- On the Site Actions menu in the site, click Site Settings.
- On the Site Settings page, under Site Actions, click Save site as Template.
- On the Save as Template page, enter a file name and Template name and then click OK.
- The site template is saved as a WSP file to the Solutions Gallery for that site collection and you can create new sites based on that solution.
Microsoft is not releasing new versions of these templates for SharePoint 2010 Products. Also, .stp files are deprecated in SharePoint 2010 Products and cannot be used to create new sites when you upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010 or SharePoint Foundation 2010.
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Article ID: 2420856 - Last Review: Oct 13, 2010 - Revision: 1