How to fix the "specified title already exists" error displayed on a wiki page?



Summary

This article outlines the steps on how to fix the "specified title already exists" error displayed on a wiki page.

Symptom

There is an error message displayed "A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this web site. Please choose another title. Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation" (See Image below) When you try to create a WikiPlus site/library or page.


Product & Version

KWizCom Wiki Plus Standard Evaluation 2.x.xx for SharePoint 2007

KWizCom Wiki Plus Standard Evaluation 12.x.xx for SharePoint 2010 

Resolution

To fix this error please perform the following steps:

1. Go to "WikiPlus Discussions" list settings (http://[WikiSite]/Lists/KWizCom_WikiPlusDiscussions/AllItems.aspx)

2. Click on the link " Permissions for this discussion board"

3. Click on the "Inherit permission" in "Actions" menu.