Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I create a root site immediately under a wildcard managed path?

We setup a wildcard managed path /projects in our web application. Is it possible to setup a root site for http://www.abc.be/projects?
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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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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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file not found error while accesing a restored site collection

We have 2 environments for SharePoint 2013: production and test environment I did a backup for a site collection in the production environment and I restored it in the test environment. but 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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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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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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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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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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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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Site Collection Reader

It's straightforward to add a user with Site Collection Administrator access. But how can I easily add a user to a site collection with only read access to the site collection?
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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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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="...