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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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Access Denied, I requested access, I get the email and approve myself, then access denied all over again

I am currently using sharepoint classic and created multiple pages in the collection site. What I really wanted, was to create subsites instead of several pages. Is there a way to copy the pages that ...
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How to display data from a parent site list on a subsite home page

This is best explained using an image: I have a parent site with a list of products, each of which has its own Project sub-site. I want the home page of each sub-site to display data about its record ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Export site error

I have a problem by exporting a SharePoint Site by using Export-SPWeb on my SharePoint 2013 server. The error code is: Export-SPWeb: These columns don't currently have unique values. Is it ...
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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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404 Page Not Found error in SharePoint 2010

I have a sub site who's home page is set to default.aspx which is not stored in any of the document library like pages,site assets or site pages.Below is the URL structure. http://server-X:port/sites/...
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URL/Link to sharepoint members group of subsite used as web template

Is there a simple way to create a link that points to the default "members" group of a subsite? I'm creating a subsite web template and would like to have a link for future site managers that goes ...
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Get-spweb Wildcard command not displaying results

In SP2013 on-premise , I'm trying to find all subsites(all levels) within a subsite so I use the below PowerShell "Get-SPWeb" with wildcard command: Get-SPWeb https://sitesurl/subsite* This ...
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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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Navigation Issues with Import-SPWeb

After using Export-SPWeb to take a copy of a sub-site, when it was imported to the production site, the navigation links were the same but no longer contained the drop-down links. Does anyone know ...
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home/parent site tab/button/link on sub-site navigation bar link is broken

Having a little problem and I can't figure out what is wrong. I have a SharePoint 2010 site /sites/blah/ that has a few sub-sites: /sites/blah/one, /sites/blah/two, /sites/blah/three. On the parent ...
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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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Invite external users to office 365 programmatically using "jsom"

I need to invite external users on office 365 using JSOM or REST API then as per requirements I need to get newly added user and will add that user into a SharePoint subsite's permission group. I can ...
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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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Unable to delete SharePoint Online sub-site with SP hosted app installed

When i try to delete a site(Site Settings -> Delete the Site) with SP hosted app installed in the respective site, we are getting the below error There was a problem deleting Web site "". Sites that ...
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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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Turn on 'Show subsite in Quick Launch on Parent Page'

I have recently set up a number of subsites but I have realised that when I did the initial set up I did not turn on the 'Show Subsite in Quick Launch on Parent Page' option. I have searched and ...
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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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Connecting a subsite to Teams app

Is it possible to add a subsite to Teams ? I suppose this would add a new team (and not a channel in the parent site) but I can't find the subsite in the Teams site list... Or maybe this is a bad ...
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How to use tiles in subpage?

I've created a tile overview in my SiteCollection that links to pages within subpages. When I chose to insert webparts I don't see webparts from the parent page. Is there a way to use those tiles as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Update listitem in document library without using eventreceivers

How to update a listitems say status column in my document library from Pending to Approved without using event receivers or C#? If I use SPServices , it needs to be added as content editor web part ...
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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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Why does my sub-site not have Site Actions > Create Page and how can I fix it?

In my sub-site, when I click on Site Actions, I only have three options: Create Edit page Site settings In my main site, I have many more options when clicking Site Actions, including Create Page ...
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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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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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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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Export subsite and Import in another web app (means another db)

I have one web application with site collections. Then I have a subsite inside. I want to export this subsite (and only this one), and import it in a new web app I will create. Question is : Is this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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