Learn how to import a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 site definition using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010. This sample accompanies the article Importing SharePoint 2010 Site Definitions in Visual Studio 2010 in the MSDN Library.


Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 provides a project type that enables you to import a site definition and add code. You can then deploy this site definition to the SharePoint Solutions Gallery and create new sites based on the site definition.

This sample and the accompanying article demonstrate the following tasks: