DELETING AND RESTORING A SHAREPOINT SITE – STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE

 

Users have a general query about deleting a site in SharePoint. Well, we would like to mention that the procedure to delete a site available under the root site in SharePoint is fairly simple. Just follow the steps mentioned below –

 

Just follow the steps mentioned below –

Step 1:

Go to Site Actions > Site Settings

 

 

Step 2:

Under Site Actions, go to “Delete this Site

 

 

NOTE: You will receive a warning requiring you final confirmation to delete the site

 

Step 3:

Click “Delete” to confirm deletion

 

 

Restoring the Deleted Site

 

If you wish to restore the website, follow below given steps –

Step 1:

Click “Go back to site

 

 

Step 2:

Go to “Recycle Bin” > Site Collection Recycle Bin

 

 

Step 3:

Click “Delete from End user Recycle Bin” to view the site previously deleted.

 

 

Step 4:

Select the check box corresponding to the website and click “Restore Selection

 

 

Step 5:

Click “OK” to confirm restoration

 

Checking if the Site Restoration is Successful :

To check the availability of the website again, proceed as follows –

Step 1:

Go to Site Actions > View All Site Content

Step 2:

Browse the list showing under the root site to find the site previously deleted

We hope this tutorial explains the procedure involved in deleting and restoration of a SharePoint site.

 

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