Questions tagged [solution-package]

SharePoint solution is deployed to a SharePoint server by using a solution package (.wsp) file. You can use Visual Studio to organize your SharePoint Project Items into Features and to create a package to deploy your SharePoint Features.

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The Client ID submitted in your add-in package does not match the Client ID submitted via the Seller Dashboard

I have registered my Provider Hosted Add-in to Microsoft Seller Dashboard. Microsoft has send back a report with this error: The Client ID submitted in your add-in package does not match the ...
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Updating SharePoint artifacts declaratively

Content types cannot be updated declaratively. In other words, if a content type is a part of solution package, deploying new version of the content type will not make any changes to existing content ...
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Custom action in personal menu - language

I have created personal menu item for Sharepoint 2013. How to create personal menu that picks language automatically the same way as other SP menu items do? I have this in Elements.xml: <...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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There is no solution under deployment or retraction but still showing the error “update-spsolution : A deployment or retraction is already under way.”

I have deployed a wsp SPSolution.wsp on a web application. After a few days I needed to update this wsp, so I made changes in the solution and published the wsp. Now when I executed Update-SPSolution ...
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Custom WSP does not work after migrating SharePoint 2010 SP1 on Server 2008 to SP2 Server 2012 R2 / .net 3.5 and 4.0

We have recently migrated SharePoint 2010 SP1 from Server 2008 to SharePoint 2010 SP2 on Server 2012 R2. The SharePoint web application runs well but some of the wsp we deployed does not work which ...
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SP2013 - Site templates and design package's heritance

I have a blocking issue on SP 2013 (yes, I know we are now on the edge of SP2016, but that was a customer's choice...) What do we want : We would like to create 3 site templates (using team site, ...
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“The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation” error while deploying a solution in SharePoint

I am getting following error while trying to deploy solution from SharePoint Central Administration: The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation It happened ...
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Store data in the list - save it to list itsef for CSR to read

I would like to ask if somebody has an idea how I can store formatting data for particular list/webpart on a page. My concept: I would like to create JSlink that would be attached in masterpage file. ...
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migrate timer job from sharepoint 2007 to 2010

is it possible to migrate a custom timer job from SharePoint 2007 to 2010? is so,please let me know what points should i keep in mind before & after proceeding.
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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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Open in explorer view programatically

I want to open a list in Explorer mode programmatically. As we can't use javascript, what will be the approach and which WSP builder project will we create (I mean webpart, event handler, workflow? ...
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How to debug and deploy Legacy solutions

I've migrated from visual Studio 2008 / 2010 + WSP builder for a while now, and have been using Visual Studio 2012 / 2013 + F5. Now I've come across some legacy solutions, which are still active and ...
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Change default publish location in Visual Studio

Whenever I want to publish my SharePoint solution, the Target Location is selected as "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents". Is there a way to change the default value for this option?
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convert to sandbox

How I can deploy a custom webpart solution inheret Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart as sandbox solution ? as Microsoft documentation, there is a restrication on using this class in ...
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Package and Deploy SSRS Reports / Datasets etc

I have a VS report solution that contains around 40 reports as well as the child reports, sub reports, shared data sets, and data sources. How do I package these for SharePoint to deploy as a managed ...
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How can I avoid “service unavailable”/“recompiling” when deploying solutions

The topic says a lot. I'm looking for a way to avoid that ugly "service unavailable" page when you deploy a solution. Also, I would like some theory on it, as I'm not sure I understand it completely. ...
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Using unmanaged dlls in sharepoint farm solution

I have a SharePoint 2016 project with several application pages (farm solution). In my code, I use un-managed dlls with DllImport attribute. To use them, I copy these dlls to System32 folder. Is ...
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WebParts Removed From Web.config After WSP Deployment

I have a SharePoint 2013 web site with custom web parts. Lately, I've been running into an issue in which all the safecontrol elements that correspond to my custom webparts disappear from SharePoint'...
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Can I add more than one SPFX extension - Application Customizer in one solution?

I am trying to add more than one SPFX extension in my solution (Application customizer in this case - one for header another for footer) but after deployment I only see one extension in my site. Am I ...
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How to find out if a solution is deployad with -FullTrustBinDeployment parameter

I am trying to find a piece of PowerShell script that gives me the list of solutions deployed with FullTrustBinDeployment parameter.
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wsp deployment issue

We did wsp deployment in our farm (we have 5 WFE and 2 CA). The wsp was deployed successfully. But it is not effected. When we are looking in the system still it is showing previous deployment. that ...
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how to add date filter web part to web page using c# code(SSOM) in sharepoint 2010?

Please guide me on how to add date filter web part to web page using SSOM
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Cascading Dropdown source file

I have a solution (wsp) called CascadingDropdown.wsp which is of SharePoint 2007, now I would like to use it for 2010 and modify it a little bit, my question is: where would I be able to find a source ...
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Sharepoint WSP deployment problem

Im working on a project that implements a solution for managing specific types of records for a client. The solution has two projects to it: a project containing the lists(1) and a project containing ...
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Can a SharePoint Feature be part of multiple Solution Packages?

