A site collection is made up of one top-level site and all sites below it.

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Import-SPWeb Into Host Named Site Collection

I have made a backup of a SharePoint Site using Export-SPWeb. I have also added a new Host Named Site Collection and I would like to Import the Site into this newly created Host Named Site Collection. ...
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Point Host Name Site Collection To Internet

Can you make a site collection available through the internet? Any good guides to getting them pointed externally? Is it possible to have a site collection that is available through different URLs ...
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Evaluation Site Collection upgrade URL

I performed an evaluation site collection upgrade on my migrated 2010 site collection. The process completed but I am not able to browser my evaluation upgraded site collection. My site collection is ...
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Host Named Site Collections with own Content DB, and problems (Top Nav Bar, and force to log on always)

This is the scenario: All Site Collections have their own Content Database Site Collection A is Root Site Collection (created directly under Web Application = has exact same url as Web Application ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution' Sharepoint 2013

My machine shutdown when I was taking the solution backup. Then I started, I coudn't deploy the solution code from visual studio saying Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': ...
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Only me and admin able to access sharepoint site

My site has one library and various folders in it which are given access through various groups and different permission level. Yesterday I got to encounter this scenario that no user from any group ...
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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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Powershell - Delete / remove all site collection under a spesific managed path

I've created a managed path for my team sites - called "workspaces". All team sites Have been created under the same managed path. ex: http://awesome.com/workspaces/teamsite1 ...
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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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Associated owner group is always null

I am using PowerShell to create site collections, and add users by code. I add users as visitors, contributors and as owners. In my powershell code I can get both the Visitors and Contributors group, ...
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Root site collection not working

I have installed SharePoint2013 recently. The root site collection is not working http://ec4vblkc3shpnt:24817 However if I create a site collection under rootsite it's working perfectly. The ...
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creating a site collection is taking too long

I have a SharePoint server with 10GB RAM & sql server with 10GB of RAM. now i want to create a new site collection inside our SharePoint server 2013, so i wrote the following command:- New-SPSite ...
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Not able to create site collection in sharepoint 2013

I have created New Web application using PowerShell with Windows Authentication mode using spadmin account. Application successfully created. but when I try to do create Site collection for the same ...
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Corporate news app not working for site collection

I've downloaded corporate news app from codeplex, I have added this app to my main site http://...../en-ca/_layouts/15/viewlsts.aspx andI can access the admin page. However, when I add this app to a ...
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Is it possible to setup an email address for a site collection in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to set up an email address (using Central Admin, Powershell, .NET dev, any other form) for outgoing email from a site collection in SharePoint 2013?
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Programmatically Create Site Collection within a Specific Content DB or move to a specific Content DB using SP Object Model & Not PowerShell

Is it possible to specify the Content DB to which a site collection will belong while creating a Site Collection? I am using the SelfServiceCreateSite API. If not, is there a way to move a site ...
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How to remove site collection feature “web template feature of exported web template xxx”

I have several site collection features that start with the name web template feature of exported web template. When I use get-spfeature I am unable to see anything with a displayname that matches and ...
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Site Collection url and read-only url, two urls for the same Site Collection

I have a Site Collection with specific users permissions (read, contribute...etc.) on "http://mysitecollection". I want to have another URL to this (same) Site Collection ...
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Moving Site Collection to a different Web Application

I have been configuring a SP 2013 site, and I have a My Site Host Site Collection on its own Web Application. But now I find out I can't use two distinct URLs (our "main" site, portal.company.com may ...
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creating site collections using SharePoint management shell 2013

I am creating Site Collections for Testing SharePoint. I am using Host Named Site Collection to do that instead of the path based site collection addressing. For that Got a reference to the HNSC ...
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CSOM - Get root site collection URL

I'm trying to evaluate the position of users, defining whether they come from a site (test.sharepoint.com/sites/site1) or if they reside at the root site collection (test.sharepoint.com). Does CSOM ...
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“Sorry, something went wrong” Can't access SharePoint Portals as an admin

Everything was working fine and suddenly, I can't access SharePoint Sever 2013 portals that I created, I got that error : I checked the ULS log, but I couldn't understand the cause of the error. ...
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Not able to create a web application and site collection in SharePoint 2013

I am not able to create a site collection or web application from Central Administration in SharePoint 2013. It gives me server error. One month back I was able to create but now I am unable to create ...
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What is the difference between project site templates PWA#0 or ProjectSite#0

What is the difference between project site templates PWA#0 or ProjectSite#0 . Is PWA for 2010 and ProjectSite for 2013? I am looking at creating site collection for project server using PowerShell. ...
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SharePoint Site Collections Planning

I'm a SharePoint newbie and I am wondering the best way to design SP web application. There are 2 departments- Dept A takes customer data, Dept B analyses customer data. Can I create 2 site ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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After restore a site collection displays HTTP 403 forbidden

First I Took a BackUp of a Site Collection Using CentralAdmin->BackUp & Restore ->Granular Backup-> Perform a site collection backup Then I Restored the Backup File named test.bak into Another ...
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Why am I not being able to set the site theme?

