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 solution. (You might need to allow pop-ups
for the downloads to work.)
Templates Manager has two user roles:
Publishers are administrators who upload,
manage and publish the Office templates with the
Templates Manager Publisher features.
Users are all who search templates and create
documents with the help of the Template Manager User
Templates Manager Publisher and Templates Manager
User are both available as sandboxed solutions and included
in the WSP file you can download below.
Templates Manager User is also available as a SharePoint
add-in, but if you want to use Templates Manager User
Add-in, you should install the WSP file first.
A. Install Templates Manager in a site collection
Download the file TemplatesManagerSP.zip
to your computer and extract it to get the WSP file.
On the root site of the site collection,
open the Site Settings and select 'Solutions' under
the Web Designer Galleries heading.
Upload the file TemplatesManagerSP.wsp.
Activate the WSP file. It is now available for all
sites in the site collection.
B. Activate Templates Manager Publisher for a
Open the Site settings and click on 'Manage site
features' under Site Actions.
Find Templates Manager Publisher in the list
of site features and click on the 'Activate' button.
A new library, TMTemplates, will now be created on the site.
This library can only use the classic experience library.
If 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.
Publisher Get Started page
On sites 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.
Download the Templates Manager WSP file
Yes, I want to download TemplatesManagerSP.zip.
C. Activate or install Templates Manager User
on a site
Templates Manager User must be activated or installed
on each site where templates should be used in the document
If the organization only wants to use Templates Manager
with Templates Manager Client, you can activate the
User feature WSP file in the same way as you activate the
Templates Manager User Add-in
Choose the Templates Manager User Add-in if Templates
Manager User should be used in libraries with
the new experience interface or on Office 365 Groups sites.
When you install Templates Manager User Add-in on
a site, the User features will be available in all document
libraries in that site, no matter which interface they have.
Download Templates Manager User Add-in below
and extract it.
Upload the APP file to an
App catalog. Now the add-in is available for all
Add Templates Manager User to the sites via
Site contents >New >App >From Your Organization.
When Templates Manager User has been added to a site,
the TMTemplates library must be defined. This templates
library will be used by all libraries on this site.
Open a library and click on 'Select Template' in
the command bar or under the LIBRARY tab.
Enter the path to the templates library that should
Download Templates Manager User Add-in
Yes, I want to download the Templates Manager User APP file.
Standard SharePoint permissions are used for Templates
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.