Create a Visual Studio 2015 Project Template and upload it to the gallery

The most simple way to create a Visual Studio 2015 Project Template, is to start from an existing project template.

In short:

 

Note

The installation folder for the custom templates will be:

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0\Extensions

 

 

Upload to gallery

When you have created the Visual Studio extension, there is just one step left: uploading to the gallery:

Go to https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/ and sign in.

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Upload *.vsix

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Enter some meta data

 

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Publish

Don’t forget to publish!

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After the publish you should find your project template in Visual Studio:

File > New > Project… > Online > search

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