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

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Powershell Script to generate site collection administrators, site URL, Site Name,Members in the group named 'owners'

I have a requirement currently to generate all the Sharepoint site in a Web application with the following information: Site URL Site Name Site Collection Administors : ID or name Members in the group ...
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Managing my URL for my 2013 SharePoint site

I am reading about SharePoint 2013, but I got confused on what are the major differences when building the following in respect to the URL that will be produced:- Site Site Collection Sub sites ...
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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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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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Does Backup / Restore of a root site collection url include other site collection contents

I have a question regarding multiple site collections in a single web application. Take the following structure; http://www.site.com (Root site collection) http://www.site.com/sites/subsiteA (First ...
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Getting Web Template Not Found error while importing

I am importing a exported site with several sub-sites to a new Site Collection of its Own but getting following error Start Time: 8/9/2012 9:32:31 AM. Progress: Initializing Import. ...
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Display a list of subsites?

Is it possible to display a clickable, self-updating list of subsites on the top-level site? Also, is it possible to further sort the list according to the subsite category? if it is, how can you ...
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Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection and it's content database

Should I use Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection with it's content database? Dont both of them backs up with it's content database?
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Issues

I recently performed a database attach upgrade from a SharePoint 2003 system to SharePoint 2007, then up to SharePoint 2010. Everything is running well, for the most part. But one of our biggest ...
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Look & Feel - Pagelayouts and Site Templates

I recently ran into a rather unfortunate assignment. It regards the selection of pagelayouts and sitetemplates which subsites should be able to use. As I'm supposed to change this for 20+ site ...
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Setting up RBS for 2nd Site Collection

Few days ago I follow Microsoft's article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx) on Setting up RBS for SP2010. It's all working fine for the Sales Site collection. Now, Legal ...
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Recommended Site Collection Size and Recycle Bin Setting

I'm working in the SharePoint Online - Dedicated environment. Based on some documentation that I have read concerning limitations of Web Applications, Content Database sizes I've gathered the ...
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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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What is the difference between site collection subsites and rootweb subsites?

If I create site collection at http://server/sitecollection and if i create 3 sites: http://server/sitecollection/site1 http://server/sitecollection/site2 ...
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How to provide navigation with multpli site collections and site collections as sub sites?

We have split up a site with a massive amount of sub sites into some site collections and in the URL hierarchy some sub sites are site collections, i.e: top level -> Site collection 1 | SC2 | SC3 ...
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Publishing feature in Sharepoint 2010: Groups

Someone told me a while ago that it isn't recommended to delete the groups that are created when activating the publishing feature on sitecollection-level. Anyone who has an idea why? I'd like to keep ...
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How can I tell if I have a site collection?

I'm trying to use InfoPath from my local PC, with my SharePoint 2010 site located on a remote server. I have all the admin privileges you could imaging, having built the remote server, so I should be ...
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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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Unable to delete group without being site collection administrator

I have a Sharepoint Group (SPGroup1) whose owner is User1. User1 has full control over the root web site (and all its sub-sites), however it is not a site collection administrator. When I log in as ...
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Web Apps, Site Collections and Webs

in our organisation we use wss 3.0 for out intranet. SharePoint usage has grown in recent months and the intranet itself is great. It consists of: 1 WFE; 1 SQL; 1 WebApp; 1 Root Site Collection; We ...
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Specific content datatbase for a site collection

We have two content databases in a webapplication. We would like to have a site collection in a content database (Content_DB1) and rest of the site collection should be created in the another content ...
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Which site template to use for embedding existing applications?

I'm currently going through the SharePoint Planning and Architecture documentation, planning a SharePoint installation. I'm on the section "Determine Sites and Subsites". One of the things suggested ...
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Remove Orphans site collections inside my content database raised the following:- Exception calling “Repair” with “1” argument(s)

I run the product configuration wizard on my SharePoint server 2013, after a hot fix installation:- psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -force but i received the following exceptions, ...
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How to display all the site collections on a page?

I need to display all the website from a given web application (sites.inside.ml) to users. Are the following steps correct? Create a page Drop a CEWP (content editor web part) Create a jQuery based ...
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One site sollection with many libraries vs. many site collections with one library each

At the moment we have a list on a global site collection (with about 200 entries). These items represent countries (simplified) - so it's not that often, that new items have to be added or old itmes ...
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Creating a copy of site collection for testing/development SharePoint Online

Is there a way to copy my current site collection in order to use that copy as a testing environment in SharePoint Online?
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Recreate the /portals/community site

We deleted the domain.sharepoint.com/portals/community Site Collection. How do we recreate it?
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Page can not be displayed Error after Creating Site Collection in SP 2010

Am working on SP 2010. I created a site collection and when I navigate to the site (http://srvr1:333/sites/demo) I am getting error This page can't be displayed Where exactly I need to check for ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Disclaimer Popup Request

I'm searching for a solution with third party web parts, but at this time I don't find anything that is aligned with my search. The target: When a user login in to the portal (link to home or link ...
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Change URL on private site collection Office 365 [duplicate]

My task is to change URL of internal site collection in SharePoint Online. The situation is such: it was configured with one domain (DomainA), and now all site collections are: ...
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Creating a Host Named Site Collection with a Managed Path

I am attempting to create a Site Collection that appears as a managed path. Here is the scenario: I have a company that is in many regions and I have a toplevel portal for them - finance. the HNSC is ...
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SharePoint 2013 -creating site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template fails

Wondering whether anyone can shed any light as to how to troubleshoot this issue. I can't seem to create a new site collection with CMSPUBLISHING#0 template - command shown below. Running into this ...
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OOTB Site Collection Map WebPart SharePoint 2010

Is there any OOTB web part in SharePoint that can pull out the list of all Site Collections present in the Web Application? I have multiple site collections under my domain. ...
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propogate item added in announcement list in site collection to all sub sites' announcement list

In my site collection i have an announcement list. and in my site collection some 600+ sub sites exist. sharepoint admin uploads an announcement into this rootweb's announcement list. now is there ...
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Can I change my public site collection into a 'normal' site collection?

My xxxx-public.sharepoint.com has very limited features compared to my other site collections that are not public. I have spent a while working on the public website but now I need access to features ...
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Adding Site Collection Owners

I'm trying to add an account to the site collection owners on users personal sites. I'm using the following: User spUser = null; using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteURL)) { ...
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I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do

I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do with the foreach statement , please advice on my below script, i do not want to call onsuccess ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to add a site collection tempalte to the central administration?

I am trying to create a site collection template and put it in the "custom" tab in the central administration. In this way whenever i want to create a new site collection i will be able to choose my ...
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Site collection REST API

I would like to know how to access a list of sites with the ListData.svc REST API. Thanks.
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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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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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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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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 ...