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

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Web Apps, Site Collections and Webs

in our organisation we use wss 3.0 for out intranet. SharePoint usage has grown in recent months and the intranet itself is great. It consists of: 1 WFE; 1 SQL; 1 WebApp; 1 Root Site Collection; We ...
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Specific content datatbase for a site collection

We have two content databases in a webapplication. We would like to have a site collection in a content database (Content_DB1) and rest of the site collection should be created in the another content ...
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Which site template to use for embedding existing applications?

I'm currently going through the SharePoint Planning and Architecture documentation, planning a SharePoint installation. I'm on the section "Determine Sites and Subsites". One of the things suggested ...
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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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Sharing Site Pages across site collections

I have a root site collection where i have one site page. I want to share this site page across other site collections which will be used by my clients. i.e. suppose I make any changes to site page in ...
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New-SPSite - Could not find user when using SAML Claims

I have a Host Header web application https://example.com (SharePoint 2013) where users will login from ADFS using SAML Claims. I am in the process of provisioning multiple site collections for ...
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SharePoint 2013 High-Trust App - Site Collection Provisioning

Hi I am trying to get an app done to provision a Site Collection. The vision is to allow the user to enter important details and then click a button and have the Site Collection created ...
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Add PHP Intranet Site to sharepoint

I have been given files for a whole PHP Intranet portal to add to sharepoint and i have no idea how its done. The site runs on port 82. The database i'm using is MS-SQL server 2008. Can anyone help me ...
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Getting Error Restoring Site Collection

I see this is a pretty common error, but I'm still not able to solve it. I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection in my prod environment, which I backed up using the stsadm backup command, and I'm ...
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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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Move Subsite to Top Level Site

I have a user who, instead of editing the Top Level Site in their Site collection, created a subsite, named it "Home" and now wants this moved up a level so that it is their Site Collection Home Page. ...
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Set group as secondary owner of a Site Collection

All is in the subject. Is it possible to use an AD group (instead of a user) as the secondary owner of a Site collection ? Both in graphical mode and with powershell (New-SPSite ... ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 language

I want to be able to change my SharePoint sites to the dutch language. They suggested i download this: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30347 But this is English and the ...
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Opening site collection with admin user to prevent access exceptions

I have a custom webservice hosted in SharePoint. Within this service, I need to at times look up sites by id. Despite running code in an SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriviledges block, I still get Access ...
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SharePoint Site collection

I have custom list(created using VS) where I need to add a new column. But in my site collection i got the data from restoring site collection in which new column information will not be there. Now my ...
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Host-Named Site Collections configuration

I am configuring SharePoint Server 2013 for Host-Named Site Collections & creating Initial Site Collections. Created a new Web Application to handle Host-Named Site Collections (HNSC): ...
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Is there a way to move files with the SP Object model in MOSS whilst retaining meta data?

Is there a way in SharePoint 2007 to move a file from one document library to another, in the same site collection programatically? I made this post about this on StackOverflow, with a bounty not too ...
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Get all webs with certain property value

If I have a certain number of webs within my site collection, and those web have set some property, eg. web.Properties["foo"] = "bar". I'd like to get list of all the webs which have property foo set ...
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After create site collection IE cannot display this web page

I have successfull created a webapplication in SharePoint 2010. Now I have some problems with Site Collection. SP2010 created it successfull but i cant display it in IE I have added it to DNS Entry. ...
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getting error while importing a site to a sitecollection sharepoint 2007

I exported a site which have many sub sites, and then that sub sites have several sub sites, but getting following error if someone got any idea about it. [16/07/2012 10:00:20]: Start Time: ...
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new spsite for hr.abc.com

I was wondering which answer is more correct? I picked new-spsite but my answer is marked incorrect.
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Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection and it's content database

Should I use Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection with it's content database? Dont both of them backs up with it's content database?
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...
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Is it possible to run Content Deployment incrementally using code?

