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The variations feature in SharePoint makes content available to specific audiences on different sites by copying content from a source variation site to each target variation site.

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Variation Labels Page getting this error “Value cannot be null. Parameter name: staticName”

We did migration for an application from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016 ( Mounted the existing database to a new web application in 2016) and everything is working fine except the variation. We ...
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Can we use sharepoint online root site as source variation

Hi we are now working in multi language in SharePoint and we need to set the root site as source instead of its sub site. I read that in variation we need to set the en-US as main source but in our ...
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Item Delete not deleting item in Variation Site

I have a site which is actually a root site for Variation site under http://mywebapp/en and there is a derived site http://mywebapp/ar for English and Arabic sites respectively. Whenever i create a ...
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Variation pages have become detatched

We have variation on our site, so we have the same pages in Welsh and English, there are two pages that have become detached from each other. If the user is on one of these pages and selects a ...
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Variations - not working with new pages

I am experiencing some issues with variations in Sharepoint Online. We have two sites; nl-nl, which is the source and en-us, which is the target. When I change/edit the default page the variation is ...
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SP13 - Approve ListItem in source create new version(sync) in target label

I have two variation list - source list and target list and have propagated list item from source to target list. Where i approve new listitem in source list, Variations Propagate List Items Job ...
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SP13 - How can i see/edit the settings(Target Label Behavior) [closed]

My issue is: Where i approve changed data on listitem in source List, data in target listItem has been changed. -References- I can to see the setting on source in existing variation site:
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SP13 - How to stop sync ListItem[where item is updated] in variation list

I have two sites "/EN" - (source) and "/DE" (target). Where i add ListItem in list on "/EN" Site, he go to "/DE/". I want where i edit the same ListItem in "/EN", content in listItem does not change ...
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SPFx WebPart and Variations - App is not working

I have developed a SharePoint SPFx App that is using a CDN hosted in SP for the resources. Everything is working fine on normal websites and sites but not on variation sites. So I can install the ...
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SP13 - How to get source ListItem from variation ListItem with C#

I have a case where need to get source ListItem by variation ListItem with C#? How to do this? var variationList = myWeb.Lists["variationListName"]; var variationListItems = variationList.Items; ...
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SP13 - How to sync 4000 items in list to target list

I have a list with 4000 items. The default view in my list has 100 pages... I must have to go to every page to select the items and update them in another language version. This will take a long time. ...
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Page layout in Root site with lookup field that refers a list in child variations sites Issue in sandboxed solution sharepoint online

I have a sharepoint online site created with No Code Sandboxed Solution. In the feature scope site , i put the content type that contains the lookup field "Category" and the module of the Page ...
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Variation Hierarchies not getting created

I have submitted a request for getting hierarchies created for my variations in my SharePoint online site. However, even after a day when I check out the variation logs, it states that :"The timer job ...
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Managed Metadata not showing translation in list item column in variation site

I have a managed metadata column for department, which is in English in the base language, and Mexican Spanish is one of the translations loaded for tags. For example, the tag is 'Finance' in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - List View Based on Selected Language

I am currently building an intranet portal using SharePoint 2013. It is a bilingual site, and I have installed the language pack of the second language. I also have created a site collection using ...
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Variation on Existing site

I am trying to understand how variations works with SharePoint 2013. I have already gone through the details, so understand the basics. I have read these: http://blog.consejoinc.com/2011/01/creating-...
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Site Variations: How to delete items?

I'm setting up variations in SharePoint 365. On my test site, I have US English, and propagate to French and Spanish sites. If want to delete a item/list/page/site and also update the two target ...
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“Create Translation Package” via API?

On multilingual SharePoint websites you can export/import the content with XLIFF files. Is this functionality somehow available via the API? Multi-language website background here: Create a multi-...
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workflows for variations in SharePoint 2013

I have created a site collection and implemented variations for the site collection. Now I am able to get all the lists, pages and list items that are created in the source site to target site. But ...
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How to Create web Template for Variation based(multilingual) site

We have a requirement of creating about 30-35 Departmental Sub-Sites. I have variations enabled on root site. I need the publishing feature to be enabled in the sub-site as well as variations on the ...
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Is it possible to generate a sitemap.xml for each variation in a site collection?

We made a website with SharePoint as our cms. Is it possible to generate a sitemap.xml for each site collection?
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How to redirect users to one site only temporarily on a multiple language site?

I have a multilingual site which contains: English, Dutch and French. Only Dutch language is ready at the moment. How can I prevent users with English and French language browser settings to access ...
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How to make getpeerurl function always work even if ribbon is hidden in JSOM?

I want to use the getpeerUrl SharePoint 2013 function in JSOM to get the other variation URL for the current page. I have a solution here ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function() { $(document)....
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Variation French site does not show all the Global Navigations in french(target) site for user with read permission

I have a variation publishing site with English and French. http://portal.... /sites/HR/en-ca/ & http://portal.... /sites/HR/fr-ca/ I am using managed navigation and global navigation is based on ...
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How to redirect users to the right site when using variations?

