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Renameweb: Stsadm operation (Office SharePoint Server)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: February 7, 2008

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

Updated: 2008-02-07

Operation name: Renameweb

Changes the URL of a subsite.

NoteNote:

In addition to the standard security requirements of Stsadm, you must have been granted the Manage Web Site permission on the subsite you want to rename to perform this operation.

Syntax

stsadm -o renameweb

   -url <URL name>

   -newname <new name>

Parameters

Parameter name and short name

Value

Required?

Description

url

A valid URL name, such as http://server_name/sites/site_name/subsite_name

Yes

The URL of the subsite you want to rename.

NoteNote:

Only subsites can be renamed, not site collection roots.

newname (new)

A valid string name, such as "NewWeb"

Yes

The new subsite name.

Example

The following example uses the following site: http://server_name/sites/site_name/subsite_name.

To rename a URL using the newname parameter, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o renameweb -url http://server_name/sites/site_name/subsite_name -newname NewWeb

The URL of the subsite would become http://server_name/sites/site_name/NewWeb.

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