Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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What is the effect of granting users “Restricted Interfaces for Translation” permsion on a site

I have a team site collection, and i grant users the following permission "Restricted Interfaces for Translation" but seems users can not view the site and its lists, and they will get the following ...
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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 ...
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Activating SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I am thinking about activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure for our site collection, but worry what it could possibly cause. What, if any issues could this cause to content already ...
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Recursive Enumeration of Sites, Subsites, and Application Templates Used

I am migrating my WSS 3.0 installation over to 2010 and then eventually to 2013 and am in need of a stsadm command that will show me a list of sites in the site collection, a list of subsites within ...
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Restore-SPSite reports “No content databases are available for this operation…”

I've run a site collection backup using Backup-SPSite. I then deleted the Site Collection using CA. Then tried to restore is using Restore-SPSite. Got the error "No content databases are available ...
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Is there a newer version than “2013 experience version will be used” when creating a new site collection inside offcie 365 [duplicate]

I am working on a new site collection inside office 365. now when i select to create a new private site collection , i got this dialog:- where it mentioned that the "Template Selection" will be "2013 ...
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How can I sync up users data in site collection and user information list

Few USER ID's are different in User Information List compared to site collection. If I hover over on a user in Pages library, the user id is 10. And the same user id is 20 in User Info List how can ...
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Disabling folder creation in sitecollection SharePoint online

Is it possible to disable folder creation for the whole site collection instead of only on library?
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Site collection owners and site collection administrators. Can anyone explain the difference in plain english

Just found this on MSDN and I'm confused. the Owners group of a site is not the same as the site collection owners, which themselves are called site collection administrators in the Central ...
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Deleting a corrupted Site Collection

I have a site collection which is corrupted, it was not deleted correctly and now I cannot fully remove it. It does not appear in the Central Admin, but it does with Powershell. Compatibility level ...
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How to avoid site collection larger than 200gb

I have a question regarding some sort of document system. Basically I have to set up a simple environment for storing and managing the documents. We are talking about some sort of a small approval ...
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Main site collection checked out to a user?

I'm getting ready to build out a basic intranet for my company, and on our main site collection I'm getting the message that it is checked out to an individual who does not have owner-level ...
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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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Detached Content Database While Site Collection Upgrade is Running

The content database was detached from SQL server by mistake while site collection upgrade was running, now the database is attached again and the site still showing upgrade in progress but opening ...
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Deleted Site Collection is still visible in View All Site Collection in Centeral Administration

I have deleted one of my site collection and when I check under View All Site Collection in Central Administration the deleted site collection is still appearing. How can I remove that site from ...
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How do roll out customize search page on all other team sites on different site collections?

I created a search page on top level of each site collection. However I would like to know how I can roll it out other team sites on different site collections.
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Event receiver on site collection creation

Are we able to code an event receiver on site collection creation? I have so custom site definitions, i do everything with features. So i need to activate a feature on site collection creation.
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Top Level Site page not found

I'm trying to make a site collection. When I create one and give it a host header, the URL for the top site it gives me after creating the site collection never works. When I visit the URL, it says ...
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How to create a site collection in visual studio with the help of excel

I have been trying to create a site collection using visual studio using C# and I have almost created one. but I want to create a site collection by fetching the details from Excel sheet but I have no ...
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How to move Site Collection to different Path in same Web Application?

I know the process involves backing up the site collection. And restoring it afterwards. I'm looking for specific steps on the restore process. I have a site collection at the root of a web ...
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SharePoint sitemap0.xml Missing Content

I am having issues with certain sub-sites on a SharePoint site not showing up in the sitemap0.xml/sitemap_mobile0.xml files that are generated by SharePoint. Some sub-sites show up and some don't for ...
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Managing Huge Site Collections

I have a situation in my company's environment where site collections are reaching a size of around 500GB. They are used as a repository for documents, so an application stores the documents in there ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite 032**********...
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Evaluation Site Collection upgrade URL

I performed an evaluation site collection upgrade on my migrated 2010 site collection. The process completed but I am not able to browser my evaluation upgraded site collection. My site collection is ...
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Upgrade Site Collection to SharePoint 2013 Failed - Unsupported Language Pack References

Upgrading one of the site collections from SP2010 to SP2013 failed with the error below: Unsupported Language Pack References The following language packs are referenced from content in this site ...
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Custom URL for sharepoint Online

I have been reading around that it is not possible to change the default Sharepoint Site Collection Url eg. https://mycompany.sharepoint.com/ to something like http://mycompany.com. Is this still true ...
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unable to change site collection administrator after sharepoint 2010 to 2010 migration using content db

