FeatureSiteTemplateAssociation Element (FeatureSiteTemplateAssociation)

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

Associates the specified Features with the specified site definition configuration so that when websites are provisioned, the Features are automatically included.


    Id = "Text"
    TemplateName = "Text">
      Key= "Text"
      Value = "Text">

Elements and attributes

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.





Required **Text**. Specifies the GUID for the Feature.


Required **Text**. Specifies the name of the site definition configuration. SharePoint Foundation includes the following site definition configurations by default.

  • **STS#0**   Team Site

  • **STS#1**   Blank Site

  • **STS#2**   Document Workspace

  • **MPS#0**   Basic Meeting Workspace

  • **MPS#1**   Blank Meeting Workspace

  • **MPS#2**   Decision Meeting Workspace

  • **MPS#3**   Social Meeting Workspace

  • **MPS#4**   Multipage Meeting Workspace

  • **BLOG#0**  Blog

  • **SGS#0**   Basic Group Work Site

  • **SGS#1**   Blank Group Work Site

  • **WIKI#0**  Wiki

Note that WIKI provides a site definition configuration for legacy wiki sites that were originally created in an earlier version of SharePoint Foundation. Because standard site pages on SGS sites are wiki-enabled pages, you do not need to create sites that are specifically for wikis.

Child elements


Parent elements



For an example of how this element is used, see Feature/Site Template Associations.