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default site templates' names?

  Asked By: Marissa    Date: Jun 02    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1071

I tried to get these with STSADMIN but enumtemplates apparently only
returns the new templates added to SPS. I couldn't find anywhere what
the names of the site templates that are the defaults when you install



11 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Kalyan Pujari     Answered On: Jun 02
Answer #2    Answered By: Cheryl Kelley     Answered On: Jun 02

Is there a way for me to just delete or hide these templates
or since they are site  definitions would it cause too great of a problem?

Answer #3    Answered By: Titus Sweet     Answered On: Jun 02
Answer #4    Answered By: Laura Walker     Answered On: Jun 02

If you don't mind me asking, what are you trying to do?

Answer #5    Answered By: Christop Mcfadden     Answered On: Jun 02

The thinking is that we just want to limit the site  Templates to just
a few instead of the entirety that was installed.

Basically we want three templates  to be available for our users from
the drop down menu when they create sites.

(Actually I'd prefer to leave them all there, but that's another story).

Answer #6    Answered By: Victoria Bell     Answered On: Jun 02

If you have a basic installation of SharePoint Portal Server then you'll want to navigate to:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\60\TEMPLATE\1033\XML

In this directory you'll find  a few helpful files that you'll want to first, make a backup copy of and then second go in and edit.

webtemp.xml and webtempsps.xml

Webtemp.xml is for wss, webtempsps.xml is for sps.

One of the values for each template is "HIDDEN" which you can set to either true or false, thereby limiting the values from which a user can select their template.

Answer #7    Answered By: Cassidy Sharpe     Answered On: Jun 02

Backup any webtemp....xml files in %system%\Program Files\Common
Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\60\TEMPLATE\1033\XML\
Then edit webtemp.xml and any others with notepad and change the value for
HIDDEN= to TRUE for the templates  that you don't want.

Answer #8    Answered By: Linda Mason     Answered On: Jun 02

OK, I tried this. I went in and change the HIDDEN property of one type
(webtemp.xml): <Configuration ID="3" Title="Social Meeting Workspace"
Hidden="TRUE"...."> </Configuration>

But it STILL shows up when I try to go in as a test user and create a

Do you have to stop/start IIS or something?

Answer #9    Answered By: Hans Weiss     Answered On: Jun 02

Do an IIS Reset. Any edits to an XML file will require that (SharePoint
wise that is). So ONET, SCHEMA, etc...

Answer #10    Answered By: Damon Garner     Answered On: Jun 02

You beat me to replying to my own question.
IISRESET did it.

Answer #11    Answered By: Freddy Heath     Answered On: Jun 02

this is the only supported change to the built-in WEBTEMP.XML and

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