Site and Site Collection Level Recycle Bin

Posted on September 21, 2011 by amandaperran

Previously a common question I would get from folks new to SharePoint would be “How do I recover the site I just deleted via the Recycle Bin?” to which unfortunately my reply would be “Umm you don’t.” This was a little scary for some situations since in many cases in SharePoint, we might use a site as a container for a group of documents rather than a folder and it can be a bit of a headache to do a site level restore from a larger backup. Plus let’s face it…If I accidentally delete something, I don’t necessarily want to run off to IT to confess to it.

via Site and Site Collection Level Recycle Bin | SharePoint 2007 & 2010 Weblog.