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

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This page can't be displayed Error

I am a Site Collection Administrator on our site. All of a sudden I can't access our SharePoint portal, https://portal..... I get "This page can't be displayed" error. I can however access or ...
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Site Collection lagging

We have this process wherein when someone creates a new entry in an external system, a job kicks in and automatically creates a new site in one of our site collection. This is mandated and cannot be ...
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SharePoint online library shared to parent site cannot click folders or add/delete files

I have a library web part I saved and uploaded to my site gallery in sharepoint online, then used that web part on my parent site in the same collection to display the library, which works great! Now, ...
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Move files to another site collection and retain version history

We are creating a new site collection and migrating content from the old site. The problem is we need to retain version history for files. We have global admin access, but no access to the server ...
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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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Site creation error

While create a new subsite within a site collection (from the browser), I get this error: The url 'Pages/default.aspx' is invalid. it may refer to a nonexistent file or folder or refer to a valid ...
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Share files between site collection in Sharepoint 2010

I have 3 sites collection: Main Portal (doc Library: Invoices (Field -> Assigned to: )), Site_Spain(doc Library: Invoices_SP), Site_USA(doc Library: Invoices_USA) When for all document in the main ...
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Retrieve toplevel site's subsites using REST _api

I'm currently working on an iOS app which uses _api-services to retrieve data stored in documents libraries of a SharePoint Online. Consuming _api/web/Lists/ works well so far. At the moment the REST ...
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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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SharePoint REST API call not responding

Working on a project where we are creating a new Site Collection for a department. We are new to SharePoint. During our testing we created a Site Collection called Test. I came to realize that the ...
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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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Restore deleted web application in SharePoint 2013

I have one web application on port 6666. But by mistake that web application got deleted and now i want to recover that web application along with the site collection which was there on 6666 port web ...
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Can one webpart access from multiple sites?

I am trying out same SharePoint examples . we are deploying the script part with the "clientId" and add the clientId , "secretcode" in web.config of the web part.so for each web part can only have one ...
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How to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online

I'm using Tenant.GetDeletedSiteProperties method to find deleted Site Collections. Is there any other way to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online (without using SharePoint Online ...
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What is the REST endpoint URL to get list of site collections?

If I go to SharePoint 2013 site, click on Admin -> SharePoint, you will see a list of site collections (the link is https://somename-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/SiteCollections.aspx) What ...
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Creating a site collection doesn't seem to accept the template

I'm creating a site collection and trying to apply a template to it Here is the code: $Siteurl = "http://myserver:8010/sites/sitex5" New-SPSite $Siteurl -OwnerAlias "mydomain\sp2k13admin" -Name "...
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Change Composed Look on muliple Site Collections

I need to create 100+ site collections in SP2013. I have a PowerShell script and XML file to achieve this (and is working). However, marketing want to brand and change the look of the Team Sites - I'...
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why Search Schema inside a site collection will be showing properties from other site collections

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013. and i have one web application and 6 site collections. now i went to a site collection , which is of type "Enterprise Wiki" , then i navigate to "Site Setting"...
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Displaying a library on a different site (same collection) in SP2013

On my root site, I have a Document Library which contains a lot of important documents. For this Library, on its owning site I can create a webpart which views the folders and items in a nice manner. ...
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Where is the “Style Library” folder in SharePoint Online?

I have a site collection at the following location: www.example.sharepoint.com/SiteCollection/. My understanding is that the Style Library should be located at www.example.sharepoint.com/...
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How to find if a site collection is deleted

I used Get-SPDeletedSite command to find the deleted Site Collections. It returns Site Collection deleted from UI but it is not listing Site Collections deleted using Remove-SPSite command. Can ...
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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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Messed up columns and forms after adding from existing site columns

I'm very new to SharePoint and have a stupidly high level of access to a site built for our team (dangerous!). Apologies if this is a duplicate question however I haven't been able to find a ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

I have a fresh SharePoint 2013 on 2008r2 installation. I create a new web application with default settings but instead of the default public url, I enter http://qwe: I go on to create a site ...
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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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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': <nativehr&...
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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 http://awesome.com/...
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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. http://test.domain.com/...
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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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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 "http://...
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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 ...