Currently I've setup an Enterprise Search Center from central admin for the farm, but what I need is the ability for each site collection owner to create their own Enterprise Search Center site.

So instead of:

It would be:

Right now site collection owners aren't seeing the Enterprise Search Center site template.

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Just figured it out. I needed to add "SharePoint Server Standard Site Collection features" to site collection features for each site.

  • The enterprise search center has Publishing features turned on. You may want to use a basic search center instead. Usually you will provision only one Enterprise Search Center as a top level site in a site collection, or a sub-site in a publishing site collection. Apr 1, 2015 at 12:47

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