I am running some Content Deployment jobs using the code but the jobs are not run incrementally, instead they are run by exporting all the objects. Is it possible to run them incrementally using the ...
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Problem Creating Site Collection

We are getting this error when attempting to create new sitecollections based on our sitedefinition. Any ideas of what can be wrong? Successfully applied template "STCommunitySite#0" to web at URL ...
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In SharePoint 2010 - Does SPSiteCollection.Add create the default groups?

Referring to http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sharepointdevelopment/thread/b73dd31b-1ec9-4f44-8cb2-80b2f6796eb5 Does SharePoint 2010 create default groups when site collection is created ...
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Moving a subsite between site collections

My users have created a sub site. They have done some work to it. They have now decided that it should site in the deparment it was created but another one as they will be looking after the site going ...
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How to make Internet facing SharePoint website to cater different geographical locations?

I have a SharePoint Foundation hosting account. I want to provide SharePoint to private teams through an Internet facing site. There needs to be a selector page at the root domain where users can ...
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Nested Managed Paths

Should be an easy one for the sharepoint pros out there: Is it possible to nest a managed path under another managed path...all the theory i know up to this point tells me to no, but so far but ...
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Display all site collections on web application home page

I have a web application in my SP 2010 farm with the url as: http://servername I have 3 site collections in this web application as: / /sites/it /sites/finance When I browse to the url ...
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How can I tell if I have a site collection?

I'm trying to use InfoPath from my local PC, with my SharePoint 2010 site located on a remote server. I have all the admin privileges you could imaging, having built the remote server, so I should be ...
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WSS/BPOS Is there an easy way to copy site-collections?

Quite often I use site collections per calender year. They contain team sites with task lists and datawebsites(multipage meetingsites). When you copy the individual websites they do exactly what I ...
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Corrupted site collections

I ran a stsadm -o enumsites and received 2 error messages in the output. It generates the error: The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070003). I know the URL of ...
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How to display a database table in a page, based on the current Site Collection Subsite

being new to the Sharepoint scene, I was wondering what the best approach was in this situation. I have a few customers, who all login into the Main Home site, and then get a link to their resp. ...
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How to replicate site collections on the same web application?

I need to create a copy of publishing(Collobaration Portal) site collection on the same web application. I can do this by using backup/restore, but the problem is when we restore the same site ...
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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 Import Sharepoint2013 site from the saved site template wsp?

I have saved the site using the method explained in Save site as template in SharePoint 2013 now , I want to import the site on another machine. how to achieve this?
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creating a site collection is taking too long

I have a SharePoint server with 10GB RAM & sql server with 10GB of RAM. now i want to create a new site collection inside our SharePoint server 2013, so i wrote the following command:- New-SPSite ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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Newsfeed problem

I created a new site collection and when I click on the newsfeed link it goes to the newsfeed of another site collection. How should I do to solve this problem?
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Not able to create site collection in sharepoint 2013

I have created New Web application using PowerShell with Windows Authentication mode using spadmin account. Application successfully created. but when I try to do create Site collection for the same ...
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Migrating Host Named Site Collections to SharePoint Online

Is it possible to migrate on premises host named site collections to SharePoint Online while preserving the host names? This support link indicates it may not be possible. This MSFT recommendation ...
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Get the SUM of Items from Media library in all site collections in SP2010 using JavaScript

How to get the SUM of Item Count from "Media" library in all site collections(more than 100) in SP2010 using JavaScript(or any other way). I've more than 100 site collections and each site collection ...
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how can a webapplication may have site collection like host-headers?

When I try to find the site collection on the dev system I could see the below and wondering how can a webapplication may have site collection like this? Get-SPWebApplication http://spdev01 | ...
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How to set SiteMapDataSource StartingNodeUrl

I've a SharePoint Web application in which I've two site collections, Now I've taken a telerik OrgChart Control and an ASP SiteMapDataSource like this in a web part <telerik:RadOrgChart ...
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SP2010 or SP2013 [closed]

We have application1 developed in SP2010 and there is a link provided in the site which directs the user to a application2 developed in Java platform. We are looking for option to migrate the ...
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Display a text in site collection's page from a document

If you have a word document containing a text that is "My captain oh captain". The document is located at a list inside a site collection. I wonder if it possible to take the text "My captain oh ...