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I have a Task to move data of Document Library from on Site to sub site, below is the situation, Using office 365 Need to migrate a library and its folder to a sub site where folders would be treated as libraries in that sub site The size of the library is 3.29 GB. I have to write a custom code for this. The various details of the documents etc must be restored like the modification date, version history etc.

  • What is the question? Of course you need write custom code for this task or use 3rd party components from sharegate, metalogix or something else. – Roman Apr 12 '14 at 11:53
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You need to save the Document Library as template including its content:

  1. Go to the library you would like to migrate, click LIBRARY in the upper left corner> click Library Settings.
  2. Click Save document library as template > type in the File name and the Template name > select "Include Content" > click OK. Then the template has been saved to List Template Gallery.
  3. Go to the destination site, click Site Contents > click add an app.
  4. In the search box, type in the name of the template you have created to create a new library. The newly created library is the same as the one in another site.

Reference: SharePoint Online - Migrate document library

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    This absolutely should not have been so hard to find, especially considering it was clearly built to be simple. – leigero Jan 31 '18 at 20:53
  • @leigero SharePoint isn’t always obvious :) – Benny Skogberg Jan 31 '18 at 21:38

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