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whats the difference between team sites and a publishing sites?

Every SharePoint site is (on general) the same, where the only difference is what features are activated. A Publishing site have the site scoped Publishing infrastructure feature activated, and the ...
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How i can get the current wiki page version inside my list workflow 2013

Every major version will in UIVersion be based on version * 512, so you will have to compare on 1536. For completeness Minor versions will increment the version with 1, and every major with 512. So 0....
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whats the difference between team sites and a publishing sites?

Publishing functionality is a set of two features, one at the Site Collection level and one at the Site level. You can activate them on any site like Team site, Document Center, Wiki site etc… You ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Publish and Check in

When a page is checked-out, the check-in and publish works as follows. Check-in: Increments the page version. The new version is visible only to users who have Full Control access and above. Publish:...
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What is the recommended SharePoint site to use for External Site?

As a short answer : Yes it's SharePoint publishing site. A SharePoint publishing site is a site that’s built using a publishing site template. A SharePoint publishing site is a site where authoring ...
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$web.RootFolder.WelcomePage doesnt work on publish site

You said that you are working with a publishing enabled site. As far as I know, the code you are using can't work on Publishing sites, you should use the .DefaultPage property provided by the ...
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Sharepoint branding tools

Hey there I see you've tagged this question with "sharepoint-online". Are you sure customizing the MasterPage is an investment you want to make? Publishing sites as we knew it are pretty much obsolete ...
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Manage Site Content and Structure in SharePoint Online missing

Starting from Sept 2018, this feature has been deprecated in SPO and replaced with new File move and copy functionality in the modern views Reference - SharePoint Site Content and Structure (In ...
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Is it necessary to have the Publishing features enabled, to be able to Add and Use Content Search WebPart

Yes, it's not mandatory, you are right you can add the Content Search WebPart (CSWP) without activating publishing feature. The Content Search WebPart requires that you have configured Search ...
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weird behavioure on how sharepoint manage the permission for the built-in "Style Library" inside a Team Site,

The style library is usually provisioned when publishing features are enabled and is provisioned with custom broken permissions from what the site root has. It grants read access to all users via the ...
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How to add node to Structural Navigation CSOM

So after debugging and experimenting i found out that only nodes that have IsExternal = true are shown in global navi, however you can't simply set that parameter. You need to add some external http ...
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Sharepoint branding tools

When I started with branding, followed these steps and found these blogs to be invaluable: Step 1: - Design a good master page, i.e. an HTML page which will be converted to master page, follow this ...
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How to hide top bars for Sharepoint 2016

To hide the ribbon as you highlighted for all users, try to add the below CSS in your master page. #suiteBarTop, #s4-ribbonrow { display: none; } For the only suiteBar that contains SharePoint ...
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Where is the "Style Library" folder in SharePoint Online?

There are two Publishing features that need to be enabled, one at the site collection level and one at the web (aka site) level. A key concept to understand here is that when you create a site ...
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Where is the "Style Library" folder in SharePoint Online?

Style Library is located on the top level publishing web site. So you need to enable the publishing feature on the root site as well.
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Properties of Team Sites and Publishing Sites

So you can go to List/Library setting and enable content type management from advanced setting of the same.
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SharePoint Online - When to use an Article page vs Welcome page vs Page in a Publishing site?

Basically these 3 different type of pages has different page layout. So based on your requirement you can choose one... Article page - Because of it’s WYSIWYG in-page editing capabilities, this is ...
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Webpart zone is not appearing on publishing page

In IE, add the SharePoint website URL to the 'compatibility view settings'. You will then start to see the web part zones appear.
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Inside my event receiver how i can find a specific wiki page and get its HTML source for my enterprise wiki site collection

Yes, one way to get it by server relative url by using code below: public static string GetWikiPageContent(Web web, string serverRelativePageUrl) { var file = web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(...
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How Do I save my team site as a template inside SharePoint 2013 Online?

This occurs in a case of you have activated the publishing feature in your team site. And once the publishing feature is activated, you can't save site as a template and this option becomes ...
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Error when activating the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" site collection feature inside my online team site collection

If your site is still empty, personally I'd recreate it after such an error, just to feel 100% safe. It's hard to tell if any Feature Activation steps were missed / incomplete due to the error you ...
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Sharepoint branding tools

my references are changecase blog sharepointexperience blog which gave me useful info. And do yourself a favour and try to do it WITHOUT SharePoint-Designer because "SPD" is crap and buggy :-/
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how i can un-post my modern page from being set as News inside our site

You need to use DemoteNewsArticle method the PnPClientSidePage to un-publish it as news article. Use the PnP commands as mentioned below: Connect-PnPOnline -Url "https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/...
Gautam Sheth's user avatar
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How to Remove the Quick Launch Column in a Publishing Site

We can create a custom CSS style and inject the CSS on modern pages using SPFx extensions to achieve it. The following solution with source code for your reference. SPFx Applications Customiser CSS ...
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Unable to add a validation for our enterprise wiki pages' fields.. Error "List Data Validation Failed"

I too can reproduce, but the only workaround is not to use OOB validation. The only alternative I can think of is to use JavaScript. Put something like the following in a script editor web part on ...
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How to check SharePoint Online site type

You can use the SharePoint Online Management Shell to run a PowerShell cmdlet to get the template id and compare to known site template values: $adminUPN=<admin account> $userCredential = Get-...
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Sharepoint branding tools

actually, it starts with HTML page, by adding your custom CSS and JS, and One main component among all is adding WebpartZone (use snippet for it) within your page. This is a link for SP2010, but I ...
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Error when activating the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" site collection feature inside my online team site collection

We had faced the same issue multiple times and this was the check list that we used: 1) Deactivate and Reactivate this feature. 2) If there was error in the first step, recreate the site collection ...
Gautam Sheth's user avatar
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Content Search web part properties are not updated while creating the site using Site Template?

We were running into the same problem, and while I do not have a fix for the display templates in the CSWP we switched everything over to work with a Search Results Web Part which is working for us, ...
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