Questions tagged [site-collection]

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

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Open SharePoint site from another computer in the network

I have installed SharePoint 2013 foundation in one computer and SQL in another. These two computers belong to the same network, eg.: domain1.com. But when I try to access the site from another ...
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Create Sharepoint Site structure dynamically

I want to add a user interface where user create a Sharepoint SiteCollection for each project. For example we have textbox where we can put a name of the project, it will be also the name of the ...
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Cannot create Site Collection and access sitecollections

I tried to configure SSL in my SharePoint Server 2013 test environment. I didnt succeed and now i cannot access any of my sites, create new sitecollections or web applications. Even the ones that used ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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After restore a site collection displays HTTP 403 forbidden

First I Took a BackUp of a Site Collection Using CentralAdmin->BackUp & Restore ->Granular Backup-> Perform a site collection backup Then I Restored the Backup File named test.bak into Another ...
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How to use Portal site connection in SharePoint 2013

Is Portal site connection working in SharePoint 2013? I add another site collection but it seems not showing anything in my navigation.
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Provisioning site collections with SharePoint Hosted App

I referred to the Office Dev PnP code on Github to create Site Collection in my O365 environment. This code uses CSOM to create site collections as a provider hosted app hosted on Azure platform. ...
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Search and view documents from one site collection to another site collection in one web application

I created two site collection in one web application with two seperate content dbs sitecol1 2.sitecol2 configured enterprise search in sharepoint and will run full crawl and incremental crawl for ...
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SharePoint 2010 subsite doesnt open

We have 3 SharePoint Front ends server and I can access top level site and other site collections. But there is 1 SharePoint subsite that I cant access from central administration and also if any ...
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There are so many site templates. Where can I find demos of these templates?

When creating my first site collection it asks me to choose a template... but I have no idea (other than the little description) what the templates look like or how they behave, provide in terms of ...
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unable to remove deleted site collection “Unable to find specified file”

I am facing a strange problem on my SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have previously deleted some site collections from central administration. Now I want to remove them permanently. So I run the ...
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Showing more than 1 page of site collections

I have over 200 site collections present and when I go into the admin page, I can see about ~50 or so of them and that's it. They're alphabetically ordered so I can see it's not getting past p. The ...
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Site Collection strategy

At a recent SharePoint conference (SharePoint Fest in Seattle) there were at least two speakers who advocated in limiting the number of subsites used. Rather, they suggested creating Site Collections ...
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New Site Constantly Reprompts for Credentials

I created a new site but when I try to access it none of my credentials work. I have given my self the correct permissions, but keeps re prompting me. This is a new site with https and a specific host ...
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back up restore a site from a site collection

so I have created a new site collection and web application. I have a site in a site collection that I want to back up and restore on. Was just wondering if it was possible and if it was how, to do a ...
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Republishing a content type will not take effect

I have a site collection which act as a content type hub. i created a new CT and i publish it. then i add a new column inside the CT and i republish the CT. but currently when other site collections ...
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The webpage cannot be found after creating new site collection

I created a new content database and then created a site collection. When I try and access that newly created site collection, I get 'The webpage cannot be found' page. I am able to create new site ...
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Site Collection does not exist in database. Site collection will not be moved

I am trying to move the site collection http://<webapp>/dealers/1020 from content database WSS_Content_2 to WSS_Content_7 I run the command: Move-SPSite http://<webapp>/dealers/1020 -...
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Advice needed for new Intranet - site structure

I'm an intern working on an intranet for a small company that may potentially expand in size. The company has a few departments with an engineering department that has different fields. They also have ...
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Site creation error

While create a new subsite within a site collection (from the browser), I get this error: The url 'Pages/default.aspx' is invalid. it may refer to a nonexistent file or folder or refer to a valid ...
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How can I manipulate List-Data on a certain SiteCollection using a TimerJob?

