Monday, June 2, 2014

The webpage cannot be found message when you click on About Me on your SharePoint 2013 site or How to create the My Site in SharePoint 2013



The webpage cannot be found message when you click on About Me on your SharePoint 2013 site or How to create the My Site in SharePoint 2013

Issue: "The webpage cannot be found" message when we click on About Me on  SharePoint 2013 site.  

                                             

                                      

Cause: It’s because of, That  you haven't yet configured your site for My Sites.  In this article, I walk you through the steps you need to configure My Sites in SharePoint 2013

Resolution: Please follow the below steps to create the My Sites in SharePoint 2013 and get rid of error message.
1.   Go to Central Administration >Application Management-> site collections-> Create site collections

                        

           

2.   Create a sub-site with the My Host Site template from the Enterprise tab as pictured below

                                 

3.   Go to Central Administration > Manage service applications > Manage Profile Service > User Profile Service Application and select Setup My Sites:
              


          

4.   In My Site Host location, type the URL address which was created in Step1:
                   http://serversite:80/sites/mysite
                           

5.   In Location, enter the following text: sites/mysite/Personal



6.   Go to Web Applications Management and select the Web application to configure My Site > Add Managed Paths:

 
7.   In Path, type the text we entered including personal sites/mysite/Personal



8.   Click Add Path:
9.   Next, click Self-Service Site Creation on the Ribbon, and under "Allow users to create site collections in defined URL namespaces," select On.

                    

10.         After you have completed the steps above, test to see that configuration was properly completed by returning to the home page and clicking on About Me in the header:
 
11.             This will successfully redirect to your My Site:

 

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