Questions tagged [sub-site]

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

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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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Strange behaviour of SubSites

This is my navigation structure: The main problem is that "Tools" is not shown in the TopNavigationMenu. I tried to rename the site, edit the url, move it to a subsite and move it back ...
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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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Create Subsites based on Location or Department?

SharePoint 2016 - SharePoint Online firewalled Am I missing something here? My organization is built with an HQ and 5 other locations across the province. Our SharePoint is strictured with each ...
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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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Sub-site left side navigation transfer to top navigation bar?

Is there any way to move the side nav of subsite into the top nav? Any suggestions or methods that can easily understand?
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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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Restrict user from viewing other subsites

Is there a way I can restrict the users to see other sub-sites that they don't have access to in Site Contents or Quick Links? Example: Employee A = has access to Sub-site A, B and C. Should not see ...
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Can i use a domain name on a subsite?

Background: Our company is using SharePoint. We have now created a subsite which is related to a club. The club just bought a domain name, and we want to promote the domian name, so that people go ...
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does new Hub site mega menu show the subsites under its associated site collection? how does this look? how does this affect navigation?

The mega menu is not yet available for my tenant and am wondering how it will show subsites - how that will look. I have a dilemma right now as to whether create an entirely new site that I will ...
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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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Using MetaData to Link Sharepoint Pages to multiple Subsites

A Sharepoint (Landingpage) site Links to multiple Subsites. These sub-sites are Industrial Verticals( Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Healthcare, etc) or Technology categories( Computer vision, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Changed subsite name now receiving 404 on all pages/parts within

I recently edited a subsite homepage within SharePoint and I am now unable to edit it back to it's original state. Every time I click on the subsite or anything within that subsite it timesout and ...
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Creating sites and Subsites

How many sites can be created at a site collection level? My friend and I are trying to figure out how SharePoint works. I am the site admin and gave exclusive rights to him so that he can do ...
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create a project site from the free template SP2016 On-premise

I want to create a subsite from a template that I have uploaded as it's shown But in my case, I didn’t find the Custom tab under Select a template.I find just Publishing tab. I want to know if ...
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Sharepoint 2016 - Subsite creation - There is no memory

I have a problem with SharePoint 2016 that I am struggling with. I cannot find the reason why, but when I try to create a subsite, I always get the following error: There is no memory on the server ...
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can sharepoint “lookup for single line of text” in workflow get all lists in site and its subsites?

this is my workflow, I have Sharepoint site and subsites and lists on there, this workflow belongs to one of the subsite so in workflow I only reach lists which is on this subsite, and my question is ...

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