Rename SharePoint Site

You can rename a SharePoint Online site via the admin portal, but you must remember the following additional activities:


1. Rename any Groups or Teams that are associated with the SharePoint site - do this via the appropriate O365 Groups / Teams admin portal(s)

2. SharePoint will create a redirect on the URL i.e. siteA is renamed to siteB. But SiteA URL will still work because a redirect is created behind the scenes.
This may prevent the site name from being re-used. So if you want to remove the redirect follow these instructions :

*to connect to our (SMU) tenant use the following url, not the 'contoso' ones in Microsoft's documentation:


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Tue 8/16/22 9:40 AM
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