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Creating your site collection at the root level of your web applications.

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How to change our root site collection from been Team(classic experience) to be a modern communication site

We have a tenant that has its root site collection as Team(classic experience):- and this site is not currently been used, all the work is been done on other site collection. so i want to change the ...
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Implications of changing root site url name

I am considering changing the url of our o365 root site. {newname}.sharepoint.com/ I want to know what the implications are for the following: Subsites Sharing Links SharePoint site application add-...
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How to keep contents in a root site by doing the site swap?

I did the Invoke-SPOSiteSwap for SharePoint on PowerShell. While I was able to successfully do it, the contents of the root site went in to the archiveURl specified. Is there a way to prevent that and ...
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Getting all SharePoint sites from root directory

So I am new SharePoint online administrator and working at a small company. I got a task to move my company into SharePoint which before were used minimaly without much of administration. Today I ...
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How can I set default values to the root folders themselves using the "Column default value settings"

I am working on a document library inside a modern team site collection, and i have added 5 managed metadata site columns to the document library. Then using the "Column default value settings" i set ...
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Refer root site collection master page on other site collection pages

I want to refer master page of my root site collection on other site collections Site Collection A : https://www.siteA.com/ Site Collection B : https://www.siteA.com/sites/siteB/, from this site ...
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Update Root Site Collection Template

I want to create a "Hub" in SharePoint Online, and have it as the root Site collection for our tenant. I believe it's recommended to have this site collection be a "Communication" site, but right now ...
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SharePoint 2013: Can’t open root site on my PC

Good Day, I have SP 2013 farm with web applications and site collections. I can open these sites on my PC. The web applications have the URL addresses like http://webservername.domainname.com:...
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Change Root Site Collection SPOnline

I have a SharePoint Online instance, in which the root site is set in the old Classic Teams site template. I know that MS has plans to allows to update the template at the end of the year, but I am ...
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Search results difference between root site and Subsite

Good Day, I have a question about SharePoint search results. I have the root Site and the Subsite. On the Subsite I have the List with 11086 elements. Every element has a field with “order” value. ...
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SharePoint online: having a modern site as root site

In some situation one might want to propose to use a modern site (potentially a communication site) as intranet. If the O365 has been already established years ago, the site in the root domain....
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New Web App: Cannot access root Site Collection

I've created a new test farm. I have the default Web Application and Root Site Collection that were created with Config Wizard which I can browse perfectly fine at sp16-01.vanguard.com: If I create a ...
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Can i add root site collection as a hub in SPO?

When I create a new SPO site collection, the site by default appears to be a classic team site. I want the top level site to be a modern site, Can i create top site collection as a hub site?
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Installing a root App that will automatically install on newly created sites [Sharepoint 2013]

Haven't had much luck combing through countless pages, forums etc... to find out if it is possible to install an application such as InfoWise Ultimate Forms or Lightning Conductor in my root site and ...
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SharePoint site and relative url issue

I have set one image as a background image in SharePoint Master page. So here issue I am facing is in displaying this image in my non-root site collection.This works perfectly in my root site ...
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