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Changing the existing site URL

  Asked By: Bridget    Date: Feb 21    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 3821

Does anyone know how to go about changing an already created site's
For example the site's current URL is under: /sites/Project%

and I would like to change it to:

Can I change it in sharepoint portal?



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Adrienne Greene     Answered On: Feb 21

One way to do it use stsadm.exe
Use Create web command and create the url.
Bacup the WSS site  you want renamed using stsadm.exe
Restore the wss site on the url  path you created.
Delete the site you wanted to rename.

Answer #2    Answered By: Joshuah Huber     Answered On: Feb 21

I've also done this in FrontPage 2003. If you open the site,
click "tools" and "site settings". Under the "general" tab, change
the "web name" to what you want (in your case, change  "Project
Phoenix" to "Project Arthur") and "apply".

It seems to have worked for me, but I'm probably the least technical
person in this discussion group; I defer to the experts!

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