Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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://...
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Cannot access site collection on new web server hosting SharePoint

I want to add another Web Server to host my SharePoint Server 2013 sites. What I want to achieve is that even if one of the servers is down, the sites are still accessible via the second web server. ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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User Not a Site Collection Administrator = Slow Experience

We are still on SharePoint Server 2010, using NTLM. If a user is in the site collection administrators group, nearly every page across the site collection loads in 2 seconds or less. If a user is ...
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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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Remove users and their MySite using CSOM

I have a scenario in which I have to remove the users from SharePoint after they have left the company. Say, I have 5 users who left the company. So I'll write a CSOM code to read the names from a ...
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Moving file from one site collection to another

I'm trying to copy a content type template file from another site collection to the current one and place it in the hidden folder _cts/<contentType>. Let's say _cts/Email. It's working fine up ...
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Color coded Calendar is not working as expected

I have used the below code to color code for my calendar in my SP 2010 site'shome.aspxpage within aContent Editor Web Part`. But somehow, no color been added when I create a new item in the calendar ...
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Unknown Host -Unable to locate the server named “Server1” .The server does not have DNS entry Error in SP 2013 SP1

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server and Central Admin was created successfully. But when I navigate to the Central Admin or any web application url[root site collection & other ...
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How to list up sites you have permission to

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-prem environment. We are using both sites and site collections as project rooms. On the front page of our intranet I need to list up all sites and site collections which a ...
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How should I reorganize this deployment?

I am the de facto IT guy for a small (20-ish employees) law firm (this is not my primary responsibility). I have no coding experience, though I have been researching SharePoint for months trying to ...
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Extend a Host Named Site Collection for anonymous access SharePoint 2010?

Our Intranet is made up of multiple Host Named Site Collections e.g. Intranet.mycompany.com, ICT.mycompany.co.uk, finance.mycompany.co.uk. for different parts of it. The idea was to give each ...
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Duplicate site collection with Get-SPSite

I have the same problem as this question (Duplicate Site Collection) but unfortunately dismounting and re-mounting the database did not solve my problem. Just to clarify, if I run Get-SPSite, the ...
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Error while importing Sharepoint site in SP 2010

I am trying to export a Sharepoint site from one environment to another. The steps I followed are as below created the site collection with web application from Sharepoint central admin in the new ...
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Access denied accessing Documents from Records Center Site

I am getting 401 access denied errors when I try accessing Records Center Documents from either Drop off Library or Record Library. The error I get is following {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, System....
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Site collection admin with full control does not have ManageWeb permissions?

I have a user set up as a site collection admin at the root level of my sharepoint site, and all subsites inherit these permissions. I have also verified that my user admin1 has FULL CONTROL rights to ...
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Site Column in Content Type Hub is not visible in subscriber site collection

I have created Site Column say "mycolumn" in my Content Type Hub and associated a content type -say myCT - and this content type is published and ran the 2 timer jobs.Though the content type is ...
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The web server at http://srvr1" does not appear to have MS SP Foundation installed Error when opening the site collection in SP Designer

I have taken a site collection's content db back up from one development server and restored it in another development server and mounted on a new web application and site collection.But when I try to ...
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Delete site collection level managed property using powershell

I have a managed property seen at Search Schema of both Search Service Application and Site collection. The one at Site Collection level does not have Refine and Sort attributes set to True, so I am ...
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Unable to create site collection, getting SQL error

I tried to create site collection using central administration as well as powershell but getting error. ULS log shows error message: "A large block of literal text was sent to sql (length 93794). ...
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Create new site collection in existing web application with different existing content DB

I have a SharePoint 2010 root level site collection SC1 in web application WEBAPP1. I want to create copy of that site collection in same web application WEBAPP1. Apart from Import/Export, Restore/...
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CSOM Iterate all SiteCollection in an SPO Tenant

I am trying to iterate over all site collections in a SharePoint Online Tenant. I found this code on the web and adapted it to my needs: context = SharePointContextProvider.Current....
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Not able to add Users to Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

I am having big issues in adding users to a site collection to giving them access. Let me describe to you my problem: I have created a site collection and can set the site collection administrators. ...
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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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Why SaveSiteAsTemplate is hidden

In sharepoint 2010 it was able to Save site as template. But in sharepoint 2013 we should Inaktivate Publishing feature to be able to show this link. I know that there is some workarounds But my ...
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Error when applying custom webtemplate to a sitecollection

I have created a webtemplate from an existing sitecollection by using(save as template). I then imported this template to VS and changed some things in Elements.xml and onet. Now when I try to apply ...
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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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Sharepoint online site collection setup best practices

The scenario is something like this, we need to setup a site collection infra in SharePoint online which needs to hold ~30Tb of data (mostly docs). We need to set up a search service in there that ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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Get the SUM of Items from Media library in all site collections in SP2010 using JavaScript

How to get the SUM of Item Count from "Media" library in all site collections(more than 100) in SP2010 using JavaScript(or any other way). I've more than 100 site collections and each site collection ...
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Site collection not created programmatically only in LIVE Server

I am using SharePoint 2007 and was not able to create site collection and add sites pro grammatically using c# code. Some times it creates the site collection and some times it doesn't. works fine ...
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sps 2003 migration to moss 2007

Hi I am trying to migrate a sps 2003 web app to a moss 2007 server. The sps 2003 is running on windows server 2003 32bit with MSSQL 2000 and the new moss 2007 is running on windows server 2008 r2 ...
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Filter the list in sharepoint online?

I have a sharepoint list . There are 4 people(not fixed) from separate groups(say A,B) responsible for each issue. Now I've a requirement according to which, I'll have to design a page display the ...