Office 365 Root Site Collection Bug

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Just a quick tip here.

You cannot use the Publishing Portal to create root site collections in Office 365. According to Microsoft support this option may be removed in the future as the site collection provisioning process hangs.

If you do happen to accidently use the Publishing Portal as your root site collection then you will need to open a ticket with Microsoft support and have that escalated to the operations team so that they can delete the site collection for you.

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