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

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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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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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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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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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Getting entire tree with webs, subwebs and lists fails if there is no access to atleast one teamsite

So I have a collection of some teamsites and subsites with their lists. And if I for example as a user don't have permissions for one subsite, then I have an exception after sending a request: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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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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Delete site collection level managed property using powershell

I have a managed property seen at Search Schema of both Search Service Application and Site collection. The one at Site Collection level does not have Refine and Sort attributes set to True, so I am ...
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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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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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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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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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Site Collection Administrators permissions missing

I've run into a situation where my main administration account is missing the site collection administrator rights. The account in question did: Create the site collections. Stands as primary site ...
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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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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 ...
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How to list the sitecollections in a sorted manner

I have written a powershell script for listing the sites in a web app. $webapp=get-spwebapplication "https://my.comp.com" $allsites= $webapp.Sites foreach($msite in $allsites) { ...
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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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How can I manipulate List-Data on a certain SiteCollection using a TimerJob?

I need to periodically execute code that reads and writes ListData within a certain SiteCollection. My first thought was a TimerJob. Can I create a TimerJob using a SiteCollection-Feature? How can I ...
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Advice Needed for New Intranet - How Many Site Collections?

I'm going to be working on a new Intranet for my company. The company is relatively small with around 150 employees. We have a number of different Departments within the company. I was planning on ...
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Creating a Host Named Site Collection with a Managed Path

I am attempting to create a Site Collection that appears as a managed path. Here is the scenario: I have a company that is in many regions and I have a toplevel portal for them - finance. the HNSC is ...
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Get site collection users programmatically

How do I get all site collection users programmatically? I want all the users not the groups.
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Managing shared & list-specific drop-down lists ,, should they be managed differently

I am working on a new SharePoint project, where we need to define a site template that has 4 issue lists. And end users will be creating sub sites based on the template. Now the problem I am facing ...
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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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Site Column in Content Type Hub is not visible in subscriber site collection

I have created Site Column say "mycolumn" in my Content Type Hub and associated a content type -say myCT - and this content type is published and ran the 2 timer jobs.Though the content type is ...
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Refreshing QA db with Dev db with sites being Hosted Names Site Collection

We have Hosted Names Site Collections in both Dev and QA and I am have been assigned the task of Refreshing the QA db with Dev db, please let me know if any of the below steps taken are wrong Take a ...
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Create list intance for all the sites and subistes in a Site Collection - Visual Studio

I created a Visual Studio SharePoint project that has a custom list in it. When I deployed the solution, the list instance is created for only the root site and not for subsites. The feature scope is ...
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How to get all the custom content types in MOSS 2007 site or site collection level using powershell script?

I tried using $site.rootweb.ContentTypes but it returns all the content types in the site. I only want to return the custom content types that are created by users. Please someone help me ...
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When to create a new site collection and when to create a new sub site

We have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, which contains two Site Collections:- Team Site. Enterprise Wiki. And I have created 2 Site Collections because of the following differences:- Each ...
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Is there a way to allow my Subsite to inherit the same Master page from its parent site collection

I have a site collection of type Team site, where i did some customization for the seatle.master master page using SharePoint designer 2013. Then i have created a sub-site under the site ...
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How to identify if the current site is a subsite or site-collection from UI

Assuming that I have the admin access for the current site, how do I identify if the current site is a subsite or a site collection?
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Only Site Collect Admin can deploy SharePoint?

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint 2010 project onto an SP server. When I hit F5 after building the solution, the output says that "Only a site collection administrator can activate or upgrade ...
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What happens when you create an Explicit Inclusive managed path vs root SC subweb?

Hard to fit the exact question into the title, but given the following: If you have a managed path with explicit inclusion i.e. http://foo.com:123/bar and you attempt to create a web on your root ...
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No. of subsites in a site collection?

How to get number of subsites in a site collection using Powershell?
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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 ...