I am currently using SharePoint 2013 On-Premise and I have enabled the Variations in a site collection. Under the site collection, three sub sites are created for each language. My question is: how ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Variation configuration for Translator or content author

I‘ve set up a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with variation enabled for English and French. I have 2 sites En and FR. How should I configure the notification for translator or content author So that ...
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Variations and column names

During the propagation of a custom list of items (created with XML scheme based on a native list template), the fields of the target variation of the columns are delivered in the language of the ...
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How to use the CSOM SP.Publishing.Variations.getPeerUrl method?

In this code, I am trying to get the corressponding french URL variation. I am using this CSOM api https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj954403.aspx But I can't figure out how to use it....
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How to Build a Multi-Language Site?

We are using Office-365 and need to set up a multi-language sharepoint site. How do we do this? I see a question here about permissions. And I have a question here about how to test multi-languages ...
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Variation in SharePoint 2013

I am using Variation in SharePoint 2013. When I hit my root site i.e www.abc.com it goes to the www.abc.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Pages/VariationRoot.aspx and then goes to the www.abc.com/en-us ...
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App doesn't receive language from SharePoint site

For a project I'm developing a multi-lingual site. The site contains an App part that should display localized content, depending on which variation label site the user is browsing the site. Consider ...
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check out page from SharePoint 2013 designer workflow throws an error

I have a somewhat complex requirement. We have implemented variations in our project. Now, when a page is created in the source site, we want to assign a unique id to this page. When this page is ...
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Variation unable to trigger update all targets

when I am trying to trigger the update all targets by selecting multiple items in a library, I get this message "Failed to submit the update for the selected items." I currently have Full Control ...
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Variations, Deleting from target is not re-creating pages

I have deleted documents from both source and target sites. I am doing a re-migration of contents. For the folders and documents that were recreated, they were not recreated in the target site. My ...
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No .xml files extracted in content migration package (.cmp)

Currently we have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise installation running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise box with SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise as our back end database. We're currently working on ...
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Upgrade Site collection to 15 in SharePoint 2013 Failed

The site collection contains 5 languages variations (English, French, German, Dutch and Portuguese). The site has been migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using the standard Microsoft ...
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Is there any way to disable a variation label without deleting it?

I want to disable a variation label (temporarily) which hierarchy was already created. Deleting the variation label is another option, but i am not sure that i will easily be able to make the ...
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Variations: Propagate custom lists programmatically [duplicate]

I want to propagate my custom list programmatically.We can do it with GUI easily but I want to do it programmatically. Found the option to make it under Variations (screenshot below)
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Creating variation labels using CSOM in sharepoint 2013

Can anyone tell me how to create variation labels using CSOM?
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Sharepoint 2013 Variations contextual tab missing

I have a publishing site collection with variation enabled(For en-us and fr-fr), When I go to Pages library of en-us site, In the top contextual tab area I can see two tab groups "Files", "Library" ...
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SharePoint 2010 Vaiations site managing translations

How to manage the variations sites translations for the words? We have the English and Arabic publishing sites and we need to have the common keyowrds translations manageable easly in SharePoint 2010 ...
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Cannot Connect to the Machine Translation Service

I have created my Machine Translation service and was able to start the service without any error. However, when I am trying to create or configure a Variation label and reach the 3rd step Translation ...
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How to change the Variation Label Name in Sharepoint 2013?

In SharePoint 2013 site settings for a site, I have created a variation label name as "en" as shown in the image below within a red box. Now I want to change it to "en-us". But according to my ...
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SharePoint 2010 - List “Variation Labels” does not exist at site with URL

In SharePoint 2010 Enterprise I'm trying to visit the Variation Labels page at ".../_Layouts/VariationLabels.aspx". When I load this page I'm confronted with the following error: Error An ...
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Getting wrong PageLayouts from site with variations

I have a site in 2013 with two variations: de-de and en-us. On feature activation, I try to get list of Available Page Layouts using following code: using (SPSite site = new SPSite(siteUrl)) ...
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Variations, Lists Propagations

I have a source site and a target site. Why can not some lists be propagated through target sites? I mean, if I create a Links or Events list in the source site I do not see the Variations ribbon, ...
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Propagate Lists through variation sites by PowerShell

Is it possible to propagate a list to a variation site by powershell?
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Can't set ChromeType to none for custom web part

I have a site collection with variations on. Arabic (source) English (target) I have added a custom web part on a page. If I edit that web part (I am not doing it programmatically), go to its ...
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Term store with variation label not indexed

Our user profiles have a property who values are coming from a term store. http:/testSite/en/search/Pages/peopleresults.aspx?k="cheese" This works fine and the results page is populated by users ...
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Machine translation fails with: The file could not be downloaded from the SharePoint library because the user's permissions have changed

My Environment is SharePoint 2013 on a Windows Server 2012 with Variations set-up. When trying to use the button in the ribbon called Machine translate the job gets in the que but fails with the ...