Roland Oldengarm - Independent IT Contractor

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Month: January 2012

SharePoint 2010 custom masterpage: Ribbon disappearing?

Case: custom masterpage, moved around the ribbon, site actions, etc. Testing: clicking on ribbon tabs hides ribbon totally.

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Page Layouts in Master Page Gallery not updated after a deployment

The problem: Visual Studio 2010 solution, modules with Page Layouts, etc. Changes in Page Layouts were not updated after deployment. Old version kept on showing up.

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Elements of type ‘WebTemplate’ are not supported at the ‘Farm’ scope

I tried to create a web template from scratch through Visual Studio 2010. This article explains it in full detail. After creating an empty element, adding it to a feature, I got the following error:

Error occurred in deployment step ‘Add Solution’: Elements of type ‘WebTemplate’ are not supported at the ‘Farm’ scope. This feature could not be installed.

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