A site collection is made up of one top-level site and all sites below it.

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Top Level Site Missing in a site Collection Sp2013

I ran into a weird issue in one of the Site collection on my farm. I have 4 different Web apps and 4 site collections underneath them. Today i tried to browse the top level site of a Site collection ...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 Migration: site collection won't appear even after detaching/reattaching content DB

I cannot for the life of me get a site collection to appear after attaching the database. Running into a problem that I can't find a solution for. I'm migrating a 2010 SP install to 2013, and I'm ...
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Export SharePoint 2010 SP2 site to SP1 SharePoint server

After patching our Test environment of SharePoint 2010 to Service Pack 2, Our project leader told me there is a website that need to go to production. Production is still in SP1. He planned with me to ...
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Upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013 - health check error on site templates

I'm attempting to upgrade a SP2010 environment to SP2013 and have come across an issue that won't let me upgrade a site collection. I am attempting to upgrade by copying over the content databases ...
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Moving a sub site between Site Collections in SharePoint 2013

I have created a Site Collection and with a sub site for a department in our company. Now they have requested to move that sub site to another site collection which belongs to another department. How ...
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What is the path of a site collection relative to a subsite if they are named the same “http://root/site”

I've been moving subsites into their own site collections and am now in the process of removing the old subsites. I know I can go through the UI in "Site Actions" -> "Sites and workspaces" to remove ...
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Move files to another site collection and retain version history

We are creating a new site collection and migrating content from the old site. The problem is we need to retain version history for files. We have global admin access, but no access to the server ...
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How to promote a subsite to a new site collection with new content db?

We have subsites under our top-level site that are getting really big and I am trying to move them to their own site. I've created a new site collection and a contentDB. When I import the subsite ...
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Overview of all project sites in Office 365

There is a requirement to have a high level overview of all project sites within our Sharepoint / Office 365 environment. Currently projects exist across 5 site collections, with each site collection ...
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How to allow contributor users to add web parts

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently contributor users with the following permission level, cannot add web parts:- I think that assigning them a Design permission will ...
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Moving Site Collection to a different Web Application

I have been configuring a SP 2013 site, and I have a My Site Host Site Collection on its own Web Application. But now I find out I can't use two distinct URLs (our "main" site, portal.company.com may ...
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How-To Replicate/Migrate/Move SharePoint environment with new Naming & URLs?

Could you please help me out to accomplish the task below correctly and accurately? Scenario: I have a Test SharePoint 2013 environment that has a Web Application e.g. (http://Intranet.Corp.com/) ...
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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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Bgnr: Creating a list to subsite

I'm trying to create a list on/to my subsite. Am I doing this correct? Can a list be created on a subsite? If not, where do I create my list. I've been given privileges only to my team subsite.
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only Noteworthy apps are showing

I am having issues with SharePoint 2013 site content when i try to add a new app, it only shows App you can add and Noteworthy apps (3 apps) on all sites and sub-sites, 90% of the Master Pages are ...
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How to add user to site collection administrator using clientcontext SharePoint 2010?

I searched for this but in vain. Used this below code for SharePoint 2013 and works fine, but now need to develop for SharePoint 2010. Web web = _ctx.Web; User user = web.EnsureUser(userName); ...
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Clone site collection vs web templates provisioning (team site)

What's the drawback of cloning existing team sites? Fist I created team sites based on web templates, but after a while with tons of changes from the client I'm thinking of just cloning a "team ...
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Restoring site collection to previous URL causes error

I can restore a site to a new URL, but if I try to restore to the URL I was previously using, I get: Restore-SPSite <previousUrl> Path <path> -ContentDatabase <db> -Force -Confirm ...
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Why can only my site collection administrators see modified master page(s)?

