Delete Multiple SharePoint Subsites in Single Click

Hi friends, in this post we will see how to delete multiple SharePoint subsites in single click. We all know that site is collection of objects which includes list, libraries, etc. Similary we create SharePoint subsite to manage different sections of main site.

Sometimes we need to delete these subsites. So let us see how to delete SharePoint subsite.

Delete a SharePoint Subsite

      1. Open your SharePoint Subsite in web browser.Open SharePoint Subsite
      2. Click setting button (Gear Icon) and select Site Settings.SharePoint Site Settings
      3. Under Site Actions, Click Delete this site to delete SharePoint subsite.
        Delete a SharePoint Subsite
      4. Click Delete to confirm the deletion of subsite.Delete a SharePoint 2013 Subsite

Delete Multiple SharePoint Subsite in Single Click

      1. Open your SharePoint Site in Web Browser.
      2. Click setting button (Gear Icon) and select Site Settings.
      3. Under Site Administration click on Sites and workspaces.Sites and Workspaces
      4. Click on delete symbol in front of Subsite.Delete Multiple SharePoint Subsite in single click
      5. Click on delete button to confirm the deletion.

Effect of deleting SharePoint subsite

When we delete SharePoint subsite all the content related to that subsite will get deleted and get moved to Recycle Bin. Following are some of the effects of deleting SharePoint subsite. It will delete following content related to that subsite:

    1. Documents and document libraries
    2. Lists and list data, including surveys, discussions, announcements, calendar
    3. Web site settings and configurations
    4. Permission levels and security information relating to the Web site

Note: You can not delete SharePoint subsite which contain another subsite. If you try to delete such subsite you will get following error:

“There was a problem deleting Web site “/sites/XXXXXX/subsite”. Sites that have subsites or certain apps can’t be deleted. Please try again after deleting all subsites and removing the apps.”
So to delete a SharePoint subsite which contain another subsites, you have to first delete all child subsites.
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