Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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Visual Upgrade vs Site Collection Upgrade

I upgrade a content database from 2010 to 2013. After upgrade I see a pink bar on top which says Experience all that SharePoint 2013 has to offer. Start now or Remind me later. In site settings ...
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How to set upload limit in sharepoint 2010 for site collection?

I can set upload limit for web application in SharePoint 2010. But cannot do it for specific site collection?
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Site creation from template - Feature not activated error

I have created a site collection in my testing environment and once i satisfied with it. I created a template (worked fine) Import to another site collection and tried to create a sub site with the ...
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Cannot set site collection administrator, uls: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource

I received a SQL content database backup file (BAK) from the customer. I restored it in SQL Management Studio. I set the farm account DB owner for this content database. I try to set in CA the site ...
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Programmatically move site to another site collection

In SP 2013, on prem, we need to move a sub site from one site collection to another - with all its permissions and versions of documents. I am thinking of writing this in a SharePoint timer job with ...
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I am my site collection administrator; how can I restrict my privilidges on a folder?

How do I remove myself as the SharePoint site collection administrator from having access/visibility to a folder?
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Managing Site Feature ends up in Error

I am trying to turn on the Page-Layout-Option for my SharePoint Site-Collection. I have turned on the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (see below) Then I am trying to activate this ...
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SOAP API to get site Collection Users

How can I get list of all users present in the SharePoint Site collection using SOAP API. Is that possible? Please suggest something. Because I have to use that URL in InfoPath form.
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CSOM: Get site collections in SharePoint 2016

I'm creating low-trust addin for sharepoint and trying to get list of all site collections using CSOM. This code works good for SharePoint Online: using (var context = GetAppOnlyClientContext(...
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Rest API to get SharePoint site collection all users

How can I get list of all users present in the SharePoint Site collection using Rest API. Is that possible? Please suggest something.
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SharePoint opening all links in lightbox

I upgraded a site collection from 2010 to 2013. If I click on item in any list or library then it opens it in lightbox instead of regular browser window where I can see its URL. Normally item URL is ...
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how to get site collection url from SharePoint Hosted App

I am trying to get site collection URL using _spPageContextInfo.siteAbsoluteUrl but it is giving output as https://domain.-a08083bbaacc988.sharePoint.com/sites/sitecollectionname but I want it ...
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Custom site template not showing up in list when creating new site

I upgraded a site collection from 2010 to 2013. There is a site template called "My Site Template" which shows up in solution gallery (in Site Settings) in both 2010 and 2013. I can also activate and ...
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error create site collection with template in sharepoint 2010

we had a web application which for each project create a site collection with a template in it. we had just one content database which uses it for all site collections in SharePoint 2007 we used the ...
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Dont have access to “Popularity Trends” but can access “Popularity and Search Reports”

So I am trying to see the popularity trends for my Sharepoint 2013 online site, and no matter where I try to access it for, top level site or subsites, I get the "Access denied, request access" page. ...
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“Language settings” menu voice not showing in Site Settings page

I need to make an alternate language available for a subsite (S) of a site collection but, when I open the 'site settings' page of S, the "language settings" voice (in the "Site Administration" ...
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all SharePoint sites are super slow - all of the sudden

SharePoint 2013. 3 WFE, 2 App and 1 DB Server. All of the sudden sites are super slow. What area should I look (beside logs)
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Change view (columns) for Pages, Documents, Images libraries for entire site collection

I want to change the current views (when you go to, for example, "Site Content > Pages") on Pages, Documents, Images libraries with a new set of columns so that all 100+ subsites in my site collection ...
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Backup site SharePoint 2013

I have web app, call it Company, on one of it's site collections I have a site, call it IT. I need to take IT site and make it as new site collection. I read here, SharePoint 2013 - restore a single ...
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Using JSOM to get information from host web error “The collection has not been initialized”

I'm using the following code part to access the host web from a sharepoint add-in : var ctx = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var factory = new SP.ProxyWebRequestExecutorFactory(this.appWebUrl); ctx....
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Sharepoint Online - Maximum number of subsites within single site collection

According to our project requirements, We need to create more than 2000 subsites under single site collection in SharePoint online (Office 365). MSDN article says that you can create Up to 2,000 ...
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Quick Links for global navigation

In our SharePoint we have a global navigation that is shared across all site collections on the top of each page. On a team site level we'd like to use Quick launch navigation (i.e. the navigation on ...
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Error while iterating list

I tried this: var itemArray = []; var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var oList = clientContext.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle('FlexMasterList'); var oListItem; ...
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Configuring Co-Authoring in SharePoint 2013 site collection?

