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 Collection Creation slow for Publishing Portal

Whenever I create a new site collection with the Publishing Portal template from the SharePoint admin center of Office 365 it takes 15 minutes or more to finish. Is this normal for Publishing Portal ...
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What is the purpose of the default site collections?

In our SharePoint admin portal, we have the following site collections. We created none of these. [tenant].sharepoint.com [tenant].sharepoint.com/portals/community [tenant].sharepoint.com/portals/...
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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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How can I disable the default Sharing in Office365 SharePoint and groups withouth removing the share permission?

I explain a bit more: I know how to do the sharing that I want, so that is not the problem. I want to share using SharePoint groups, with internal and external users. As i said, that is fine for me. ...
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Problem with Creating Site collection from custom site template in SharePoint Online

I am trying to generate the site template forcefully and trying to create site collection with the template and getting the following Error. ****Sorry, something went wrong The list "Shared Documents"...
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Content type with template from different site collection

is it possible to use a Content type with a template from different site collection? The reason to do it is to not copy all the future templates to hundreds of site collections. It seems it is ...
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CSOM Powershell to check if feature is activated

Is there any CSOM PowerShell code to check if a site collection feature is activated or not?
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Add Site Collection Administrator SharePoint 2007

Is it possible to add a site collection administrator to all sites under a web application in SharePoint 2007. I can see how to do this for SharePoint 2010 upwards but not 2007. I was hoping to do ...
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Limit search to site contents in root site

My organization built an intranet in the root site of the root site collection. Currently, using the search function in the site pulls all results from our entire SharePoint environment. We'd like to ...
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Referencing JS, CSS files from other site collections in masterpage

We usually reference js files using tokens ~site and ~sitecollection and putting below into the masterpage: <SharePoint:ScriptLink language="javascript" name="~sitecollection/files/abc.js" runat="...
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Displaying a library on a different site (same collection) in SP2013

On my root site, I have a Document Library which contains a lot of important documents. For this Library, on its owning site I can create a webpart which views the folders and items in a nice manner. ...
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Sharepoint online: 'new' sites derived from groups

The 'new' sites offered as a transformation from groups might be easy to use for brand new users who have seen nothing else, but a pain for old sharepoint users. What I have noticed is that the new ...
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Not able to create a web application and site collection in SharePoint 2013

I am not able to create a site collection or web application from Central Administration in SharePoint 2013. It gives me server error. One month back I was able to create but now I am unable to create ...
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SharePoint 2013 on high availability - Site collection created not appearing on warm standby farm

We have got SharePoint 2013 on premise with a DR farm on Warm standby and SQL always on high availability. When i create a site collection in an existing content database (which is already added to an ...
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Subsite creation disabled in Central Admin, but users can still create subsites

I verified that the settings in Central Admin were disabled so that users could not create their own subsites. However, they are still creating their own subsites. Is there a setting in each site that ...
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SharePoint Online OneDrive/Team Site determine default document library

Is it possible to determine which is the default document library for a site collection using CSOM. ie when you go to OneDrive for Business the default is 'Documents' is there a flag to determine this ...
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SP2013 Site - HTTP/1.1 200 OK

any clue on the following, just created brand new site collection on-prem VM when browsed the new site collection on browser i get the following. HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Date: Mon, ...
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Cannot get all site collection users using CSOM

I am an admin of a new site collection in a SharePoint Online environment, and I can see all the users in user pickers. However, if i want to get the users in CSOM, i.e: var users = context.Web....
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Site Collections not appearing in Site Content and Structure View

I have an odd problem. When I use the 'Site Content and Structure' feature from the top level site I don't see any of my site collections under the Sites icon. However I can still open the ...
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Site Collection and IIS Site Exist but Site is down

Problem: Had a user ask me why a specific site we have is down. I checked and the site is giving a "Site Cant Be Reached" error. So I checked in SharePoint administration site to ensure that it was a ...
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Non Site Admins are unable to create sub-sites with templates created by the site admin account

I have created a SharePoint site collection on SharePoint server 2013. I have create a number of sub sites and for each of those sub sites I have created a template. The purpose of the templates is ...
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SharePoint Online Get Primary Site Collection Administrator

Is it possible to get the 'Primary Site Collection Administrator' using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client csom? I can get the site collection administrators by checking the site users and the isadmin flag ...
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Is it Possible to use one site collection content type in another site collection

I have two Site Collections Site Collection A Site Collection B I have Custom Content type in Site Collection A. I have to use same content type in Site Collection B. So is it Possible to use ...
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One site collection with many libraries vs. many site collections with one library each

