17 July, 2012

Site Templates in SharePoint 2010

Hello Guys-Hope all are doing well J
Today’s article is not based on troubleshooting but specifically on informative purpose. We all know what the importance of site template is and how we can use it while creating any site collection or a subsite.
Just a brief about site template in SharePoint 2007:
If you guys wanna know about the number of templates available in SP2007 then please refer the following link as Microsoft has already done a fabulous job by publishing this incredible article: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/default-site-templates-HA010174491.aspx
Let’s view some details about templates which are available in SharePoint 2010:
Really hats off to Microsoft product team as they have done tremendous job by making a drastic enhancement in this new version i.e. SP2010, if you wanna take a preview of the number of available site templates in SharePoint 2010 then please refer the following article: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/a-preview-of-the-sharepoint-server-2010-site-templates-HA101907564.aspx
How can we forget fabulous 40/Fab40/fantastic40 templates?
If you wanna download the 40 application templates for SharePoint 2007 then please use the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=12088
Can we get same set of templates in SharePoint 2010?
Important note about the application templates and SharePoint 2010 Products
Microsoft is not releasing new versions of these templates for SharePoint 2010 Products. Also, .stp files are deprecated and can't be used to create new sites when you upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010 or SharePoint Foundation 2010.
But some templates are still available for download and you can use the following links for downloading:
Before concluding this article, I would like to say thanks to Sharee’s Blog for sharing this valuable article: SharePoint 2010 Template Codes
Please let me know in case of any queries/questions so that we can discuss the same and point out the correct resolution. Thank you.

1 comment:

  1. Very useful, Thanks for sharing this Amol.


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