Solved

Promote SharePoint Subsite To Main Site

Posted on 2014-07-29
7
438 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-29
I have SharePoint 365 and I was wondering if there was a way to promote a subsite into the main site.  I am wanting to make the subsite the home page for the overall site.  Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:thedeal56
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Montoya
ID: 40226720
template the site and create a new site using the template.
0
 

Author Comment

by:thedeal56
ID: 40226733
Thank you! Will that also move the data that's on the site?  It's a blog.
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Montoya
ID: 40226748
0
PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

 

Author Comment

by:thedeal56
ID: 40226943
Awesome thank you.  I followed the steps, and I was able to create the site from the template.  However, it just created an additional subsite alongside the site I made the template from.  Is it possible that this method is for transferring a site between collections and not from subsite to main site? I am probably just looking at this all wrong, and I may have even asked my original question incorrectly.  I have a main site with addresses similar to "something.sharepoint.com/sitepages/home.aspx".  /sitepages/home.aspx is currently the landing page when someone goes to "something.sharepoint.com".  My blog is addressed similar to this "something.sharepoint.com/blog".  This is where I would like to direct users when they go to "something.sharepoint.com".  I thought that I might be able to migrate the blog into the "sitepage" directory, and then I could just use the "Make Homepage" button to accomplish this, but I am not seeing how to do that (or if that is even what I should do).  Should I go ahead and award points for this question and then make a new one with my above question?  Thank you.
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
Montoya earned 500 total points
ID: 40227242
you can point your IIS server to use whichever page you need as your main page. You can also do a simple redirect on your main page:

Here are some links:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7018818/iis7-url-redirection-from-root-to-sub-directory

http://forums.asp.net/t/1165844.aspx?Root+Website+in+IIS+How+do+I+trick+it+

etc..

there are other methods as well
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:thedeal56
ID: 40227260
Thanks!
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Montoya
ID: 40227278
my pleasure :)
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SharePoint 2010 - migrate MySites to a new server? 5 38
Unable to sync from Onedrive 4 42
sharepoint online 3 49
SharePoint integration. 1 46
I recently came across an issue with a MOSS 2007 deployment where access into some sub-sites were denied, even for the MOSS farm administrators. A bit of background to the setup of this MOSS farm; this was a three server setup, consisting of a fr…
There is one common problem that all we SharePoint developers share: custom solution deployment. This topic can't be covered fully in this short article, so all I want to do in this one is to review it from a development-to-operations perspectiv…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. As the demand for cloud services increases, so do the number of self-proclaimed cloud partners. Asking the right questions up front in the partnership, will enable both parties …

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now