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Saving a Site as a Template

After you create and customize a site the way you want it, you can save it as a template, so you can use it as the basis for a site in the future. When you save a site as a template, you any libraries, lists, or other parts you have included in the site are also saved in the template. If you want to include the content stored in the site within the template, you have the option to do so.

Save a Site as a Template

  • yellow_01.jpg In your web browser, open your SharePoint site.
  • yellow_02.jpg Navigate to the site you want to save as a template.
  • yellow_03.jpg Click the Settings button (Gear icon), and then click Site settings.
  • yellow_04.jpg Under Site Actions, click the Save site as template link.
  • yellow_05.jpg Enter a file name for the template.
  • yellow_06.jpg Enter a template name and description.
  • yellow_07.jpg To include current site content in the template, select the Include Content check box.
  • yellow_08.jpg Click OK.

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