A SharePoint site collection is a hierarchical set of sites that can be managed together.

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Error accessing Site Permissions

I am using SP 2010, I am working with minimal.master page, right now SP looks "like a website" I mean there's no quick launch menu or menus to the left, When I went to site actions I tried to go to ...
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powershell script to exe with command line arguments

I use the following PowerShell code taking command line arguments for creating site collections and it works fine. However when I convert it into an exe and execute it? param( ...
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2010 to 2013 Migration Site Collection Upgrade goes to white screen

After mounting my WSS_Content database, I went back to the migrated site collection to upgrade it, once I click "Im ready" to start the site collection upgrade, the processing screen flashes and then ...
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Unable to create site collection, getting SQL error

I tried to create site collection using central administration as well as powershell but getting error. ULS log shows error message: "A large block of literal text was sent to sql (length 93794). ...
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Source content DB Size after moving site collections

I have one content DB (Source content DB) with 500+ site collections in it. Recently i have moved all site collections to 10 different content DBs (using Move-SPSite command) in order to improve ...
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Splitting one Content DB into 10 DBs in SP 2010

We have 650 site collections all in one Content DB with 800+ GB in size. Because of this huge size, performance goes down and we have decided to split the DB into 10 different content DBs with maximum ...
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SharePoint 2013 -creating site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template fails

Wondering whether anyone can shed any light as to how to troubleshoot this issue. I can't seem to create a new site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template - command shown below. Running into this ...
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How to trigger some custom c# code when a new site collection is created? Feature Stapling, delegated control?

I am using sp 2013. I have some custom code which is adding some webpart to the welcome page. I would like to execute this code for each new site collection depending on a template (mysites). Someone ...
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Moving Site Collections between Content DBs

I have a very huge Content DB with over 500+ site collections. I want to split it into many databases that I can done using Powershell. I have two questions: Whats will happens to users working ...
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site collections visibility problem

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that I believe is using the included SQL version instead of the 2008 R2 that I had installed so my DB size limit appears to be 4gb. I have created a second content DB ...
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Copy-SPSite destination database size issue

I am using the Copy-SPSite command to copy a site collection to an other site collection (differente contentDB). The source contentDB is around 50GB, but during the copy the size of the target content ...
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Sharing Groups between site collections/web applications

I am currently setting up an enterprise search centre and have run into the problem of users from the intranet not having access permission. I was wondering if there is a way to copy/share across the ...
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Remove-SPWeb - content database

Does the command Remove-SPWeb remove the web also from the content DB? I have a site collection with 10 webs, the size is around 100GB, I wish to remove some webs and reduce the size of the content ...
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Full Control User Cannot View Items in a List

User wants to view uniquely secure items on 2 lists (List A/List B) I went ahead and inherited permissions the lists from the top level site. Lists A and B say Manage Exceptions because all the ...
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Site and Site Collection features available on SharePoint 2013 install

I'm looking for a list of all the Site Features and Site Collection features provided by Microsoft and available on SharePoint 2013 to install. I did an extensive search and was not able to find any. ...
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Create new site collection in existing web application with different existing content DB

I have a SharePoint 2010 root level site collection SC1 in web application WEBAPP1. I want to create copy of that site collection in same web application WEBAPP1. Apart from Import/Export, ...
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Share/access list Content across all Site Collections in Office365

We are using Sharepoint 2013 in Office 365 for our Intranet. We have 5 different sub-companys each having their own site collection. In those site collections they all have their lists/libraries. ...
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Share a Site Collection through Powershell SharePoint 2013

I cannot find the Powershell commands to share a site/site collection with a user or group of users. Same as Site Settings > Site Permission. Can you help me? Thanks
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OOTB Site Collection Map WebPart SharePoint 2010

Is there any OOTB web part in SharePoint that can pull out the list of all Site Collections present in the Web Application? I have multiple site collections under my domain. ...
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how to check if any site collection is associated with web application

I have created Web Application with Powershell. I want to check if any site collection is associated with web application using powershell? How it can be checked?
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How to rename site collection?

I want to change the title of a site collection. If I do this in the site settings and get the title via powershell it still shows the old name? Is there another way to do this?
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How do I remove a site when the remove-spsite returns “object reference not set to an instance of an object” error

I have a 2010 SharePoint farm with 5 site collections. Because we're using TFS with multiple team project collections in the 2010 farm, I need to take a phased migration approach to move the content ...
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Can't display Site

I Built a SQL server and another server for IIS & SharePoint. I installed everything without an issue, got to the Central admin page. Created a Web Application, then created a site Collection. ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Online, how do I run getSubwebsFilteredForCurrentUser on sibling site collections and display in a single page?

