Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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Mixed site collection

One our teams asked for a new, mixed type of site collection that is outside from /sites (so mycompany.sharepoint.com/requestedsitecollecion and able to host both classic and modern sites like ...
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Subsites Not Listed Under Site Collections

The organization has many team sites and sub-sites that are not listed in the Site Collections part of the SharePoint Admin menu. Have the sites been created incorrectly? I have tried to search for ...
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How could I get items present inside Site Asset of a Team Site?

Through the following url : https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/sites/{siteId}/drives I could get all user created document libraries and Documents (a system created document library), but I could not ...
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Content types and site columns went missing in a site collection

I migrated a web application from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016. After migration I was able to see the content types and site columns and everything was fine. I took a template of a publishing ...
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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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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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Error: "sorry this site cannot be shared with you"

I'm using the following PowerShell script to create 15 Site collections. The problem is it only creates only two permission groups and we have to create the rest manually. Does anyone know a script ...
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How can I grant access to my root site in SharePoint online?

I've made some custom security groups in SharePoint online at site colelction level and that security is inherited across all my sub-sites. The issue I have is that my site collection root site is ...
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Replace current home Site?

I've inherited a SP Online site and would like to create a new site collection to replace the existing collection. Is there actually a way to do this? Or will I need to just tweak the existing site?
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How can I show the Site Owner on all the web pages

I have been tasked with finding a way to display the site owner in the footer of all the web pages. I would assume that would be done via the Master Page but cannot find any information on I would ...
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SharePoint 2016 error on site collection creation

When I am trying to create site collection in SharePoint 2016 new server I am getting user cannot be found error. I have added myself as site collection administrator in Central Administration site ...
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Display a list from different site collection

In SP Online,is there a way to display a list from sitecollection A on sitecollection B? Are there any ways that I create a new list in sitecollection B,using a workflow or any data-sync methods, can ...
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Yet another ADFS issue - can't create sub sites even as site colleciton admin

We implemented ADFS in our UAT environment. I just realized I cannot create subsites on any site collection. I can delete sites, manage permissions, and do everything else, just not create new sites. ...
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Edit the User Information List without being a Site Collection Administrator

I am managing a SharePoint 2013 site collection, I want to allow a group of users to edit the User Information List through a script, but I get Access Denied errors, even though the group has Full ...
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SharePoint Online Multiple Sites?

I've just published a SharePoint Site and it seems there's not just one, but many: URL STORAGE USED (GB) SERVER RESOURCE QUOTA https://example....
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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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SharePoint.com site differences?

I just started a sharepoint.com account and am trying to understand the difference between some of the features it has. I'm coming from SharePoint 2013 currently. When I log into sharepoint.com, it ...
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Change Site Policy email notification template

I am trying to change the Site Policy email notification template that is sent before the site is deleted. I am using a CSOM console application very similar to the one described in following post ...
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Set-SPSiteUrl : Url {0} already in use!

Why is the script below giving me the error that the url {0} already in use? Set-SPSiteUrl (Get-SPSite "http://nonsecuresiteurl") -Url 'https://securesiteurl' -Zone Extranet Set-SPSiteUrl : Url {0}...
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Could not rename this site collection. The URL specified is already in use

I am trying to rename a site collection, using scripts something like this: $site = Get-SPSite http://portal.contoso.com/sites/foo $uri = New-Object System.Uri("https://foo.contoso.com") $...
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Why don't my site collection administrators see the site collection administration settings for the site?

I'm having an issue where on most of our existing site collections the users specified in the "Site collection administrators" setting under "Site Settings" > "Users and Permissions" do not have the ...
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"Audit log reports" link is missing inside my sharepoint enterprise wiki site collection's site settings

I have a sharepoint server 2013 on-premises. ad i have 2 site collections of these types:- Enterprise wiki site collection. Team site collection, which have the publishing features enabled at the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Collection Maximum Size

Title says it all, I hope! We have a SharePoint 2010 SP1 and one of our collections regularly goes over their quota (and ask for us to extend it). We would like to know if there is an absolute ...
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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 top ...
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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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SharePoint Online - list all sites in collection

How do I list all sites in my site collection in SharePoint Online? I am not trying to view the 'Site Hierarchy' - this lists subsites of the site I'm viewing at the time, not all sites in the ...
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How to create a site collection using C# remotely for sharepoint 2013 and 2016

I would like to create for sharepoint on premise a site collection remotely. However, the only piece of code I found on internet is for sharepoint online https://gist.github.com/vman/9342224 using ...
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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 login with different site collections home page?

I created different Site collections under one web application. I was trying to login to different site collection but it was redirecting to the top level site. Sitecollection url : http://...
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Site template works only on top of a site collection

When trying to create subsite from a given template anywhere but the top of the site collection, this error occurs: Unhandled exception was thrown by the sandboxed code wrapper's Execute method ...
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All content from site collection is corrupted? How to solve?

I can't add items to any list, library ... in site or subsites. I also can not create sites, lists, or libraries. This started Friday last week while I was debugging a webpart. They all present this ...
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Export-SPWeb - Fails after a few minutes / Turn Sub Site into Site Collection

We have an Intranet SharePoint 2013 farm with 4 servers (2x WFE, 2x APP). Within our Intranet we have a 'Video Center' (~37GB) which at this point unfortunately is a sub-site. We want to turn it into ...
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what is the Sites on the base site collection of SharePoint online?

when I created a Sharepoint site collection on the root. it comes out as https://mydomain.sharepoint.com/**sites** What are this Sites means? Is it possible to create a site's collection without ...
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SharePoint Group Site Collections and other type of Site Collections

When I go to my SharePoint onliine and on top left corner select app-launcher and choose SharePoint, I can see several site collections some of them are associated to SharePoint Groups and some of ...
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Analytics - Build metrics for SharePoint

I would like build metrics for my time, I tried researching on this and found out that we can use the Popularity Trends in Site Settings Page, Unfortunately the analytics is broken for our farm and ...
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Permission problem on SharePoint team sites?

A user can add permissions in this site collection. However a user can't add permissions in a different site collection. I would like to know why it is not working. The user has full control on both ...
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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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What is really going on during Backup-SPSite?

Can anyone explain in detail what is really going on(under the hood) during exexuting Backup-SPSite powershell cmdlet ? Backup-SPSite http://server_name/sites/site_name -Path C:\Backup\site_name.bak
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Web Application and Site Collection

Recently, I was asked like why do we have a web application? What's the use of it? After listening to my answer I was questioned on the same as why can't we do the same for a site collection directly? ...

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