I'm starting a new SharePoint site. I have enjoyed the functionality of the Wiki pages in the past where you could use double brackets "[[Page Name Here]]" to create new pages or reference existing ones.

The problem is that with Wiki pages, they don't inherit the navigation of the modern team site.

Is there any way to achieve this ease-of-use, but sticking with modern pages?


I had the same question. I found this which might help.

It looks like you can just add a text web part and it will support the [[]] functionality.

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/publishing-sites-classic-to-modern-experience

Relevant text: Wiki pages are a content type available in publishing sites, but they are not available in communication sites. However, you can create modern pages using either a Text web part or Markdown web part to cover many of the same scenarios as Wiki pages. Note that Wiki syntax is not available in a Text web part, with the exception of adding a hyperlink with the use of brackets “[[”.

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