How to Delete a Host Named Site Collection in SharePoint using PowerShell?

Requirement: Delete host named site collection using PowerShell in SharePoint. How to Delete host named Site Collection? Generally, Host named site collections in SharePoint is managed through PowerShell. Prior to SharePoint 2013, You cannot delete host-named site collections from the Central Administration site as the delete button is greyed out on the…

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Add Alternate Access Mapping URL to Host Named Site Collection Zone

Requirement: Add new URL to Host named site collections alternate access mappings.In a  SharePoint hosting Web application, once sites are provisioned from the hosting control panel, We got to manually add an internet zone URL with “HTTPS” to make it available over the Internet. Host named site collection alternate access mapping Host-named…

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How to Create Host Named Site Collections in SharePoint 2013?

In short, Host-named site collections allows you to have unique URL addresses for each site collection. Say for e.g. Instead of having a typical “Sales” site URL as: http://sharepoint.yourcompany.com/sites/sales, You can have it as http://sales.yourcompany.com and for HR, it can be http://hr.yourcompany.com and so on. As per Technet, HNSC as the preferred…

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