Error: Controltemplate not found in ~/_controltemplates/<name_of_usercontrol.ascx>: frustrating error !!!
When creating a SharePoint Control with a ControlSrc pointing to a user control, you might get an error in the ULS log saying that the control cannot be found in ~/_controltemplates/<name_of_usercontrol.ascx although the file exists in the correct directory. This happens when using SharePoint 2013 and forget to add the correct SharePoint version to the path. In our case this should be
there u go !! problem solved ! u’re welcome 😉