Site collections in SharePoint 2013 are sort of containers deployed for storing different sites. Users can deploy site collections for reasons of security or for organizing SharePoint content as required.

If you want to create a Site Collection in SharePoint 2013, follow the steps mentioned below –

Step 1 :

Go to “Central Administration” > “Application Management”


Step 2 :

Click “Create Site Collections”


Step 3 :

Next, choose the Web Application where you want the site collection by clicking “Change Web Application”


Step 4 :

In the Select Web Application Webpage dialog box, click the web application


Step 5 :

. Enter the Title, Description and URL for your new site collection. In our case, we have entered “HR” in both places


Step 6 :

. Next, select Team Site in the “Select a Template” option given under Template Selection.


Step 7 :

Enter the Username for Primary Site Collection Administrator. Click “OK” to save.


Step 8 :

Now you will be able to see the new site collection URL. Click OK to return back to the “SharePoint Central Administration”

Above given steps will help you create a site collection in SharePoint 2013. If you want to learn more on working with SharePoint 2013, follow our tutorials on this subject available at our website.

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