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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 "contensOf_A....
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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, System....
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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 https://{tenantName}-my....
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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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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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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 032*********...
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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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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 ...