Cannot apply CSS or theme to a FrontPage Dynamic Web Template (.dwt) page in SharePoint Team Services

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When you apply a default theme or a cascading style sheet to all pages of your Web site, the theme or cascading style sheet is not applied to Dynamic Web Template (*.dwt) pages.


This problem occurs because the Dynamic Web Template page extension of .dwt is not considered to be an HTML file name extension by the SharePoint Team Services server extensions, and if the following conditions exist:
  • Your Web site is configured with SharePoint Team Services from Microsoft version 1.0.
  • You apply a cascading style sheet or a default theme to your whole Web site.


To resolve this problem, upgrade to the latest version of Windows SharePoint Services. For information about how to do so, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 817130 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.6
  • Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003
  • Microsoft SharePoint Team Services
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