I select "add a page" from the ...
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changing subsite template type

I have a subsite in SharePoint that was originally created as a Publishing Enterprise Wiki. The problem with this is that all of the new pages added to the site are wiki pages, which in not ideal. As ...
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How to inherit parent site look and feel on my Team Site

I have created a subsite but now I want to inherit the look and feel theme from my parent site all the radio button are disabled under Setting >> Site Settings >> Master Pages .Is there a way I can ...
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Creating a site collection doesn't seem to accept the template

I'm creating a site collection and trying to apply a template to it Here is the code: $Siteurl = "http://myserver:8010/sites/sitex5" New-SPSite $Siteurl -OwnerAlias "mydomain\sp2k13admin" -Name "...
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New SharePoint sub-site is rendering incorrectly

When I am moving a site template from our test SharePoint 2013 instance to our production SharePoint 2013 instance, the site renders incorrectly. It almost appears as if a mobile device is trying to ...

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