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Questions tagged [site-collection]

A site collection is made up of one top-level site and all sites below it.

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Create site collection in content database

I want to set by default to create a site collection in an independent content database when creating a new site collection automatically! Ex: each content database only holds one site collection by ...
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What happens when you change your team site name on sharepoint 2016?

Our team site name is too long and makes it hard to save large file names in subfolders. A solution is to reduce the characters in the team site name. My question is how will this affect our users? ...
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SharePoint Online Create Site Collection using REST api?

Is it possible to create a site collection using the SharePoint Online REST api? I found some old notes about using admin.asmx in 2007/2010/2013 but I can't find anything related to SharePoint online ...
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sharepoint 2013 on-premise copy document between site collections using rest api

Can I copy documents between site collection using rest api? I know its possible within the same library and also between sub-site. I need to send copies a number of documents from one library to ...
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How to check if a Sharepoint site is Backward compatible [closed]

How to check if a 2013 or 2016 Sharepoint site collection is backward compatible (lower compatibility level 12 14 & 15 )
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Sharepoint ribbon and navbar font color not working when applying theme in Sharepoint Online

With the following script i set a theme in a sitecollection Connect-PnPOnline -Url https://mySP.sharepoint.com/sites/test2 -Credentials $script:psCredentials Set-PnPTheme -FontSchemeUrl _catalogs/...
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What negative impact can occur if I detach a Sharepoint content database file location via SQL?

The end goal is to move the MDF file of a non-critical Sharepoint site collection to a different drive. The database server/name/etc... is going to be unchanged. Microsoft basically states that the ...
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Recommended way of assigning metadata to a site collection?

In SharePoint Online, is there a built-in way to tag Site Collections with custom metadata? Ideally this would mean assigning values from the term store, for example assigning a "Department", or ...
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How To Prevent Site Collections Being Created By Anybody But Tenant Admins

We are seeing SharePoint Online site collections being created in our tenant by users who create Microsoft Teams areas/groups. Teams automatically creates a site collection. We want to apply ...
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I am able to create sub-sites inside modern team sites and modern communication sites, why some links mentioned it is not possible

I was reading this link http://digital.withum.com/blog/pros-and-cons-of-sharepoint-modern-sites which mentioned the main differences between modern sites and classic sites, and it mentioned the ...
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Access denied when user has read-only access

Strange issue I have here. Our users get access denied message to a site collection (top site, nothing above) when I grant them read-only access. I add them to the visitors group that has read ...
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Sharepoint hubsite theme background image not pushing out to associated sites

I have created a hubsite with powershell called internalHub. In the internalHub i have a orange/black theme with a background image. Next step is to create a regular communication site called ...
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Restored site collection has same site ID as original site collection

I backed up one site collection from one WA and than I restored that in another WA as a new cite collection. I found out that new site collection has same site ID as original site collection. This ...
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Site Collection Vs Hubsite

How do you relate Site Collections with the new Hub sites? Are they fundamentally different or just an old wine in a new mug?
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Can't delete site collection after trying to deploy site via PnP Site Provisioning

I'm learning PnP PowerShell to provision a Site and I just made the mistake of deleting the Root Web on a site collection (did this manually). Now I can't access anything on that Site Collection and ...
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Change the name of a site collection?

Is it possible to change the name of a Site Collection? I'm using SharePoint Online. It's just a test Site Collection so I can always delete it and create a new one. Thanks.
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SharePoint site collection not allowing to perform any actions

I am facing issues with my SharePoint site collection. Whenever I try to perform any actions like, creating List or Library or modifying views or updating any document it throws error. But in back-end ...
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SharePoint MySite Site Collection not creating for ADFS Users

I have the following Problem: MySite is working fine with User authenticating through NTLM, but now I've changed the configuration, so only ADFS authentication is enabled. The Problem is now, that ...
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Migrate Site Collection to new farm without UPS causing issues

We are in the process of migrating to a new domain/datacenter, and have rebuilt a development farm in the new DC. The farm is very simple in that it does not require many services and service apps (...
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Prevent Site Collection Administrator from viewing library documents

Is there any way to prevent a site collection administrator from accessing a document library? (Or at least from seeing the documents within it?) I have created a document library with read/write ...
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Different Site Collection Templates

my company wants to make a site where they can share some documents with their clients from different countries. Each country should have their own home page with different pictures (should we use ...
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My site collection not able share with on-premise AD user

I installed a SharePoint 2013 on my test server. The SharePoint 2013 is installed and configured all in one server including SQL Server. I completed my SharePoint authentication using AD as the ...
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Differences between creating a Site in SharePoint Dashboard vs. Admin Center

I'm relatively new to SharePoint Online and I'm currently trying to understand site structures and best practices. I'm having difficult in understanding the site creation process within the Admin ...
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Adding Hyperlinks via Ribbon has incorrect behaviour

My fellow administrators and I are stumped on this one: One of our coworkers (who is a Site Collection Administrator) was trying to add a hyperlink to another page in their departments site ...
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SharePoint Web Application DNS mapping

I have created a Site Collection "Demo" on the Default "SharePoint - 80" web application. The web server IP is x.x.x.37 and the DNS entry for that is sp-apps.portal.com. How can I enable users to ...
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Set-SPSiteAdministration - remove secondary administrator

