SPWeb is a single website in SharePoint residing in a Site Collection (SPSite).

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Error passing spweb and splist variables as function parameters

I need to pass SPWeb an SPList as function parameters: string check(SPWeb web1, SPList splist1){} Yet, web1.Title, splist1.Title throws errors: There is no Web named "/http://DevSite". Is ...
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Best practice for re-using the SPWeb object across code layers/services

I have several services that use the SPWeb object. These services are called to perform various functions, sometimes completely unrelated. i.e. an AuthenticationService uses SPWeb to get information ...
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Determine if object is SPSite or SPWeb

I have a simple question, how to determine with PowerShell if a SharePoint Site is a SPSite object or SPWeb? I get all Site followed by user but some are SPSite.
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How to use the AllowUnsafeUpdates on the LayoutsPageBase in SharePoint 2013?

I am trying create an application page and want to make sure that AllowUnsafeUpdates property is properly used. Please suggest me the proper usage of AllowunsafeUpdates from the following code. I ...
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Code Review Question about disposing

Don't web.Dispose() dispose parent SPSite object? Is it Ok if I do this in web part? { SPSite site = SPContext.Current.Site; using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb(s)) { ...
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When should I set the AllowUnsafeUpdates property? [duplicate]

It mentioned that we should set "AllowUnsafeUpdates" to true, when the web object is not created from the SPContext. However should I still need to set as mentioned below? SPWeb web = ...
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Remove-SPWeb - content database

Does the command Remove-SPWeb remove the web also from the content DB? I have a site collection with 10 webs, the size is around 100GB, I wish to remove some webs and reduce the size of the content ...
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Site.OpenWeb() VS Site.RootWeb()

Just want to clarify between the two: what web variable will hold in both cases: SPWeb web = Site.OpenWeb(); SPWeb web = Site.RootWeb();
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Import-SPWeb error: “The file xxx.cmp does not exist.”

I have a strange issue with Export-SPWeb and Import-SPWeb for SharePoint 2013. I want to export one of my sites, so I type this command: Export-SPWeb https://test.mywebsite.com/site -Path ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search: Get parent web information

I've a search result of different webs and I Need to know to which parent web they belong. Is it possible via search to get Information from the parent object? Thank you Markus
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Updates are currently disallowed on Get requets, Code behind trying to update list item

I am using the below code to get id from url and get list item, then update it. But i am getting an error Updates are currently disallowed on Get requets. To allow updates on a GET , set ...
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How to get the URL of an item's parent web in JavaScript?

Given an absolute URL to an item, like: http://server/sites/mysite/myweb/Lists/MyList/DispForm.aspx?ID=1 or the absolute URL to the item's parent list, like: ...
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Get-SPWeb with a cross domain url throws an excepton

I want to migrate list items held in our dev sharepoint farm to site collection hosted on our live farm. Ok I have RDPed onto the server and I am running ISE as administrator I do another account I ...
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Question on SP 2013 calculation

reguarding this questiong How do i Generate different calculations depending on what item is selected in drop down box? How would I do this calculation? while the calculation for ISDN is = ((len_26 ...
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Export-SPWeb 'These columns don't currently have unique values' fatal error

I'm trying to export some webs via Export-SPWeb in powershell and I'm receiving: FatalError: These columns don't currently have unique values. The webs have been added to SharePoint 2013 but ...
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SPWeb.GetListItem behavior

I am currently trying to retrive a Sharepoint item given it's URL. The URL would be an absolute URL or a relative URL. To achieve this, I am using the SPWeb.GetListItem(string url) method. I observed ...
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SP 2013: Moving subwebs within a site collection

Just wondering if anyone knows a quick solution for moving SPWebs, they need to be structurally moved (So no managed navigation solution) and they contain an SPWeb hierarchy (Export/import is out of ...
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Get a sharepoint web name from sharepoint site

spsite site =new spsite(/sites/gvr/); spweb web=site.openweb(); I'm getting all my subsites here, like /sites/gvr/test1 sites/gvr/test I need only subsite name like test1 or test2. Please let ...
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Get server-relative URL from SP.Web

I'm trying to retrieve a relative url from a SP.Web I get my sp.web from a SP.list with SPWeb test = listNL.ParentWeb; When I try to get the url I got an exception: test.ServerRelativeUrl' ...
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Check if URL is a valid SPWeb in an SPSite

I have a URL and I want to check if it exists as sub-site for a given URL. I have a URL = www.go.com I want to check if = www.go.com has URL = www.go.com/abx or not I have +1000 sub webs, do I ...
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Get SPWeb at all the levels

I have a root site with sites at different levels(depth is unknown). How can I find all the SPWeb objects iterating till the deepest level. will the below code give me desired result ...
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Can't get granular file .bak or .cmp to restore. “Unable to read cabinet info”

I made a granular backup of my site collection into .bak. and now I'm trying to import said file by using Import-SPWeb -identity http:testserver/sites/test -path \\sharedstore\backup.bak I have the ...
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Can't delete SPWeb from PowerShell or C# Object Model

I have a very strange situation - two sub webs were created through some code but it errored out part way through the process and now I am left two webs I can't seem to delete. The strange part is ...
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Uncommitted changes on SPWeb object

In my simple Powershell script, I keep getting an error "Exception calling "ResetRoleInheritance" : There are uncommitted changes on the SPWEb Object, call SPWeb.Update() to commit the cahnges before ...
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What is Site, Web, Site Template and Web Template in SharePoint?

