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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 ...
Joao Ferreira's user avatar
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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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8 votes

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 -...
SharePointer's user avatar
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6 votes

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 '...
P-Bagels's user avatar
6 votes

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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
6 votes

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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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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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5 votes

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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
4 votes

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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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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 { ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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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 ...
Swayam Siddha's user avatar
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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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
4 votes

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 ...
A.Saéed's user avatar
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4 votes

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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How to inherit parent site look and feel on my Team Site

It's for SharePoint 2010 Please follow the below steps: Go to root level In Site Collection >> Site Actions >> Site Settings >> Site Collection Administration section >> Site collection features ...
Dikesh Gandhi's user avatar
3 votes

Creating site template with all custom lists and web parts from existing subsite

If it is team site (= not publishing site) you can go to Site Settings, and Save site as template and select to save all data on the site. Then you can create new sites based on that site that ...
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Site created using a site template will not preserve the values for the columns (hidden columns will be set as required)

As I mentioned in a question you asked earlier, I had the same problem. I have only been able to solve it with an "unsupported" action. But it works perfectly. In my case it is a multi-site project ...
Juan Pablo Pussacq Laborde's user avatar
3 votes

Error finding templates by title

Try to add .Name at this line $Web.ApplyWebTemplate($wtemplate.Name) Web.ApplyWebTemplate method has one argument that is the web template Name [Update] I modified your script and tried it on my ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
3 votes

How do I make a copy of a subsite?

No, The Save Site As Template still available in SharePoint Online for The Publishing Site. The Community Site. The Team Site with the SharePoint Server Publishing feature is enabled. If your ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Can't save Site as Template on a publishing site

Is this a bug or is this by design? It's by design, The simple reason according to Microsoft is that “the publishing feature creates site elements that are not supported as part of a template, and ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
3 votes

Save Modern Site Page as Template

The "Save as template" option only appears to be available in SharePoint Online: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/page-templates-in-sharepoint-faa92408-0c84-4e3d-8460-3c28065e7873
Callum Crowley's user avatar
2 votes

How to inherit parent site look and feel on my Team Site

You have to go to Site settings in your team site you have created. Goto site settings >> under look and feel >> click on site theme >>inherit theme from parent site. find the screen shot below
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2 votes

Error while creating site template in SharePoint 2013

I had a similar issue, you should check wss.xsd file: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\15\TEMPLATE\XML\wss.xsd” https://erroreimprevisto.wordpress.com/2016/08/01/...
Maurizio's user avatar
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Can calculated columns be exported, if site saved as a template?

There is no limitation for Calculated columns. When you save the list as template which contains a calculated column it behaves normally. You will be able to save the list template and recreate a new ...
Nagarajan Muthukumar's user avatar
2 votes

New to Sharepoint designer 2013

For 2013, you need to go in to the 15 folder on the server, found here C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\15 There you'll find the TEMPLATE folder (There should ...
Robert Lindgren's user avatar
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Explore about Site Templates

There are two types of site templates in SharePoint Default site templates. the default site templates, such as Team Site, Project Site, and Communities Site. SharePoint site templates are prebuilt ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
2 votes
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how to create subsite with custom template using powershell script

This can be achieved using power shell and CSOM by following below steps . Once the custom template is uploaded into the solution gallery of the site collection execute the below commands in ...
Esaki's user avatar
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2 votes

Custom master page modifications will not be saved inside the site template (when i save a site as templete)

Looks like you have spent a lot of time to get this working. I would suggest creating an event receiver which will fire and update the master page after your subsite has been created. SharePoint has ...
Gautam Sheth's user avatar
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