How to Change the URL of a SharePoint Site

SharePoint allows its users to change the name of a site as well as its URL. This feature is particularly handy in some situations where the name of the site changes but the content in it remains the same. In this article, we explained how to rename a SharePoint URL in simple steps.

  • Step 1: Log in to SharePoint As an Admin

Go to and enter your login credentials to access the SharePoint admin dashboard.

  • Step 2: Click on Active Sites

Click on the Active sites that you can see in the menu and click on it. It opens the list of all available sites.

  • Step 3: Select the Site That Needs to Be Changed

Once you click on a site, you will find a dialog box that shows the site information like name and the URL. Click on the Edit link.

  • Step 4: Edit the URL

Enter the new URL for the site and click on the Save button.

  • Step 5: Confirm the Changes

Confirm your action by clicking on the Yes button.

Step 6: URL Has Been Changed

That’s it! The URL of the selected site has been changed successfully. 

We hope you found this article helpful. 

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