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

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Subscribe to content type hub immediately

On my Sharepoint Online I have some content types in a content type hub. I create a modern team site (a site collection in fact) and I want those content types from the content type hub to be ...
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Cannot Create New Site Collection using SSOM SharePoint 2019

I'm trying to create a new site collection using below code: SPWebApplication webApp = new SPSite(webAppURL).WebApplication; SPSiteCollection siteCollections = webApp.Sites; ...
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Give Edit access for Content Across the Site Collection

We have a new role coming into the company which is specifically for maintaining stale content across our primary SharePoint Site Collection. In order to do this they'd need to see all the content ...
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Site Collections

Can a Site Collection contain another Site Collection? If you have an answer, please give also an authoritative source of information.
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Disable Folders in SharePoint Online

G'day Guru's It seems it has been a couple of years since this topic was raised, and Sharepoint has changed a lot since then. I have turned off the 'New Folder' option in Advanced Settings for all ...
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Is it possible to create site collection after creating new content database in Sharepoint 2019 CSOM (C#)?

I'm working on SharePoint 2019 environment. I have just created site collection programmatically (CSOM) using MSDN Link However, I want to create a content database through CSOM and point this newly ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions for multiple site collectins

Is it possible to set up permissions groups to have permissions in multiple Site Collections? If so, how is this managed?
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Query site collection property bag in SPFx extension

I am building an SPFx Application Customizer for a Powell365 project, and trying to have it use custom properties from the current site collections's property bag. I already managed to get these ...
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Managed Property for Site/Subsite that document lives on?

Is there a managed property that will contain the URL for the site or subsite that a document lives on? I want to pull all documents from a site collection and have them contain a link to the Document ...
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Move site collection to production making dev. Content DB as Production DB

We have a SharePoint 2013 farm, development environment where one site collection alone is residing in a separate DB server. Now we plan to move this site collection to production with the existing ...
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SPO Modern Site Custom Theme

Is it possible to create a custom theme in Modern sites and deploy it only at the site collection level? Just like we have option to create a site collection app catalog?
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Do taxonomies exist only at the site collection level? Or at the sub-site level as well?

I have a question about taxonomies. Do they exist at only the site collection level? Or can you specify unique taxonomies at the sub-site level as well?
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What is the difference between site collection storage and site storage?

I don't know the difference between storage for site collection and storage of site. Can anyone please explain the difference between site collection storage and site storage?
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Create new site collection using CSOM with LCID 1031 not supported

Creation of a new german site collection (LCID 1031) from CSOM fails with error "Locale 1031 is not a supported locale" (see attached code). On the same tenant with the same account the creation of an ...
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Error “Move-SPSite : Execution Timeout Expired.”

I want to move a 30GB Site Collection to another content database. This should be done with PowerShell with the Move-SPSite command. After about 40 Minutes the job stops with the following error ...
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Get user activity for specific site collection

Is there anyway to get user activity within a date range for a given SharePoint site collection? Seems like the Management API get's for all SharePoint only. It needs to be from C#.
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Display list of site collections

I'm currently working on a Project Management System. Is there a way that I could list all projects which were created as site collections? https:server/projects/project1 https:server/projects/...
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Get site owner email details only from Owner group using Powershell

I need powershell snippet to get site the owner name and email details only from default site owner group Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue Add-Type -...
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Can an Office 365 Group be connected to more than one site collection simultaneously?

I understand that Groups can only connect to top-level site collections. Can a Group be connected to more than one site collection at the same time or is it always a one-to-one relationship between ...
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Change in site structure

I recently created a prototype site in SP Online with the root as a communication site and several modern subsites. As it stands, I use the first subsite as "Home" in my navigation while the other ...
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Possible to change the URL of SPO modern site collection URL?

Is it Possible to change the URL of SPO modern site collection URL? I want to change the URL of site: https://Company.microsoft.com/sites/SiteABC To: https://Company.microsoft.com/sites/SiteDEF I ...
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Content type and site column re-usability inside the Flat structure

I wrote this question about 6 months ago about the ability to reuse content types and site columns among site collections that are connected to a hub site in the Flat structure world Migrating our on-...
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Cannot Change Language in SP 2016

The environment I have consists of two site collections. One site collection is the User's MySite, and another site collection is a general site and subsites used and shared by all users. I've ...
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Change welcome page shown when you go to https://myExample.sharepoint.com to a specific site

I have a Sharepoint Online site that my users access by going to https://myCompanyName.sharepoint.com. I have 9 sites in total. I want the "Home" site to be the default landing site when the user ...
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How to identify who is the Site Collection Administrators without being one?

Can anyone tell me how to find out who is the Site Collection Administrators of a SharePoint without being a Site Collection Administrators of this SharePoint? This can be really useful for ...
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Front-end connection between two site-collections

I have two site collections on the same farm (on-prem SP 2016), but different domains (business.* and projects.*). I have full control on both sites. And yet, I cannot access one from the other. I ...
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Why is there a UUID attached to each object identity?

