SharePoint Online Site Rename - Reusing a URL

The SharePoint Online site rename feature should now be available in all commercial tenants. This allows you to rename a Site Collection URL but allow users to continue using the old URL with a redirect in place. A new site template is provisioned at the old URL, RENAME#1.

Trevor Seward is a Microsoft Office Apps and Services MVP who specializes in SharePoint Server administration, hybrid scenarios, and SharePoint Online. He has been working with SharePoint for 16 years from SharePoint 2003 on up, managing environments with terabytes of content for 150,000+ user organizations. Trevor is an author of Deploying SharePoint 2016 and Deploying SharePoint 2019. You can find him on Twitter and in /r/sharepoint.