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Save site as template in SharePoint 2013

Open you Team Site in SharePoint Designer 2013. In SharePoint Designer, under Sites tab select “Site Options” Find SaveSiteAsTemplateEnabled in Site Properties set to "true". Now in your Publishing ...
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How to see what site template is used in SharePoint Online (Office 365)

On your site, view the source of the start page (ctrl + U) and search for JavaScript variable g_wsaSiteTemplateId. You'll get the Template ID like this var g_wsaSiteTemplateId = 'STS#0'; Then just ...
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"The current page has been customized from its template. Revert to template."

The message means that you (or somebody else with permission) have made customizations on the page which deviates from the page template. This is a state of the page called un-ghosted. If you don't ...
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Save site as template in SharePoint Online

Although this option is not supported by Microsoft it still works very well in some specific scenarios. To Save the site as a template you can follow this steps. Open the site with SharePoint ...
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how do I determine subsite template

to do this in chrome: go to the home page (or any page really) of the sub site you want to check. open the Chrome menu and select More Tools > Developer Tools. View the page source and do a ctrl+f and ...
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Can we create a template for sites in SharePoint online?

You can use Site Provisioning with PnP PowerShell. It gives you more control over what to include/exclude and automate the creation process if this is repetitive tasks. Get-PnPProvisioningTemplate -...
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"The current page has been customized from its template. Revert to template."

all you need is... #DeltaPageStatusBar { display: none; } in either your css or in style tags in your page.
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Save site as template in SharePoint Online

This issue most frequently occurs because the Community Sites or the SharePoint Server Publishing feature is currently enabled or was previously enabled for the affected site. Also, in SharePoint ...
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Can we create a template for sites in SharePoint online?

Yes, you can create a new site from the current customized site through Save Site as Template option in your Site Setting. Note: Save site as a template is not available with a publishing site and ...
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Unlike on-premises i can not save a team sub-site as template when its root site have the Publishing features enabled

By default, if you enabled the SharePoint publishing feature in root site, then there is no “save the site as template” option in site settings. There is a workaround. You could save the site as ...
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Save site as template in SharePoint 2013

If you are using the Publishing site template then this option will not be available. Also if you have a team site with Publishing feature activate on it then this options will disappear. Another ...
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How to see what site template is used in SharePoint Online (Office 365)

I've been trying to find out why when I search the Source Code from my 365 tennant I can't find a 'g_wsaSiteTemplateID' variable anywhere. It seems like the variable name has been changed to '...
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Can I default all lists to open in dialog?

You can do that for all lists/library within your site by setting NavigateForFormsPages to false via PowerShell. Open SharePoint Management Shell as Administrator. Run the following script line by ...
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Unable to create site using saved site template SharePoint 2016

Your templates from SharePoint 2010 will not work on SharePoint 2016. You must create a new template from the source (List/Library/Site) which you can then use for deployment of new assets.
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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?

Publishing site is more oriented in pages, which means it has a more articulated way of publishing pages, the most common template being the 'article page'. Every page will obey to the mechanism of ...
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Create site collection using custom site template SharePoint Online

it is little tricky,here are the steps. simply proceed as you would normally to create a new Site Collection, however when it comes time to select a template to base the new site collection select ...
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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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How get Site Template name in SPSite, and Web Template name in SPWeb using C#

SPWeb.WebTemplate property Gets the name of the site definition or site template that was used to create the site. using System; using Microsoft.SharePoint; namespace Test { class ConsoleApp { ...
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TaxonomyFieldType is not installed properly?

Managed metadata service is not available in SharePoint Foundation. You need to delete the taxonomy fields before you can save the site as a template. For more information - SharePoint OnPremise ...
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How to deactivate and remove old site templates?

Yes, it's a permission issue, The site Owner can only deactivate and delete the Site Template that already not used. At the other side, the Site Collection Administrator is responsible for the entire ...
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How do I make a copy of a subsite?

This issue most frequently occurs because the Community Sites Feature site feature, the SharePoint Server Publishing site feature, or the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure site collection ...
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SharePoint 2013 & Wordpress

Wordpress and SharePoint are different products. Wordpress templates cannot be used in SharePoint, and SharePoint templates cannot be used in wordpress.
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SPO Modern - Save site as template is missing and not showing

Modern Sites do not support the feature you're looking for. This is a complex topic, but Microsoft outlines the process for creating templates.
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Custom Site template not available in office 365

Go to Site Settings -> Page Layouts and Site Templates (in Look and Feel Section) and check if your custom template is selected there.
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Create a forum in SharePoint

You can work with discussion board site to share information and discuss topics with other people.The next following steps will show you how to create discussion board. Login to your SharePoint site ...
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What is difference between site template and site definition?

A site definition defines a unique SharePoint site. Site definition is a combination of multiple files like .xml, .aspx, .ascx, and .master page, .gif , .doc etc and are stored in C:\ProgramFiles\...
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Create App Catalog using SharePoint Online Management Shell

I dont think you can not create a App Catalog using powershell In Office 365. The only way is you have to login on with admin account and go to SharePoint admin center. and create App catlog here. ...
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Site permission settings will not be included in the site template

If you have custom security definitions defined inside your source site, they will not be retained in the template as they cannot be expressed using the declarative language the template uses ...
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Is it mandatory that we need to create "Developer Site" to deploy apps? Or can they be deployed on team site too?

You need an App.. ehm.. Add-In.. Catalog to distribute Add-Ins https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp123530.aspx A Developer Site is only required if you want to.. develop..
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Disabling site template in SharePoint 2013

Activate Publishing features if not already activated. SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure - Site collection feature SharePoint Server Publishing - Site feature Go to Site Settings --> ...
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