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Subsite generally refers to a child site of a SharePoint site collection. Multiple subsites make a site collection.

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What is the use case of subsites in SharePoint online?

Instead of subsites, Microsoft recommends having independent site collections and commencing them via hub site. One of core reasons for this seems to be the fact that a sub site by default inherits ...
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How can I use PnP Powershell to enable custom script in a subsite?

My problem is enabling custom script with DenyAddAndCustomizePages. A two-line script can describe my problem. Background: I was using Set-SPOSite to enable it like this: Set-SPOSite $SiteURL -...
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Subsite deletion when removing ability to create subsites

Do existing subsites get deleted when you turn off the ability to create new subsites in SharePoint Online Admin Center? Or do the existing subsites remain and just the create new subsites link is ...
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Set the column width of the Site Contents - Subsites

Is there a way to increase the column width of the Site Contents - Subsites list in SharePoint Online (O365)? The names are getting cut off:
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PNP script to get all subsite in a single site collection, please with MFA for SP online

Found plenty of scripts but they are not with MFA. MFA is a standard now, do not understand why people insist of creating scripts not considering that. Can someone help?
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Restore inheritance of subsite from main site

How do I restore inheritance of subsite from main site? The permission of a group was prior 'Full Control' and accidentally change it. Adding and removing links was no longer there.
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Installing SPFX Extension on SharePoint Subsites - Error: "A different version of this App is already installed"

I am trying to install a SPFX Extension on my root site and subsites. I am able to install it on my root sites with this script but then run into an error stating: Install-PnPApp : {"odata.error&...
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How can I show number of members on the subsite?

I want to show the number of members on the SharePoint subsite page. The image below, which is the top-level site, shows the number of members. Then I create the subsite under the top-level site but ...
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Hub site vs subsite

I have a team site with a subsite. Now I want the lists in the team site to be visible in the subsite? It must work with a hub site?
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Create Subsite from Modern SharePoint Site

I was confused to create subsite on multiple scenarios, I saw it was not recommended to use or create subsite now. Why it stopped to create subsite? And how to manage similar way to create subsites (...
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I am unable to delete the SharePoint online subsite that is created under the team site

I am unable to delete the SharePoint online subsite that is created under the team site. Please tell me what is wrong?
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Best practice migrating a large amount of sub sites from 2013 to Online

I have an on-prem (2013) site with 200+ subsites all created from the same template with the same document library just because users wanted to re-use the same filenames (and document library names) ...
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Navigation bar reconfigures links from sections of SharePoint pages, removing everything after '#'

I am currently configuring my navigation bar in SharePoint online (Office365 application). My SharePoint site exists of two pages: Home page Info page [section 1] Who are we? [section 2] What do we ...
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How to retrieve the Creator or Author of a site or any sub site?

I cannot find a way to get the creator of a site in a SharePoint site collection (There are more than one administrators), be it in web view or programmatically. I tried get-author-creator-of-a-site-...
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Why is there a Documents folder and Shared Documents folder after upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016?

I recently completed an upgrade (db attach) from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016. Users now see a "Documents" folder and "Shared Documents" folder under ...
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Show full path hierarchy for the current sub-site

I have created a modern SharePoint Online intranet for my company. It is required for me to add the full path hierarchy of the current sub-site a user is visiting. For example, when I visit the IT sub-...
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Uploads/Downloads Cannot Exceed Large File Chunk Size - SharePoint 2016 On-Premise

We recently upgraded from SharePoint 2013. We used a fresh install, new servers, and restored a backup from the old server. The current stack looks like this: Application/Web Server - Windows 2019, ...
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Adding site column to list in sub site fails

I am running SP 2016 on premise. I can successfully run the script below to add a site column to a list on the "root" site. clientContext = new SP.ClientContext(); var olistCollection = ...
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Display parent web part on Subsite

I am trying to create several master lists at the top level of a SharePoint Online site - master calendar, master contacts, etc. I want to be able to display these lists on Subsites, but I'm running ...
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Subsites & workflows. Why not just libraries with metadata? SharePoint 2016

Using SharePoint 2016 & SharePoint Designer 2013. Online OOTB solutions only please. Not permitted: cloud servers/365. Hubs & creating several separate site collections isn't possible. ...
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Is it possible to convert an existing Team SharePoint into a Subsite within a Communication SharePoint?

The company I work for, recently, created a Communication SharePoint and has asked everyone to create subsites within this SharePoint. I have already been working with a Team SharePoint with my own ...
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Creating user buttons to change task list view

On a sub-site I would like to add buttons above a task list so that the user can manipulate the view. For example a checkbox which when ticked includes completed tasks, or a button to change the date ...
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Make a SharePoint site the subsite of another SharePoint site

I have a SharePoint Team site, SiteA, that is on the top level (it is not a subsite of any other site). It is not connected to an Office 365 group. I have another SharePoint Team site, SiteB, also on ...
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Get a list of Pages and Subpages of the SharePoint site

Is it possible to get a list of all the pages and subpages of a particular SharePoint site? Also is this doable in an Excel type report? I distinctly remember there was a map in the older version of ...
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Break sub-site permission inheritance with a workflow

