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

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Can we define a modern team site as the root site for our tenant instead of the default communication site

We have a new tenant created on June 2019, and it comes with a root communication site. Now we want to have this root as a modern team site, mainly because we want to embed and show other Office 365 ...
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SPO Retrieve Site Properties returns empty or '00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000' Sensitivity Label in SiteProperties class

I'm trying to get all site collections (including it's properties) under a SPO Tenant with below piece of code: SPOSitePropertiesEnumerable sites; List<SiteProperties> ...
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Best / Recommended way to identify the inactive sites in SharePoint Online

I am looking for an accurate solution that can identify the inactive sites of the SharePoint Online tenant. I already checked the different blogs available which suggest using the ...
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SharePoint 2019 does not open any page in _layouts folder for newly created site collection

Context: We have a test environment, that was installed using the Front-End role. As I need to install an app I changed the role to custom, to get access to the topology service. I provisioned the ...
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Access Denied, I requested access, I get the email and approve myself, then access denied all over again

I am currently using sharepoint classic and created multiple pages in the collection site. What I really wanted, was to create subsites instead of several pages. Is there a way to copy the pages that ...
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SharePoint 2013 site collection backup failed with logical consistency-based I/O error: incorrect pageid

I am taking a site collection backup using standard SharePoint PowerShell command "Backup-SPSite" and it is failed with below error. I am using SharePoint 2013. PS C:\Users\SPFarm> ...
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I changed site name in sharepoint and I need use previous site url to create a new site

I renamed the site name in sharepoint and I need use previous site url to create a new site. Is there a wait time for the old url to be available or any other way to do it? It comes with a 2 after the ...
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What is the maximum site collection limit for SharePoint 2019 Server Farm(On premise)

I am new in Sharepoint 2019, Just wanted to know sharepoint 2019 Server farm limits. Maximum Site Collections limit per server farm Maximum Sites Contain by a web application pool in IIS.
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Understanding the structure of SharePoint online compared to previous on-prem versions

I used to work with an on-premise SharePoint server some time ago. This was when there were Site Collections which could be created using the Central Administration, and where I was able to add Sites ...
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Apply new change in Many sites

I have about 200 site collections, and I need to perform a bit of change in the master page, page layout, add a new site column, and change the list column how can I apply these changes on all site ...
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Create Subsite from Modern SharePoint Site

I was confused to create subsite on multiple scenarios, I saw it was not recommended to use or create subsite now. Why it stopped to create subsite? And how to manage similar way to create subsites (...
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How to Move Pages (not copy) from one site to another site within a Site Collection in SharePoint 2019

I want to Move (Not copy) one page say test1.aspx from Pages library of Site1 to the Pages library of Site2 within same site collection. Is that possible?
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Is there any side effects of activating the video and rich media features for a site collection?

Based on my requirement, I need to activate the video and rich media features on the site collection level. I am trying to find if there are any side effects of doing so but not able to find any. ...
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What access is required in order to add Site Collection Content Type Policies Templates

Being quite new to the SharePoint Online environment, I'm having some trouble to find what is the required permissions to add a Content Type Policy Template in a site collection. When trying to add a ...
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Search query that can find all site sitecollections?

So in SharePoint online, I can make a search API request to find all site collections: /_api/search/query?querytext='contentclass:sts_site' But this returns a bunch of other weird entries, such as: ...
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How can I show a subfolder from anohter SharePoint site?

I want to display subfolders from site B on site A. I have tried the 'embed web part', but I can only embed the root folder('documents library') because I can't find a complete URL for subfolders. How ...
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Question for Site Collections [Beginner]

I'm beginner in SharePoint. I'm working in SharePoint 2013. I'm confused about site collections. When we are getting site collection, we can do it like this e.g.: SPSite site = new SPSite("...
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Sharepoint Permission

In my site collection, only the users of 'Site members' have permission to site and other contents of the site. Even if I break permission on a page and give a user permission, it doesn't work. The ...
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How do I acquire a single SharePoint page in PowerQuery?

This page - Site Contents - would be really useful to me: https://......sharepoint.com/sites/....../....../_layouts/15/viewlsts.aspx?view=14 I want to pull this table into a excel sheet by means of ...
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How can I determine the site prefix of a SharePoint site via an API?

I use the SharePoint API to access a tenant SharePoint with a SharePoint REST API call that looks like {site_prefix}/_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl({path})/... where site_prefix is usually ...
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How to keep Lookup values when cloning a list?

We have SharePoint 2016 and like to create some central maintained lists (a country list, flags, locations of our company, contacts etc.). Since we have a workflow that clones a list to a different ...
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New sites should have everyone as members

When I create a new site in Sharepoint Online, the Members and Visitors groups do not include everyone. How can I set up Sharepoint so that new sites will have "Everyone except external users&...
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SharePoint Communication Site change font one type for Headers and another type for everything else?

I have a request for the Communication site Headers and Navigation to be one font family/type, and all other text on the pages be another font family/type. Where does one go to edit this information? ...
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How to get when a site collections was created using the Get-PnPTenantSite command

How to get when a site collections was created using the Get-PnPTenantSite command? For example when i do Get-PnPTenantSite -Filter "Url -like '/mysitecollection'" -Detailed The properties ...
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How to retrieve the Creator or Author of a site or any sub site?

