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Site template uploaded to Solution Gallery, activated, not showing in Template Selection

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 17, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I accidentally created a site on a path where I needed to create a site collection. After deleting the site and creating the site collection in its place, I arrived at the Template Selection page. I went to Solution Gallery, uploaded my solution (a package made by the consultants who built our SharePoint site) and activated it. When I activated it I got an error message, but the solution shows in the Gallery as active. I went back to Template Selection to select a template from the solution, but none are showing--just the standard templates. How do I fix this?

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