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

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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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I am moving a site collection from one farm to another

I have been working on this for a few weeks now. I have tried many things but just can seem to get things to work correctly. I am trying to move a site collection from one farm to another. The source ...
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Remote Blob Storage and MaxSiteCollection in Sharepoint 2010

looking online I found tons of material on Remote Blob Storage so I finally realise my content "redirect" on file system. My question is very simple: in every tutorial I found the created DB has ...
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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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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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Error when applying custom webtemplate to a sitecollection

I have created a webtemplate from an existing sitecollection by using(save as template). I then imported this template to VS and changed some things in Elements.xml and onet. Now when I try to apply ...
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unable to change site collection administrator after sharepoint 2010 to 2010 migration using content db

I used content db approach for migrating sharepoint 2010 from one server to another. 1.i created new web application on target server. 2.Installed all WSP's on target server. 3. ...
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Overview of all project sites in Office 365

There is a requirement to have a high level overview of all project sites within our Sharepoint / Office 365 environment. Currently projects exist across 5 site collections, with each site collection ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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How to set SiteMapDataSource StartingNodeUrl

I've a SharePoint Web application in which I've two site collections, Now I've taken a telerik OrgChart Control and an ASP SiteMapDataSource like this in a web part <telerik:RadOrgChart ...
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Approaches to managing PowerShell for every day menial tasks

PowerShell is a very powerful tool to handle many aspects of a SharePoint farm. On the one hand there is the set of commands typically used by the administrators of the infrastructure. These people ...
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Organization Concept Design

Say I have an organization structured like so... -- Root Host ---- Group A ------ Project of A as P1 --------- Sub Project of P1 as SP1 ----------- Sub Project of SP1 as SSP1 ----------- Sub ...
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Manage content and structure is missing from Site Actions Menu items in 2010

My menu item "Manage Content and Structure " is not present in the Site Actions Menu, after some google research i found that there are 2 features that need to be activated for this item to show up. I ...
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Get-SPSite fails to return all site collections for a content database

I have 3 content databases spread over 2 servers (A & B) called: A1 B1 B2 I wanted to move a site collection from A1 to B1. As they are on different servers, I backed up, removed the site and ...
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Backup and Restore Sitecollection: users on target machine not existing

I backed up a sitecollection from Server A and restored that sitecollection to server B using stsadm backup and stsadm restore. Before the backup I removed the users from the sitecollection user ...
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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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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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Item has already been added. Key in dictionary: 'Date_Date' Key being added: 'Date_Date'

How do I resolved the error in SharePoint 2010: Item has already been added. Key in dictionary: 'Date_Date' Key being added: 'Date_Date' I get this when I try to add a calculated column in site ...
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People or group type columns are not displaying values

I have a list where columns that are people or group type do not display any values. Only users with Site Collection Administration access can see the values. Users with contribute access can't see ...
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SharePoint Online Tenant Client issue when delete a site collection OR restore a site collection

Please follow below scenario using your browser: ( I tried in IE and Firefox) Go to http://-admin.SharePoint.com Login as administrator Try to delete a site collection Note: You can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hostnamed SiteCollections with same edit zone url?

In SharePoint 2013 we are creating farm for multi-language publishing presentation. Each language (country) will be in separate SiteCollection. Is it possible by using hostname based sitecollections ...
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SP2010: Sitecollection not available, Subsite available

I have been reading here a lot and also found a few solutions for my problems. But now I have a problem and I haven't found anything similar to our problem. We have a sharepoint 2010 sitecollection ...
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Sharepoint search setting page throws error

I am getting generic error while trying to change setting in default search settings page "*/_layouts/enhancedSearch.aspx" Error The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in ...
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Limit subsite access only for default zone

I have a site collection that has a subsite. This site has two zone: default (internal) and internet. I want that the site collection is accessible ever, but the subsite only in the default. Is it ...
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External Customer site - Design choice (from SP2010 to SP2013 or SP-Online)

Our company is moving our external customer site, from SP2010 to SP2013 or SP online. Requirements from our Company. We need to access all customer sites from a start page. A customer should only ...
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Top Level Site page not found

I'm trying to make a site collection. When I create one and give it a host header, the URL for the top site it gives me after creating the site collection never works. When I visit the URL, it says ...
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Branding per site collection with same feature

I have 2 site collections. I am using same feature to deploy branding. Is there a way that i can deploy my solution in one site collection without affecting the another one ? Except creating new ...
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Leveraging Powershell to Backup MySites

Looking to backup the MySites that i have in my 2010 farm on a regular basis so that we can hold on to them incase they contain content in them that might be needed after a user leaves... Any way to ...
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User was removed from site collection admin

My form is using People Picker control and event receiver to add users to a People/Group field. There's a problem with a user. First I added him to site collection admins, then using the form above ...
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2013, create site collection from wsp template?

How do I create a new site collection from a SharePoint 2013 using a wsp template file as the template for the root site? I've tried creating a new site collection and selecting "select template ...