Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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Approaches to managing PowerShell for every day menial tasks

PowerShell is a very powerful tool to handle many aspects of a SharePoint farm. On the one hand there is the set of commands typically used by the administrators of the infrastructure. These people ...
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Export all Site Collection Usage Reports in one click

My manager wants me to export the every Excel and PDF file from the Site Collection Usage Reports every month. Is there a way to download or export the data in one click?
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Organization Concept Design

Say I have an organization structured like so... -- Root Host ---- Group A ------ Project of A as P1 --------- Sub Project of P1 as SP1 ----------- Sub Project of SP1 as SSP1 ----------- Sub ...
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Manage content and structure is missing from Site Actions Menu items in 2010

My menu item "Manage Content and Structure " is not present in the Site Actions Menu, after some google research i found that there are 2 features that need to be activated for this item to show up. I ...
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Get-SPSite fails to return all site collections for a content database

I have 3 content databases spread over 2 servers (A & B) called: A1 B1 B2 I wanted to move a site collection from A1 to B1. As they are on different servers, I backed up, removed the site and ...
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Backup and Restore Sitecollection: users on target machine not existing

I backed up a sitecollection from Server A and restored that sitecollection to server B using stsadm backup and stsadm restore. Before the backup I removed the users from the sitecollection user ...
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Site Collection: Configure Audit Settings: Selected audited events only remain checked for a few minutes

Under Site Collection Administration -> Site Collection Audit Settings, I can enable events to audit, click OK. Then I go make changes; update a list item, delete a document, check out an item. I can ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, the best estimate is that ...
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Moving a sub site between Site Collections in SharePoint 2013

I have created a Site Collection and with a sub site for a department in our company. Now they have requested to move that sub site to another site collection which belongs to another department. How ...
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SharePoint list, catalog and layouts

We are using SharePoint 2013. Would like to know:- Is the _catalog folder common to all webs in site collection?, please explain. Is the Style Library common to all webs in site collection?, please ...
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Upgrade / migration / site -> site collection question in Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2016

Hoping for some thoughts / guidance on the approach for this. I'm in the middle of a project to upgrade / migrate a SP2010 environment to SP2016. Due to the gaps in versions, the approach we're taking ...
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How to set up a single site app catalog?

Can anybody point me in the right direction on how to set up an App catalog for a single site in my tenant (SharePoint online)?
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SharePoint sites displaying “TLS Security Settings” error

I have a SP2013 on-prem Farm with 3 web applications and multiple site collections All the site collections in the farm display the below error: ""Cant connect securely to this page" This might be ...
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problem of publishing Sites with Catalog Connections after sync with production publishing site

I have 2 web applications SharePoint 2013 one for authoring content and the other is for publishing - using cross-site publishing feature. I want to put publishing site database to Sync with DR ...
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Subscribe to content type hub immediately

On my Sharepoint Online I have some content types in a content type hub. I create a modern team site (a site collection in fact) and I want those content types from the content type hub to be ...
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Give Edit access for Content Across the Site Collection

We have a new role coming into the company which is specifically for maintaining stale content across our primary SharePoint Site Collection. In order to do this they'd need to see all the content ...
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Disable Folders in SharePoint Online

G'day Guru's It seems it has been a couple of years since this topic was raised, and Sharepoint has changed a lot since then. I have turned off the 'New Folder' option in Advanced Settings for all ...
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Managed Property for Site/Subsite that document lives on?

Is there a managed property that will contain the URL for the site or subsite that a document lives on? I want to pull all documents from a site collection and have them contain a link to the Document ...
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Move site collection to production making dev. Content DB as Production DB

We have a SharePoint 2013 farm, development environment where one site collection alone is residing in a separate DB server. Now we plan to move this site collection to production with the existing ...
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Content type and site column re-usability inside the Flat structure

I wrote this question about 6 months ago about the ability to reuse content types and site columns among site collections that are connected to a hub site in the Flat structure world Migrating our on-...
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Change welcome page shown when you go to https://myExample.sharepoint.com to a specific site

I have a Sharepoint Online site that my users access by going to https://myCompanyName.sharepoint.com. I have 9 sites in total. I want the "Home" site to be the default landing site when the user ...
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Audience Targeting to other Site Collection

Scenario: Site Collection A - Everyone landing/home page Site Collection B - Finance Site Collection C - HR Site Collection D - IT Each of the site collection has unique permission and groups. ...
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Move subsite with running workflows to new site collection

I am looking to essentially promote a subsite up to its own site collection on a different content database, but all data and currently running workflows need to be preserved. Currently, I have a ...
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Thread has been aborted when upgrading site collection from SP 2010 -> 2013

I am upgrading a site collection from SP 2010 to SP 2013. It's rather large about +- 100gb. I performed the same steps on smaller site collections before and all worked fine. Now I suspect the "thread ...
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Adding a user to different permission groups within same site collection?

This is for sharepoint 2019 enterprise on-premise. What i am having to build is a site in which every site and subsite has its own unique access permission groups. Creating the site and subsite and ...
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Sharepoint hubsite theme background image not pushing out to associated sites

I have created a hubsite with powershell called internalHub. In the internalHub i have a orange/black theme with a background image. Next step is to create a regular communication site called ...
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Trying to reinstall sharepoint main site, it is stuck

We are trying to get Sharepoint up and working and we have hit a snag. The snag being after we deleted the main SharePoint site we can no longer add sites. We have tried to reinstall the main site and ...
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Perform crud operation into another site collection using server object model

I want to perform crud operation into a list which is into another site collection. How can i perform this operation using Server side object model?
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Impossible to create site collection URL in uppercase after created it in lowercase

recently I created a site collection with URL in lowercase. It was a mistake because it doesnt follow our URL naming guidelines. To fix this, first I decided to remove site collection and second, I ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(SOLVED) Newly Created Site Collection Throws 500 Internal Server Error

I've been getting an 500 error everytime I tried to access the site. I've tried the solution posted in here but the SecurityTokenServiceApplicationPool is running normally. I also checked the event ...
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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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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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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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Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.

I am root site collection administrator for the site below: http://Myapp/_layouts/15/settings.aspx But still I could not view any of out of the box sharepoint pages like settings.aspx and see this ...
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Importing web to another site collection

I have 2 Site collections. One site collection is for active sub-sites and the other one is for sub-sites that can be archived. I have created a powershell scheduled task to export sub-sites from ...
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Sharing a site collection with an organization

What is the best way to share a site collection with all users of an organization? Basically make it open to view only. 90% of them would be considered "external users" because they don't have Office ...