How do I configure Configuring Co-Authoring for SharePoint 2013 site collection for MS Word or Excel documents?
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Site Collection cannot access by Site Administrator

I am creating web application on port 80 with host header beta.xxx.com with DOMAIN\spadmin account with Allow Anonymous access. Then I create site collection. Everything goes correct. Now when I try ...
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SharePoint 2013 SiteCollection creation error

I tried to create a new site collection for my web application and came through this error. We recently created a new content database, does it has to do something with that? Do I have to make any ...
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Copy structure site collection

I currently own a site collection with many sites children. One of the subsites acts as a template the rest. Request: Create a new site collection with the same structure of content types and site ...
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Add a user with full control rights on multiple site collections from one import csv

I have aa Excel sheet which have multiple site collection sites (around 600) of same web application. I want to add a user with full control rights on all the site collections from Excel sheet. My ...
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Powershell find applications site collection is using

Is there a way in powershell to find out what Service Apps a site collection is using. Having some trouble with a site collection that was created when we had a faulty Search Service app, created a ...
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Upgrading site collection to SharePoint 2013 taking long time

I m upgrading a site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. Content DB size is 50GB and the upgrade job is running for more than 12 hours now. Is this normal? The upgrade status page is ...
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This page can't be displayed Error

I am a Site Collection Administrator on our site. All of a sudden I can't access our SharePoint portal, https://portal..... I get "This page can't be displayed" error. I can however access or ...
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SharePoint REST API call not responding

Working on a project where we are creating a new Site Collection for a department. We are new to SharePoint. During our testing we created a Site Collection called Test. I came to realize that the ...
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How to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online

I'm using Tenant.GetDeletedSiteProperties method to find deleted Site Collections. Is there any other way to find if a Site Collection is deleted in SharePoint Online (without using SharePoint Online ...
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Change Composed Look on muliple Site Collections

I need to create 100+ site collections in SP2013. I have a PowerShell script and XML file to achieve this (and is working). However, marketing want to brand and change the look of the Team Sites - I'...
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Creating a site collection doesn't seem to accept the template

I'm creating a site collection and trying to apply a template to it Here is the code: $Siteurl = "http://myserver:8010/sites/sitex5" New-SPSite $Siteurl -OwnerAlias "mydomain\sp2k13admin" -Name "...
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why Search Schema inside a site collection will be showing properties from other site collections

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013. and i have one web application and 6 site collections. now i went to a site collection , which is of type "Enterprise Wiki" , then i navigate to "Site Setting"...
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Where is the “Style Library” folder in SharePoint Online?

I have a site collection at the following location: www.example.sharepoint.com/SiteCollection/. My understanding is that the Style Library should be located at www.example.sharepoint.com/...
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How to find if a site collection is deleted

I used Get-SPDeletedSite command to find the deleted Site Collections. It returns Site Collection deleted from UI but it is not listing Site Collections deleted using Remove-SPSite command. Can ...
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Messed up columns and forms after adding from existing site columns

I'm very new to SharePoint and have a stupidly high level of access to a site built for our team (dangerous!). Apologies if this is a duplicate question however I haven't been able to find a ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

I have a fresh SharePoint 2013 on 2008r2 installation. I create a new web application with default settings but instead of the default public url, I enter http://qwe: I go on to create a site ...
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Import-SPWeb Into Host Named Site Collection

I have made a backup of a SharePoint Site using Export-SPWeb. I have also added a new Host Named Site Collection and I would like to Import the Site into this newly created Host Named Site Collection. ...
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Point Host Name Site Collection To Internet

Can you make a site collection available through the internet? Any good guides to getting them pointed externally? Is it possible to have a site collection that is available through different URLs ...
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution' Sharepoint 2013

My machine shutdown when I was taking the solution backup. Then I started, I coudn't deploy the solution code from visual studio saying Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': <nativehr&...
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Only me and admin able to access sharepoint site

My site has one library and various folders in it which are given access through various groups and different permission level. Yesterday I got to encounter this scenario that no user from any group ...
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Associated owner group is always null

I am using PowerShell to create site collections, and add users by code. I add users as visitors, contributors and as owners. In my powershell code I can get both the Visitors and Contributors group, ...
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Is it possible to setup an email address for a site collection in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to set up an email address (using Central Admin, Powershell, .NET dev, any other form) for outgoing email from a site collection in SharePoint 2013?
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Programmatically Create Site Collection within a Specific Content DB or move to a specific Content DB using SP Object Model & Not PowerShell

Is it possible to specify the Content DB to which a site collection will belong while creating a Site Collection? I am using the SelfServiceCreateSite API. If not, is there a way to move a site ...
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How to remove site collection feature “web template feature of exported web template xxx”

I have several site collection features that start with the name web template feature of exported web template. When I use get-spfeature I am unable to see anything with a displayname that matches and ...
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Site Collection url and read-only url, two urls for the same Site Collection

I have a Site Collection with specific users permissions (read, contribute...etc.) on "http://mysitecollection". I want to have another URL to this (same) Site Collection "http://...