Solved

Sharepoint Cannot find ContentPlaceHolder

Posted on 2011-02-10
3
878 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
We had a programmer create a customer master publishing page.    We want to change the page back to a default master page, but when we change it in site settings, we get the following error.

Cannot find ContentPlaceHolder 'PlaceHolderRightActions' in the master page '/_catalogs/masterpage/v4_custom.master', verify content control's ContentPlaceHolderID attribute in the content page.

I've tried a few different master pages and they all return the same error.    The only one that does not is the customized master page.
0
Comment
Question by:wsaharem
3 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
GeorgeGergues earned 500 total points
ID: 34865139
this means, that you have not defined the Content place holder control in that master page
but your content requires it and is trying to use it

If you want you can share the code for the master here and I will point out the changes.

Best of luck
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:foobarr
ID: 34891867
You need to check if your deployed farm or sanboxed solutions, and see if those projects are using the "PlaceHolderRightActions" content place holder.  You can simply comment it out and that should remove the error.  Should look like <asp:ContentPlaceHolder Id="content123" runat="server" contentplaceholderid="PlaceHolderRightActions">...</asp:contentplaceholder>

You could always just add that placeholder into your default.master and then just hide it using client side code css.  If you hide it using visible="false" or server side code, I find it gives the same error

0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:wsaharem
ID: 34919336
Just removing the tag was not sufficient.  I had to put the tag in the new master page, but commented it out.   That allowed the new master page to load.  Odd, but it worked.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
InfoPath 2010 signature from external agent 4 70
Date Differences SSRS 3 66
Sharepoint server slow 4 47
Share a list (Read Only) on a different site 4 30
Work Over Net is a new and very powerful collaboration product. With its new easy interface it is becoming very competitive to other similar products like webex and office interactive. WON 2010 have the standard business tools needed for multi-offic…
The vision: A MegaMenu for a SharePoint portal home page The mission: Make it easy to maintain. Allow rich content and sub headers as well as standard links. Factor in frequent changes without involving developers or a lengthy Dev/Test/Prod rel…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question