are welcome to download and try Templates Manager for 30 days
without any obligations. Then your organization must
subscribe to Templates Manager if you want to continue using the
Templates Manager is a Sandboxed Solution that should be uploaded to
a SharePoint solutions gallery and activated there and on each site in the
collection where it should be used.
When Templates Manager has been uploaded and activated for the site
collection, there are two possible features to activate on site level:
Templates Manager Publisher and Templates Manager User. This is
because Templates Manager has two user roles, Publisher and User.
Publishers are administrators who upload, manage and publish the
Office templates with the Templates Manager Publisher features.
Users are all who create documents in the SharePoint libraries
on sites where Template Manager User has been activated..
Installation in site collection
Download the file TemplatesManagerSP.zip
to your computer and extract it.
On the root site of the site collection, open the Site Settings
and select Solutions under the Web Designer Galleries heading.
Upload the Templates Manager .wsp file.
Activate the .wsp file.
Activation on site
To activate Templates Manager for a site, open Site Actions >Manage
site features and activate one or two Templates Manager features.
On sites where templates should be managed, find Templates Manager
Publisher in the list of site features and activate it. A new library,
TMTemplates, will now be created on the site.
f you want to distribute different templates to different sites you can activate
Templates Manager Publisher on several sites. If all users should
have access to all templates, Templates Manager Publisher should only
be activated for one site.
On sites where templates should be used in document libraries but not
managed, find Templates Manager User in the list of site features
and activate it.
Templates Manager User must be activated on each site where templates
should be used in the document libraries.
Publisher Get Started page
On the site where Templates Manager Publisher has been activated, you
will find a new "Templates Manager" link in the Site settings.
The first time
you click on the Site settings link, a Templates Manager link will be created in the
Quick Launch and a Get Started page will open. Here you
can either load example data or directly enter your own template categories in the
settings and start uploading files to the TMTemplates library.
User templates library selection
When Templates Manager User has been activated for a site, the TMTemplates
library to use must be selected in one of the libraries:
Open a library and click
on New to create a new document. Now you will be asked to select templates
library. This only happens the first time, and the selection will be valid
for all libraries on that site.
Download Templates Manager
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Yes, I want to download Templates Manager as a .zip file, which I will
extract to get the .wsp file that installs Templates Manager.
Standard SharePoint permissions are used for Templates Manager.
The person who uploads and activates Templates Manager for the
site collection needs to be Administrator of the site collection.
The person who activates Templates Manager Publisher or Templates
Manager User on a site, needs to be site owner or site designer.
The Templates Manager publisher must have Full control over the
site where Templates Manager Publisher is activated.
Templates Manager users must have at least Contribute permission
over the Templates Manager document library, TMTemplates. They must
also have Read permission on the site where the Publisher feature is activated.
The same permissions are needed whether the user works in the browser or
in the PC, with Templates Manager Client.
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signed installation file for the product mentioned on the download page.
We never add any other software to our downloads.