I wanted to move the "Add new item button" to the top instead of the bottom of my lists and libraries. I found a nice little script and applied it at the bottom, before the /body tag, of two master ...
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Site collection and inherit master page in Sharepoint 2013

I've created a web application at : test.mycompany.net Then I created a root site collection at : test.mycompany.net (publishing portal template) and 3 site collections : test.mycompany.net/dev ...
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Site Collection Allwebs for current user

I need to iterate to all the web of a site collection using the current user permission. I tried: foreach (SPWeb web in site.AllWebs) { if ...
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Removing a site collection feature

I am trying to remove a SharePoint feature that was deployed on a site collection level. Even after disabling it and removing the solution, it's still there. I deleted the folder from the TEMPLATES ...
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copy a SP 2010 site collection from prod to dev

We are trying to copy a SP 2010 site collection from our prod environment to dev. The site collection has it's own content db. Is it possible to just make a backup of the prod content db, restore it ...
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Document Template with Managed Metadata Across Site Collections

We have a Document Template that has several managed metadata fields. We would like to use this template across several (50+) site collections. However, we get the following error when we try to ...
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Seperate Web.Config file at Site Collection levels

In SharePoint, Web.Config file is only one as per One Web Application. Now, I have a One Web Application, Inside it different site collections, Now if i change something in web.config file it will ...
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Unable to create sub site in sharepoint2013

I try to creating a sub site but always getting error Sorry, you don't have access to this page. My account has full control rights on this site, I further investigate and found that i had no ...
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Only Site Collect Admin can deploy SharePoint?

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint 2010 project onto an SP server. When I hit F5 after building the solution, the output says that "Only a site collection administrator can activate or upgrade ...
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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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Confirm SharePoint Web site in use or its deletion

Easy question for earning easy point. SP 2013 on premise. We had external consultants deploying a graphical solution. I have tested the function send email warning for deletion of unused sites and I ...
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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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Insert an App part cross site collections [duplicate]

I have a web application with two site collections; Team site Enterprise wiki Now I want to display the latest 10 enterprise wiki pages inside the team site. Now I try the following I went to ...
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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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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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What does this page represent?

I am sure this is a really simple question, but can anyone tell me what this page represents? I know it is not my site collection page nor is it central administration. The reason I am asking is ...
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How to include a library in another site collection?

In SharePoint 2010, I have a document library and a list in one site collection that I want to include in a page on another site collection. The same users have access to both site collections, and I ...
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can access central administration but unable to access newly created site

I was able to install SP 2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit machine using this link I am now able to access the SharePoint Central Administration at port 24469. Something like: ...
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Error creating site collection - Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.ApplicationServer.Caching.Core, Version=1.0.0.0

When creating a Site collection using Central admin, i am getting the error "One or more types failed to load. Please refer to the upgrade log for more details." . ...
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Is it possible to break alerts in one site collection with client-side scripting?

We have a single site collection where alerts have been down for some time. After review, it was suggested that client-side Javascript (common ones like EasyTabs and SPServices) could break alerts. ...
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Powershell - Delete / remove all site collection under a spesific managed path

I've created a managed path for my team sites - called "workspaces". All team sites Have been created under the same managed path. ex: http://awesome.com/workspaces/teamsite1 ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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Save List as Template from SharePoint 2007 Legacy Exception Site to 2010 Site Collection

I'm having trouble getting a list with attachments associated with the items transferred to a new site collection. The biggest issue I'm having is access. No-one seems to know how to grant me the ...
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Sharepoint online site collection setup best practices

The scenario is something like this, we need to setup a site collection infra in SharePoint online which needs to hold ~30Tb of data (mostly docs). We need to set up a search service in there that ...
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Create a new site collection c#

I'm trying to create a new site collection in Sharepoint Online tenant with Visual Studio. 1) I found http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms448720(v=office.14).aspx which says that the ...
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create site Collection from site template containing blog subsite sp2013

I want to create a site collection based on a site template that contains a calendar app and a blog subsite. I explain, i have a site that contains a subsite of type blog site and also contains a ...
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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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Word document symbol is not visible in site?

In my site, the symbol for word document, pdf, excel is not visible, if i add any document to my site. so, please guide me any proper solution.
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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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Search multiple site collections

I have 7 site collections and would like to return search results from all of them. That currently only works for the first site collection I created while setting up the farm. Whenever I search ...
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Site Collection Administrators permissions missing

I've run into a situation where my main administration account is missing the site collection administrator rights. The account in question did: Create the site collections. Stands as primary site ...