I need to periodically execute code that reads and writes ListData within a certain SiteCollection. My first thought was a TimerJob. Can I create a TimerJob using a SiteCollection-Feature? How can I ...
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powershell script to exe with command line arguments

I use the following PowerShell code taking command line arguments for creating site collections and it works fine. However when I convert it into an exe and execute it? param( [string]$siteUrl,[...
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How to trigger some custom c# code when a new site collection is created? Feature Stapling, delegated control?

I am using sp 2013. I have some custom code which is adding some webpart to the welcome page. I would like to execute this code for each new site collection depending on a template (mysites). Someone ...
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site collections visibility problem

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that I believe is using the included SQL version instead of the 2008 R2 that I had installed so my DB size limit appears to be 4gb. I have created a second content DB ...
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Share/access list Content across all Site Collections in Office365

We are using Sharepoint 2013 in Office 365 for our Intranet. We have 5 different sub-companys each having their own site collection. In those site collections they all have their lists/libraries. ...
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Can't display Site

I Built a SQL server and another server for IIS & SharePoint. I installed everything without an issue, got to the Central admin page. Created a Web Application, then created a site Collection. ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Online, how do I run getSubwebsFilteredForCurrentUser on sibling site collections and display in a single page?

The page containing the results belongs to one of the sibling sites and I would like to be able to loop through the site collections dynamically without providing a list of collections first.
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Why do I get a runtime error when I try to create an new subsite?

I am trying to create a new community site as a subsite to a host-headed site collection. I've specified name, valid URL, community Site template and to use the same permissions and navigation as ...
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Programmatically create content database in C# (SP 2013)

The goal is to have a web user interface with the option to create new site collections with new Content Database. With the admin user I can manually in the CA create new Content Databases. I can ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 and managed Paths

I am new to SharePoint and accidently deleted the managed path to my site collection (and in the process of trying to fix I think I might have changed a few more things as now when I create a new site ...
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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Adding an extra url to a HNSC

In our intranet we have one web application with an empty root site collection and one Host Named Site collection with this url http://test which is in use and it is functioning without problem. Now ...
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same left navigation bar at all site collection

Can I have the same left navigation bar at SharePoint 2013 on all the subsites and site collections? If it's not possible, can I do it with the navigation bar/Banner? I'd like to use the same (...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 Migration: site collection won't appear even after detaching/reattaching content DB

I cannot for the life of me get a site collection to appear after attaching the database. Running into a problem that I can't find a solution for. I'm migrating a 2010 SP install to 2013, and I'm ...
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only Noteworthy apps are showing

I am having issues with SharePoint 2013 site content when i try to add a new app, it only shows App you can add and Noteworthy apps (3 apps) on all sites and sub-sites, 90% of the Master Pages are ...
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can access central administration but unable to access newly created site

I was able to install SP 2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit machine using this link I am now able to access the SharePoint Central Administration at port 24469. Something like: http://mymachinename:24469/...
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Is it possible to break alerts in one site collection with client-side scripting?

We have a single site collection where alerts have been down for some time. After review, it was suggested that client-side Javascript (common ones like EasyTabs and SPServices) could break alerts. I'...
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Getting Site Collection admin email address if ReadOnly enabled

I have a site collection which is in read only state. I need to get Site Collection administrator's email address. I've tried to use elevated privileges, but still get "Attempted to perform an ...
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Content Search Web part to other Site collection

I need to create a Content Search Web part restricted to a specific URL. I have to show the documents from a list in an other site collection. Is it possible? I'm trying but I do not see results.
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Site Collection second-level

I am using SharePoint 2013, is it possible to create a Second-level site collection by Powershell? I mean, a Site Collection (not substite) child of another Site-Collection.
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Xslt file not overriden on sub sitecollection

I have modified the ContentQueryMain xsl file and want to override it when I deploy. So far it works fine, but I have multiple site collections where I also need to override the ContentQueryMain xsl ...