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

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“Object reference not set to an instance of an object. ” when creating site collection

When I try to create a site collection, I get the error Object reference not set to an instance of an object. I've done some digging, and have found an answer here. However, I followed the steps, and ...
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Sharepoint Online, PowerShell, Site Collection, error 404

I have problem with creating Site Collection from PowerShell. I am creating new SPOSite. It's working and exists. Connect on my new site. I upload .wsp (good template) from my disk on PC and still ...
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How to DeActivate feature of my site?

How to DeActivate feature of my SharePoint site remotely ? I have created .wsp package file and uploaded SandBox solution to my SharePoint site. But in my elements.xml file it has 1 mistake of ...
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AD Sync includes the ability to select a user I want to block

I have created a sync connection to my AD forest, and I'm selecting very specific OU's to sync. This means that my forest of 6'500 users is actually only synching 360 - which is exactly what I need. ...
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Site Owner Checklist for Site Collection Migration to Sharepoint 2013

My company is getting ready for a migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. I am tasked with getting a checklist for Site Owners so they can prepare their team sites for migration to the new 2013 ...
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InfoPath Submitting a Form to a another site collection

I am currently using Sharepoint Public Facing website, I am attempting to submit an infopath form to another site collection (private), but I am faced with "cross domain errors" when trying to submit. ...
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Is there a way to tell when a site is created and ready to use when creating it using powershell?

I'm creating a number of sites using a powershell script. Now, when each of the sites is finished, I want to activate features on it. My problem is that when I do this, it takes some time before the ...
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Move Subsite to Top Level Site

I have a user who, instead of editing the Top Level Site in their Site collection, created a subsite, named it "Home" and now wants this moved up a level so that it is their Site Collection Home Page. ...
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native stack error while restoring SharePoint 2013 site collection

I have a SharePoint 2013 site collection backup and i am trying to restore this back up on another SharePoint 2013 site collection. Both SharePoint sites are on the same domain. But when i try to ...
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Create a list in the root web when site collection has been created

I have a site definition for creating a Site Collection. I need to develop a code (Event receiver, Feature Receiver and etc) to create a list in the root web of my site collection when it has been ...
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unable to remove deleted site collection “Unable to find specified file”

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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What is the best practice to duplicate a site collection?

I have a site collection, that contains sub-sites and other list that have different level permissions. If I use the "Save as template" I don't obtain a satisfied result, because template loses the ...
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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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There are so many site templates. Where can I find demos of these templates?

When creating my first site collection it asks me to choose a template... but I have no idea (other than the little description) what the templates look like or how they behave, provide in terms of ...
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Does site ID change for migrated site collections?

We have migrated our farm from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 via Database detach and attach method. In this course does the site id of the site collections get changed after they are migrated? ...
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Rename Site collection after re creating it once after deletion :SP2010

Old Site Collection name = ABC delete the site collection Create a new Site COllection with same name = ABC but on UI the title of site collection shows ABC-2 I have tried updating the title ...
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User account limited access to site settings and unable to access some subsites

The account in question is supposed to be an administrative type account, having access to all things. The account has been configured in the User Policy for the Web Application for Full Control ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM

I have created one site collection on SharePoint Online. Now I want to make another site collection with the same content. So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and restore of site ...
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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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Showing more than 1 page of site collections

I have over 200 site collections present and when I go into the admin page, I can see about ~50 or so of them and that's it. They're alphabetically ordered so I can see it's not getting past p. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 - copy a site and move to a new site collection

I have an existing subsite under a site collection that I need to move to a new site collection. But I'd like to copy it first and restore it to the new location rather than just moving it (better ...
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Extend a Host Named Site Collection for anonymous access SharePoint 2010?

Our Intranet is made up of multiple Host Named Site Collections e.g. Intranet.mycompany.com, ICT.mycompany.co.uk, finance.mycompany.co.uk. for different parts of it. The idea was to give each ...
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Redirect host-named site collections. One web app, one top level site collection, 16 sub-sites

I use only HNSC's. Users click a shortcut sending requests to https: //myportal.site.com. My iis web app does NOT have a host header and has bindings for 443, however in Sharepoint, my hostheader web ...
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STSADM command setting owneralias failed

I ran to an uncommon situation a few days back. All my intranet SharePoint site users are their permissions set to "Read" More critically worrisome, all my site collection administrators accounts are ...
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Duplicate site collection with Get-SPSite

I have the same problem as this question (Duplicate Site Collection) but unfortunately dismounting and re-mounting the database did not solve my problem. Just to clarify, if I run Get-SPSite, the ...
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Confirm SharePoint Web site in use or its deletion

