SPSite.SelfServiceCreateSite method (String, String, String, UInt32, String, String, String, String, String, String, String, String, SPSiteSubscription)

Creates a site collection by using Self-Service Site Creation based on the specified quota template and other specified information (see parameter list).

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

public SPSite SelfServiceCreateSite(
	string siteUrl,
	string title,
	string description,
	uint nLCID,
	string webTemplate,
	string ownerLogin,
	string ownerName,
	string ownerEmail,
	string contactLogin,
	string contactName,
	string contactEmail,
	string quotaTemplate,
	SPSiteSubscription siteSubscription
)

Parameters

siteUrl
Type: System.String

The absolute URL for the site collection.

title
Type: System.String

Title of the site to create.

description
Type: System.String

A description of the site to create.

nLCID
Type: System.UInt32

An unsigned 32-bit integer representing the location identifier.

webTemplate
Type: System.String

Name of the site definition to use in creating the site collection.

ownerLogin
Type: System.String

Login name of the site collection owner.

ownerName
Type: System.String

Display name for the site collection owner.

ownerEmail
Type: System.String

Email for the site collection owner.

contactLogin
Type: System.String

Login name of the site collection secondary contact.

contactName
Type: System.String

Display name for the site collection secondary contact.

contactEmail
Type: System.String

Email for the site collection secondary contact.

quotaTemplate
Type: System.String

Quota template name.

siteSubscription
Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSiteSubscription

Site subscription to associate with the new site.

Return value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite
A SPSite object that represents the new site collection.

Caution noteCaution

This method throws an [ArgumentException] if the value passed for strSiteUrl does not specify an absolute URL. If this method is called when Self-Service Site Creation is disabled on the server an [SPException] is thrown.

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