Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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Sharepoint Online - site closure and deletion not working

We have used PnP to provision sites and add policies. But when the date for deletion has passed the site collection do not get deleted. This is standard SharePoint functionality.. so I have no idea ...
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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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Does SharePoint provide a hierarchical search results inside my site collections?

Sometimes I face scenarios inside my SharePoint server 2013 that I cannot understand. Recently I realize the following inside my SharePoint web applications search scope. Now I have three site ...
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How to restrict the Provider Hosted App installation on subsite?

I have created a Provider Hosted App for SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online. My requirement is that this app should only installed if its a Site Collection. If it is a Site within a Site ...
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How to prevent user to access the SharePoint Apps on the site collection if user dont have access to Site Collection?

I have a SharePoint Online user USER-1 and Site Collection as Site-1. Scenario: Now, USER-1 does not have permission to access the Site-1, but an app installed in Site-1 is accessible to the USER-1 ...
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Copy the Entire SharePoint Online Site Collection to another Office 365 Tenant

I've developed a Site Collection for one client of mine (custom pages, webparts, lists, libraries modified master pages, customized settings, custom people groups, SPD workflows etc.). Now I have ...
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Can i have a reusable workflow to look up information from a top site level list, and use that workflow across subsites

Hi and thanks for reading. I have an imported list at the top site level, "Staff Info". I'm having trouble creating a reusable workflow that I can use in subsites, (Document Center & Team sites) ...
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SharePoint 2013 - A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this Web site

I am getting this error while creating SharePoint site with a specific site template GLOBAL#0 and SRCHCENTERFAST#0. I am able to create site with other templates. A list, survey, discussion board, ...
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How to find total number of pages in a site and count of words in SharePoint site?

I am requested to generate a report that illustrates the number of pages and their corresponding URLs, plus the count of words on a page, and the number of files in that site (word, PDF, images..etc.)....
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Creating Site Collection - Access Denied

I am remotelly installing SP 2013 via AutoSPInstaller and I am having trouble during script while its try to create site collection. -------------------------------------------------------------- ----...
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Limit of unique permissions per site collection

How many items/documents/folders with unique permissions can you have per site collection? I am aware of the boundaries of 5,000 scopes per list/library and 5,000 members per scope. I assume it is ...
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creating a site collection is taking too long

I have a SharePoint server with 10GB RAM & sql server with 10GB of RAM. now i want to create a new site collection inside our SharePoint server 2013, so i wrote the following command:- New-SPSite ...
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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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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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Java Script How can I get the Site Owners information and the Group Name for all my sites

I have zero experience coding in SharePoint and have been given the task of showing the current Site owners within an HTML control on EVERY page for our site. I found this code at this link which ...
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While creating a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , getting error

Whenever I am trying to create a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , I am getting below error. "Error while creating the workspace. Please contact your user helpdesk.Feature definition with Id ...
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Lost Access to Site Collection

I have a content database with multiple site collections. Out of nowhere(as far as I am concerned) two site collections became inaccessible. I can't browse them(server or client), I can't delete them(...
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A duplicated name Audience was found

Whenever I try to activate the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature in my site collection with Team Site template I get the message on the page saying that A duplicate name ...
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Cannot Create New Site Collection

Getting the Error below: Event log message was: 'The site template was not provisioned successfully. Delete this site collection in Central Administration, and then create a new site ...
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HNSC site collection mailboxes failing

I have a partitioned SP 2016 farm which I am trying to get site mailboxes working. The site is setup with HNSC and the Exchange 2016 partner application has been setup to the hnsc root site. site ...
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Quick Launch links inside my site template will keep referencing the original site, when I create a new subsite based on the site templete

I am facing a problem inside my Sharepoint Server 2013 enterprise: I have a Team sub-site, which have the following Quick Launch links:- Now I save this site as template. Then I create a new sub-...
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Create site collection using jsom

I am wondering if creation of site collections with javascript on SharePoint hosted sites, is still not possible? If not, is it possible to use the site collection creation form _layouts/15/online/...
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SharePoint “Working on it” for a given site collection

I have about 30 site collections in SharePoint 2013 on premises environment. All the sites are fine except a Sales Site which show "Working on it" for about 4/5 seconds. The landing page of ...
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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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Export SharePoint 2010 SP2 site to SP1 SharePoint server

After patching our Test environment of SharePoint 2010 to Service Pack 2, Our project leader told me there is a website that need to go to production. Production is still in SP1. He planned with me to ...
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Overview of all project sites in Office 365

There is a requirement to have a high level overview of all project sites within our Sharepoint / Office 365 environment. Currently projects exist across 5 site collections, with each site collection ...
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Display Site Collection Web Analytics Report from multiple site collections on a page

I have a requirement to display the Site Collection Web Analytics reports for several site collections in one place. How can I do this, as it seems SharePoint doesn't allow for much in the way of ...
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I am moving a site collection from one farm to another

I have been working on this for a few weeks now. I have tried many things but just can seem to get things to work correctly. I am trying to move a site collection from one farm to another. The source ...
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Remote Blob Storage and MaxSiteCollection in Sharepoint 2010

looking online I found tons of material on Remote Blob Storage so I finally realise my content "redirect" on file system. My question is very simple: in every tutorial I found the created DB has ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Have any position or page to view the setting logs of document library or list Library

In Sharepoint 2013, there are any position or page to view the setting logs of document library or list Library? For example, certain admin is modified the title or setting such as create ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Error when creating site collection “Permanently delete the site collection from the recycle bin and continue.”

I want to create a new site collection with url /sites/PMO/, but I am getting this error: The site collection already exists. Please enter a different address. Permanently delete the site ...
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issue with Style library,Site Assets in a diferent folder.How to fix? help

Since some users can get to the root folder of a sharepoint online site via "open with File Explorer" One of the users directly created a new folder in the root site(were the style library,Site Pages ...
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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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GetSubwebsForCurrentUser throws 401

I am trying to get a list of subsites that are accessible to the user. I was initially using, var query = context.Web.Webs.OrderBy(x => x.ServerRelativeUrl) var sites = context.LoadQuery(query);...
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how i can create a site column of type lookup with empty source list (Get information from), and modify the “Get information from” at list level

I am working on an on-premise sharepoint server 2013 farm. i have the following:- 1) i have a team site collection which contain 5 sub-sites. 2) under each sub-site i have a custom list named "...
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Site collection level layout page not working

I had created one site collection under web application using same site template. I have two master pages one for admin level one for read level permission users. Everything was working fine with ...
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Error Creating Site Collection without UPA

I am trying to create a new site collection in my sandbox environment via central administration and receive the below error: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: ...
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How to get a list of all pages where document, page appears in content across the site collection

I would like to ask, is it possible to use some script (maybe Powershell), or anything which can help to find page or document within the entire Site Collection so it gives you the complete list of ...