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Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out by CA Callahan Randy Williams Chris Givens, Milan Gross, Brian Alderman, and Javier Barrera

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Chapter 7. Creating and managing site collections

Understanding site collections

Creating managed paths and site collections

Managing site collections

Self-service site creation and site retention policies

Cross-site publishing

Site collections and subsites are the containers in which all content in Microsoft SharePoint is stored. As such, they represent a key component of the SharePoint architecture. In this chapter, we explain how they fit in the logical and topological design of your SharePoint environment and show you how to create, delete, and move site collections and subsites. We also explain the different methods for naming site collections in SharePoint 2013 as either path-based or host-named site collections. In addition, we discuss the automatic ...

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