At the moment we have a list on a global site collection (with about 200 entries). These items represent countries (simplified) - so it's not that often, that new items have to be added or old itmes ...
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Sharing Groups between site collections/web applications

I am currently setting up an enterprise search centre and have run into the problem of users from the intranet not having access permission. I was wondering if there is a way to copy/share across the ...
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Is it safe to add Visitors users who should ONLY have Read permission on my sites, as Group Owners

I have a team site collection inside my sharepoint enterprise server 2013. now i have the built-in group named "Visitors" which have "Read" permission level. and i added multiple AD groups and single ...
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Error in restoring site collection on the same port

I have taken the site collection backup and moved into a another server and tried to restore it. and its worked. Now, i am trying to create another site collection with the same back up file on the ...
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An unexpected error has occurred. when creating a new site collection

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i created a new web application, then i try to create a new site collection at the root of the web application, and i chose the Team Site template.. now ...
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Sharepoint Online site migration for testing

i am using SharePoint Online site. I want to replicate my live site to other testing site. i tried to save it as template but it did not allowed me. while searching i found out " if site has ...
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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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Is there any drawbacks if i want set a default value for the built-in Title column , and why this site column is added inside the “_Hidden” group

I want to add a defualt value for the built-in site column named Title. now i went to "site collection>>site settings>>site columns" but i can not find the Title column. so i ...
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Split content database by creating new site collections

Im having one site collection with 5 sub sites utilizing very high space on the content database. Is it possible to move these sites by creating new site collections to different content databases? ...
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Cannot delete SharePoint site collection using powershell

To cut it short, the site collection still remains in Central Admin while the content database is deleted. I used powershell, but I get cannot open database "db" after requested by the login. Login ...
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Multiple site collection with multiple URL

I am trying to configure multiple site collection for one web application, Is it possible to set each site collection with its URL, for example Site collection URL Public ...
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How to get Site Collection name(or type)?

I`m making a windows application that analyse the SharePoint site. In SPSite Level, I want to get Site Collection name. Which means, I already got Site template name like this STS. private string ...
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Copy site collection from one web application to another web application within the same farm

I have two web applications, webapp1 and webapp2 in SharePoint 2016. Each one contains a root site collection. I need to copy the site collection from webapp1 to webapp2 as a site collection. I ...
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Accessing Office 365 site collection without microsoft login: Access site anonymously

I am creating a sharepoint site on which users will be able to register and login. I want this site to be accessed by any user on the internet. Also, I need a custom domain like https://www.my-website....
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How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
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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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How can I get Site Collection name(or title) in SPSite level using C#

I am a newbie in SharePoint, and now I`m trying to make a Winform application that analyse the SharePoint site. My application works like this. Type target site url in text box and click button ...
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Check how many users visited particular site

I have a SP site collection which hosts internal team portal. Template that was used for it is a publishing site. I want to check how many users visited site. I know there is an Usage Report in Site ...
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Best approach to add an Admin Section to my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on a sharepoint 2013 enterprise server. and i added a new enterprise wiki site collection to it. now i did the following inside the new site collection:- I added 4 custom lists named; ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - List of Site Collection Administrator (JavaScript)

SharePoint 2013 On-Premises. I have a need to display Site Collection Administrators somewhere on the main page. To test this out, I have written a JavaScript for fetching user data of a website, ...
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Alternate access mapping is not working properly?

I configured alternate access mapping in SharePoint 2013 with my machine IP while accessing the site collection using IP it's working fine on the Internet explore, but in chrome, images are not loaded....
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Move/Promote Sub-Site to Site Collection in SharePoint Online

We have numerous sub-sites that are under our top level site collection which we would like to move into their own site collection. Is this something that can be done via PowerShell? If so how? The ...
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Change Url Path Based to Path Based Site Collection?

Does know if this PowerShell works just to rename a path based site collection to a differently named path based site collection? $site = Get-SPSite http://portal.contoso.com/sites/foo $uri = New-...
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Custom group not visible in user.aspx page?

what is difference between people and groups and permissions in site settings? i created some custom groups from _layouts/15/groups.aspx page and these not showing in /_layouts/15/user.aspx page.
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Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
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Moving/merging Team Sites

We are trying to organize our Sharepoint sites because right now it is a mess off Team Sites with a lot of Site Pages underneath them. Is it possible to move a full Team Site, with documents and ...
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Copy site collection from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013

I want to copy a site collection from a SharePoint 2010 farm to SharePoint 2013 farm. I searched the web, and saw some process, but it seems that something missing. I tried this article: http://...

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