How to find the SharePoint Site Template being used?

How to find the site template of an existing SharePoint site? There are many ways to find the site definition being used for a site, Here are some: 1. Use SharePoint Manager to find the SharePoint site template. Navigate through the site, and look for “Web Template” as in the below picture….

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Exclude SharePoint Folders from Antivirus

In SharePoint servers, some of the SharePoint, IIS, SQL Server folders should be excluded from anti-virus protection in order to avoid performance hits! such as: (C:\ may be other drive as well) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Logs  C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Data. C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Bin C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Synchronization Service,  C:\Documents and Settings\Default…

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Convert Subsite to Site Collection and Site Collection to Subsite in SharePoint

During the migration of MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, wanted to convert some of the large subsites into site collection in a separate content databases. How to convert a subsite to a site collection in SharePoint? sure, Its possible to promote subsite to site collection in SharePoint. Follow these Steps to Convert…

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Hide Site templates and List Templates in SharePoint

In my SharePoint Farm, I wanted to disable certain site templates in site creation page. Here is the technique for hiding a Site template in SharePoint 2007: There are XML manifest files found on the file system of the web front end.     Look for the file webtemp.xml,webtempsps.xml,etc  in “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server…

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How to display Google map in SharePoint?

In SharePoint, we can display Google Maps without any third-party web parts. Here I explain how you can insert “Google Maps” maps in your SharePoint site with standard out-of-the-box SharePoint features. You can display Google Maps in SharePoint by embedding Google map code in the SharePoint Content Editor Web Part. Go to…

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Add a Custom Group of Actions in SharePoint 2007 Site Settings Page

Requirement: Adding a custom group of actions in SharePoint site settings page. Solution: We can create a feature to achieve this. Here is what I’ve done: Create a folder “MyCustomAction” under: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\FEATURES Create these two files in MyCustomAction folder: Feature.xml Elements.xml Place the below content in the…

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