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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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back up restore a site from a site collection

so I have created a new site collection and web application. I have a site in a site collection that I want to back up and restore on. Was just wondering if it was possible and if it was how, to do a ...
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Changing URL for site collection

We have a SharePoint 2010 intranet site, what is the easiest way to change URL for a site collection(team site)?we do not want to create another SC, we just want to change the URL, we are looking for ...
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Changing look'n'feel of site collection after migration from SP 2010 to 2013

I am trying to migrate my Sharepoint site collection, from 2010 to 2013. Following tutorials, I managed to finally getting it done, but the look and feel became "2013-style". Is there a means to ...
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Migration SharePoint 2010 to 2013 - Exception Upgrade-SPSite & SPSiteHealthChecker

A site collection can not be upgraded. Upgrade-SPSite -identity <site collection url> -VersionUpgrade -Unthrottled When I performed the command above, the exception below was thrown. ...
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back up restore onto a different site collection

If I was to use a backup of one site collection and restore it onto another, would this give me every single thing that was on that site collection. So sites, lists, workflows etc?
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Creating a sharepoint test site from a live site collection

So I have a live site collection that I need to update but don't want to make changes on. What the best practise to do this? Do I create a web app and site collection. Then do a back up of the live ...
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Creating custom site columns using Visual studio will not show the new site columns [duplicate]

I want to create new site columns using visual studio, so i did the following steps:- create a new SharePoint 2013 empty project. i add two site columns as follow:- <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite ...
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Republishing a content type will not take effect

I have a site collection which act as a content type hub. i created a new CT and i publish it. then i add a new column inside the CT and i republish the CT. but currently when other site collections ...
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Managing & Maintaining sites for our departments

I want to build sites (sub sites or site collections) for each of our departments, named:- HR. Finance Operations The entire sites will share the following :- Each site will have four lists:- ...
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How to find the deleted sites under a site collection?

There is a commandlet for finding the deleted site collections in sharepoint ( Get-SPDeletedSite). How can i find the deleted sites under a site collection?
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Get Info about Site Collection that not used during the last 180 days

I need help to get a list of Site Collections, that where not used during the last 180 days. I´ve found the "LastModified" Attribut, but it´s not the goal i needed. I´ve a SharePoint 2013 Environment ...
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How to temporarily Disable a SharePoint Site

I faced a quite interesting situation today where I wanted to put my SharePoint side down, I mean I wanted to stop users from accessing it apart from the site collection admin. Removing User's ...
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Set StorageQuota on existing site collection using CSOM and Powershell

Is there a way to set storage- and resource-quota on existing site collection using CSOM and Powershell? there is no MaximumStorageLevel property like at SiteCreationInformation using Powershell ...
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SharePoint 2010 Delete a Site Collection with no content database entry

Recently, I have been getting weird errors when I enumerate through all the site collections. After doing some digging I discovered that one of the recently detached DB didn't complete remove the site ...
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Peoplepicker display all groups of all site collections

Is it possible to show in a people picker all the groups of all the site collections? (also different web application) I tried this but it is not working: stsadm -o setproperty -propertyname ...
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PowerShell for handling the SiteActions menu

Need the API used for handling SiteActions menu in my SP 2013 site collection.I can use SP D 2013 to manipulate SiteActions menu template, but is it possible to get this menu and its command using ...
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The webpage cannot be found after creating new site collection

I created a new content database and then created a site collection. When I try and access that newly created site collection, I get 'The webpage cannot be found' page. I am able to create new site ...
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Set a start page to your office 365 tenant

Is there a way to set start page of office 365 tenant to some SharePoint site, instead of portal.office.com, after a successful login? I want to be redirected to the custom site collection once ...
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SPSite.Exists always returns false

I am trying to determine if a site collection exists, but the SPSite.Exists method always seems to return false regardless if the site collection exists or not. Snipp: bool exists; Uri uri = new ...
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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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Problem when creating sub sites based on site templates, as some settings will not be transferred

I have created a sub site inside my team site collection on sharepoint server 2013, then I saved the sub site as template. after that I created a new sub site based on the site template, but I have ...
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Change URL on private site collection Office 365 [duplicate]

My task is to change URL of internal site collection in SharePoint Online. The situation is such: it was configured with one domain (DomainA), and now all site collections are: ...
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Subsite creation disabled in Central Admin, but users can still create subsites

I verified that the settings in Central Admin were disabled so that users could not create their own subsites. However, they are still creating their own subsites. Is there a setting in each site that ...
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Site Collection does not exist in database. Site collection will not be moved

I am trying to move the site collection http://<webapp>/dealers/1020 from content database WSS_Content_2 to WSS_Content_7 I run the command: Move-SPSite http://<webapp>/dealers/1020 ...
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Site collection admin with full control does not have ManageWeb permissions?

I have a user set up as a site collection admin at the root level of my sharepoint site, and all subsites inherit these permissions. I have also verified that my user admin1 has FULL CONTROL rights to ...
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Advice needed for new Intranet - site structure

I'm an intern working on an intranet for a small company that may potentially expand in size. The company has a few departments with an engineering department that has different fields. They also have ...