I am trying to figure out a way to apply a new layout to the communication site on SharePoint Online. I do not want to go the route of creating a publishing site.

  • AFAIK you cannot change the page layout on a Modern site Nov 16, 2017 at 23:13

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To edit the page layout, open the Modern Page aspx in SharePoint Designer and look for the tag:

<mso:PageLayoutType msdt:dt="string">Home</mso:PageLayoutType>
  • Hi Michael! Are You abke to define Yoyr custom zones for modern pages?..
    – Gennady G
    Sep 5, 2019 at 9:12

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