Create Classic TeamSite, Modern Team Site, Communication Sites And Retrieve All Site Collections From Tenant Using PnP PowerShell
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Create Classic TeamSite, Modern Team Site, Communication Sites And Retrieve All Site Collections From Tenant Using PnP PowerShell

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In this blog, we are going to create classic TeamSite, modern team site and communication sites using PnP PowerShell. Also, we will see how to retrieve all site collections from the tenant and its subsites using PnP PowerShell. First, we need to connect to the Site. To perform connection add,

  1. First We Need to Connect to Site. To Perform Connection Add

$tenantSiteURL = Read-Host "Provide tenant url" 

    Connect-PnPOnline -Url $tenantSiteURL
  
    #Executing this line will ask for credentials. Provide use name and password to connect. 

2. To add different sites we need to follow these steps.

# To add Classic Teamsite

    New-PnPTenantSite -Title My_TeamSite -Url http://portal/sites/My_TeamSite -Owner user@domain.com -TimeZone 4 -Template STS#0


# To add Modern Teamsite

    New-PnPSite -Type TeamSite -Title 'My_ModernTeamSite' -Alias My_ModernTeamSite


  # To add Communicationsite

    New-PnPSite -Type CommunicationSite -Title My_CommunicationSite -Url http://portal/sites /My_CommunicationSite

From the below image you can see classic TeamSite, modern TeamSite and communication site created successfully.

3. To retrieve all sites and subsites from tenant we need to follow these steps.


# Get all site collections
    $SiteCollections = Get-PnPTenantSite 


foreach ($SiteCollection in $SiteCollections)
 {
       # Displays each sitecollection url, template , title in console window.

      Write-Host "SiteCollections:" $SiteCollection.Url " - " $SiteCollection.Template " - " $SiteCollection.Title


       # To retrieve each subsite and its property of a sitecollection we need to connect to site. using 
“Connect-PnPOnline -Url $SiteCollection.Url -Credentials $cred” will ask to enter credentials each time. So here we will use alternative 
-UseWebLogin

      Connect-PnPOnline -Url $SiteCollection.Url -UseWebLogin 

      #To get all subsites
      $subsites = Get-PnPSubWebs;
      foreach ($subsite in $subsites){

# Displays each subsite url, template , title in console window.

        Write-Host "Subsites:" $subsite.Url " - " $subsite.Template " - " $subsite.Title
       
      }
 } 


From the below image we can see all the sites and its subsites created in a tenant.

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