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A list of options categories that pertain to a specific SharePoint site in a farm. These options are typically only accessible by a site administrator, and control aspects such as security, search, design and features.

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User can access site without permissions

I have a problem with my SharePoint site. I have created subsite with not inheritant permissions. So I set number of users, but other user's can view items. I see following when checking user ...
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Can't delete site collection after trying to deploy site via PnP Site Provisioning

I'm learning PnP PowerShell to provision a Site and I just made the mistake of deleting the Root Web on a site collection (did this manually). Now I can't access anything on that Site Collection and ...
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Error when trying to click 'Title, Description, and Logo' from the Site Settings (2013)

I haven't run into this particular problem before, and it seems rather strange to me. I'm trying to make some changes to a site. So, I go to Site Settings, of course. From there, under Look and ...
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SP Online : Subsite settings

On my main site example.sharepoint.com I can add webparts and save it like a template but on a subsite example.sharepoint.com/sites/project1 I dont have neither of those options. In admin center I ...
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Can we grant user Contribute permission on a folder, while prevent him from reading the site and other folders

I am working on a team site collection inside our SharePoint 2013 on-premises. now under the site collection i have created a new team sub site, and i grant this sub-site unique permissions. So for ...
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Sharepoint 2013 How to hide Gear Button for non admins without change masterpage

I would like to hide the gear button for non admins users of my SharePoint website. And to perform, I don't want to modify code from my masterPage (i am not allowed to do this). But I can create a ...
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Site setting Disapperad from site action

I tried to change the authentication of one of the site collection to use claim based authentication and I did that through power shell. After I finished, the site settings link disappeared from the ...
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Individually select page experience

Is there a way to select the page experience per page, and not 'all or none'? I currently have 6 pages I would like set to 'new experience', whilst the remaining 50+ pages remain in classic. The ...
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Hide sites in Sharepoint page

We have a couple of sites(projects) in our SharePoint portal. However, a lot of them are not used (closed projects). I want to hide them from the display. But we want to give the option to the user to ...
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Turned on publishing features, but can't save “Navigation” site settings?

I have a Team site where whenever I attempt to save the "Navigation", "Navigation Elements", or "Page Layout and Site Templates" Site Settings, I am directed to an "Access Denied" page. I'm a Site ...
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How to update email for User access requests?

I am a new owner of a SharePoint site, and am trying to set it up so that I receive an email whenever a user requests access. I have gone into Site Settings -> Site Permissions -> Access Request ...
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Is there a way i can view others Users Alert settings

I am the farm admin and the site collection admin for an on-premises sharepoint team site. now some users are complaining that they are not receiving any alerts on a discussion board list, when items ...
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Can we set Alerts on the site level? so any modification to the site's lists will send an email

We have a sharepoint server 2013 on-premises. and i know that users can set alerts on the lists and list's items(from Alert Me). but can we set alert on the site level, so any modification to the site'...
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SharePoint Online sites name

How can I rename a SharePoint online (Office 365) site? I need to know if it is possible or not? Thanks.
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Is there a way to change the Date format inside SharePoint sites to be shown as DD MMM YY (i.e. 25 March 2017)

I am working on a sharepoint farm on-premises 2013. currently we set the following for the regional settings:- Where all the date fields are being shown in this format dd/mm/yyyy for example ...
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Why removing a Security Group from a site , will also remove it from the underlying list and list items which have unique permissions

I faced this weird behavior inside my sharepoint on-premises 2013. i have a sub-site which have a unique permission , and inside this sub-site i added a security group named "Network Members" and i ...
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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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How can I enable the HTML Field Security link in Sharepoint online (O365)?

I have an O365 tenant and I'm a global admin. I'm trying to embed a video in one of my SharePoint sites but SharePoint displays the following message when I try to insert the html code: Embedding ...
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Team site name change

I need to change team site name after it created and used. Is that possible? Can I save the same link or change it? Thanks in advance!
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Strange encoding when my site column name start with a number

I am working on a SharePoint server 2016. and using the UI i create a new site column named 2016Summary. now i have noted that this column will have this strange internal name %5Fx0032%5F016Sumamry ...
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Two Getting Started Options in Setting Menu - SharePoint Office 365?

Found this issue on a new site I am working on and can't find a solution. I have two Getting Started Options in the settings menu. The first link works and takes a user to the getting started page, ...
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Expand/Collapse Navigation content in Sharepoint 2013

Hi i have around 40 links which will be coming in the navigation , is there a way to collapse it there so that my LEFT HAND NAVIGATION doesn't gets too long?
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Why can't I define 2 site columns to have the same Display names but have different Internal names

I am working on a sharepoint server 2016 on-premise. I have the following scenario, which I can not understand:- Using the UI from "Site settings" >> "Site columns". I created a new site column named ...
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Group members must request access to access Group Files?

