SharePoint Online

Create a Site Collection in SharePoint Online (SPO)

The creation of Site Collections in SharePoint Online (SPO) are a little bit different than SharePoint Server. There’s no access to SharePoint Central Admin (CA), nor to the Web Applications. However, the SPO interface is pretty straight forward for creating Site Collections (at the time of writing: Dec. 2017). Minimum requirements: SharePoint Online Admin credentials Site Collection Admin credentials (for…

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SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create a Site Collection in SharePoint Server

Site Collections are “containers” in the middle of a Web Application & subsites. As an example, they are usually created to represent a Business Unit (bigger), and you create subsites for the departments (smaller). From a SharePoint perspective, it’s important to note that: a Site Collection can only reside in one content database. You cannot split the Site Collection into…

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