Move a Site Collection to a Subsite in SharePoint 2010

06/07/2011

SharePoint 2010

New post over at TCSCBlog.com on moving a Site Collection to a Subsite, check it out:

http://www.tcscblog.com/2011/05/26/move-a-site-collection-to-a-subsite-in-sharepoint-2010/

Excerpt:

During an upgrade and reorganization, we had a customer with a requirement to move a Site Collection to be a subsite of another Site Collection. Thankfully, with the new PowerShell capabilities with SharePoint 2010, this task was rather simple.

High-Level Steps

  • Export the Site Collection
  • Create the New Subsite
  • Import the Exported Site Collection
  • Delete the Old Site Collection

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One Comment on “Move a Site Collection to a Subsite in SharePoint 2010”

  1. Dawn Says:

    Followed this for a publishing site and gets errors – any ideas on that one?

    Reply

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