A SharePoint site collection is a hierarchical set of sites that can be managed together.

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Difference between /teams/ & /sites/ URL paths when creating new site collections in SharePoint Online?

When creating a new site collection in SharePoint Online, I've noticed that you can choose either a "/sites/" or "/teams/" URL path when setting up the Public Website Address for the site collection. ...
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How can I backup and restore a site collection in SP2010?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal. I have a farm, with inside of it some site collections. One of these site collections ok. I would like to create a new site collection and restore a backup of the old ...
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No users were displayed when I try to select the administrator for a new site collection

I wanted to create a new site collection under the default application on my development environment, but when I search for users which were defined inside my development environment to assign one of ...
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How many root site collections we can create

I have a simple question just to remove my confusion. In one web application, can we create multiple root site collections ? I have 3 different custom web templates, and for each template, I want to ...
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MOSS 2007 authenticating users only from a single AD group

I have an AD group called "internal users" which has read-only access to the whole root site for my site collection. Everyone is fine with the access, as long as I don't move them out from this group ...
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Deleted site collection missing from recycle bin

We have been having some issues with restoring deleted site collections in our stage and prod 2010 SP1 environments. We have all of the default recycle settings configured, and have enabled the ...
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Recurse subsites - Where user has Explicit Permissions

I have a need to recursivily display all subsites which a user only has explicit permissions to view. Trying to avoid pulling back all sites that have All Authenticated Users permissions. I found an ...
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Powershell Script to generate site collection administrators, site URL, Site Name,Members in the group named 'owners'

I have a requirement currently to generate all the Sharepoint site in a Web application with the following information: Site URL Site Name Site Collection Administors : ID or name Members in the group ...
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Managing my URL for my 2013 SharePoint site

I am reading about SharePoint 2013, but I got confused on what are the major differences when building the following in respect to the URL that will be produced:- Site Site Collection Sub sites ...
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Personal Sites site collections only being created on default.aspx

I am having problems with the self service creation when the system account's site collection is being created automatically in a customized My Site Host. If I go to ...
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How to add files manually to SharePoint site collect in readonly mode?

We have a SharePoint2010 on HTTPS with only one site collection. All users will have readonly access to the documents therefore site collect is locked to readonly. But we would like the site ...
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Root Site on New Web Application Can't be browsed to

Testing box is SharePoint 2010 Standard, single box install, local SQL. Default Web Application works fine. I've created a new web app, create a root site collection for it and no joy. I've tried / ...
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Site Collection and sites Mapped to controller and action methods on asp.net MVC

I came from an MVC architecture background and currently I am learning the architecture of SharePoint 2013. So can I make the following assumptions:- Creating a new site collection in SharePoint ...
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How to place My Sites inside another site's URL but still keep them logically isolated?

I'm setting up SharePoint 2013 as a company intranet site, and we want to implement My Sites; I know the best practices call for placing them in their own web application and content DB, but we'd ...
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Site Page Logo will not update from default

I have been working on a page and I had set it up to inherit from the parent, however when the page displays in the browser you can quickly view the new logo then the page reverts to the SharePoint ...
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Equal Topnavigation on different Sitecollections?

I have several Sitecollections and all of them should have the exact same Topnavigationbar. Publishing Feature is activated. Example: On Sitecollection A the Topnavigation should show Sitecollection ...
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“Page layouts and site templates” link/page is broken

I have created a new site collection based on a template (using c#) and everything goes great with one exception. I am unable to go to 'site settings' -> 'Page layouts and site templates'. After ...
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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 activiation. I want to change the email address from which the ...
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Get the Top level Site URL without SpContext.Current.Site.URL

I am trying to get the top lever site URL in my timer job. Right now, I am using SPContext.Current.Site.Url which is giving an error. Please let me know how do I get the top level Site URL being in a ...
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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 SPSiteCollection, top level site programmatically

I have been given a task to create an event that dynamically creates new site collections on our sharepoint webApp. Thing is using Central Admin I can create "http://testsite.com/sites/newSite_1" and ...
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Cannot access to remote sitecolletion

I have created a site collection, after that added Internet Zone in Alternative mapping, but still cannot access to this site collection. I have a suggestion to enter login/pass, but it is not ...
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Why cant a Site collection owner/Site owner remove posts that a site member created in the feed? (Sharepoint 2013)

I have a site collection that have a teamsite, when a normal user posts something in the microfeed webpart the site collection administrator/site owner of the teamsite cant remove the post that the ...
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Web Application/Site collection can't displaying Problem

I created a new web application. I try to restore a site collection from a backup. It finished succesfully but when I type the url This page can't be displayed occurs. I think the problem is about ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Collection Quota - changed but not taking effect?

