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I was recently working on a custom site settings item which needed a new base template. Once added, I got a scary warning about removing a base template during save. How can this be? All I did was add a new template! I'll explain the why and how in this article.

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I had a real tricky issue this week as my newly built assemblies weren't being deployed to a dev environment. There were no errors. No warnings. There was even a message in the build output that the files I needed were in fact sent, but nothing showed up. Well, it all came down to a pesky developer playing around with the solution's configuration.

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