BizTalk 2013 R2: Maps and Orchestrations missing in Add –> New Item

You create a project in Visual Studio 2013. In the project, select Add --> New Item. Maps and Orchestrations are missing from the list. Only the following two items are listed:

  • Flat File Schema Wizard
  • JSON Schema Wizard



Uninstall Visual Studio 2013 Update 2. 


Install Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC (

Comments (6)

  1. Åsa says:

    Thank You! I'd tried everything, repair, reinstall, devenv.exe, and nothing worked. Then I stumbled onto your blog and tadaa, saved my day 🙂

  2. Mikael Hakansson says:

    Well, well, well… you couldn't have said that a little earlier! I just uninstalled BizTalk… grrr

    Just "kidding" (yes with quotes) Mandi… 😉

  3. Vikas Bhardwaj says:

    Did not work for me. I tried both uninstalled Update 2 and also installed Update 3 RC. still missing item templates

  4. Vikas Bhardwaj says:

    Started Visual Studio As admin and then it worked

  5. Sachin says:

    +1 to Vikas Yes starting Visual studio solves this issue and it is a simpler work around

  6. Sagar Kakde says:

    I was using VS 2013 Update 3 only, but was still facing the same issue.. i repaired the VS 2013 and it worked for me

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