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

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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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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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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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How to get all the custom content types in MOSS 2007 site or site collection level using powershell script?

I tried using $site.rootweb.ContentTypes but it returns all the content types in the site. I only want to return the custom content types that are created by users. Please someone help me ...
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How to identify if the current site is a subsite or site-collection from UI

Assuming that I have the admin access for the current site, how do I identify if the current site is a subsite or a site collection?
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The web server at http://srvr1" does not appear to have MS SP Foundation installed Error when opening the site collection in SP Designer

I have taken a site collection's content db back up from one development server and restored it in another development server and mounted on a new web application and site collection.But when I try to ...
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Delete site collection level managed property using powershell

I have a managed property seen at Search Schema of both Search Service Application and Site collection. The one at Site Collection level does not have Refine and Sort attributes True, so I am ...
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Source content DB Size after moving site collections

I have one content DB (Source content DB) with 500+ site collections in it. Recently i have moved all site collections to 10 different content DBs (using Move-SPSite command) in order to improve ...
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Sharing Groups between site collections/web applications

I am currently setting up an enterprise search centre and have run into the problem of users from the intranet not having access permission. I was wondering if there is a way to copy/share across the ...
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Full Control User Cannot View Items in a List

User wants to view uniquely secure items on 2 lists (List A/List B) I went ahead and inherited permissions the lists from the top level site. Lists A and B say Manage Exceptions because all the ...
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Create new site collection in existing web application with different existing content DB

I have a SharePoint 2010 root level site collection SC1 in web application WEBAPP1. I want to create copy of that site collection in same web application WEBAPP1. Apart from Import/Export, ...
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Share a Site Collection through Powershell SharePoint 2013

I cannot find the Powershell commands to share a site/site collection with a user or group of users. Same as Site Settings > Site Permission. Can you help me? Thanks
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Site collection Access Denied

I get Access Denied while viewing asite collection from the browser. I am site collection administrator and I can open an other site collection in the same content DB I can do Get-SPSite from ...
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How to create root site collection with custom web template using PoweShell

I have found Powershell script to create site collection with template "STS#0", but i want to create Root site collection with custom Template, what will be the possible powershell command?
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection ...
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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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Activities involved in recreating SharePoint Site Collections

When researching SharePoint solutions online, I occasionally see a suggestion to simply recreate a site collection, rather than attempt complicated in-depth troubleshooting. Can anyone please advise ...
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Public site collection not found

We just finished migrating our 2007 site/collections to SP Foundation 2013 and all urls, site collections, etc seemed to be working fine internally but once we opened the site to the public, we are ...
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New sites not inheriting site collection custom master page sharepoint 2010

We have one site collection where new sites are not inheriting the custom master page. The site collection is set to use it, publishing features are turned on, and I can even apply the custom master ...
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Why SaveSiteAsTemplate is hidden

In sharepoint 2010 it was able to Save site as template. But in sharepoint 2013 we should Inaktivate Publishing feature to be able to show this link. I know that there is some workarounds But my ...
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Error when applying custom webtemplate to a sitecollection

I have created a webtemplate from an existing sitecollection by using(save as template). I then imported this template to VS and changed some things in Elements.xml and onet. Now when I try to apply ...
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unable to change site collection administrator after sharepoint 2010 to 2010 migration using content db

I used content db approach for migrating sharepoint 2010 from one server to another. 1.i created new web application on target server. 2.Installed all WSP's on target server. 3. ...
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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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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 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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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 ...