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Master page cannot be deleted due to page references.

When trying to delete a master page from the master page gallery you may receive – ‘This item cannot be deleted because it is still referenced by other pages’. You are sure that there are no pages referencing the master … Continue reading

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Problem – Unable to delete a master page from the gallery

Sharepoint may complain with “This item cannot be deleted because it is still referenced by other pages” when there are no references.  Simply create a new folder in the gallery and move the page to it, then delete the folder.

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Deleting a site collection and its content database

If you ever have the need to delete a site collection and its associated content database programmatically then read on.   The process is not  that intuitive.  The site collection is accessed through the web application and can be deleted via a … Continue reading

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