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Is using Hub sites the new way of having sub-sites

Certainly, the standard recommendation moving forward would be to use modern sites and a flat structure, rather than subsites and/or classic sites. You're right, this changes how we approach things ...
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How can I close discussions in SharePoint 2013 Community Site

I had similar requirement recently, however did not find any out of box way of doing it. Something I did: Create a new column e.g. status Create a workflow to rename the title (add [CLOSED] to the ...
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What does a member status value of "2" mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When a user join the community then its Member Status set to 1 with reputation score of 0. But if the user left the community without doing anything then his Member status change from 1 to 2 and ...
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Differences between team site and community site

In general, team sites are more focused on content. They are meant to be used as "a single environment to create, organize, and share content." Features of this site type include: shared docs, ...
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Community site, bad reputation

Discussion content type seems to be very fragile. Reputation mechanism started failing when I added the Enterprise Keywords column to this content type. While in this context, discussion counters ...
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Community site alerts pretty much useless to users

I'm not sure about an add-on, but here's how I would do it without an add-on. Create a view of the discussion list filtered to show only items in one of the categories. Repeat for each category. (You'...
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Differences between team site and community site

hoffie4 is correct, but let me say that each of these is merely a template or jump start of a site. They are actually the same thing. You could start with a blank site and get to either one by ...
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Discussion Board - Missing Title

In fact, Title column in Discussions List is displaying as Subject. You can go to Discussion content type in Discussions List settings and click "Subject" column, you will find that: To make sure an ...
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Is using Hub sites the new way of having sub-sites

Another way to approach this is: how much risk is acceptable in my project ? The flat model and hub sites gives us a lot out of the box, however once we hit the boundries, we hit them at full speed, ...
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Display more fields in Discussion Board SP 2013

You can find a good example in the following blog post: http://aroundsharepoint.blogspot.co.at/2012/11/sharepoint-2013-add-geolocation-field.html But I think the functions in the blog post are not ...
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Enable auto - approval option missing in community sub site

Very old post, but I am doing something similar now. A workaround for Community Sub sites is to add Everyone group as Contributor to the site.This will not trigger any approvals and behave like auto-...
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Get data from discussions list in community site sorted by the count of Replies

To get the list of replies _api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=ContentType eq 'Message' or /_api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=FSObjType eq 0 To get the list of ...
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Create a discussion board/ forum embedded in SharePoint

If you are using SharePoint 2013 or later, create a subsite based on the "Community Site" template. It supports questions and answers, and even a point based scoring system with titles/metals if you ...
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How to set managed metadata as global navigation in communication site?

You can activate feature using ShellScript as shown below Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.Powershell $siteurl="https://sitename.sharepoint.com/sites/sitename/" [Microsoft.SharePoint.Client....
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How to set managed metadata as global navigation in communication site?

Communication site doesn't support global navigation using managed metadata. see below link. https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Communications-Sites-AMA/Do-Communications-Sites-support-Global-...
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Mentioning someone in a normal discussion board list will not show the activity on the user's my-site under "NewsFeed">>"Mentions" section

It doesn't appear possible - Discussion boards are only a list that are just styled differently to appear like a threaded discussion. @Mentions and #Hashtags aren't compatible. See this post for ...
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Programmatically add XsltListViewWebPart to Community Homepage

Shailen Sukul has a great example posted on the MSDN forums. I suggest you start there first. https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/54d780ea-df2f-408d-9056-cf6f0c27f04e/add-...
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SharePoint 2013 community site - Discussion list calendar view missing

The discussion board does not have a calendar view available. I don't recall it ever having an option to use a calendar view in any version of SharePoint.
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SPWeb.ContentTypes["Document Set"] returns Null?

You need to enable content types and add the Document Set content type for this to work. using (SPSite siteCollection = new SPSite("http://localhost")) { using (SPWeb site ...
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Filter Categories based on user Permissions

Follow the steps below Go to your Promoted Links List. From the Ribbon select "List" and change the view to "All Promoted Links" Instead of default "Tile". This should change your list to regular ...
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How to show last 10 sites/communities visited into a webpart?

Yes, there are two parts you'll need to build. Part 1: A way to track which sites a person visits. This may be a httpmodule, or some JS/ajax in your masterpage, or a control in your masterpage or a ...
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Manually add to "Community Site Members" or use SharePoint group

Based on Tim's version above, this version is CSOM. Our farm is set up to use our corporate ID numbers. This takes a text file with a list of those numbers and adds them to the community. # This ...
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Manually add to "Community Site Members" or use SharePoint group

If the problem is still occurs, try this PowerShell script: Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" $site = Get-SPWeb -Identity http://<Your site address> $listname = "Members" $...
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SPO 2013 - Community Site Reputation Levels

I have investigated personally about this matter and the answer is no, out of the box. You can use the badge system but not automatically and any user can only have one badge at a time. Badges are ...
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SPO 2013 - Community Site category tiles showing incorrect amount of topics/replies

The workaround is to temporarily change the category of the discussion. This triggers some kind of job that corrects the counts. I am likely going to write a utility that goes through the list and ...
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