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 refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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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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What is the REST endpoint URL to get list of site collections?

If I go to SharePoint 2013 site, click on Admin -> SharePoint, you will see a list of site collections (the link is https://somename-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/SiteCollections.aspx) What ...
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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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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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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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How to add a picture library to a communication site

I cant find the picture library add-in for a modern communication site. Is there any feature i need to enable?
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Migrating Host Named Site Collections to SharePoint Online

Is it possible to migrate on premises host named site collections to SharePoint Online while preserving the host names? This support link indicates it may not be possible. This MSFT recommendation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Full Control User Cannot View Items in a List

User wants to view uniquely secure items on 2 lists (List A/List B) I went ahead and inherited permissions the lists from the top level site. Lists A and B say Manage Exceptions because all the ...
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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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Finding all personal sites in my site collection through REST API

I want to know if there is any way I can get the entire list of My Sites (personal sites) with in the My Site collection for a tenant. So I'm looking for all sites under https://{tenantName}-my....
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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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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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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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How to get list of available custom template name using powershell script

I want to create subsite using custom template. how can get list of activated custom template name using powershell script?
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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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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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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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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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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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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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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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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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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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I can't access my team site,i'm just a beginner here on SharePoint online 2013

Any idea as to how i get back to my site is greatly appreciated.When I try to navigate on the link to my site, I'm getting '404 not found' response.
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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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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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How to move a site collection to root path-based site collection in New SharePoint 2013 Farm

how to move a site collection to root path-based site collection in SharePoint. I restored a content database in an SP2013 Farm from another SharePoint 2013 farm, where this database is a site ...
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How to add new Content Types to an existing List C#?

I've inherited a SP site that has ~30,000 site collections. In turn these site collection each have typically one site (can have more but they don't). From everything I can comprehend this is a bad ...