Subsite templates not available on SharePoint 2010 Publishing Portal

By default, when you create a new site collection based off of the Publishing –> Publishing Portal site template in SharePoint 2010, almost all of the site templates are missing when you try to create a subsite.

When you try to create a subsite, you will see something like:

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In order to be able to select from any of the many other site templates that are included with SharePoint 2010, you have enable them on the site settings page.

Go to Site Settings –> Look and Feel –> Page layouts and site templates (http://{server}/_Layouts/AreaTemplateSettings.aspx)

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All you need to do is select the templates you want to make available or switch to the Subsites can use any site template option.

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