I cannot find a way to get the creator of a site in a SharePoint site collection (There are more than one administrators), be it in web view or programmatically. I tried get-author-creator-of-a-site-...
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Restore-SPSite Fails :The operation that you are attempting to perform cannot be completed successfully

I am trying to restore a site collection backup from production on the dev site collection. Old dev site collection already exists, but I am trying to overwrite that with the latest copy. I ran ...
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how to get list of users from OWNERS or designer group for all the site collections in a farm

Is there a PowerShell way that can give me list of owners for all the site collection and sub-sites from all the web applications in a given farm? how to get list of users from OWNERS or designer ...
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Adding users as members to a subsite is also adding them to the parent site

I am using my companies SharePoint online server and we have a parent site /testplatform with several subsites within it /testplatform/test1, /testplatform/test2, etc.. When adding users as members (...
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Tenant level mapping to crawled property

I have mapped a crawled property ows_DocumentType to RefinableString00 in the SPO Admin console, and I can confirm that all my Site Collections see this mapping. How do I create the columns on these ...
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Site Title Not Showing Up in Sites Web Part

I have a weird issue showing up on my tenant. I have a hub site (newly created) called Project Hub and I associated a new site collection (called Issue Tracking System) with this hub site. I am using ...
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Custom Search page for Guest users

I reconfigured my SharePoint Online Site Collection (Communication Template) to use custom search results page and different Search center URL. In Site Collection Administration > Search Settings I ...
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Access a document library in a site from another site with same site-collection

Suppose I have two sites (under the same site collection), first is ABC.sharepoint.com/teams/siteA and second is ABC.sharepoint.com/teams/siteB and I have document library with documents and its ...
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Create a content type which can be used on every websitecollection

Is there a way to create global content types? I can create a content type on my websitecollection and it is also available and usable in the subsites. However, I want to create a general content type ...
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Is it possible to make a group a site collection owner in SharePoint Online?

I have a SharePoint Online site collection and I have a SharePoint group on the main site in that site collection that I would like to make a site collection owner. Is this possible, maybe through ...
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Find references to URL in SharePoint on premises

Is there a Powershell script, or query, or an area in Central Administration, or in the Site settings etc, where I can check what pages reference a certain URL? e.g. http://mydomain/sites/collection1/...
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Site Collection creation using microsoft flow

Is it possible yet to have a site collection created using Microsoft flow? I have a list of sites and when a new item is created in that list I would like to have a new site collection created for it....
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How to create SharePoint site collection for classic template such as 'COMMUNITY#0' using Rest API

I am looking to create classic site collection using Rest API. I able to create modern site such as communication using below API https://myowntestdomain.sharepoint.com/_api/SPSiteManager/create But ...
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Make a SharePoint site the subsite of another SharePoint site

I have a SharePoint Team site, SiteA, that is on the top level (it is not a subsite of any other site). It is not connected to an Office 365 group. I have another SharePoint Team site, SiteB, also on ...
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Retrieve site collection admins

When we login into sp online tenant site, we can see site coll admins of sites to which we donot have access. Is it possible to retrieve primary and secondary admin of all site collection without ...
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Sharepoint 2016 onpremise how to change central admin url domain?

I Installed Sharepoint 2016 on premise in a Windows Server 2016, however the installation used the machine's name to generate the url, so currently when I open my Central Administration of Sharepoint ...
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How to copy a missing Site collection feature from one site to another site

I'm using SharePoint 2016 On- premises server. From site collection ( Farm A) I've saved a site as a site template and uploaded the file in the solutions of site collection (Farm B), and activated it....
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Modernizing Root Sharepoint Site Withour Losing Subsites

I have a hybrid of classic teamsites (under /, e.g. /. /HR,/ IT) along with O365 group and other modern sites (all under sites/). I tried to replace my root (classic Teamsite) site with a modern site....
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sharepoint site map to be displayed on sub site page

I have a parent site where I can see the site map navigation under menu bar which is as follows (highlighted in yellow) Now, when I go to sub sites, I cannot find this navigation map on the page. I ...
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Where can I find where an app is being used?

Searched and searched and can't find the answer. There is an app that's causing an error in my site collection. But I don't remember where this app is being used. I want to find the app to delete it ...
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In how far is a SharePoint page linked to an Office 365 group? Advantages and disadvantages, what to consider? [closed]

I ask this because we are faced with the question of whether different business areas (dev, support) should be subdivided into different website collections, or whether it makes sense to have a ...
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Make a list of all sites in a site collection

Is it possible to obtain a list of all sites in the site collection, such that it can be used e.g. in a lookup column? So far I have found two ways of getting a display of my sites: Opening Site ...
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How to programmatically upload file to host named site collections?

I am new to SharePoint, I want to know how host named site collections, path based site collections, and their files are stored in SharePoint databases. How to upload files to host named site ...
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How to make a deleted site collection disappear in search result? [duplicate]

I have several deleted site collections which cannot be seen in active and deleted sites in new SharePoint admin center. Attempting to browse them in the browser would return 404 File Not Found. ...
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SharePoint Online - Deleted site collection returned by Search REST API

I am listing all site collections of the company by calling: /_api/search/query?querytext='contentclass:STS_Site'&trimduplicates=false Among the returned site collections, some are deleted. When ...
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Sharepoint online sites - Sharing the subsite shares the entire site

I am trying to share a SharePoint online sub-site which in turn shares the main site as well to my external clients, is there a way to share only the sub-site explicitly? Any help will be appreciated....
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