Using PowerShell I can update a site collection secondary administrator (as farm administrator): Set-SPSiteAdministration -Identity http://contoso/sites/test -OwnerAlias "domain\testuser" This works ...
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User cannot view site collection admin settings eventhough user is already assigned as admin

I want to assign this user as site collection admin. I have added the user in the site collection admin list, added in owner groups (giving him full control), I have also added him in the User Policy ...
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Wait till site is created in SharePoint Online

I am using below command to create a new site in SharePoint Online. This command works but it does not wait until the site is created. Is there a way I can run this in synchronously and get the site ...
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Track User Location from Site Activity in SharePoint 2010

Below image shows the default Site audit log or Site Collection Web Analytics Reports. But I need to track the users location, From which location site is accessing by users or site is active? Is it ...
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Trying to reinstall sharepoint main site, it is stuck

We are trying to get Sharepoint up and working and we have hit a snag. The snag being after we deleted the main SharePoint site we can no longer add sites. We have tried to reinstall the main site and ...
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SharePoint 2013: Subsite removal on ParentSite on caused entire collection deletion

I am a fairly 'green' SharePoint collection admin. I was going through and removing old/unused subsites within my collection. When I navigated to my parent 'site contents' and removed a few subsites ...
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How to create a subsite with site template with REST api?

I am having a site with some lists and libraries. I have saved this site a site template. Now I want to create a new sub site with programming. I know we can create from the user interface, but I want ...
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Perform crud operation into another site collection using server object model

I want to perform crud operation into a list which is into another site collection. How can i perform this operation using Server side object model?
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First link in current navigation also directs users to Parent Site SP online 2016

A strange error is occuring in SharePoint online 2016. In the current navigation (left menu), no matter what sub-site you are in the first link is ALWAYS directing users to the Home Page of the Site ...
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Max of 2000 subsites in a site collection: on how many levels?

The subsites limit for site collection is 2000 (could be higher but let's focus on 2000 for the sake of example). Does anybody know if there is a limit on the levels down? I have seen site ...
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SP Online Team Sites are Site Collections?

I know this is a quite basic question, but I found myself confused when someone asked me if the new Team Sites in SharePoint Online are the equivalent of site collections in the usually accepted sense....
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Can i manually publish a content type hub field to a single site?

For reasons unknown, I'm currently having an issue where a single sitecollection in my SP2016, doesn't receive updates from the Content Type Hub - Neither content types nor fields. Every other site ...
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Remove Root Site Collection

Our O365 tenant is not using the current SharePoint site collection https://companyname.sharepoint.com - at this stage we have only a couple of O365 groups and a couple of different site collections ...
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Site collections sharing URLs

We have a site collection, hr (Human Resources), with it's own content database: Site collection URL: https://sharepoint/hr Database name: SP2013_PROD_HR The database has grown to 150GB and we want ...
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Site collection sharing: Auto insert text into sharing dialog

I was wondering if it's possible to auto insert text into a site collection sharing dialog window when a user clicks to share the site collection. I have very basic JavaScript knowledge. I fiddled ...
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REST API to, given a site URL, get the top level site of that URL (sharepoint 2010, 2013 and 2016)

I've got a sharepoint site with multiple site collections. / site collection: http://mysite/ <--- root site in `/` site collection http://mysite/subsite1 http://mysite/subsite2 /sitecol1 site ...
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CSOM - Get all site collections for a Web Application

How to get all site collections for a web application using CSOM(SharePoint on-premises). There are ways to do the same for SharePoint online. But I couldn't find a way to do it for SharePoint on-...
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How should I build this?

Good Morning, I need some input from the SharePoint community. After several years of evangelizing, I am finally getting some divisions that would like to setup shop in SharePoint. I am trying to ...
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Which sites in site collection are using which MasterPage

I'd like to know if there was a way to run a master page audit on all the sites in my collection Is there a powershell script I can run or some OOTB feature I can run that will tell me this ...
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Impossible to create site collection URL in uppercase after created it in lowercase

recently I created a site collection with URL in lowercase. It was a mistake because it doesnt follow our URL naming guidelines. To fix this, first I decided to remove site collection and second, I ...
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is there “Self-Service site creation” settings in SharePoint online

I am working on a SharePoint online tenant, and i am trying to find where i can configure the Self-Service Site Creation setting, which we use to have inside our on-premises farms, as follow:- so is ...
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Site Collection Unavailable to SharePoint Administrator

I have a site collection that I am unable to locate in the SharePoint Admin Center. This site collection was created by someone clicking the "Create Site +" button on the home page. I am the Site ...
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How to get total number of users who have permission on each site collection?

I have a web application with multiple site collections created on it (45 in total). I need to determine how many users with permissions (any permission) exist on site collection. I am looking for ...
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PowerShell & SharePoint

I've recently been appointed the companies admin for SharePoint. We use SharePoint Online. As personnel have come and gone they've been able to create their own team-sites. We apparently have no ...
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Mixed site collection

One our teams asked for a new, mixed type of site collection that is outside from /sites (so mycompany.sharepoint.com/requestedsitecollecion and able to host both classic and modern sites like ...