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Site Template Identification - backwards?

  Asked By: Jackie    Date: Aug 25    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 734

My team and I are trying to figure out how to identify a site template
well after it has been created. Is there a way to identify which
template was used? How does this work?



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Hans Weiss     Answered On: Aug 25

I know of no method for doing this. The original template  is just a starting
point for the creation of a Site. Once created  any number of Lists,
Libraries, features and additional sites could be added to it. You could
start with a blank site  template and by the time you are done, have a site
that looked as if you created it with the Collaboration template.

Answer #2    Answered By: Alison West     Answered On: Aug 25

Actually, you could 'save site  as template', open the .stp file with
winzip, and look in the xml file. It will list the originating site
definition. There was a thread on this a while back, but I only have
email at the moment.

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