I have a SP workflow that creates a new project subsite upon a new project being created in the master list but cannot see how to break the permissions inheritance from the Parent site. Each ...
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SharePoint 2016 - How to archive the my unused sub-sites

I've a SharePoint 2016 Farm, in a Site-collection I do have many sub sites, which are currently not in use. So i want to Archive them to reduce the space. what is best way to archive the sub sites ?, ...
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Site templates missing in SharePoint 2016 on -prem

I'm using SharePoint 2016 on premises , I was working on installing some site features, while doing so suddenly this happen, while creating new sub site, I don't have option to select the template. ...
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Add spfx webpart to a page in subsite sp online

I have created a spfx webpart and deployed it in site collection app catalog. But when I try to add it in modern page in subsite, webpart is not displayed for adding it to page. What is that I m ...
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What Page Layout or Site Template a sub site is using

Is there a way to find out what Page Layout and / or template a Sub-Site or it's publishing pages are using? Something in the Site Settings or the Library Settings?
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Create site/subsite using Microsoft Graph API

Is there any way to create site/sub-site using Microsoft Graph API? I know I can do this using CSOM but I am interested in using Microsoft graph for this particular case.
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PnP to update new SharePoint Subsite

We are using the following script due to the SharePoint REST API not controlling these properties. When I run this below script as a whole, I get: Exception calling "ExecuteQuery" with "0" argument(s)...
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Can't move subsites with "Content and Structure"

I have enabled the website features content organization and server publishing. However, moving subsites and modern pages does not work. When I move a subsite, the following error message appears: ...
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How create a copy of an item from a subsite list in a custom list on a parent site?

How do I create a copy of an item from a subsite list in a custom list on a parent site? I have a parent site that contains a list, which is also part of a subsite template. Every time I create a ...
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Individual Document Permissions

I've been assigned the task of building a new SharePoint site for the State of Maine Information Security Office. There are several subsites, each assigned to a different department. One of the ...
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Moving a SharePoint sub-site up a level and making it the new top-level site

Have a Sub-Site that's not being used. However, there is a Sub-Site underneath it that is heavily used. Now the site owner wants to make the Sub of the Sub a new Top level Sub-site. Is it possible ...
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Edit a subsite's home page

I have created a subsite and would like to edit the home page, however I can't as the edit page button is greyed out as shown below. I have created a permissions level called 'Edit Web Parts' which ...
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column formula error preventing subsite creation

When attempting to add subsite in Classic view SharePoint online, I receive - "Sorry, something went wrong. The formula refers to a column that does not exist. Check the formula for spelling mistakes ...
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(SPO) Subsite language template ignored

EDIT: apllies to Sharepoint Online. I have site collection based on the italian template. If I create a subsite and explicitly select the italian template, the subsite will turn out to be using ...
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Copy the list using List Template in SharePoint Online

I need to copy a list to a sub-site on Sharepoint Online. Both use modern experience. I tried the "save as a template" method, but the templates which are in the main site only work for the main site ...
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Sharepoint Subsite Creation Error

I am trying to create a new subsite and it keeps showing up as the image below. I have tried making it with different templates and have had other people make a new one, and they are having the same ...
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Search for specific file content of text documents, in all documents on my site and on subsites

I would like to search all documents on my site. I want to search in the documents, i.e. in the text of word documents etc. How can I do this? Do I have to set it somewhere? Unfortunately it does not ...
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SharePoint 2010 show subsites dropdown menu link broken

I have a main site (Planning) that has the "Show subsites" option enabled in the navigation settings. All the links work correctly except for one of the subsites comes up with a "website cannot be ...
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Sub-sites disappeared from Global Navigation & top navigation tab after new sites created

In our SharePoint 2010 systme, we have 50+ sub-sites that all have inherit the same navigation as our parent site. We have about 1/2 of the sites hidden. When we created 3 new sites 2 of the ...
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How to change subsite group access request?

I am in a company where we are trying to organize our SharePoint documents sites by subsidiaries - services (There is one sub-site per service). In my example the subsidiary is "France" (root) and ...
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Set single page in subsite to different master page in master site

I have created a new Site Master page in my site. I want to assign the master page to just one single sub-site page. I've attempted to change the "MasterPageFile" but was unsuccessful (I know this is ...
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Deleting a SharePoint subsite doesn't deletes its site columns and content types

I have a subsites inside a site collection. There I have defined some custom content types. Once I deleted the subsite, and created a new subsite with the same name and url, I can see all the old ...
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Access Root Site List from Sub site using Remote Event Receiver in SharePoint Online

I am trying to access the Root site list using the sub site client context. But when I try to execute the clientcontext it gives Access Denied error. I tried to create new clientcontext by passing ...
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Change in site structure

I recently created a prototype site in SP Online with the root as a communication site and several modern subsites. As it stands, I use the first subsite as "Home" in my navigation while the other ...
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Error while creating new subsite in sharepoint online

On our production site, While creating new subsite using any template, We are getting below error, One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these ...
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CSOM get subsites times out

I'm trying to fetch all subsites (just those at the root level, not sub-subsites, etc.). But, I suspect due to volume (4,000+ subsites), the following times out. clientContext.Load( clientContext....
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