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

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Security question regarding document in siteassets of a site collection being accessed in subsites

I created a site collection that has about 50 subsites under it. Each subsite has individual security. I put a link to a document in the main collection's site assets so that I would only have to ...
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Restore sitecollection from backup is not working

I have a problem while restoring a backup file on another server. Servers build versions are the same. I'm executing the Restore powershell command. And it is giving me the following error: ...
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Xslt file not overriden on sub sitecollection

I have modified the ContentQueryMain xsl file and want to override it when I deploy. So far it works fine, but I have multiple site collections where I also need to override the ContentQueryMain xsl ...
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Restore deleted web application in SharePoint 2013

I have one web application on port 6666. But by mistake that web application got deleted and now i want to recover that web application along with the site collection which was there on 6666 port web ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 performance with SQL Server RBS

The SharePoint 2010 capactity planning document states that a database for a single sitecollection should not exceed 200 GB. However, if I use SQL Server RBS I can keep the physical database size ...
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Performance with a large number of sites in a sitecollection

In the sharepoint 2010 capacity planning document there is a supported limit of 250000 sites per sitecollection. There is however the following note in the document for this limit: Deleting or ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Prevent Site Collection from being crawled by Google

From the SharePoint Ribbon, for SharePoint 2010, how do we prevent a new blank site from being crawled by Google or any public search engines on the web? Thanks!
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What roles can't site collection administrators do that farm administrators can?

Trying to clearly distinguish what the roles that Farm Administrators, Site Collection Administrators and also Site Collection Owners each have. Moreover what roles can't site collection ...
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Entity (External Content Type) cannot be found with Namespace = 'http://server1', Name = 'user_information'

I restored site collection backup from one farm to another. I am displaying data from this content type on one of my publishing site page. I had already created this external content type before ...
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How to set SiteMapDataSource StartingNodeUrl [closed]

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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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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Recover accidentally deleted Site Collection

In the process of cleaning up site collections of a Sharepoint 2007 MOSS farm that should be sub webs I think I accidentally deleted the main site collection of my farm (kill me now). This also ...
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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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Fix broken link of sub site

I am the admin for a SP2007 MOSS system which is based off of a root site collection at: https://publicsites/ I recently deleted a long existing (but small and seldom used) site collection which was ...
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Site collections as content sources?

We have a particular site collection that is becoming a problem (with huge amounts of content, large lists etc), and it is massively interfering with the indexing process. Whilst ideally we would sort ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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What are things litigators should know about SharePoint for document production purposes?

I am an attorney who does litigation. I am also very unfamiliar with the basics of SharePoint -- I only know that it is being used by more and more offices, and soon will be used by mine. Does ...
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How to activate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure ” in sharepoint 2013 hosted on office 365

I don't see SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure listed in the site features list. but If i try to enable "SharePoint Server Publishing" I get an error saying that the Infrastructure plug in ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to create a new User Group subsite level only

Whenever I create a new user group in a subsite, the same user group is getting added at the top level site as well. Is it possible to create a new User Group on the subsite level only, either ...
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Opening a newly created site collection with SharePoint Designer 2010

I don't know what I'm doing wrong but I can't seem to open my newly created site collection in SPD 2010. I created the site in Central Administration but when I open SPD and click "Open Site", it ...
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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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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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Root site collection token in appending html

I have following code builder.AppendFormat("<img style='border:0; left:-0px !important;position:absolute;' id='AddQuickTagImg_{0}' alt=\"{1}\" src='<% $SPUrl:~sitecollection/Style ...
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Create site collection remotely on-premises

Is there any way to create a site collection remotely in an on-premises environment where self-service site collection creation is enabled? There should be no custom web services or logic installed ...
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Site collection not created programmatically only in LIVE Server

I am using SharePoint 2007 and was not able to create site collection and add sites pro grammatically using c# code. Some times it creates the site collection and some times it doesn't. works fine ...
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Moving Sharepoint site/Content DB

I've got a question regarding moving a sharepoint site. Basically a user has created a Site collection on a wrong content DB and I'm now having to move it. The problem I have is that content on the ...
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Call jQuery and other scripts for the entire site collection

I want to be able to use jquery and other javascript files across my entire site collection. If I create a new site, it should already be calling jQuery. I don't want to have to worry about whether ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App access cross site collections

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I wrote an AppPart that needs items of a list other than it's host site collection. But it keeps popping up an error indicating that my request has been failed. Access ...
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Converting web to Sitecollection guidelines

What are the points should be considered before converting web to Sitecollection in SharePoint 2010?
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Best way to copy site collections

I am looking in to copying a whole SP 2013 collection to a new one. (target URL could be in the same server or farm, though unlikely) I want to mention that, this is meant to be a 'copy machine' to ...
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Page layout not available in one of the subsite

I have a site collection with many sub sites. I have created several page layouts at top level which are all available in all sub sites except one. That page layout is published. In all other sub ...
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Copy user accounts across site collections

I am writing an archival Feature for a SharePoint 2010 list using C#. I have it copying the list items and all version history over to the new site collection but the Modified By and Created By fields ...
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Farm Setup account unable to access site collection

I used account SP_Setup to install SharePoint. This account is not only the site collection administrator but also added in "Owners" group in that site collection but when I try to open site ...
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403 access denied on site variation root

I moved a site from one server to another. Site is using variations. On new server if I open page directly for e.g. http://myserver/en/Pages/default.aspx then it opens the page but if I just go to ...
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SPUser have logon into Site Collection?

Possible to loop through all Site Collection Users and check if they have ever logon into the Site Collection and when? db table dbo.UserInfo tokens info can be useful? this script can retrieve the ...
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Moving SharePoint 2007 Lists/Lookups between subsites within same site collection

We have a list 'Leaders' that we want to move from one subsite (A) to subsite (B) that is in the same site collection. I had gone into 'Site Actions' -> 'Site Settings'-> 'Modify All Site Settings' -> ...
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Top Level Site page not found

I'm trying to make a site collection. When I create one and give it a host header, the URL for the top site it gives me after creating the site collection never works. When I visit the URL, it says ...
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Programatically setting Site Collections Administrators in SharePoint 2010 using Client Object Model

I am writing a program where I want to be able to add/remove user/groups as administrator for a given Site Collection. I am using Client Object Model API for SharePoint 2010. I havent been able to ...
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Is there a way to change the default theme of a site collection and fututre subsites?

I am trying to brand our extranet in SP 2013. The site collection is using the OOB "Orange" theme. When I create a subsite, the subsite uses the default SharePoint 2013 theme. I can go back and ...
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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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Branding per site collection with same feature

I have 2 site collections. I am using same feature to deploy branding. Is there a way that i can deploy my solution in one site collection without affecting the another one ? Except creating new ...
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Can not display a site collection after creating it

i have created a new site collection of type team site inside SharePoint 2013. it took around 50 minutes till it creates the site collection and i got the folloiwng page:- Central Administration : ...
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sps 2003 migration to moss 2007

Hi I am trying to migrate a sps 2003 web app to a moss 2007 server. The sps 2003 is running on windows server 2003 32bit with MSSQL 2000 and the new moss 2007 is running on windows server 2008 r2 ...
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Leveraging Powershell to Backup MySites

Looking to backup the MySites that i have in my 2010 farm on a regular basis so that we can hold on to them incase they contain content in them that might be needed after a user leaves... Any way to ...
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Site logo link to root Site Collection using powershell

I'm searching for a powershell script to link/redirect all the logos of the sites to site collection root. I know that I can code in master page file, like this solution ...
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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 ...