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Save site as a template and use it to create a Site Collection

Recently I was browsing the TechNet Forums like I usually do a few times a week, and I’ve seen a question a user was asking, which intrigued me. Quote When we save a subsite as a template, can we re-use it to create a Site Collection? I thought that was a good question, especially in SharePoint Online (where things are a bit “restricted”), and I’ve never had this request either so… What’s the best way to know if that’s possible?

Create the ContentType Hub in SharePoint Server (GUI & PowerShell)

Today’s post will be a bit long. But at the end, you’ll understand what is the Content Type Hub, its purpose, and how to create it in 2 different ways! Content what? In order to understand the purpose of the Content Type Hub, we first need to understand Content Types. This is a rather confusing topic for many of us, but content types are used to provide more information about an object/item, and allow us to associate some actions with that content type (i.

List columns or Site columns in SharePoint?

We have two (2) types of columns in SharePoint: List Columns Site Columns One is created at the List/Library level (list columns), and the other one at the Site level (site columns). From a functionality perspective, they do the exact same thing. From a “re-usability” perspective… not so much… The only difference between the two, Site Columns are “shared” between sites, but only hierarchically. See that as crescendo 🙂