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

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Change view (columns) for Pages, Documents, Images libraries for entire site collection

I want to change the current views (when you go to, for example, "Site Content > Pages") on Pages, Documents, Images libraries with a new set of columns so that all 100+ subsites in my site collection ...
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Backup site SharePoint 2013

I have web app, call it Company, on one of it's site collections I have a site, call it IT. I need to take IT site and make it as new site collection. I read here, SharePoint 2013 - restore a single ...
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Using JSOM to get information from host web error “The collection has not been initialized”

I'm using the following code part to access the host web from a sharepoint add-in : var ctx = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var factory = new SP.ProxyWebRequestExecutorFactory(this.appWebUrl); ctx....
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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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Sharepoint Online - Maximum number of subsites within single site collection

According to our project requirements, We need to create more than 2000 subsites under single site collection in SharePoint online (Office 365). MSDN article says that you can create Up to 2,000 ...
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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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Quick Links for global navigation

In our SharePoint we have a global navigation that is shared across all site collections on the top of each page. On a team site level we'd like to use Quick launch navigation (i.e. the navigation on ...
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How to move Site Collection to different Path in same Web Application?

I know the process involves backing up the site collection. And restoring it afterwards. I'm looking for specific steps on the restore process. I have a site collection at the root of a web ...
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Error while iterating list

I tried this: var itemArray = []; var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var oList = clientContext.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle('FlexMasterList'); var oListItem; ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Online, how do I run getSubwebsFilteredForCurrentUser on sibling site collections and display in a single page?

The page containing the results belongs to one of the sibling sites and I would like to be able to loop through the site collections dynamically without providing a list of collections first.
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Accessing other site collections with AppContextSite

I am developing a Sharepoint Hosted app that needs to access some data from 3 site collections. var appctx = new SP.ClientContext(appweburl); var factory = new SP.ProxyWebRequestExecutorFactory(...
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Configuring Co-Authoring in SharePoint 2013 site collection?

How do I configure Configuring Co-Authoring for SharePoint 2013 site collection for MS Word or Excel documents?
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SharePoint 2013 SiteCollection creation error

I tried to create a new site collection for my web application and came through this error. We recently created a new content database, does it has to do something with that? Do I have to make any ...
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Site Collection cannot access by Site Administrator

I am creating web application on port 80 with host header beta.xxx.com with DOMAIN\spadmin account with Allow Anonymous access. Then I create site collection. Everything goes correct. Now when I try ...
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Copy structure site collection

I currently own a site collection with many sites children. One of the subsites acts as a template the rest. Request: Create a new site collection with the same structure of content types and site ...
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Can I split off a group of sharepoint pages/sections for a business line that got sold to a new company?

Recently a business line was purchased from my company and now will be spun off. The new company that bought them is smaller and does not have SharePoint (yet?). Is there a way to isolate their ...
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Add a user with full control rights on multiple site collections from one import csv

I have aa Excel sheet which have multiple site collection sites (around 600) of same web application. I want to add a user with full control rights on all the site collections from Excel sheet. My ...
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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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creating site collections using SharePoint management shell 2013

I am creating Site Collections for Testing SharePoint. I am using Host Named Site Collection to do that instead of the path based site collection addressing. For that Got a reference to the HNSC ...
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Powershell find applications site collection is using

Is there a way in powershell to find out what Service Apps a site collection is using. Having some trouble with a site collection that was created when we had a faulty Search Service app, created a ...
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Provisioning site collections with SharePoint Hosted App

I referred to the Office Dev PnP code on Github to create Site Collection in my O365 environment. This code uses CSOM to create site collections as a provider hosted app hosted on Azure platform. ...
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Upgrading site collection to SharePoint 2013 taking long time

I m upgrading a site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. Content DB size is 50GB and the upgrade job is running for more than 12 hours now. Is this normal? The upgrade status page is ...
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This page can't be displayed Error

I am a Site Collection Administrator on our site. All of a sudden I can't access our SharePoint portal, https://portal..... I get "This page can't be displayed" error. I can however access or ...
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Site Collection lagging

We have this process wherein when someone creates a new entry in an external system, a job kicks in and automatically creates a new site in one of our site collection. This is mandated and cannot be ...
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SharePoint online library shared to parent site cannot click folders or add/delete files

I have a library web part I saved and uploaded to my site gallery in sharepoint online, then used that web part on my parent site in the same collection to display the library, which works great! Now, ...
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Move files to another site collection and retain version history

We are creating a new site collection and migrating content from the old site. The problem is we need to retain version history for files. We have global admin access, but no access to the server ...
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Host Named Site Collections with own Content DB, and problems (Top Nav Bar, and force to log on always)