Can anyone please tell me what the difference is between Site and Web in SharePoint. Also what is Site Template and Web Template?
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What is the effect of setting SPWeb.AssociatedOwner/Member/VisitorGroup

I would like to know the effect of setting/changing the value of the SPWeb properties AssociatedOwnerGroup, AssociatedMemberGroup, and AssociatedVisitorGroup - the only effect I can glean is that it ...
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SPWeb dispose after crashing powershell ISE [duplicate]

I built a powershell script that connects to sharepoint and adds items to a list. This script caused the PowerScript ISE editor to stop responding and crash before disposing. The SP server logs ...
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SPWeb.GetList issue on SPContext.Current.Web

When I call SPContext.Current.Site.RootWeb.GetList(someListUrl) I get a System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException, but when I call the same method from a new SPWeb instance, it runs fine - why? // ...
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Is it okay to keep an SPWeb object alive longer than its httprequest?

Scenario (note this is hand written dummy code - might not work :) public class MySuperClass { private static Dictionary<int, MySuperClass> _instances = new Dictionary<int, ...
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AssociatedGroups collection of SPWeb?

I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose of adding an SPGroup to the AssociatedGroups collection (or its respective property bag item) of a site other than the group(s) appearing in the quick ...
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Printing out contents

how can I print out $user["EMail"] from below code snippet cls $web =Get-SPWeb http://wer.com/sites/wooly/ $list=$web.Lists["User Information List"] $user =$list.GetItemById(##) ...
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Error during Import-SPWeb

I am trying to exporting from my developing machine which has a backup of the content database, and importing it back in the production farm. Running: Export-SPWeb -identity http://mysite -Path ...
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SPWeb permissions inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Please consider following scenario: public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { SPWeb web1 = properties.Web; ...
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System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

This error happens on every page of the site. I click on link to open page like http://myportal.com/Lists/List1/ SharePoint open it and in url add smth like AllItems.aspx, so it url looks like ...
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Getting the logged in user given the SPWeb, regardless of elevated priveleges

I have a requirement to be able to always get the logged in user. The object the calling process is going to pass is the spweb. As this is legacy code, I cannot change what the calling processes ...
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SPWeb approvers. Different users for each SPWeb in a site collection

I have created a custom site collection and in this site collection are multiple SPWeb news sites. The news SPWebs are moderated by different groups of users. I want to create a group for each news ...
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Changing language programmatically

I am having some problems in changing the language in SharePoint programmatically. I have two language packs installed on my server (Norwegian and English). If I change the language manually through ...
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How to properly dispose of sp 2007 object in powershell?

First and foremost I've done A LOT of googling and even went past the first page or 2 :) so feel free to direct me to the proper post if necessary. I am trying to loop through a bunch of webs and ...
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Get N Number of subwebs for specified web

How to get All Subwebs upto N Levels for Specified Web. eg. My Site url is... "http://server/web1" I need all subwebs upto N Levels for web1.. below line get all subwebs upto N Levels of ...
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Any ideas why the Inherit is not available on a SPWeb?

Any ideas why the Inherit is not available on a SPWeb?
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Getting SPWeb in feature receiver

While testing my solution I receive an error on Feature activation: Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object. Please close SPWeb objects when you are done with all objects ...
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joining absolute and relative URLs of sharepoint in <a href> anchor tag

I want to join absolute and relative URL parts of a sharepoint site in <a href="http://somesite"> tag. i already have this: strng.Format(@"<a ...
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Is it possible to copy SP Web from 2010 to 2013?

All I am trying to do is copy a SharePoint Web (i.e: http://sp2010/hr) to (i.e: http://sp2013/hr). I was able to export using: Export-SPWeb http://sp2010/hr –Path "hrexport.cmp" But when I try to ...
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Check if SPUser has access to an SPWeb object without causing an Access Denied redirect

As part of a Workflow Association Form code-behind we need to access information on different sites (in the same site collection). It is possible that the user trying to configure a workflow does not ...
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best way to store property of a site

I have a site called Exhibitions that contains many many subsites each of which is an individual exhibition (with pages, images etc). I would like to attach to each of these subsites a property which ...
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Add script reference to all pages in a site collection when a feature is activated

I'd like to have a feature which adds a script reference to all pages in a site collection when activated. This seems like a scenario where I should just modify the master page, but for it to affect ...
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SPSite.RootWeb.AllProperties is null Claims Authentication

I just created a new WebApplication & Site Collection in sharepoint. Note : WebApplication uses Claims Authentication mode, Custom Trusted Identity Provider for my application. In powershell ...
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How to get all SPWebs using visual studio?

I want to get all webs including it's subwebs. Eg. Site web1 subweb1 subweb2 web2 How to achieve ?
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Is using the Using statement to close unknown and possibly Current webs, bad practice?

Until today I had been using the Using statement to open and dispose of webs. The variable relative_web_url is defined by a user input in the custom web part editor. using (SPWeb web = ...
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Getting SPWeb Object in two ways

I want to access SPWeb object in feature under its FeatureActivated method. There are two ways to do this: Public Override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { //Method 1 ...