SharePoint 2016 site compatibility

Catalin Bunea 1 Reputation point

Hello Microsoft Community,

I have a "situation". We have a SharePoint 2013 Farm in production network and also a SharePoint 2016 Farm on development network.
Recently, a costumer told us that they created some content (site) on development network (SP2016) and they want the site to be exported to production network (SP2013).

My question is: Is it possible this thing? Is it a SP2016 site compatible with SP2013?
If yes, how this can be accomplished?

Thank you very much for your answer and commitment.


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SharePoint Server Management
SharePoint Server: A family of Microsoft on-premises document management and storage systems.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Yanli Jiang - MSFT 19,671 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Catalin Bunea ,
    According to my research, there is currently no OOTB solution to your issue.

    If you want to move sites from SharePoint 2016 to SharePoint 2013, we suggest you use a third party tool to do that.

    Yanli Jiang


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  2. Catalin Bunea 1 Reputation point

    Hello everyone,

    No updates, task is pending, we need to decide together with costumer if we will take this risk.

    Thank you for your answer.