Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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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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How can I delete the content database?

I'm trying to delete a site collection, but when I try to delete the content database, I get this error. System.InvalidOperationException: 'An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "...
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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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Create Subsites based on Location or Department?

SharePoint 2016 - SharePoint Online firewalled Am I missing something here? My organization is built with an HQ and 5 other locations across the province. Our SharePoint is strictured with each ...
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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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SharePoint 2019 on-prem - public one site collection to internet

Is it correct to publish one site collection from a web app to the Internet? Otherwise, site collections are not published to the Internet, they are accessible only from the internal network. I ask, ...
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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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Upgrade / migration / site -> site collection question in Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2016

Hoping for some thoughts / guidance on the approach for this. I'm in the middle of a project to upgrade / migrate a SP2010 environment to SP2016. Due to the gaps in versions, the approach we're taking ...
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How to set up a single site app catalog?

Can anybody point me in the right direction on how to set up an App catalog for a single site in my tenant (SharePoint online)?
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SharePoint sites displaying “TLS Security Settings” error

I have a SP2013 on-prem Farm with 3 web applications and multiple site collections All the site collections in the farm display the below error: ""Cant connect securely to this page" This might be ...
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How to create a view covering documents from several sites? [closed]

We have a site for each project in our site collection. Sometimes the projects have dependencies, like site A being a mobule being used in projects B (site B) and C (site C). So in site B and site C, ...
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Unable to use a url for a permanent deleted site collection “The site address is unavailable.”

I used to have a site collection of type classic team site with the following URL https:/***.sharepoint.com/sites/businessfunctions/ and using the SharePoint admin center I changed the site collection ...
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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 do you enable/configure a site collection app catalog in SP 2016 on-premises?

After extensive searching, I can't seem to be able to find any information online regarding how to set up a site collection app catalog on SP 2016 on-premises. All the guides are for SP Online / O365. ...
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How can I delete the SharePoint site for a private channel in Microsoft Teams?

As you can see on the screenshot below, I can't delete my site. This command is missing under the menu item Website information. Also in the advanced settings I can't find any delete functionality.
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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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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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