This is the scenario: All Site Collections have their own Content Database Site Collection A is Root Site Collection (created directly under Web Application = has exact same url as Web Application ...
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Site creation error

While create a new subsite within a site collection (from the browser), I get this error: The url 'Pages/default.aspx' is invalid. it may refer to a nonexistent file or folder or refer to a valid ...
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Share files between site collection in Sharepoint 2010

I have 3 sites collection: Main Portal (doc Library: Invoices (Field -> Assigned to: )), Site_Spain(doc Library: Invoices_SP), Site_USA(doc Library: Invoices_USA) When for all document in the main ...
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Retrieve toplevel site's subsites using REST _api

I'm currently working on an iOS app which uses _api-services to retrieve data stored in documents libraries of a SharePoint Online. Consuming _api/web/Lists/ works well so far. At the moment the REST ...
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SharePoint REST API call not responding

Working on a project where we are creating a new Site Collection for a department. We are new to SharePoint. During our testing we created a Site Collection called Test. I came to realize that the ...
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Restore deleted web application in SharePoint 2013

I have one web application on port 6666. But by mistake that web application got deleted and now i want to recover that web application along with the site collection which was there on 6666 port web ...
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Can one webpart access from multiple sites?

I am trying out same SharePoint examples . we are deploying the script part with the "clientId" and add the clientId , "secretcode" in web.config of the web part.so for each web part can only have one ...
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How to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online

I'm using Tenant.GetDeletedSiteProperties method to find deleted Site Collections. Is there any other way to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online (without using SharePoint Online ...
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What is the REST endpoint URL to get list of site collections?

If I go to SharePoint 2013 site, click on Admin -> SharePoint, you will see a list of site collections (the link is https://somename-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/SiteCollections.aspx) What ...
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Creating a site collection doesn't seem to accept the template

I'm creating a site collection and trying to apply a template to it Here is the code: $Siteurl = "http://myserver:8010/sites/sitex5" New-SPSite $Siteurl -OwnerAlias "mydomain\sp2k13admin" -Name "...
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Change Composed Look on muliple Site Collections

I need to create 100+ site collections in SP2013. I have a PowerShell script and XML file to achieve this (and is working). However, marketing want to brand and change the look of the Team Sites - I'...
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why Search Schema inside a site collection will be showing properties from other site collections

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013. and i have one web application and 6 site collections. now i went to a site collection , which is of type "Enterprise Wiki" , then i navigate to "Site Setting"...
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Displaying a library on a different site (same collection) in SP2013

On my root site, I have a Document Library which contains a lot of important documents. For this Library, on its owning site I can create a webpart which views the folders and items in a nice manner. ...
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Where is the “Style Library” folder in SharePoint Online?

I have a site collection at the following location: www.example.sharepoint.com/SiteCollection/. My understanding is that the Style Library should be located at www.example.sharepoint.com/...
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How to find if a site collection is deleted

I used Get-SPDeletedSite command to find the deleted Site Collections. It returns Site Collection deleted from UI but it is not listing Site Collections deleted using Remove-SPSite command. Can ...
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Messed up columns and forms after adding from existing site columns

I'm very new to SharePoint and have a stupidly high level of access to a site built for our team (dangerous!). Apologies if this is a duplicate question however I haven't been able to find a ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

I have a fresh SharePoint 2013 on 2008r2 installation. I create a new web application with default settings but instead of the default public url, I enter http://qwe: I go on to create a site ...
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Import-SPWeb Into Host Named Site Collection

I have made a backup of a SharePoint Site using Export-SPWeb. I have also added a new Host Named Site Collection and I would like to Import the Site into this newly created Host Named Site Collection. ...
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Point Host Name Site Collection To Internet

Can you make a site collection available through the internet? Any good guides to getting them pointed externally? Is it possible to have a site collection that is available through different URLs ...
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Evaluation Site Collection upgrade URL

I performed an evaluation site collection upgrade on my migrated 2010 site collection. The process completed but I am not able to browser my evaluation upgraded site collection. My site collection is ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution' Sharepoint 2013

My machine shutdown when I was taking the solution backup. Then I started, I coudn't deploy the solution code from visual studio saying Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': <nativehr&...
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Only me and admin able to access sharepoint site

My site has one library and various folders in it which are given access through various groups and different permission level. Yesterday I got to encounter this scenario that no user from any group ...
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Cannot delete site collection in Central Administration

I had created a site collection. But there is a problem of web-frontend server (I did not know when I created the site), so the page is always in processing. After waiting 40 mins, I closed the page. ...
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Powershell - Delete / remove all site collection under a spesific managed path

I've created a managed path for my team sites - called "workspaces". All team sites Have been created under the same managed path. ex: http://awesome.com/workspaces/teamsite1 http://awesome.com/...