Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
This entire section is devoted to the administration of the individual site, and not the site
collection, which is covered in Chapter 9. There is one small difference for the RSS page, however.
At the top-level site, the RSS page contains one additional check box not available on a subsite:
Enable RSS. This option, shown in Figure 10.10, lets you enable or disable RSS for the entire site
collection. When RSS is disabled at the site collection level, the RSS settings are no longer
available as a link on any subsite’s Site Settings page.
The site collection
Site Collection Administration
Site collections can be administered only from the top-level site in the site collection. Any
subsite has a category called Site Collection Administration that provides one link, Go To Top Level
Site Settings. Clicking this link takes you to the Site Settings page for the top-level site. Here,
this section contains administrative features and options explicitly for the site collection.
R E C Y C L E B I N
The Site Collection Recycle Bin shows everything deleted from the site collection—except sites.
When your users delete a document or list item and then suddenly realize they made a mistake,
you can easily recover the document or list item from the Recycle Bin rather than having to
restore from a backup.
Each user has a personal Recycle Bin per site, which is why it is often called the end-user
Recycle Bin. The personal bin shows the user only the contents of the site Recycle Bin that they
deleted. There are only a few things that can be deleted that don’t go to the Recycle Bin, such as
sites, web parts, workflows, columns, content types, and users.
Site administrators have their own end-user Recycle Bin if they delete something on the
site, but they can also access the overall Recycle Bin at the site collection level, which shows