I used content db approach for migrating sharepoint 2010 from one server to another. 1.i created new web application on target server. 2.Installed all WSP's on target server. 3. Test-...
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Site collection content database

If a site collection content database size grow up; can I add a second Content Database to it? if No, what's the solution?
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, the best estimate is that ...
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Automatically subscribing a user to sync document libraries

I have a site collection with multiple sub-sites, each with their own document libraries. Once the project is fully under way, there will likely be a couple of hundred document libraries in the system....
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SharePoint 2010 - A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as safe

I have been stuck on this error and am unable to solve it since the past few days. I have googled all I could, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I'll go through all the steps I've done ...
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Sharepoint site/subsite get zero in size only

Using the script: Get-SPSite | select url, @{label="Size in MB";Expression={$_.usage.storage/1MB}} | Sort-Object -Descending -Property "Size in MB" | Format-Table –AutoSize I always get zero size on ...
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Display data from different site collections to a page

I have a home page in a site collection site A( root site ) and I want to display content here in this page from two different site collections Site B & Site C. Here what are the approaches to ...
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Site Collection administrator is getting Access Denied error message when editing Page Layout and Site Template Settings

I have an account in Office 365/SharePoint Online and I am creating a new Site Collection with the Template Publishing Portal. I want to be able to add all kinds of different subsite templates below ...
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Site collection & content database considerations, any suggestions for best practices?

We're in the migration planning stages of moving from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2016 and one thing we want to avoid is having to worry about managing content databases too early. On MOSS 2007, ...
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Enable the QuickLaunch Fly Out Menu in subsite only

I am using Sharepoint 2013 and I want to apply the QuickLaunch Fly Out in one subsite only. I followed the post The Right Way to Enable the QuickLaunch Fly Out Menu in SharePoint 2013 It worked, but ...
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SharePoint site and relative url issue

I have set one image as a background image in SharePoint Master page. So here issue I am facing is in displaying this image in my non-root site collection.This works perfectly in my root site ...
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SP2010 Reset all subsites to inherit masterpage using c#

I'm creating a site feature reciever which sets a custom master page on the root web. I would also like the master page set on the root to be inherit to all the subsites. What is the most elegant way ...
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How Do I save my team site as a template inside SharePoint 2013 Online?

Hello this my team site, However when I go in Site Setting and Site Action it doesn't give me the option to save it as a template. I would like to know what I need to do save it as a template.
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Refreshing UAT with production content + HNSC sites

We have Hosted Names Site Collections in both UAT and Production and I am in the process of Refreshing the UAT db with prod db, I have these Take a backup of the prod db Detach the DB of QA from the ...
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Refreshing QA db with Dev db with sites being Hosted Names Site Collection

We have Hosted Names Site Collections in both Dev and QA and I am have been assigned the task of Refreshing the QA db with Dev db, please let me know if any of the below steps taken are wrong Take a ...
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Why we are getting site content in news blog as a result of table of content web part?

I have added the table of content web part on my site.but I am getting site content for news Blog.How to resolve this.I don't want to get site content for a news blog. please suggest some idea.
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How much a site collection can store if i do not specify any Qoute when creating it

I am working on an on-premise sharepoint enterprise server 2013. currently i have the following info:- i have one web application + one content database. I have 10 site collections. now when i ...
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O365, how to set read only permissions on site collection inclusive all subsites/content below?

I am building some logic programmatically. The target is to archive a site collection. I need to remove all the permissions and give everybody read permissions. In SharePoint 2013 on prem it was ...
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Validate/verify the SharePoint site URL (site collection URL and site(web) URL) are correct without using the SharePoint's sp.js and sp.runtime.js

The main objective is to verify that the given SharePoint site URL (which is read through user input) needs to be verified and validated as correct URL before proceeding further. the verification ...
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Is it possible to create Site Collection such that URL should not have “/sites” in SharePoint foundation 2010?

I want to create Site Collection such that Site collection should not contain "/sites" in its URL(Except root Site Collection) in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Is it possible to do it?
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Unable to deactivate the “Video and Rich Media” site collection feature “Cannot deactivate the feature because the Video Set content type is in use. ”

I have created a new site collection of type enterprise wiki under sharepoint server 2016. now i by mistake enable the "Video and Rich Media" site collection feature. so immediately i click to ...
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Archive Sites and Lists in SharePoint 2013

I want to move/copy the lists and sites to other site collection using Content and Structure feature in Site Settings. Is it possible to move/copy to other site collection ? If yes, then when I ...
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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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Blank level in SharePoint

Running Get-SPsite to list all site collections and i found the second site level is blank ? WHY? Url CompatibilityLevel --- ...

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