Easy question for earning easy point. SP 2013 on premise. We had external consultants deploying a graphical solution. I have tested the function send email warning for deletion of unused sites and I ...
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A question about relative URLs during site collection export

I plan on exporting a large sub-site into a separate site collection, one that has its own content database. Currently I'm using relative URLs where possible. As far as I know, a relative URL begins ...
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Error while importing Sharepoint site in SP 2010

I am trying to export a Sharepoint site from one environment to another. The steps I followed are as below created the site collection with web application from Sharepoint central admin in the new ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Publish a site template to multiple site collections

I have two team site collections inside my SharePoint web application 2013. Inside the first site collection I saved one of the sub-sites as a template, and I am able to create new sub-sites based on ...
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Getting lookup values from another site in the same site collection

the same site collection has two sites: Site A and B. In site A, there's a list named "A.1". In Site B, there's a list named "B.1". If I add a site column (in site collection level) named ...
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Rollback to 2010 UI after site collection upgrade in 2013

We've upgraded a site collection and we've received a large number of complaints about the look and feel in sharepoint 2013. Is there anyway of reverting back to the sharepoint 2010 styling? I suspect ...
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Site Collection strategy

At a recent SharePoint conference (SharePoint Fest in Seattle) there were at least two speakers who advocated in limiting the number of subsites used. Rather, they suggested creating Site Collections ...
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how to force all the site logos to reference to the root url

I have a web application which contains 2 site collections and the site collections have subsites. Currently the first site collection is deployed under the root: http://servername While the other ...
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Is it possible to setup an email for a site colleciton versus a web application?

I manage a SP 2010 site for my corporation. I have a workflow setup on a document library which sends out emails to users upon workflow activation. I want to change the email address from which the ...
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Creating Site Collection - Access Denied

I am remotelly installing SP 2013 via AutoSPInstaller and I am having trouble during script while its try to create site collection. -------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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Unable to create sub site in sharepoint2013

I try to creating a sub site but always getting error Sorry, you don't have access to this page. My account has full control rights on this site, I further investigate and found that i had no ...
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Disclaimer Popup Request

I'm searching for a solution with third party web parts, but at this time I don't find anything that is aligned with my search. The target: When a user login in to the portal (link to home or link ...
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Can I move a subsite from one company's SharePoint site to another Company's Site?

I built a subsite on my company's SharePoint site. Our partner company has asked us to move the subsite to their SharePoint site. The two companies are unrelated and do not share resources (server, ...
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Why Created site cannot be open from sharepoint server?

I have a sharepoint server 2013 in which there is an SQL server, when I want to open a created site from SP server, it is not possible, but the site can be open from other computer (Host computer OS ...
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Unable to set managed paths to Explicit inclusion (root) SharePoint 2010

I am simply attempting to create a new web application with a site collection that follows the Explicit inclusion (root) convention. No matter which Managed Paths mapping I select the Site Collection ...
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some page of sharepoint not load

suddenly some of sharepoint page(site settings page) not load. some page as like "change the look" or "add an app" not load.the page load and show progress screen but not load completely. I create new ...
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How to add a site collection tempalte to the central administration?

I am trying to create a site collection template and put it in the "custom" tab in the central administration. In this way whenever i want to create a new site collection i will be able to choose my ...
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Site Help Collection

I created a site help collection library, but when i add a word document or a pdf to the library, then navigate to the question mark in the right corner to open it. The documents open as garbled text, ...
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Access denied accessing Documents from Records Center Site

I am getting 401 access denied errors when I try accessing Records Center Documents from either Drop off Library or Record Library. The error I get is following {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, ...
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Finding all personal sites in my site collection through REST API

I want to know if there is any way I can get the entire list of My Sites (personal sites) with in the My Site collection for a tenant. So I'm looking for all sites under ...
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New Site Constantly Reprompts for Credentials

I created a new site but when I try to access it none of my credentials work. I have given my self the correct permissions, but keeps re prompting me. This is a new site with https and a specific host ...
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Get-SPWeb: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I'm having issue with Get-SPWeb: I did everything suggested at Error - Get-SPWeb in Powershell but still not working. weird thing is: it worked before. Did MS change something? the account i ...
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Creating site collection - PowerShell vs. Central Admin

I have a PowerShell script in which I first create a new site collection, then fetches the SPWeb object of the sitecollection and then set some properties. Due to a specific error, I have instead ...
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Add a user as Admin to every new Site created for my Office 365 tenant

I want to know if I can set some configuration which would automatically add a user I specify as Site Admin to any new Site created. I know that it is possible for MY sites but I want to know if I ...