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

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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 (...
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SiteCollection not available after the DB was moved into a different volume/drive by DB Admin

I ran the below command to create a NewSiteCollection and new DB for Legal Team Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue; New-SPContentDatabase "...
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Cannot create users or groups

I'm not quite sure why the New dropdown link is missing within the People and Groups section when i'm logged in as the Site Collection Administrator.
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Sharepoint site/subsite get zero in size only

Using the script: Get-SPSite | select url, @{label="Size in MB";Expression={$_.usage.storage/1MB}} | Sort-Object -Descending -Property "Size in MB" | Format-Table –AutoSize I always get zero size ...
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Error when importing site: BLANKINTERNET#0 vs. BLANKINTERNET#2

I've been working on a SharePoint 2010 site in a development area for a while, and now I've come to export individual sites (rather than the entire site collection) so that I can import them onto my ...
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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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Search and view documents from one site collection to another site collection in one web application

I created two site collection in one web application with two seperate content dbs sitecol1 2.sitecol2 configured enterprise search in sharepoint and will run full crawl and incremental crawl for ...
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Making documents as Records and Approach for its Management

I am having a requirement to make the documents/items in my doc lib,lists as records after 8 months is reached[from the date of document creation] in my publishing site collection. But the issue is, I ...
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How to delete host name site collection

How can I delete a host named Site Collection? Its 2013 SharePoint Foundation. I tried to create few but they didn't worked.
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An unexpected error has occurred. when creating a new site collection

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i created a new web application, then i try to create a new site collection at the root of the web application, and i chose the Team Site template.. now ...
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When should we separate a site collection into a different web application

we are planning a sharepoint topology and wondering if we should separate each department in a different web application or just a dedicated site collection. What's the guide or best practice to ...
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Remove Orphans site collections inside my content database raised the following:- Exception calling “Repair” with “1” argument(s)

I run the product configuration wizard on my SharePoint server 2013, after a hot fix installation:- psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -force but i received the following exceptions, ...
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Restore 1 site collection from a content database that contains several other site collections

for testing purposes I need to restore a site collection form our Live environment to our test farm environment. I have done this a few times where a site collection has its own database, but in this ...
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How to find total number of pages in a site and count of words in SharePoint site?

I am requested to generate a report that illustrates the number of pages and their corresponding URLs, plus the count of words on a page, and the number of files in that site (word, PDF, images..etc.)....
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Backup a site collection from a farm with a version different than destination version

As I know if we restore a backup that is taken from a farm that holds a different config database version than the destination then it will not complete the restore process due to that difference in ...
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Remove users and their MySite using CSOM

I have a scenario in which I have to remove the users from SharePoint after they have left the company. Say, I have 5 users who left the company. So I'll write a CSOM code to read the names from a ...
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How to display all the site collections on a page?

I need to display all the website from a given web application (sites.inside.ml) to users. Are the following steps correct? Create a page Drop a CEWP (content editor web part) Create a jQuery based ...
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One site sollection with many libraries vs. many site collections with one library each

At the moment we have a list on a global site collection (with about 200 entries). These items represent countries (simplified) - so it's not that often, that new items have to be added or old itmes ...
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Best approach to remove the title field from my issue tracking list

I want to add an issue tracking list, which have the following custom columns:- Book Name Book Description Book Author published date Publish status. now to achieve this i did the following steps:-...
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Missing Recommendations Displayed and Recommendations Clicked in Usage Reports

My SharePoint 2013 is up and running for 4 months. When I click on Site settings -> Popularity and Search Reports -> Usage. The report has "Views" sheet only. And I wonder where are the "...
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Moving file from one site collection to another

I'm trying to copy a content type template file from another site collection to the current one and place it in the hidden folder _cts/<contentType>. Let's say _cts/Email. It's working fine up ...
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Procedure to restore site collection from a sql db of a different farm

I need to restore a site collection from a SQL DB of a different farm. This SQL DB holds only a single site collection. Both (destination and source) farms are identical except that they are in ...
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Recreating a Parent site in Sharepoint online

When deleting a parent site in SharePoint Online, it goes to recycle bin. When I try to recreate the same site, It gives me the error Site already exist and I can't recreate the parent site. ...
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Two Web Apps. Two root site collections on them. HOW?

I've spend half a day. I have web application http://one on port 80 and site collection on it. I create second web application with separated site, http://two on port 80(url is added in A-records). ...
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create New site collection with new content database using powershell

How to create a new site collection in existing web application but with new content database using powershell.
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Creating a copy of site collection for testing/development SharePoint Online

Is there a way to copy my current site collection in order to use that copy as a testing environment in SharePoint Online?
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Deleting a corrupted Site Collection

I have a site collection which is corrupted, it was not deleted correctly and now I cannot fully remove it. It does not appear in the Central Admin, but it does with Powershell. Compatibility level ...
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Recreate the /portals/community site

We deleted the domain.sharepoint.com/portals/community Site Collection. How do we recreate it?
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The file <filename> is locked for editing by user <username>. OWA cannot preview it too

On our SP2013 on-premises environment. We have OWA installed. Recently Excel file (.xlsx) is locked and prompt for the error at title. We confirmed the opened the file 2 days ago. At this moment, ...
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SharePoint “Working on it” for a given site collection

I have about 30 site collections in SharePoint 2013 on premises environment. All the sites are fine except a Sales Site which show "Working on it" for about 4/5 seconds. The landing page of ...
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sharepoint 2010 site collections disappeared

We have a staging server on client's environment. It worked well for several months, but the last time I noticed that 3 of 4 site collections disappeared from a Web App. I restored them last Saturday. ...
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Color coded Calendar is not working as expected

I have used the below code to color code for my calendar in my SP 2010 site'shome.aspxpage within aContent Editor Web Part`. But somehow, no color been added when I create a new item in the calendar ...
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Get-SPUser without specify a site collection

I am going to migrate users with Move-SPUser. To do this, I am getting the user first: $user = Get-SPUser -Identity $adAccount -web https://sharepoint/site-collection The moving them: Move-SPUser –...
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Do I need to drop database before doing SP-remove?

I'm currently testing doing some stuff on a site collection with a console app. I'd like to redo the test by deleting and then restoring the site collection, but I'm not sure if I need to delete ...
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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 ...