You’re trying to create a Data Connection Library in a SharePoint site and you find that the template isn’t available. Note that the Data Connection list template is only available in MOSS 2007. The Data Connection list template feature (feature id: 00BFEA71-DBD7-4F72-B8CB-DA7AC0440130) isn’t actiavted against all site definitions, and if you are using a custom … Continue reading SharePoint: Data Connection List Template is not Available
In a publishing environment we often create custom page layouts based on our own content types, and of course if we are also creating custom site definitions, we’ll probably want to create pages in the site defs which are based on our custom page laouts – how do we do this? Again, it’s all done … Continue reading SharePoint: Create a Publishing Page in a Site Definition using a Custom Page Layout
In this post we’ll create a feature which sets property values of the SPWeb instance against which the feature is activated. The feature is designed to be used within custom site defintions to allow the created web site to be configured in ways suitable to the site defintion. The feature has the following characteristics; There are no feature manifests … Continue reading SharePoint: Setting Web Properties using a Feature in Custom Site Definitions
Aravindhan Rajagopal has compiled a useful list of SharePoint Site Definitions , read the post here.
Maxime Bombardier – SharePoint Architecture & Development : Deployment lifecycle when using Site Definitions and Features (including post production day).