How to save a sharepoint site?

Daniel L. Penetar III 1 Reputation point

How do I save a Sharepoint site as a template? The existing answer found on Microsoft's site does not work because there is no option to save as a template anymore under site settings and site actions.

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  1. Trevor Seward 11,676 Reputation points

    For modern sites, you can save them as a PnP package. This is fairly easy to do using PnP PowerShell.

    Connect to your site using Connect-PnPOnline -Url, then use Get-PnPProvisioningTemplate to create the PnP package. From there, you can create a new site, use Connect-PnPOnline to the new site, then apply the PnP package to the new site using Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate.

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  2. Emily Du-MSFT 39,606 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    @Daniel L. Penetar III
    Here’re steps for you.

    (1)Go to SharePoint Designer, open the site, click Site Options in the ribbon.
    (2)Locate the property SaveSiteAsTemplateEnabled and modify the value to True.
    (3)Go to collection name/_layouts/savetmpl.aspx.
    (4)Click include contents.
    Save publishing site as a template
    Download and upload a SharePoint site as a template

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