In preparation for a site migration to it's own site collection, I created a Site Collection in my development environment, and after demonstrating that it worked, I was approved to replicate the ...
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CSOM - Check if one root site collection

I have a situation in which I'd like to know whether the user is currently on their root site collection or not. I tried the following: var siteRelativeUrl = ctx.Web.ServerRelativeUrl; var isRoot = ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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How to define department roles hierarchy in SharePoint 2010 and get user's Manager information in c#?

Having the SharePoint site where need to configure the access to the lists and libraries according the roles and permissions. How to define following hierarchy in SharePoint 2010 site. What groups I ...
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path to image in site collection image library

I am adding images to style image collection images through module. Here is my element.xml from my module <Module Name="MyModule" Url="SiteCollectionImages" RootWebOnly="TRUE"> <File ...
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How can I get the root site collection from SPContext.Current?

With SPContext.Current I can get the current site or current web. However, I would like to get the root site collection for my current web application. I know that I can get the web application from ...
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Site provisioning wizard?

I am using SP 2013 on prem, and need to create custom wizard for creating site collections. I can use old school method of using an application page with c# etc, but I am instead looking for "the ...
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How to Import Sharepoint2013 site from the saved site template wsp?

I have saved the site using the method explained in Save site as template in SharePoint 2013 now , I want to import the site on another machine. how to achieve this?
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Cannot access site collection on new web server hosting SharePoint

I want to add another Web Server to host my SharePoint Server 2013 sites. What I want to achieve is that even if one of the server is down, the sites are still accessible via the second web server. I ...
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How to change database for existing site collection in a sharepoint web application?

I have created 2 site collections on one web application. How do I now assign a different database for these 2 site collections?
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How to use Portal site connection in SharePoint 2013

Is Portal site connection working in SharePoint 2013? I add another site collection but it seems not showing anything in my navigation.
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Site to Site Migration in SharePoint Online (Versioning Needed)

I am trying to capture files from a "island" site that my company created when we were first learning sharepoint to our now more permanent infrastructure. The problem I am having is finding some way ...
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Content search web part - list subsite and its logo is vanished

I have created Content search web part with the help of MVP Benjamin Niaulin's En-Sharegate Blog and i displayed all the sub sites in my site collection, on my site's home page. But when I see this ...
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How to delete Root-level SiteCollection

I was supposed to create a sitecollection for a web-app. By mistake I created it as a rootlevel site collection instead of a subsite through UI. For Eg.: Web app -> http://abc.ab.com Sitecollection ...
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SharePoint site creation is very slow in certain site collections

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise We have two site collections which are very slow when it comes to creating content like sites, lists, and libraries and accessing settings for existing objects. I would say ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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How can I tell which site collection template was used?

I need to create another Site Collection that is the same as our current site collection. However, I didn't create the first one. I know we are using a Publishing Template, but not sure it is a ...
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User Not a Site Collection Administrator = Slow Experience

We are still on SharePoint Server 2010, using NTLM. If a user is in the site collection administrators group, nearly every page across the site collection loads in 2 seconds or less. If a user is ...
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Powershell - How to add multiple site collection admins as secondary?

How to add multiple site collection admins for a given site for secondary? I tried below but it replaces existing secondary. Any idea? Set-SPSite –Identity $siteCollectionUrl –SecondaryOwnerAlias ...
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Provisioning site collections with SharePoint Hosted App

I referred to the Office Dev PnP code on Github to create Site Collection in my O365 environment. This code uses CSOM to create site collections as a provider hosted app hosted on Azure platform. ...
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Count of documents based on site column content across multiple site collections?

I have a requirement for a dashboard and wondering how to implement in best possible way. I guess CSOM + REST is the only option Requirement: Have multiple site collections with one Document ...
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Rest API for searching list items from a task list from all sub sites in a site collection

I am looking for Rest API thus create a UI/webpart for searching list items from a task list from all sub sites in a site collection. I have created a site collection[project site collec.] and tasks ...
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No events received through the Management Activity API while the Compliance center is showing events

I'm facing a strange issue on the Management API Side, I don't receive events for the activities I do (admin level or site collection level) When I look for the activities on the Compliance Center ...