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

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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 ...
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Why this error when a site collection is deleted and a new one created?

Here is the error I receive HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/8.0 Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:42:47 GMT Connection: close What is the problem and what can i do about it?
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How to get all SharePoint Web Applications in the Central Administration Page from code behind

How can I have the list of all existing SharePoint Web Applications and their site collections from code behind .
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Find all workflows with a certain permission setting

I have a workflow which just got broken by a network administrator changing some active directory settings for a certain group. I was able to fix the workflow once the problem had been found but there ...
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Renaming a Page Library

What is the proper way of renaming a page library from a site collection that has a different regional setting? e.g. Dutch, changing Paginas to Pages. Swedish/Norwegian from Sider and Sidor to Pages, ...
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Site Creation using SharePoint

If you decide to move your Intranet to the SharePoint 2013, which tools do you use to design your home page? I mean do you create Site Collection through Central Administration? If I desire to design ...
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How to create a new site collection and open it in SPD?

Using a virtual machine (Oracle VirtualBox with Windows 7 and Sharepoint Server 2010), when I create a new site-collection in SCA, I can't open it with Sharepoint Designer. When I try, it says: ...
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Deleting a site having subsites?

How to delete a website which is having subsites in sharepoint 2010? I dont like to go to down level and start up deleting? i would like to delele site and subsites at a time?
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Site Collection Pop Quiz: _layouts vs Style Library

First, let's say I have 2 site collections within a single web app at port 80: Main Site Collection: / Nested Site Collection: /sites/special/ So, let's say I have a module in a ...
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How do I disable themes on a site collection?

I want to disabled themes on a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and am not sure how to go about doing so.
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Site Columns and Content Type missing

My task is the create a replication of a live site collection on a pre production server after the move none of the site collection Content type or site columns are listed. So far I have copied the ...
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property similar to SPQuery listitemcollectionposition for spsitedataquery

I am using SPSiteDataQuery to get all matched items from all lists in site collection. Results set is really large, so I want to limit the results to 1000 or 10K, process these items and then iterate ...
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System Account Vs. Site Collection Administrators

I have SharePoint 2010 Server. I have put myself as a Site Collection Administrator. Somehow someone was able to check out a document with the System Account. I, thinking that I had just as much ...
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Is there any granularity over what folks can access in Site Settings?

SharePoint 2010. I'd like to know if anybody knows a way to restrict what a superuser has access to with a given site or site collection's Site Settings area? I'd like to open up some resources in ...
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Can you backup a site collection structure but not include the content?

I have a very large site collection with 10,000s of documents. I want to create a copy of the site collection but not necessarily all of the content. Is there a good way to make a cop of a site ...
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How check if a site (not site collection) has sub sites in it? [Object Model]

I am trying to figure out a way to check if a Site inside a Site Collection has sub sites in it. To get sites inside a site collection, we can use the below code. foreach (SPWeb siteobject in ...
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Extranet / Intranet - Site Collection or Web application

I'm new to SharePoint and I have a question. If you already have an existing intranet or extranet infrastructure and you want to create(/expose) another one, should I create a new site collection, a ...
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Error While Creating Site Collection

I am creating Site Collection with Team Site Template. When I tried to create it shows me error that The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist. Note : ...
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How a Workflow can pass a list item through a site collection hierarchy

I have a site hierarchy like this: p c1 c2 I want to create a workflow to process a list item in c1 and under some conditions pass it to another list in c2 or as a workflow variable in p. ...
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How to allow submission to a list without acces to the list/site that contains it

I have a list in a Site Collection ("IT Site Collection") with a Submission form built using InfoPath. Only a few people have access to the "IT Site Collection" and I would like to keep it that way. ...
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Blocking some keywords (inappropriate words) in Sharepoint 2010 Blogs comments, posts title

I figured how to block inappropriate words from sharepoint blog posts through workflow. I want to do the same when those keywords appear in posts title or comments.
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Accessing list from Site collection A inside SitcollectionB

I have two site collections (A and B) belonging to the same content database. Inside site collection A there is a list "List1".. now i want to have the same list in the site collection B such - if ...
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Event receiver on site collection creation

Are we able to code an event receiver on site collection creation? I have so custom site definitions, i do everything with features. So i need to activate a feature on site collection creation.
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NullReferenceException when creating new site collection

Running a SharePoint 2010 farm. Whenever I attempt to create a new site collection I get the following error "Object reference not set to instance of an object" which is generated from a generic ...
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Site collection with diferent url

I have a question regarding the adress of the site collection. I know the web application is sort of enterance point, which has ofcourse different urls, but is it possible to assing an url to site ...
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Get SPWeb by ID without Site Collection?

I have a list of SPWeb IDs and would like to open the associated SPWeb objects. However, I do not know in which Site Collection they are (I DO know that they are in the current Web Application ...
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Proper way to get all lists of a certain type from an entire site collection regardless of current location

I'm creating a webpart that gives the user a feed of any annoucement list in the entire site collection, so they can aggregate data to a central portal. I'm currently using the following, but can't ...
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What is the physical path of newly created SiteCollection

I am very new to SharePoint 2010. I have created a new site Collection named "MySiteCollection", I want to know where this "MySiteCollection" is created? What is the physical path?
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getting error while importing a site

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 13:47:20]: FatalError: ...
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Getting Web Template using Configuration ID

I am able to get Web template by checking its ID, but we have ten's of web configurations within a web template so in short we have loads of web template id's with different configurations and Title. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Javascript Client Object Model cross site collections?

I've read some unofficial things online that using the Javascript client object model to retrieve content from other site collections is not allowed due to prevent the equivalent of "cross site ...
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Create new site from dropdown with webtemplates

I am newbee Sharepoint developer, so forgive me if this is a silly question. I want to create subsites on a sitecollection. I have by code limited the available webtemplates for the subsites to two ...
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why “Site Action” is hidden for Site Collection Home Page

I am a member of Owner group and if I go to any sub site of this site collection I can see tab "site actions" but I can't find it on site collection home page even tho I can go to settings using ...
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Custom Web Part to get all Reminders for SPUser from Project server

It's been tough finding good material on Project Server/SharePoint integration from a development standpoint. What I'd like to do is create a web part that can be deployed to any sharepoint site, ...