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

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New Site Collection isn't secure (i.e. SSL) like our other

I created a web app (sharepoint2.xyz.com), then extended it (AAM) to sharepoint.xyz.com. I also created a Site Collection called sharepoint2.xyz.com with our subsites under that (to mimic our 2007 ...
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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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new install > website is not comming after adding ups

I followed microsoft step by step process on adding "user profile service app", did the very last step as well. iisreset. Now the web application's site collection is not comming Also, user profile ...
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Reusable content across site collection for rich text editor

Is it possible to have access to the root site collection's Reusable Content list in all its web sites? If not, how do you add the list to a web site? I'm trying to put some common UI elements in this ...
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WPF how to get site collection from SharePoint?

This is my first post on this forum, so hello everyone. On Site Settings->Site Collection Administration->Site Hierarchy there is list of sites created on SharePoint. I would like to get this list to ...
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Newly created site collection only available on one WFE

In our farm setup we have multiple WFE servers, these are server 21 and server 31. When i create a new web application to run on port 84, and then i create a new site collection, i can access this ...
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Advanced Search button, Create Page, Modify Pages Library Setting are missing from one SharePoint Site Collection

In my Share Point 2007 server farm there is more than 150+ site Collections are created but in one SharePoint Site Collection there is some problem from this evening: Advanced Search button is ...
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Translation for non-supported site collection templates

I installed Polish language pack for Sharepoint, but unfortunately blog sites are not supported. Is there any way to provide translations for particular site collection templates, which are not ...
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How can I list the site collections under a given url path?

Given a path, e.g. http://sp2010/departments/, how can you get a list of site collections that are underneath it (which have been created through the central administration site)? Basically want to ...
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Creating a site collection in Central Admin's Web Application

Is it a bad practice to create a site collection in Central Administration's web application? Since it can only be created through PowerShell (not through the UI), it makes me think there is probably ...
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Is Data Purged when a site is removed?

So I have been asked the following question: When a site collection or one of it's web sites are deleted, is this data purged from the database, or is this data otherwise marked as deleted but kept ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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How can you fix a site with duplicate (mirrored) document libraries? [closed]

I have a site with 2 document libraries that are identical. When I change one the other is updated. When I add a document to one it is added to the other. This site collection was created from a site ...
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Exporting document library and importing on another site collection messes up the tagged columns

I have several document libraries on a site. I have created a new site collection to host these libraries. so I export these libraries via Central Admin and then import them via Powershell and they ...
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Unauthorized access exception when trying to create site collection with fba site collection administrator user?

The following code is used for site collection creation, the code is fine and it is working with no problems with site collection administrator (windows account) . I tried to add fba user to the site ...
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Site template including subsites?

I want to define a site structure : Root Site Subsite A Subsite A.1 Subsite B Subsite B.1 Subsite B.2 How to save it as a template to reuse it later ? I tried the save as template ...
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Managing Links inside my SharePoint web application.how to force automatic links update cross-site collections

I am confused about how hyper-links works inside SharePoint web applications. I have this case in my current project:- I have two enterprise wiki Site collections; site collection A (SC A) and site ...
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Insert links to existing wiki pages using the Page>>Insert tab

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and when I want to add links to existing wiki pages I find multiple approaches:- Using the double brackets [[WikiPageName]] Using the “Insert ...
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WebParts from a SharePoint 2010 Solution in SharePoint 2013 (Save site as template)

I deployed a SP2010 solution in SP2013. It was deployed in the 14 hive, as expected. Then i created webpart pages in my site collection and added those SP2010 webparts. After I created all my pages, I ...
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Missing Site collection when attaching a content database

We have a problem with a single site on our SharePoint and need to restore it from last weeks backups What I am trying to do, it to restore the content database from last week, attach this to a ...
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how to allow users without “”Add and Customize Pages“ permission,” to add webparts .

I am running into a problem inside my enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint server 2013.The problem is that contributor users are not allowed to add web parts to the web pages. and they ...
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When site opened, get pop-up

I have a site collection in Sharepoint Designer 2013. When my homepage opened, I want to get a pop-up. The pop-up is a image. It isn't a webpage. How can do this? Is there such a thing?
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same left navigation bar at all site collection

Can I have the same left navigation bar at SharePoint 2013 on all the subsites and site collections? If it's not possible, can I do it with the navigation bar/Banner? I'd like to use the same ...
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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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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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Cross-Site Collection List Copying (Same Domain) in Sharepoint 2013

My case is a bit specific; I need some kind of list item function that will allow the copying of a list item from an intranet site to an external site (two different site collections), and if the item ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to move a publishing site collection to a sub site

I am working on SharePoint 2013 web application. I have a site collection of type publishing-->enterprise wiki. I read on this link that moving a site collection to be a subsite is not possible ...
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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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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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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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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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SPSite.Usage.Storage seems incorrect for some SCs

I am seeing weird results from getting the Usage.Storage data from some site collections. For one site in particular it is returning 0.04GB. A subsite within this site collection is returning 2.56GB. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection creation from a custom web service

I am trying to create a site collection via code, from a webservice. The code is as follows: try { String Url = String.Empty; ...
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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 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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siteCollections organization and hierarchy display sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint Site called ProxymGroup which has multiple affiliates and departments. I created the webApplication and added 2 managed Paths of type WildCard called Affiliates and Departments. ...
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Primare SiteCollection Administrator missing privileges?

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 ...
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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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Getting Site Collection admin email address if ReadOnly enabled

I have a site collection which is in read only state. I need to get Site Collection administrator's email address. I've tried to use elevated privileges, but still get "Attempted to perform an ...
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Obtaining a reference to a MMT with different site collections but same web applications

I have a site that has many site collections in the same web application. I am wanting to obtain a reference for a Managed Meta data term, will I have to obtain a reference for each site collection or ...
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How to know which site collections a user has access?

I have a web part that needs to identify the site collections the logged-in user has access to. Can Search help with this? Are there better options for me aside from: The web part looping through ...
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Unexpected error even before login prompt

I have a web application with 8 site collections, each with their own database. I'm getting a strange error when trying to open 3 of them, but only when trying to go directly to them in a new browser ...
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Prevent parent site calendar from being updated when subsites schedule meetings

I have a site collection (2013) with a main site and a subsite for each department. Each site contains a calendar and the subsites are responsible for updating them. How do I prevent the main site ...
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Content Search Web part to other Site collection

I need to create a Content Search Web part restricted to a specific URL. I have to show the documents from a list in an other site collection. Is it possible? I'm trying but I do not see results.
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Create site collection from REST Api

I have read guides like http://sharepointryan.com/2013/09/10/create-a-sharepoint-site-spweb-using-rest-in-spd-2013-workflow/ but that is to help create a subsite and not the actual site collection. ...
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Move site collection inside SharePoint Online

Is it possible to move a site collection from http://randomcompany.sharepoint.com/sites/newsite to http://randomcompany.sharepoint.com ? Current production environment are located at ...
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Site Collection second-level

I am using SharePoint 2013, is it possible to create a Second-level site collection by Powershell? I mean, a Site Collection (not substite) child of another Site-Collection.