SharePoint Site Template Tutorial

Learn how to create a SharePoint Site Template in SharePoint 2010

On occasion, you may want to re-purpose an existing SharePoint 2010 site. Creating a site template allows you to create new sites based off the template. You can choose to either include existing content or to simply use the site's structure. This video illustrates creating a SharePoint 2010 site template.

  1. Click Site Actions
  2. Click Site Settings
  3. Click Save Site as Template
  4. Set the file name for the Template
  5. Add a name and description for the template
  6. Click OK
  7. When you see the Operation Completed Successfully page click OK
  8. The new template is now available for you to create a new site
  9. Click Site Actions
  10. Click New Site
  11. Locate your new template under Template Selection

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