Create A Basic Search Center Site Collection In Office 365 (SharePoint Online Site)

In this article, we will see to create a basic search experience Site Collection in Office 365 SharePoint Online site. This type of site template is focused on delivering a basic search experience. On the welcome page, search box appears, which connects the users to a search results page and advanced search page.

  • Sign in to Office 365, using your global administrator account.


  • In Office 365 Admin Center, choose Admin > SharePoint to go to the SharePoint Admin Center.


  • On the Site Collections tab, click New, followed by clicking Private Site Collection.

New Site Collection pop up will come up, provide all the required information into each appropriate section. The list sections are given below.

  • Title
    Type a name for the basic Search Center Site Collection. Here, we enter Sumit_Basic Search Center.

  • Web Site Address
    To create a new Site Collection, select a domain name in the drop down list. Also, you can use sites or specify any managed path and type the URL name for the basic Search Center.

  • Template Selection
    Select a language for the Site Collection and under Select a template, choose Enterprise template, which contains Basic Search Center.

  • Time Zone
    Select your time zone from the drop-down list.

  • Administrator
    Enter the name of a person or a user who will be the Site Collection Administrator for the basic Search Center. Also, you can click Check Names or browse to find a person.

  • Server Resource Quota
    You can keep the default value of 300 for the basic Search Center Site Collection or can enter the number of size of resources (MB), which we want to allocate to this Site Collection.

  • Finally click OK to create new Site Collection.

  • The image given below shows the complete information of the provided information to create new Site Collection.



After taking some time, the new Basic Search Center collection appears in the list of Site Collections.



Your new basic Search Center site is ready to work.


Happy reading. Any feedback or suggestion is always welcome. Thank you