I am using CSOM to access sharepoint objects, and I need unique identifiers for site collections, webs, lists, and list items. So when you have an object identify for example for a site collection, ...
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Team Site: If you delete owners group from site coll admins you cannot get it back

I am in this situation where the owners group has been deleted from site collection owners and when i try to put it back I only get the members group available. Can someone help? Is it a bug?
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Fetch all site collections using CSOM

We are trying to fetch all site collections in our SP Online tenant using the below code. SPOSitePropertiesEnumerable prop = null; prop = tenant.GetSitePropertiesFromSharePoint("0", true); ...
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SPFX and pnp/sp : How to get all sites

I am here today to ask you : how do you retrieve all sites on your tenant by using Pnp (formerly known as pnp-js) ? Or even using CSOM. I am trying to create a webpart where, in the PropertyPane, the ...
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Audience Targeting to other Site Collection

Scenario: Site Collection A - Everyone landing/home page Site Collection B - Finance Site Collection C - HR Site Collection D - IT Each of the site collection has unique permission and groups. ...
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Move subsite with running workflows to new site collection

I am looking to essentially promote a subsite up to its own site collection on a different content database, but all data and currently running workflows need to be preserved. Currently, I have a ...
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Thread has been aborted when upgrading site collection from SP 2010 -> 2013

I am upgrading a site collection from SP 2010 to SP 2013. It's rather large about +- 100gb. I performed the same steps on smaller site collections before and all worked fine. Now I suspect the "thread ...
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What happens to permission structure of classic site when you add an O365 group?

On classic sites there is 'Connect to new O365 group'. What happens to the permissions of the site (in the case you have Site Members set on Contribute and Site Visitors set on View only) when you ...
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Get List of Site Collection under Content Database

Is there a way I could view the list of Site Collection under a specific Content Database? Doing it one-by-one on Central Admin is not desirable since there's a lot.
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Cross site collection lookup field (SPO)

I need to create "cross site collection lookup field" in the SharePoint Online List. I can programmatically change "List" and "WebId" in SchemaXml from LookUp field. It helps to get "cross site" ...
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Site Collection Administrator has left the building

We have an issue with some of our SharePoint MOS (2007) installs - the SCA has left the organisation and taken his privileges with him, and we need to reassign his role to someone else. Is there any ...
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Move files with version history to another site

Is there a way how to move files with folder structure and version history from one site to another site? /site1/library1/**folder1** -> /site2/library2/**folder1** i.e. folder1 contains 30 ...
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creating an online enterprise wiki site collection is showing this endless message “”We're still working on it and it might take 24 hours.“”

We have an office 365 tenant, and i am trying to create a new enterprise wiki site collection @ /sites/oursitename/. but for more than 24 hours, I am still getting this error "We're still working on ...
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What permission does user need to load Sites and Sub-Sites?

using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("https://company.sharepoint.com/mysite")) { string password = pass; string userName = abc@contoso.com; ...
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Message error when retrieving a SPOnline Site after creating it using PowerShell

I'm implementing some PowerShell scripts for helping my team create new SharePoint Online sites. One of these scripts follows these requirements: be able to create a site, be able to remove the site ...
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Adding a user to different permission groups within same site collection?

This is for sharepoint 2019 enterprise on-premise. What i am having to build is a site in which every site and subsite has its own unique access permission groups. Creating the site and subsite and ...
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Access other Site collections in SPFx web parts

We have a requirement to convert one of the existing provider hosted app functionality to spfx webpart. The provider hosted app implemented using App only calls to access other site collection in the ...
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Get URL to site collection from site collection GUID

Using SharePoint Search Query Tool I have found out that some old "ghost" instances of my site collections exist on some servers in a big farm. When I use the search functionality in SharePoint I get ...
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How to obtain all sites within a URL?

Let's say i have this url: http://mysharepoint.onprem.local/path1/path2/path3/path4 I need to be able to obtain all the sub-sites within the URL. For example: http://mysharepoint.onprem.local/...
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CSOM - get deleted site collections

Is it possible to get a list of site collections deleted by administrators since a given timestamp using CSOM? We can do this with deleted sites using the changes api, but what about site collections?...
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Top Level Site SharePoint

How many TOP LEVEL SITES can possibly be created in a particular SharePoint admin center? Not under/below the main site ,but as a new top level site?
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Add new — domain.sharepoint.com/subfolder/

I am trying to create a new site collection under our SharePoint Online tenant, and can't add a new subfolder. It only allows me to create a site collection in one of the following subfolders. https:/...
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Creating sites and Subsites

How many sites can be created at a site collection level? My friend and I are trying to figure out how SharePoint works. I am the site admin and gave exclusive rights to him so that he can do ...
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Create a new site collection with a subsite

Hi in same web application how to create a new site collection based on existing subsite. I have below subsite: http://webapp/sites/subsite1 I want to create a new site collection and import ...