Running SharePoint 2013 in 2010 mode and solution “CompatibilityLevel”

This post is a contribution from Vitaly Lyamin, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. SharePoint 2013 allows users to run sites in SharePoint 2010 mode.  In this scenario, the solution (WSP) deployment needs to be deployed with the “CompatibilityLevel” flag set to “All”  or {14,15}. When deploying the solution from the Central Administration…

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SharePoint 2010 Environment can get corrupt when deploying and retracting a WSP solution that was created using “Save site as template” option

This post is a contribution from Amy Luu, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. Steps to repro this problem: 1. Create a new team site in SharePoint 2010 and save this site as template (ts.wsp).  Download the WSP to your local drive. 2. Launch VS 2010 professional. 3. In Visual Studio, File >…

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