Fix “Get-SPOSite: The Site ‘’ is not properly formed” Error in SharePoint Online

Problem: When trying to connect to SharePoint Online site collection, I got this error message “Get-SPOSite The Site Tenant-URL is not properly formed.”

Get-SPOSite: The Site "" is not properly formed


The solution is simple! Just remove the trailing “/” from the URL! E.g., In my case, instead of “”, I had to remove the backslash “/ “after marketing.

So the right format of my site collection is: “

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One thought on “Fix “Get-SPOSite: The Site ‘’ is not properly formed” Error in SharePoint Online

  • I get this problem with using Get-PnPTenantSite.
    I have tried removing the trailing slash however, the problem remains.
    The URL is “”


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