The app manifest does not contain a required SupportUrl element RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am getting this error message in Visual Studio 2013 Pro RC, I have validated the support url at manifest.xml file as

    <SupportUrl DefaultValue="~remoteAppUrl/App/Home/Support.html" />

    but after adding this I am getting another error message

    " The app manifest does not comply with the schema for your app type. For apps for Office, learn more. For apps for SharePoint, learn more. "

    Please Help me ASAP

    • Moved by Jonathan S - MSFT Monday, January 6, 2014 8:18 PM Moving to Developing Apps for Office 2013 forum for assistance related to an error in Visual Studio
    Tuesday, December 31, 2013 9:37 AM

All replies

  • Hi,
    Validation policies for the apps submitted to the Office Store need all of the all app locations are SSL-secured (HTTPS).I suggest you to change ~remoteAppUrl as your project URL in task panel web project property. Like the code below:
    < SupportUrl DefaultValue="https://localhost:1254//App/Home/Support.html" />

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    Wednesday, January 8, 2014 8:54 AM
  • Hi!

    You need to put up your app on a web server, just like a website. When the app opens, the app(website) is loaded into the app screen. Hence you need to include the URL to the app of the web server inside the double quotes.

    That MUST be a https:// url i.e. SSL secured.



    • Proposed as answer by YashVj Tuesday, February 4, 2014 1:14 PM
    Tuesday, February 4, 2014 1:14 PM