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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Copy files between site collections

Following is my code (Console Application) which I am using to copy a file from a site collection to anohter. When I run the code again it says a file with name .. already exists in Style library but ...
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What do these icons mean for Sharepoint sites?

I am working within a Sharepoint site that has a bunch of sub-sites, and trying to create my own sub-site. The other sub-sites have some standard sub-navigations like "Announcements", "Calendar", ...
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My tasks / my documents are missing on My Site

It seems like I'm missing my tasks / my documents on my personal My Site. I've been investigating this problem for some time now and it seems like each user do not get their own site collection ...
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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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Missing default.aspx when creating site-collection from web template - 404

I have a custom web template that I use to create a new site-collection. I get the success message, but when I continue to site/default.aspx I get a 404 "The page you're looking for doesn't exist.". I ...
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Loop though subsites and get all Property Bags - jQuery deferred issue

I'm trying to loop through all subsites under a site collection, get a Property Bag per site and push all the gathered results into an array. I'm having trouble checking if all the jQuery promises ...
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SP13: Calendar Permission Groups

I have a calendar that I created in SP13. I would like to add others from a different site collection to the calendar. However, when I go to list settings > permissions that particular group name ...
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Custom WebParts that depend on custom lists

I have a web scoped feature that creates List instances based on list-Definitions and i want these lists to be created in a sub-site. I'm running into the issue that the custom web-parts that use ...
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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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Performance with a large number of sites in a sitecollection

In the sharepoint 2010 capacity planning document there is a supported limit of 250000 sites per sitecollection. There is however the following note in the document for this limit: Deleting or ...
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Opening a newly created site collection with SharePoint Designer 2010

I don't know what I'm doing wrong but I can't seem to open my newly created site collection in SPD 2010. I created the site in Central Administration but when I open SPD and click "Open Site", it ...
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SPUser have logon into Site Collection?

Possible to loop through all Site Collection Users and check if they have ever logon into the Site Collection and when? db table dbo.UserInfo tokens info can be useful? this script can retrieve the ...
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Can not display a site collection after creating it

i have created a new site collection of type team site inside SharePoint 2013. it took around 50 minutes till it creates the site collection and i got the folloiwng page:- Central Administration : ...
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Programmatically checking if a site collection already exists before creating a new one.

I have created a visual webpart that creates site collections programmatically. It works through SelfServiceCreateSite and does its job flawlessly but for one thing. I need to check if the site ...
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User added to a group that have Contribute permision, is not granted a contribute permision

I did the following:- I create a new web application that uses NTL windows authentication. Inside this web application I have created a new wildcard managed path named “DiscussionForum”. Inside the ...
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Can't display new site collection

I'm going through the steps to create a site collection but after I created it, I can't access it via "intranet.contoso.com". I keep getting the error "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". ...
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New created site collection, is visible in Central Admin, but dont work in the browser, and is not visible in IIS7

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have created a new site collection, but it dont work. I dont see it in IIS. But it it is available in Central Admin. I have did a IISreset, but it doesnt work! Someone ...
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How can I backup and restore a site collection in SP2010?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal. I have a farm, with inside of it some site collections. One of these site collections ok. I would like to create a new site collection and restore a backup of the old ...
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MOSS 2007 authenticating users only from a single AD group

I have an AD group called "internal users" which has read-only access to the whole root site for my site collection. Everyone is fine with the access, as long as I don't move them out from this group ...
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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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Root Site on New Web Application Can't be browsed to

Testing box is SharePoint 2010 Standard, single box install, local SQL. Default Web Application works fine. I've created a new web app, create a root site collection for it and no joy. I've tried / ...
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Site Page Logo will not update from default

I have been working on a page and I had set it up to inherit from the parent, however when the page displays in the browser you can quickly view the new logo then the page reverts to the SharePoint ...
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Get the Top level Site URL without SpContext.Current.Site.URL

I am trying to get the top lever site URL in my timer job. Right now, I am using SPContext.Current.Site.Url which is giving an error. Please let me know how do I get the top level Site URL being in a ...
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Web Application/Site collection can't displaying Problem

I created a new web application. I try to restore a site collection from a backup. It finished succesfully but when I type the url This page can't be displayed occurs. I think the problem is about ...
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Setting up Sharepoint for Corporate departments

If you have various departments like Human Resources, Operations, Marketing, etc. what is the best way to setup Sharepoint to accommodate each department? Should each department have a subsite of ...
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Show Web Info across different Site Collections

I'd like to Show List Info in http://goSiteABC from http:goSiteXYZ; using webservice or Javascript Model if possible Or Show an iFrame web page in http://goSiteABC from http:goSiteXYZ The ...
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Custom Permission Level Using Powershell For Subsite

I am doing the following using powershell. I am creating a site collection with 4 subsites and 5 custom groups. Site Collection : Parent Child Site : One Child Site : Two Child Site : Three There ...
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TargetInvocationException sitecollection “no access” quota

I am getting this error: + CategoryInfo: NotSpecified: (:) [CheckSiteCollection], TargetInvocationException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException,CheckSiteCollection ...
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Creating a site programmatically - folder does not exist on server

I'm trying to create a site programmatically using a console application, but have been getting an exception whenever I try to add a new SPWeb "The folder that would hold URL'/sites/[sitename]' does ...
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Best way to delete a a sitecollection column

I have a site column that was created some time ago, and that column was added to a content type. Then many lists were created using that content type. Later they decided that field should not exist ...
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Store cross site collection data

Is there a way to store data (strings, maybe xml) in SharePoint that can be accessible to all the site collections in a web application?
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Error While Creating Site Collection

I am creating Site Collection with Team Site Template. When I tried to create it shows me error that The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist. Note : ...
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How a Workflow can pass a list item through a site collection hierarchy

I have a site hierarchy like this: p c1 c2 I want to create a workflow to process a list item in c1 and under some conditions pass it to another list in c2 or as a workflow variable in p. ...
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Create new site from dropdown with webtemplates

I am newbee Sharepoint developer, so forgive me if this is a silly question. I want to create subsites on a sitecollection. I have by code limited the available webtemplates for the subsites to two ...
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Custom Web Part to get all Reminders for SPUser from Project server

It's been tough finding good material on Project Server/SharePoint integration from a development standpoint. What I'd like to do is create a web part that can be deployed to any sharepoint site, ...
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Root Site collection is missing on restoration of SharePoint Backup File

3 to 4 document library's got accidently deleted. I restored the content DB however, after restoration I encountered the following issue: Root site collection ("/") not available on the restoration. ...
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Site Collections having hundred of top level Sites

Is it a good practice to have hundreds of Top level Sites within a Site Collection, or to have each site collection for each Top Level Site within SharePoint 2007. we recently planned to move Top ...
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Site Features in Sub Webs Confusion

Very Basic but confusing question. I see we have three types of features, Web Application Features Site Collection Features Site Features Now I know that Web application features belong to web ...
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Sharepoint Application and seperate site collection

We have one site collection with several departmental sites within. The DB is approx 60G at the moment. Using SP2010 sp1. I'm now adding an application which consists of several tasks and several ...
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Site Collection Confusion Sharepoint 2007

I am bit confused with Site Collection concept in Sharepoint 2007, So when we deploy/develop a new sharepoint, do we must have to have a root site collection and then we will create sub - site ...