Friday, April 27, 2012

SharePoint 2010 Custom List / Library Template: Custom Action are not displayed in the Ribbon

Issue:

We have Custom List / Document Library Template - the Custom Action are not displayed in the Ribbon.

Solution:

Check that all views in the list template have the Toolbar tag inside it with type "Standard":

< Toolbar Type="Standard" / >

To fix for existing lists / libraries:

1. Change the source file in the Visual Studio solution and redeploy it.


OR

2. If the solution cannot be redeployed then to fix existing lists / libraries follow these steps:
- Open the site in SharePoint Designer
- Open the Views in Edit Mode and add/update the following tag inside the View tag: