Site is a set of related web pages containing content such as text, images, video, audio, etc. In SharePoint a site resides in a Site Collection.

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Site.OpenWeb() VS Site.RootWeb()

Just want to clarify between the two: what web variable will hold in both cases: SPWeb web = Site.OpenWeb(); SPWeb web = Site.RootWeb();
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propogate item added in announcement list in site collection to all sub sites' announcement list

In my site collection i have an announcement list. and in my site collection some 600+ sub sites exist. sharepoint admin uploads an announcement into this rootweb's announcement list. now is there ...
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Server Error in '/' Application error on Uploading same document again in Library

I am facing this unprecedented and interesting problem. I have made a SharePoint site (Record center) and I want upload document in the Library. Everything goes smooth but once I try to upload the ...
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Can I change my public site collection into a 'normal' site collection?

My xxxx-public.sharepoint.com has very limited features compared to my other site collections that are not public. I have spent a while working on the public website but now I need access to features ...
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Should Read Permissions users be able to see Site Actions on site home?

Within a test site, I have a test user set to read permissions. When the test user visits the homepage to that site, the yellow up folder icon is present but the Site Actions is not visible. Should ...
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection ...
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Site Collection Name same as prefix?

I am trying to create a site in our sharepoint environment called 'IT' however we already have a prefix for 'IT'. So for example we have setup http://teams.ourdomain.com/IT/ITServiceDesk However we ...
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SharePoint 2013 Sitemailbox set and Exchange

Hi Hope someone can answers this. I have a Sharepoint Farm that I manage. Users are all within an account forest. An instance of exchange 2013 has been created separately from out existing exchange ...
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Web part in Quick launch in Team Sites

I have created a Team Site in Sharepoint 2010 and I want to create a link in the quick launch on the left without being a library or a list, but a webpart page. I dont want to store any documents, but ...
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401 UNAUTHORIZED when accessing SP 2013 site

When i try to access my SP 2013 site with http://localhost:portno/ i got 401 UNAUTHORIZED error Similarly, when i try to access with server name like http://servername:portno/ i got 401 UNAUTHORIZED ...
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Issue deploying site template to subsite

I have exported a Sharepoint 2013 subsite to a .wsp file and uploaded to a new site collection. I have enabled this on the new site collection. When trying to create a new subsite, the template does ...
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Change the look and feel for a specific site

I have a Site within a SharePoint 2013 Site Collection that I would like to completely modify the look and feel for. To my understanding, this is done in SharePoint Designer 2013, using the Master ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Template Issue while creating new Site

I have created a Site Template using "Save Site as template" SharePoint option. While creating a new site using the Custom Site Template facing the below issue. Previously I was able to create the ...
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Cannot active SharePoint Server Publishing - missing another feature

I'm trying to active this part from the site features: **SharePoint Server Publishing Create a Web page library as well as supporting libraries to create and publish pages based on page layouts.** ...
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how to check web navigation/sharepoint perfs for distant user

Customer's Users are complaining about low performance on SharePoint 2013 site. I would like to send a little software or script (I know PowerShell) or even built-in features (like Dev console on IE), ...
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Extranet / Intranet-portal

First of all: I'm a Dutch man, so sorry for my bad English! I'm a newbie on sharepoint, I've read much about it and watch a lot of Youtube-video's, but I didn't find the answer for my question(s). ...
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Copy Site Collection in same Web Application

How can I copy a Site Collection to the same Web Application? I have got Public Site, so I can't save this as a template, or can I?
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Copy document from sub-site to parent site automatically

I have a site (home/vessel_schedules) which includes multiple sub-sites e.g. home/vessel_scedules/vessel_1. Each sub-site has a document library which stores all schedules for that vessel, for ...
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SharePoint Online Public Site Online Still Sending browsers to Portal

I have customised a SharePoint public site and have marked it as online when I click the link to browse the online site it returns me to the 365 portal login screen. I have checked that Anonymous ...
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How to apply customization through Visual Studio to the SharePoint online?

We have an existing SharePoint online site. Now we are required to introduce some changes in functionality. Can we do it through Visual Studio and send the change to SharePoint Online site? Will it ...
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How to use SharePoint user authentication in sharepoint sites

I have a sharepoint site that inheirts permissions from the main site's portal. These permissions allows anonymous users to view it. For my site I want the user to be asked to provide his username and ...
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Adding Twitter Feeds on SharePoint 2013

I want display my twitter feeds in the Home Page of my intranet site. How do I go about it?
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SharePoint 2010: Application Pages Throwing Error

I am facing very strange issue. I have created a site template from a site which has simply Wiki Pages, Lists and Libraries. Lists are using some Content Types which already exist in parent site. I ...
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Unable to recreate a sharepoint site with a name that was previously used

I created a test site in sharepoint using the Enterprise search template with the name 'search'. So my site was http://mysite/search. Well I deleted that site and tried to recreate it with that same ...
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SharePoint Sites “page not displayed” in Server working fine in workstation

We recently applied Windows Server service pack in our QA farm. After-reboot i no longer can browse nay sites from Server themselves, but when i hit that web URL from my workstation they work fine. ...
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Add New Form for Custom List in Sites and Subsites

I created a site collection. Then I created subsites under the site collection. I added new custom lists in the main site and subsites. But I have a problem. When I created new form for the main ...
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same left navigation bar at all site collection

Can I have the same left navigation bar at SharePoint 2013 on all the subsites and site collections? If it's not possible, can I do it with the navigation bar/Banner? I'd like to use the same ...
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Moving SharePoint to the Cloud

I work in IT and Im in control of our corporate site on a design level. I do not do any of the back end work such as server set up as we are part of a larger organisation that looks after all our ...
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Sharepoint Site Content Gear

I need to hide and avoid reader users (users view just read permission on the site) to view the site content page (viewlsts.aspx) How can this be done?
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Unable to access a tab on sharepoint 2010 for a particular user

When one of the users tries to access a tab on SharePoint 2010, it is throwing the following error: "An unexpected error has occured. Troubleshoot with MicrosoftSharepointFoundation. corelation ...
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Looking for name of theme in SharePoint 2007

Can someone tell me what's the name of this theme? I have create sites using the following themes but none of them has this look. Team Site Document Workspace Document Center I suspect this is ...
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Survey site in Sharepoint 2010

I need to create a site in SharePoint,where users can login there with their Active directory credentials,create their own survey site and circulate among their teams.Is there is any possible way for ...
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Default email address for managing access requests

When creating a new site, does the (default) email address for managing the access requests belong to the person who created the site? I am the one receiving the notifications on the parent site. ...
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Can one develop a simple product order system in Sharepoint?

Im am completely new to Sharepoint so please be gentle. I have been thrown in the deep end at work and need to know how to go about developing a very simple product ordering system (no payment ...
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How do I move a site from one site collection to another?

I need to move a site from one site collection to another. I don't need to move an entire site collection; just a sub-site on that collection. What is the easiest way to do this?
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Can not Activate Site Feed feature of my site collection

When I'm trying to activated Site Feed feature. I've got this error . An unexpected error has occurred. Any body can help me ?
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Create a forum in SharePoint

Is there anyway to create an open source forum like Stack Overflow (question and answer site) in SharePoint without code(OOTB).
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Give site directly using client context

I have many sites in my site collection, and I am wanting to get the pages of one site. Is there anyway to give the site that you want the pages for? so like clientcontect.get_site('sitename')
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Cannot Edit Site Content Type

I'm very new to SharePoint. Our company has installed SharePoint and I'll be the manager of our site for our department. I'm experimenting with document columns and successfully added new columns ...
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Bgnr: Creating a list to subsite

I'm trying to create a list on/to my subsite. Am I doing this correct? Can a list be created on a subsite? If not, where do I create my list. I've been given privileges only to my team subsite.
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Why does a Site-Scoped Feature need to be installed on farm-level?

"Feature with Id '#########################' is not installed in this farm and cannot be added to scope" I received this error when trying to deploy a SharePoint 2010 solution in VS 2010. The problem ...
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Following Sites and People - is their a hierarchy?

If I'm following a person, but not a specific site and that person posts to the site newsfeed, should I be able to see the post in the "Following" section of My Newsfeeds (on My Page)?
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Links working on server but not remotely

so I am working for a client and they are experiencing the following problem: some of the links and functions on their site such as uploading documents, site settings, site contents and etc. are ...
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Site collection and inherit master page in Sharepoint 2013

I've created a web application at : test.mycompany.net Then I created a root site collection at : test.mycompany.net (publishing portal template) and 3 site collections : test.mycompany.net/dev ...
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How do i unblock “change a look” page in a sharepoint site 2013

i am a farm admin and i dont have access to change a look page in site settings. is there something i need to uncheck for me to able to change the look of the site. Please advise?
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Have workflow add items in a list contained in a different site scope in SP 2010

I've been tasked to create two distinct site structures, which will contain one list each. One list will have a workflow associated with it, this workflow having to, once activated, add and update ...
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Changing site web address

How can change the web address of the site ? I want to change the web address shown on the screen: http://imgur.com/WIr0S2n Thanks
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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SharePoint 2013 exclude document content from site collection search

I need to search the content of documents at the root site and most of the site collections in my SP2013 web app. However for one site collection in the web app I only want search results from one ...
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SharePoint 2013 site not accepting credentials

We have a SharePoint 2013 site created on one of our test servers. It is not prompting for credentials quite often. Even if we provide correct credentials it doesn't accept and prompts. The same AD ...