SharePoint 2010 Site Collections Tutorial


Learn how to delete a Site Collection in SharePoint 2010


Sometimes you need to delete a SharePoint 2010 Site Collection. For example, you create separate site collections for specific projects or meetings. When these are completed, it may be unnecessary to maintain the information so to manage the database size, you may elect to delete the site collection.

  1. From Central Administration click Application Management
  2. Click Delete a Collection
  3. In the Site Collection drop drown, select Change Site Collection
  4. Highlight the name of the Site Collection you want deleted
  5. Click OK
  6. Click Delete

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