The page containing the results belongs to one of the sibling sites and I would like to be able to loop through the site collections dynamically without providing a list of collections first.
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Site Collection 403 forbidden

I created a new SP2013 Web application and I mounted two old content DB. Now I am getting error 403 while opening some sites from the browser. Sites were working fine, there are no locks and I am ...
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Site collection Access Denied

I get Access Denied while viewing asite collection from the browser. I am site collection administrator and I can open an other site collection in the same content DB I can do Get-SPSite from ...
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Show library in another site collection

I want to show a document library on a site in another site collection. Is there any other way then using the page view webpart? I've tried with jQuery and the load function but this showed no ...
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Move-SPSite 403 Forbidden

I performed a move-spsite on a site collection. Now when I try to link the site (/sites/mySiteCollection) I get 403 Forbidden. (I am site collection administrator). The move operation ended with no ...
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Does the System Account need to have direct permissions on a site?

My team's created a new site collection in SharePoint 2010. I'm setting permissions on the site and when I go to "Site Actions > Site Settings" I noticed that the System Account SHAREPOINT\system has ...
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Why do I get a runtime error when I try to create an new subsite?

I am trying to create a new community site as a subsite to a host-headed site collection. I've specified name, valid URL, community Site template and to use the same permissions and navigation as ...
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SharePoint 2013 Navigation - Show Parent Site Collection

Have a navigation query. In SharePoint 2013 is it possible to show the parent Site Collection in the top horizontal navigation? Presently it will only show the current site and sub-sites however we ...
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How to verify if current user is a SCA (Site Collection Administrator)?

I have a NavBar at my master page that will only be displayed to the SCA (Site Collection Administrators). I'm using jquery SPServices to do that validation, but the only examples that i found suggest ...
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How to create root site collection with custom web template using PoweShell

I have found Powershell script to create site collection with template "STS#0", but i want to create Root site collection with custom Template, what will be the possible powershell command?
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Item has already been added. Key in dictionary: 'Date_Date' Key being added: 'Date_Date'

How do I resolved the error in SharePoint 2010: Item has already been added. Key in dictionary: 'Date_Date' Key being added: 'Date_Date' I get this when I try to add a calculated column in site ...
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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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Cannot delete site collection in Central Administration

I had created a site collection. But there is a problem of web-frontend server (I did not know when I created the site), so the page is always in processing. After waiting 40 mins, I closed the page. ...
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Restrict Site collection admins to view documents in Shared Document Library

Is there any way to restrict site collection administrators to view or edit the documents in shared documents library. If yes, then please let me know. Thanks.
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CSOM Iterate all SiteCollection in an SPO Tenant

I am trying to iterate over all site collections in a SharePoint Online Tenant. I found this code on the web and adapted it to my needs: context = ...
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Programmatically create content database in C# (SP 2013)

The goal is to have a web user interface with the option to create new site collections with new Content Database. With the admin user I can manually in the CA create new Content Databases. I can ...
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People or group type columns are not displaying values

I have a list where columns that are people or group type do not display any values. Only users with Site Collection Administration access can see the values. Users with contribute access can't see ...
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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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A Web Application, multiple Site Collections and multiples databases

It's possible have a Web Application with many Site Collections and multiple databases? One database per Site Collection? All this in a existing SharePoint 2013 Thank you guys.
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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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Sharepoint 2013 and managed Paths

I am new to SharePoint and accidently deleted the managed path to my site collection (and in the process of trying to fix I think I might have changed a few more things as now when I create a new site ...
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Architecting and SharePoint 2007 Upgrade to 2010

I'm planning a migration/upgrade to SharePoint 2010 from 2007 for our intranet. I'm researching best practices for information architecture to best optimize performance and organization. The farm is ...
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Restore Search Content DB under search site collection in SP2010

Below is my scenario:- I have a main application(http://dev.example.com/en/) and it has its own content DB. I have search application inside the main application as a site ...
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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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How Feature stappling will effect the existing site collections?

I have added a Farm scope feature stapler that staples an existing feature and that existing feature deploys master page. When i create a new site collection, the master page deploys automatically. I ...
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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Adding an extra url to a HNSC

In our intranet we have one web application with an empty root site collection and one Host Named Site collection with this url http://test which is in use and it is functioning without problem. Now ...