I created an Office 365 Group/Site on our companies enterprise account. I then added 4 people from within our organization to the group. They got e-mailed the typical "Welcome to Group X" email. ...
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Will any type of customization i do to a list column break the relation with its site column

One of the topics which i could not find relevant documentation about, is if the relation between a Site column and its child list column can be break if i do certain customization for the column at ...
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what is the best practice for changing my built-in Description field from being “Rich Text” to be “Enhanced Rich Text”

I am confused on how i need to appraoch my current case, to change the built-in Description field from being "Rich Text" to be "Enhanced Rich Text". now i have the following:- on-premise SharePoint ...
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How to prevent end users accessing site contents,site setting page through URL

Is there any way I can prevent end users from accessing the site setting page,site contents page by directly entering/ typing in the browser. Except a custom SPGroup,site collection admin nobody ...
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Iframe embedding

I am a site collection administrator. I can embed youtube videos in a page, but I am unable to embed an Excel file from the site Documents (or OneDrive). The error message I receive is: Embedding ...
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Are there any differences if i create a new Sharepoint User Group from the site collection level or from the sub site level

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013. and i am a bit confused on what is the right approach of creating new SharePoint user groups. now i have the following:- Team site collection http://...
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Search and offline availability through powershell for all sites

If you go to "Site Settings" of any site you will see option "Search and offline availability". Clicking on which will open a page where you can chose one of the following option for "Index ASPX Page ...
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what are the main differences between creating a Navigation Heading and creating a Navigation link inside my Quick launch links

I am working on a Team Site collection inside sharepoint enterprise server 2013. now i went to "Site Setting" >> "look and feel" >> "Navigation", and there are two options to add hyper-links inside my ...
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Disable Site Collection Quotas & Locking Entirely

We have our SP 2010 site collection configured with the following quota template settings: Unchecked: Limit site storage Unchecked: Send warning email when site storage reaches... Sandboxed Solutions ...
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Setting web.Navigation.UseShared in WebProvisioned()

I'm trying to configure a team site to "Use Links from Parent" in the "Top Link Bar" whenever a site (web) is created, regardless of what the user chooses on the New SharePoint Site page (gonna hide ...
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SharePoint BreadCrumb Question

I have a SharePoint URL for one site as: http://xyz/controls/engineering/test Where test is the subsite of engineering, whose breadcrumb is set as: xyz> controls> engineering> sites> test I ...
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In Subsite, i click to Title or description, or Logo and occur a error “Something went wrong”

In Subsite, i click to Title or description, or Logo the URL : https://domain.com/sites/ABC/SUBSITE1/SITESITE2/_layouts/15/prjsetng.aspx and occur a error as below "A list, survey, discussion ...
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Site owner cannot open Site permissions page

On SharePoint team site, one of site owners cannot access Site Permissions page. When he tries to open that page he gets message bellow Weird thing is, when he sends request to access that page and I ...
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Why my Lookup Column (which is set as required) will chose a Default Value instead of rendering an empty option

I am working on a Team Site collection inside sharepoint 2013. now i define the following:- i created a new list named "Department". i added a new site column "Project Department" of type Lookup ...
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How to activate site setting option in powershell?

I want to set "subsites can only use the following site templates" radio button true in settings > Page Layout and Site Templates how to do this process in powershell?
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Navigation settings in SP 2010/2013: how to recreate Global navigation and current navigation

see the image taken from the internet How to make Global Navigation and Current Navigation 'folders' reappear?
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How do I have subsite inherent top link bar from child of parent site, SP2010

I am trying to replicate the top link bar from a subsite of the parent site down to its own subsites, however, the subsites keep pulling the top link bar from the parent. Example: .com/Parent/ .com/...
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Is there any way to reduce the options in “Create a new sub site form”?

Is there any way to reduce the number of fields to enter during site creation. Just have to enter the name, description and URL name. Template selection option should be one rather than all the ...
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People and Group in Subsite settings

I noticed that when I added and removed people to/from a group for a subsite (3 levels down), then it in fact added and removed them from the root site! I can swear I was being very diligent and I ...
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Access denied while accessing Site Permission under a subsite

User with full control over root site/subsite, gets Access Denied error while trying to access Site permissions under Site Settings of a specific subsite. Same user is able to access Site permissions ...
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how to upload a SharePoint site template (.wsp) when the solution link is missing in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to transfer a SharePoint page to a different SharePoint site. I noticed that the links to do this are not visible in the site settings menu. I figured out how to save the site as a ...
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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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Add a new custom actions group to Site Settings in O365

I need to add a new Custom Actions Group to Site Settings page and inside this group a new custom link. On the click of this custom link the user should be redirected to the Provider Hosted App that ...
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SharePoint 2013 background creation

Is it possible to create a background in SharePoint 2013 but not have it show up as a psuedo-transparent/watermark style background? I have an image that I'd like to use that have rich colors, but ...
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WebSite search does not find any result

I have a 2010 Site migrated to 2013, which contains old 2010 Lists and some new 2013. In all Lists I have enabled the Search (advanced list settings) and clicked Re-index List. All List searches and ...
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Hiding “Design Manager” option from Site Settings page

How to hide Design Manager option from Look and Feel section of Site settings via a feature?
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Custom Action not showing on Site Settings pages

I have a little (crude) javascript function that should add a javascript file to every page on my site using custom actions (including the subsites via a recursive function). It seems to work well on ...