SPSite.SelfServiceCreateSite method (String, String, String, UInt32, Int32, 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 information.

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


Public Function SelfServiceCreateSite ( _
    siteUrl As String, _
    title As String, _
    description As String, _
    nLCID As UInteger, _
    compatibilityLevel As Integer, _
    webTemplate As String, _
    ownerLogin As String, _
    ownerName As String, _
    ownerEmail As String, _
    contactLogin As String, _
    contactName As String, _
    contactEmail As String, _
    quotaTemplate As String, _
    siteSubscription As SPSiteSubscription _
) As SPSite
Dim instance As SPSite
Dim siteUrl As String
Dim title As String
Dim description As String
Dim nLCID As UInteger
Dim compatibilityLevel As Integer
Dim webTemplate As String
Dim ownerLogin As String
Dim ownerName As String
Dim ownerEmail As String
Dim contactLogin As String
Dim contactName As String
Dim contactEmail As String
Dim quotaTemplate As String
Dim siteSubscription As SPSiteSubscription
Dim returnValue As SPSite

returnValue = instance.SelfServiceCreateSite(siteUrl, _
    title, description, nLCID, compatibilityLevel, _
    webTemplate, ownerLogin, ownerName, _
    ownerEmail, contactLogin, contactName, _
    contactEmail, quotaTemplate, siteSubscription)
public SPSite SelfServiceCreateSite(
    string siteUrl,
    string title,
    string description,
    uint nLCID,
    int compatibilityLevel,
    string webTemplate,
    string ownerLogin,
    string ownerName,
    string ownerEmail,
    string contactLogin,
    string contactName,
    string contactEmail,
    string quotaTemplate,
    SPSiteSubscription siteSubscription


Return value

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


The SelfServiceCreateSite method throws an exception of type ArgumentException if the value passed for the strSiteUrl parameter does not specify an absolute URL. If this method is called when Self-Service Site Creation is disabled on the server, an exception of type SPException is thrown.

See also


SPSite class

SPSite members

SelfServiceCreateSite overload

Microsoft.SharePoint namespace