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

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error 0x80070055 when provisioning a site collection with Document Center or Record Center

In QC we are getting 0x80070055 error when provisioning a site collection with web template Document Center or Record Center template. Did some googleing and learned this error is due to dup guid in ...
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Synchronize user regional settings across site collections

We have a company web application that is divided into multiple site collections though the average user only sees this as a single "website" because they are linked with a single global navigation. ...
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Site Collection: Configure Audit Settings: Selected audited events only remain checked for a few minutes

Under Site Collection Administration -> Site Collection Audit Settings, I can enable events to audit, click OK. Then I go make changes; update a list item, delete a document, check out an item. I can ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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Site Collection Not Selectable in Central Administration After Moving Site Using SQL .bak File

I've inherited a SharePoint site as sql .bak file. I took the following steps to create the site: Create a Web Application Create a root site (no template) Delete the default database: ...
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, best estimate is that ...
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Can I merge multiple TFS Site Collections into one?

I apologize if this question makes no sense but I'm struggling to figure out how SharePoint and TFS interact, so my terminology might be all wrong. I'm managing a small TFS2010 deployment, a single ...
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Convert a basic site to a full site in SharePoint 2010?

I'm not quite sure of the best way to ask this. I have some sites that I would call basic sites (SharePoint Foundation 2010 was WSS) that have very basic functionality and then I have other sites ...
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Display Site Collection Web Analytics Report from multiple site collections on a page

I have a requirement to display the Site Collection Web Analytics reports for several site collections in one place. How can I do this, as it seems SharePoint doesn't allow for much in the way of ...
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JS/jQuery Check if on root web of root sitecollection

How is it possible to check in JS/jQuery if the user is on the root site of the root sitecollection in the webapplication? (Sharepoint 2010) Thanks! Example: ...
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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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Use a different CSS for system pages

Is there a way to apply a different CSS file to system pages in a SharePoint 2010 site collection? We don't want to modify the master page and weren't sure if there's any other solution. Thanks. ...
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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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Create subsite in another site collection using event recievers

I am trying to create a subsite in another site collection using an event receiver on a list from current site collection. How do I do that? I have tried getting the context of the target site ...
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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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can i have a site collection within another sitecollection

I wonder If there is any case we can have a site collection within another site collection in sharepoint 2007 and if we can have then whats the advantage and if we cant do it then why not.
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Get-SPWeb: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I'm having issue with Get-SPWeb: I did everything suggested at Error - Get-SPWeb in Powershell but still not working. weird thing is: it worked before. Did MS change something? the account i ...
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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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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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Site Collections <target user> is a member of

There is already a webpart for this but it shows subsites etc, which is not the requirement. What I need is a webpart that will list the Site collections a target user is a member of, and it must be ...
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User groups at the site level

I have a created two side by side sites, A and B, and wanted to create a group in site A and another unrelated group in site B. But then discovered that in the page "A > People and Groups > All ...
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Cannot delete orphaned Sharepoint 2007 site

I have a site collection that is listed in Central Admin > Application Management > Site Collection list. When I click on the link there, no details are shown on the right hand side. The site ...
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Creating a site in the root of the web application with same name as managed path

I am quite new to MOSS. I have created a site collection at the root of the web application and created new site named as "sites". So the URL for the newly created site reads as ...
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Powershell (or sts command) for moving SC databases

I have 5 sc in 1 database (Database1). (Databases have been created for each sc). Now the task is to move 4 of the sc database from Database1 and put them into different database (where they belong). ...
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Move an existing Site Collection to a new Content Database

We have 5 Content DBs for a Web Application which has 50+ Site Collections. I want to move an existing Site Collection from one content DB to another. Is that possible, if so how ?
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Automating Site Collection Creation

I have a need to allow non farm administrators to be able to create site collections using a very specific site definition. These people will not have access to central admin and so require a custom ...
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What is the best practice to duplicate a site collection?

I have a site collection, that contains sub-sites and other list that have different level permissions. If I use the "Save as template" I don't obtain a satisfied result, because template loses the ...
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Site Collection Limitations

Is it possible to have multiple content DB for a site collection? If so how to link the content DB?
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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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Office 365 “sites” vs. “teams” managed path when creating a site collection

In Office 365 when you create a new site collection, the Web Site Address gives you the option to choose to create your site collection under "sites" or "teams". What is the difference and why would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to Find Template Name that has been used while creating a new Site Collection

I have like tens of custom Site definitions, so when I try to create a new site collection I select a template name, let say "ABCD 2020 DEVELOPMENT ISSUE SOLVED" and create a new site based on this ...
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alternative to import/export sharepoint 2007

I am trying to export a site with subsites to a new site collection but because I am using hundred of custom features, lists, master pages & relative sharepoint things, I am getting many expection ...
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Sharepoint Sites

I am a developer and I have set up a Sharepoint test environment with WSS3 and created a few sites, lists and folders. I am a little confused about managing Sharepoint Sites from the Sharepoint web ...
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PowerShell to iterate through all SharePoint Lists

Is it possible to iterate through all the lists in a site collections and create a folder name "Test" using PowerShell? Fine Regards
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How to detect when user goes from one site collection to another in the same web application?

I have a several site collections in the same web application and I need to handle events when user goes from one site collection to another. I need it for specific actions, like setting "lcid" cookie ...
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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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Error 403 Forbidden - when a site collection is locked as readonly

I got an an error 403 Forbidden when I browse a site collection that I set to readonly (locked). MOSS 2007 without SP2. Is it related to SP2 installation ?
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Is it possible in MOSS to have every newly created site collection only search within the site collection?

Is there a configuration setting or anything that could be done so that when a newly created site collection can only search within itself and nothing outside of that scope? All those site collections ...
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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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Edit default Pagelayout on feature activation

My site is in SharePoint 2010. I want to edit the content of PageFromDocLayout.aspx default page layout on feature activation. My feature is on site collection level. I want to change the ...