This topic describes how to use SharePoint Designer to remove Site to Template Bindings on a case by case basis.

To facilitate Design Sync, any site created from a BrightWork template using the BrightWork site creation process is automatically bound to that template. Once a site is bound to a template, the binding cannot be removed via the UI unless the template is deleted. You may wish to remove a site binding so you can bind it to a more up-to-date template or a template that has more process.

To remove the Template Binding from a site:

  1. Navigate to the Project Site you want to unbind from a template.

  2. Open the site in SharePoint Designer 2013.

  3. Click Site | Site Options on the SharePoint Designer ribbon.

  4. Select the vti_bw_sitetemplatebinding property in the Site Options dialog and click Remove to delete the binding

  5. Click OK to close the window.

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