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SharePoint 2013 WCM Advanced Cookbook by John Chapman

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Importing a design package to all site collections with PowerShell

Applying a design package to a large number of site collections can be a tedious task. To expedite the process, we can use PowerShell. In this recipe, we are going to use a PowerShell script (PS1) to upload and apply a design package to each content site collection in each web application on the local SharePoint farm.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to import a design package to all site collections with PowerShell:

  1. Open your preferred text editor to create the PS1 script file.
  2. Load the Microsoft.SharePoint.dll and Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.dll assemblies into the PowerShell session.
    [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFrom("C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server ...

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