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Custom master page not working for visitor user in Sharepoint 2013?

Users with read permission doesn't have the right to read files and documents in draft mode and minor versions. Users with contribute permission level can see draft mode and minor versions. That's why ...
Benny Skogberg's user avatar
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SharePoint master page customization

Best practice to customize the MasterPage. First of all take backup of Seatle.master. Create new MasterPage from existing one Set the new MasterPage as default MastePage When you copy Seatle.master, ...
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jQuery CDN reference in SP Online MasterPage changed magically

SharePoint has difficulties dealing with protocol-less URLs. Have you tried changing them to https?
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What is the use of Browse tab in SharePoint 2013?

Browse tab is particularly useful when you have top navigation enabled. Browse tab hides the ribbon and shows the top navigation. Hope this helps.
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"Site permissions" goes to error page

As per your description it seems that there is a problem in your custom Master Page configuration. Also it seems that only Site Permission page is throwing an error. So the possible problem is your ...
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SharePoint master page customization

If you enable publishing feature, you can’t edit .master directly, you should edit .html only suggested by Aakash Morya. If you create a site collection(eg:Team Site) and don’t enable publishing ...
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Hide Master page left navigation and top ribbon but should be able to add webparts easily

You can try to validate if the page is in edit mode. But since you'd rather be able to still see everything as an elevated user, perhaps using SPSecurityTrimmedControl is a better choice. <style&...
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jQuery CDN reference in SP Online MasterPage changed magically

It is not SharePoint Online ... It is SharePoint changing your URIs Cause SharePoint takes hold of all relative URIs Origin is the Publishing code where you can move any hyperlinked page in a ...
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Visitor can't access a copied seattle.master page

To edit the master page and reflect your changes you should publish it as a major version as the following: Check out the HTML file, Right click -> Edit in advanced mode -> Edit your page -> Save -> ...
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SP Online Best Practice with MasterPages

I don't think much has changed so I'll provide my understanding of things. Creating custom master pages is still possible, but not ideal, specially if you are working in a cloud ecosystem, where ...
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SharePoint Online 2013/2016 Design Packages without SharePoint Designer?

SharePoint Designer 2013 works very well for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Online. And you can continue to use your old branding techniques, if you like. And it really depends of what you're ...
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SharePoint Online 2013/2016 Design Packages without SharePoint Designer?

Is Microsoft still committed to SharePoint Designer? - They are committed to it being supported for SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online. There will be no new version of SPD coming out in the future....
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Apply CSS to Site Collection and all subsites using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

Instead of ruining MasterPages or running PS scripts, you can do it all ClientSide (with a little help of a Chrome Extension) You can load a CSS file as UserCustomAction for the whole Site Collection ...
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Remove duplicate links from my navigation Breadcrumb inside my Enterprise wiki site collection

If you are trying to hide the element by just checking its text, then this jQuery code should work. I haven't tested it yet. var $duplicateItem = $('#suitBarRight > span > span:nth-child(3)') ...
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Can we customize Materpage and layouts with SPFx?

Can we add our custom master page and page layouts in SharePoint Online using the SharePoint Framework? As short answer No., the custom master page / Page Layouts are unsupported customization in the ...
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SharePoint master page customization

Best Practice to create a New Theme (Template) for your project, and apply your new Template as a Master Page. To apply your New Created Theme (Template) Follow Below Steps: : Go to Your Site ...
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How to apply Content editor on whole site in SP 2013

If you want to apply script to whole site, than you have to modify your Masterpage. You cant apply scripts to whole site using content editor unless you manually place content editor webparts on each ...
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Master Page in Sharepoint Designer

Modifying a copy of Seattle master. The Seattle master is the primary master page used for SharePoint 2013. Using it as is will give you a functional site with the SharePoint layout and interface. ...
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How to add a button to a document library

Rather than using $(document).ready() try this: <script> _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push("ButtonFunc"); function ButtonFunc() { $('.ms-qcb-leftzone').append('<li class="ms-qcb-item">&...
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Customizing Page Layout, Master Pages & Content Types. For SharePoint on-premise and SharePoint online

Q1A1 - If you are following 1st approach, creating a copy of master page and do modification to this copy and leaving default master page copy as it is. This scenarios is valid and it has been valid ...
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Is there a way to reference jQuery inside my master page without having to modify it (same as referencing Alternate CSS URL )

You have multiple options: load JS files with JSLink assigned to a WebPart, easy to do with the SharePoint UI, but less easy to maintain (and you need a WebPart that can do JSLink on the page) set ...
Danny '365CSI' Engelman's user avatar
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What is the use of Browse tab in SharePoint 2013?

The purpose of this tab is hiding of the most Ribbon interface in page read mode - when the Ribbon isn't needed. When the Browse tab is displayed the Ribbon gets minimized for saving of useful page ...
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_sppagecontextinfo is not defined in SharePoint master page

2 things to check. 1) You made a typo, instead of _sppagecontextinfo.webabsoluteurl , it should be spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl. If its still undefined, ensure step 2 2) Ensure that formdigest ...
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Why is editing Master Pages in SharePoint 2013 not recommended for custom branding?

To reduce the complexity of Master Pages creation, SharePoint introduce Design Manager in 2013. With the help of design manager you don't have to worry about all the SharePoint complex tags. It ...
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For SharePoint 2016, is there a way to place web parts within HTML custom code?

I asked my lead developer about this and here is what he told me: I think a custom page layout is the best option in this case. I have actually done something very similar to what you describe using ...
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Sharepoint Online/O365 custom fonts

As you know, the officiel Theme Palette is quite limited concerning customization of your site. I've personally been using SharePoint Framework to customize it's appearing. When you make a SPFx ...
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Sharepoint online->Settings wheel->Add an app not showing all items

Include following placeholder in your custom master page and set Visible="true". DeltaPlaceHolderLeftNavBar. PlaceHolderLeftNavBar. DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea. ...
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Setting gear icon disappeared

First, restore your previous masterpage so you can see the gear icon again. Second use Developer Tool (F12) and select the gear icon to see what classes is in play. If it's just the gear icon missing ...
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SharePoint 2013 master page: unable to find in look n feel

Follow below mentioned steps. Inside the current site's Site Settings, navigate to Site Collection Administration > Site Collection Features. Activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infastructure if it'...
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