Change Default Site Template tab category

In WSS 3.0 or MOSS all Site Definitions and Site Templates is grouped by a category like Meetings, Collaboration or Custom.

By default, the first tab is always selected when the page is shown.

You can, however, change the default tab by adding the following query parameter: &DisplayCategory=Custom



This would make the Custom catagory selected as default. Very usefull on some scenarios.


  1. manoj said,

    January 8, 2015 at 4:59 PM

    thank you, works with SP 2013 as well!

  2. Vishal Wattamwar said,

    March 14, 2017 at 10:33 AM

    Does not work for me. It shows the blank.(no template)

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