We have an existing Branding Solution Package (WSP) that contains multiple features for page layouts, list definitions, master pages etc.. Because of the number of files/features (dozens if not ...
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How to get subsite with custom template to inherit background from parent site without activating SharePoint Server Publishing in Sharepoint 2013?

When I activate SharePoint Server Publishing it takes away my ability to create new templates that would later be stored in my solutions as .wsp files. Is there a way to get a subsite to inherit from ...
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Powershell run error: the term is not recognized

I want to run sharepoint powershell script, but I have this message error: the term '.\DeployPackages' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program... same ...
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SP - Package directory is missing from my Visual WebPart Solution

How to resolve package directory ? Error is this: Error 1 Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object. I'try to ...
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Wait for retraction of each WSP before proceeding with the next in PowerShell

I am trying to create a PowerShell script for Adding and Deploying WSPs. I have multiple WSPs. Initially, I have to Retract and Remove existing WSPs, before I Add and Deploy them. As we know, the ...
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How to rename the site column's field title within a list definition?

I am trying to rename a field title from a list definition. I have the following schema.xml: <List ...> <MetaData> <Fields> ... <Field ID="{2684f9f2-54be-429f-ba06-...
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CU's cause duplicate column to be created

We have a list deployed via a sandboxed WSP in SP 2010. The list is using list fields, not content types, so they are only defined in the Schema.xml and Elements.xml for the list instance. When the ...
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2013 Solution Migration

I upgraded a site with custom aspx pages from 2010 to 2013 and tried to save it as a template to move it to another SP13 farm but I keep getting an error. The content type name ' $Resources:...
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Disadvantages of starting a remote powershell session and doing deployment

Are there any disadvantages in starting a New-PSSession from dev machine and deploying the wsp to QA machine remotely rather than going to QA machine and deploying the wsp?
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Unable to activate solution in another machine

I have a solution that has custom site columns and content types. When I try to activate this on the production box is does not allow me to do so and whenever I try to activate, it gives me an error ...
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WSP contains a TermSet but it isn't imported

We've exported a Site Collection which contains Term Set navigation as a WSP. Opening the WSP as a Cab I can see that it contains the TermSet However, whether I use Powershell to deploy the WSP at a ...
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Access Denied on installing WSP having Web Application scoped Feature

As the title says. I am trying to deploy a solution through central admin which has a Web Application scoped feature. As soon as I try to install it, it goes to access denied page. Strangely, when I ...
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Fixing managed meta data navigation problem

I have the following :- SharePoint server 2013 web application. the web application contains two site collections of type enteprise wiki. i have enabled metadata navigation for the two site ...
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error 404 but app is successfully deployed

I have deployed a solution containing a REST web service. When I recall the url I get error 404. What could be wrong? In the Central Admin I have the following properties Name: MySharePointSolution....
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Deployment content type on production using a wsp

I've create a lot of custom content types in a Visual Studio Solution on the development environment. Everything works fine, and I deploy everything to the content type hub using Visual Studio (I've ...
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“Unselect All” features when importing a site template to Visual Studio 2012?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm importing a WSP of a site template using the "SharePoint Customization Wizard." The list of features displays with all items selected. I only want to import a couple ...
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Muilti deploy DLLs from external Projects into single WSP

I'm trying to build a single .WSP that should contains multiple DLLs from External projects. I've been following that this tutorial: Link I've followed all steps but on deploy , DLLS doesn't appear ...
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Solution Packaging Images

I have a solution package (sandboxed) for branding. All my images are deployed to the Style Library. I deploy the solution package and I can see all images inside Style Library. I can access the ...
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Module Folder in Sharepoint is not deployed with the wsp file

I am updating my solutions from Sharepoint 2010 to 2013. I needed to make a little workaround because SP 2013 refused to find my pictures in the images folder. So I created a module folder for SP 2013 ...
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Building WSP for SP 2010 designer customized aspx pages with multiple data view webparts

We’ve designer access to the DEV and QA sites. We are able to customize some aspx pages and able to build some tabbed views with different dataview webparts. Now we’ve a challenge to move these ...
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Can not open the package designer in visual studio 2010

I can not open the package designer in a SharePoint project. When I double-click Package or when I right-click Package and then select "View designer" then the XML file Package.package is displayed. ...
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Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing DLL or build it first?

Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing SharePoint WebPart or build it first? In other words can I do the following: MSBuild /p:Configuration=Release /m MyWebPart.csproj Then do ...
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how are featureReference nodes in Package manifest related to featureIds

Our team is working on a solution with Sharepoint package having several features referenced in it. We noted that no new updates made to the solution (i.e. features added etc.) were reflecting upon ...
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Adding excluded files to publish

I am working on a SharePoint project using VS2019. When I publish the project, I need to add additional some files to the wsp file. These files are excluded from the project. I have been looking at ...