Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2013

Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how we can resolve one issue which comes when we are trying to create a subsite under a subsite in SharePoint 2013. While working on a migration project, we saw whenever we try to create a subsite under a particular subsite we were not able to see all the available templates in the Template Selection section. Only we were able to see the Publishing tab in it which looks like below:

Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2013
Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2013

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Quick Step in SharePoint 2013

Solution:
In our case, we were trying to create a subsite under a particular subsite. We follow the below approach to solve the issue.

Open that particular site settings page. Click on “Page layouts and site templates” under “Look and Feel” section. Then select “Subsites can use any site template” under “Subsite Templates” as shown in the fig below:

Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2016
Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2016


Click Save and after that, you will be able to see all the templates like below:

Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2013
Unable to see all site templates category in Template Selection while creating sub site in SharePoint 2013

Hope this will be helpful.


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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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