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SharePoint migration features

ShareGate Desktop helps you successfully plan your project, move your content and report on your SharePoint migration.

Features to plan your migration

Know what's in your SharePoint or file share, view a list of all potential migration errors, and estimate the effort required for your migration.

Features for migrating your content

Accomplish a smooth SharePoint migration from File Shares, SharePoint, Google Drive, or Office 365.

Site collections
  • Site collections
  • Content types
  • Site collection settings
  • Sites
  • Site navigation
  • Quick launch
  • Subsites
  • List settings
  • Lists & libraries
  • Site columns
  • Documents
  • List items
  • Document sets
  • Pages
  • Metadata
  • Self lookup
  • Web parts
  • Record libraries
  • Special calendar occurrences
  • Version history
  • Views
  • Folders
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Permissions
  • Permission levels
  • Custom permissions
  • Document security
  • Users in the user information list
  • User alerts
  • Out of the box workflows
  • SharePoint designer workflows
  • Nintex workflows & forms
  • Customized forms & views
  • InfoPath forms
  • User alerts
  • Activate required features

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Reorganize and migrate

Full environment migration

Execute your entire enterprise SharePoint environment with a single drag and drop movement.

Promote sites to site collections

Facilitate your governance by promoting a site to a site collection in just one click.

Granular migration

Lists, libraries or just documents—pick and choose which elements you want to migrate to your new location.

Merge existing sites

Merge sites with similar uses into one without losing data.

Migrate site collections

Connect to your central administration and migrate all of your site collections at once.

Change URLs and names

Update site and list URLs or names to better reflect usage.

Migrate sites and subsites

Granularly migrate SharePoint sites and subsites to another location.

Change site templates

Modify your site templates
and apply them to your new environments.

Data Migration

Fast migration speed

ShareGate Desktop is the fastest way to migrate to SharePoint.

Flatten folder hierarchy

Remove your folder hierarchy during the copy.

Extract Office & PDF document properties

Extract any property from Office or PDF documents and assign it as metadata.

Incremental migration

Migrate only newly added items to the ones already at your destination site.

Replace illegal characters

Avoid potential migration errors by easily replacing illegal characters during your SharePoint move.

Convert folders into document sets

Turn your folders into
document sets.

Remap existing content

Remap users, groups, content types, site templates, permission levels and list columns.

Limit version history

Set a limit on how far back your migration should go into your list or document version history.

Correct links

Automatically update all your links to reflect your new SharePoint structure.

Filter content by date range

Target the content you want to migrate by applying a date range filter.

Preserve all information throughout the SharePoint migration process

  • Created by & modified by
  • Created & modified date
  • SharePoint permissions
  • Web parts
  • Lookup values
  • Approval status
  • File system permissions
  • Version history
  • List attachments

Metadata editing

Bulk edit SharePoint metadata

Clean up or fill out missing metadata using the bulk metadata editor. Import and export metadata with Excel.

Enrich metadata through Excel

Enrich your content metadata with Excel, empowering your content owners to take part in the migration.

Map folder names to metadata

Simply assign your folder names as your document metadata when moving them using our SharePoint migration tool.



For advanced users, all migration actions can be scripted using ShareGate Desktop's PowerShell commands.


Script your migration with PowerShell and schedule it with Windows Task Scheduler. (Or use ShareGate Desktop's built-in Schedule button to get everything set up in a few clicks.)

Automate tests

Automate your migration using PowerShell scripts and test it before your final production run.

Reporting features

Use ShareGate Desktop's reports to confirm your migration went according to plan, and gain insight on what needs to be fixed.

ShareGate Desktop migration reports interface

Migrate or upgrade to any version of SharePoint from these platforms

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SharePoint 2003 and SharePoint 2007 logo SharePoint 2007
SharePoint 2010 logo SharePoint 2010
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SharePoint Logo SharePoint 2019
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Office 365 Logo Office 365
Fileshare Logo File shares
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Google Drive Logo Google Drive
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