Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Page Layout not appearing in SharePoint designer

In this article we will discuss about how to bring page layout option in SharePoint designer in Team site.

You can also check my last article on Difference between Team site and Publishing site in SharePoint 2010,  Blob Cache in SharePoint 2010  and Working with List using SharePoint 2013 client object model.

Page Layout option appear perfectly for publishing web sites, But if you are using Team site and if your publishing feature is not activated then Page Layout option will not appear in SharePoint designer.

Page Layout option appears if SharePoint publishing feature is enabled. By default in Team site SharePoint server publishing feature is not enabled. Below are the steps to do that:

1- Activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature of Site collection

To activate  SharePoint Server Publishing feature of the Site Go to Site Actions -> Site Settings. This will open the Site Settings page. From there click on Site collection features under Site Collection Administration section as shown in the figure below:

This will open list of features of the site collection, Click on Activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure as shown in the figure below.

2- Activate SharePoint Server Publishing feature of Site:

To activate  SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature of the Site collection, Go to Site Actions -> Site Settings. This will open the Site Settings page. From there click on Manage site features under Site Actions section as shown in the figure below:
This will open list of features, Click on Activate SharePoint Server Publishing feature as shown in the figure below.

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