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

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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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Feature with Id 'guid' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this scope

I have a WinForms project that acts as a Sharepoint 2013 Solution installer. It basically do some checking, create a sql database, adds and install a SP Solution and finally activates the feature. ...
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Understanding Host Named Site Collections

It was recommended to me that we use HNSCs for an upcoming project. After reading a couple of articles and blog posts, I'm starting to understand the different implications and requirements. Are the ...
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When does using site collections vs subsites affect performance?

My currently planned topology is one site collection with 80 subsites, 1,600 pages, 50 - 100GB of data and 165 security groups. I'm considering breaking up the subsites into 8 different site ...
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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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Programmatically checking if a site collection already exists before creating a new one.

I have created a visual webpart that creates site collections programmatically. It works through SelfServiceCreateSite and does its job flawlessly but for one thing. I need to check if the site ...
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Displaying a library on a different site (same collection) in SP2013

On my root site, I have a document Library which contains a lot of important documents. For this Library, on its owning site I can create a webpart which views the folders and items in a nice manner. ...
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Point another content database from Site Collection

I am having site collection with its own content database in development and production environment. Now i am facing some issues in production side. I tried to take site backup and restore it in ...
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User added to a group that have Contribute permision, is not granted a contribute permision

I did the following:- I create a new web application that uses NTL windows authentication. Inside this web application I have created a new wildcard managed path named “DiscussionForum”. Inside the ...
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Activating Site Collection Level Feature with PowerShell Script

I am trying to activate a Site scoped feature using a powershell script. I have another scrip which deploys my solution and I see my feature is installed correctly in Site Collection feature gallery. ...
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New Web Application only works using default settings

I've been trying to create a web application and site collection using intranet.contoso.com. However after the webapp and site collections have been successfully created, the site won't display. I've ...
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Can't display new site collection

I'm going through the steps to create a site collection but after I created it, I can't access it via "intranet.contoso.com". I keep getting the error "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". ...
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2013, create site collection from wsp template?

How do I create a new site collection from a SharePoint 2013 using a wsp template file as the template for the root site? I've tried creating a new site collection and selecting "select template ...
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Filter the list in sharepoint online?

I have a sharepoint list . There are 4 people(not fixed) from separate groups(say A,B) responsible for each issue. Now I've a requirement according to which, 1.I'll have to design a page display the ...
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Approaches to managing PowerShell for every day menial tasks

PowerShell is a very powerful tool to handle many aspects of a SharePoint farm. On the one hand there is the set of commands typically used by the administrators of the infrastructure. These people ...
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How to activate feature using powershell script?

I need to activate specific feature to all site collection which is inside the particular web application using powershell script?
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New created site collection, is visible in Central Admin, but dont work in the browser, and is not visible in IIS7

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have created a new site collection, but it dont work. I dont see it in IIS. But it it is available in Central Admin. I have did a IISreset, but it doesnt work! Someone ...
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How to enable Content Query Web Part on SharePoint Server 2010 Standard?

I'm working with a new site collection in SharePoint Server 2010 Standard created using the Blank Site template. I would like to add a Content Query Web Part to one of my web part pages, however, ...
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Export all Site Collection Usage Reports in one click

My manager wants me to export the every Excel and PDF file from the Site Collection Usage Reports every month. Is there a way to download or export the data in one click?
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Applying wsp solution file to Sharepoint site collection programmatically

I am trying to deploy a sitecollection with a content database attached to each site collection. I was able to deploy site collections with individual content databases for each sitecollection, ...
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Office 365 “sites” vs. “teams” managed path when creating a site collection

In Office 365 when you create a new site collection, the Web Site Address gives you the option to choose to create your site collection under "sites" or "teams". What is the difference and why would ...
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Restore-SPSite : Access Denied

Restore-SPSite : Access Denied You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. This is the error I get when trying to restore a Site Collection backup from the integrated ...
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Looping through all the document libraries and modify the items

I have here a piece of code which loops through the all site collections and webs and lists to find particular and modify some items: foreach (SPSite site in webApp.Sites) { ...
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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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Recreating Host-Named Site Collection Fails To Show Site

I have decided to go with host-named site collections during our SharePoint 2013 migration and have been testing a single site collection to start and everything worked great. I was able to add a ...
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How to move site collection

during my internship my group created a tool for handling surveys. All stuff is put in one site collection, consisting of several subsites with adjusted master pages, custom lists and workflows. Now ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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creating site collections using SharePoint management shell 2013

I am creating Site Collections for Testing SharePoint. I am using Host Named Site Collection to do that instead of the path based site collection addressing. For that Got a reference to the HNSC ...
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Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
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Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you

I Created a web app in SharePoint 2013, and a site collection as well. But when I am about to open the page I get this message: Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you. Any suggestions?
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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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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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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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Moving Site Collection to different server

I have a site collection that is located on our project server that needs to be incorporated to our main SharePoint Enterprise server. As a little more background, the project server was setup first ...
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SharePoint - 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

If I want to browse to my site address i get this message: 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR this is what i see in event viewer: The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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When would you want to create a new Managed Path?

Could someone explain when or why I would want to generate a new managed path in a SharePoint Web Application? Bismarck