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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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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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
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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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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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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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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 do I obtain a list of large files in a site collection?

Without jumping the gun and writing some extravagant Web Services CAML query or PowerShell script (which may be optimal here), I would like to ask if anyone knows how to obtain a list of large files ...
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How to Restore Same Site Backup in Same Content DB to create another site collection in the same web application?

I have a site backup and i want to create two site collection from that backup in one web application.when i try to restore second site collection on same web application it restrict me to do so.As ...
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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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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 title in breadcrumb

My breadcrumb is displaying my site collection title instead of my RootWeb title. How can I display the RootWeb title? Or how can I change my site collection title?
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How to create a site collection programmatically: permissions problem?

I'm encountering some problems while creating programmatically a Site Collection.. I tried in many ways, but without fortune. First of all, I must say that the account I'm using is: Farm ...
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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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2 SiteCollections in same web app - what is special about the root site collection?

So, I have these 2 site collections within a single web app at port 83: Main Site Collection: / Nested Site Collection: /sites/custom/ Again, these are 2 separate isolation boundaries.. each is ...
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How to activate content type on specific web?

I have site collection ex: http://microsoft.com/ and i got few child webs: http://microsoft.com/news/ http://microsoft.com/somethingelse/ <Elements ...
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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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sharepoint 2010 site collections disappeared

We have a staging server on client's environment. It worked well for several month. But the last time I connected there I noticed that 3 of 4 site collections disappeared there from 1 Web App. I ...