Provisioning SharePoint configuration from PnP Provisioning Templates is very convenient, but works only on Windows.
When working with search-driven solutions, or even if you just want to be able to search for people, SharePoint Search has to be granted access to that information in order to crawl it. Generally all of this is being automatically taken care of when provisioning the Search Service Application. On rare occasions you might however need to grant this permission manually.
Copying Site Collections in SharePoint 2013 is trivial, except if you are trying to copy a Host Named Site Collection with multiple SPSiteUrls.
When working with cross-site publishing it might just happen that the XML Sitemap for your site is not being generated anymore. Find out what the reason for this is and, what’s more important, how to fix it.
Using Catalog Connections in SharePoint 2013 offers great flexibility with regard to content reuse within as well as across Farms. Unfortunately, as Catalog Connections are based on URLs, they break if you restore your Site Collections to different URLs. So is rebuilding Catalog Connections the only option or is there a better way to work with Catalog Connections and backup and restore of Site Collections to different URLs?