I have users getting the Site Collection Quota exceeded error message in SP2010. I have increased the limit in Central Admin to 80gb out of which only 5gb are being used. BUT they are still getting ...
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Host Named Site Collection show IIS8 default home page

I created web application using Powershell then created Root Site Collection via CA after that created a Host Named Site collection using Powershell. following is the script. but when I browse to the ...
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Access denied after creating site collection by using Powershell

I am using SP2013 single server dev environment. I use following scripts for creating web application and site collection. but when I browse to it, it says this site has not been shared with you. I am ...
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Setting up Sharepoint for Corporate departments

If you have various departments like Human Resources, Operations, Marketing, etc. what is the best way to setup Sharepoint to accommodate each department? Should each department have a subsite of ...
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Cannot change the site collection administrator - error?

I am trying to change the Site Collection administrator for a site collection, in Central Admin. under Site Collection Administrators. When I select a new user from the lookup I get the "Error. An ...
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Show Web Info across different Site Collections

I'd like to Show List Info in http://goSiteABC from http:goSiteXYZ; using webservice or Javascript Model if possible Or Show an iFrame web page in http://goSiteABC from http:goSiteXYZ The ...
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Restore SharePoint 2010 Site Collection to SharePoint 2013?

We are considering moving a single site collection from a SharePoint 2010 box to SharePoint 2013 to take advantage of the difference in licensing for external anonymous users. Can you do a backup ...
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Recursive Enumeration of Sites, Subsites, and Application Templates Used

I am migrating my WSS 3.0 installation over to 2010 and then eventually to 2013 and am in need of a stsadm command that will show me a list of sites in the site collection, a list of subsites within ...
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How to find SharePoint site in IIS?

I have created multiple SharePoint sites in local Sharepoint Server (farm). When I Open the IIS, I am not able to see any WebSite which is created in my sharepoint server. So How can I find the ...
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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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Custom Permission Level Using Powershell For Subsite

I am doing the following using powershell. I am creating a site collection with 4 subsites and 5 custom groups. Site Collection : Parent Child Site : One Child Site : Two Child Site : Three There ...
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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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site collection admin does not have permission to access web app

I have a SharePoint web app (let's say http:// providers), wherever I try to access this app (which only contains the root site collection) I get an "You are not authorized to view this page" IIS ...
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Organization Concept Design

Say I have an organization structured like so... -- Root Host ---- Group A ------ Project of A as P1 --------- Sub Project of P1 as SP1 ----------- Sub Project of SP1 as SSP1 ----------- Sub ...
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Difference between Object cache and output cache

I came across couple of questions in exam dumps of 70 - 667 but bit confused if someone can explain me difference between output cache and object cache in few lines and possible scenarios we use them ...
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My permissions have changed - again!

Three colleagues and myself have Full Control of our top level site. I don't often log into our site, however, a week ago I did and noticed I no longer had rights, however, my colleagues' rights were ...
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Site vs Site Collection which to use in this situation

Wanted some opinions.....the way i have structured things at the moment on my site is as follows 1 upper level site collection -> 300 individual sites that will be accessible by our vendors (each ...
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TargetInvocationException sitecollection “no access” quota

I am getting this error: + CategoryInfo: NotSpecified: (:) [CheckSiteCollection], TargetInvocationException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException,CheckSiteCollection ...
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Not able to delete site collection using powershell

I am trying to delete a just created site collection but it keep giving me this error, PS C:\Users\svc_spadmin> Remove-SPSite -Identity "http://intranet.sharepoint2010 .com/portalll/DeleteMe" ...
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Trying to create a Site Collection using PS but keep getting error

I am trying to create a site collection using powershell script but keep getting error even though I already created Managed Path I am referencing in cmdlet, PS C:\Users\svc_spadmin> ...
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Creating a site programmatically - folder does not exist on server

I'm trying to create a site programmatically using a console application, but have been getting an exception whenever I try to add a new SPWeb "The folder that would hold URL'/sites/[sitename]' does ...
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Best way to delete a a sitecollection column

I have a site column that was created some time ago, and that column was added to a content type. Then many lists were created using that content type. Later they decided that field should not exist ...
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External user in SharePoint community site

I use SharePoint 2013. I have a community site in my site collection. I want to give a external user acces to that site. I don't want to give him the right to see every topic. How can assign him a ...
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Manage content and structure is missing from Site Actions Menu items in 2010

My menu item "Manage Content and Structure " is not present in the Site Actions Menu, after some google research i found that there are 2 features that need to be activated for this item to show up. I ...
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Use a webpart throughtout the site

Is it possible to use a webpart, f.x. a list of news on all sites, f.x. in a right column? The webpart will only be created once and then "copied" to all other sub-/sites.?
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Store cross site collection data

Is there a way to store data (strings, maybe xml) in SharePoint that can be accessible to all the site collections in a web application?