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Communication Site is one of the two primary "Modern" site templates released for SharePoint Online. It is designed to simplify the process of sharing news, reports, statuses, and other information in a visually compelling format.

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Create home site app is missing in my home site settings

As per the below MSDN PowerShell command, I have configured the home site for my tenant. Set-SPOHomeSite -HomeSiteUrl "https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/homesite" The intention behind is ...
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News Page default thumbnail not displaying in Modern News Webpart

Whenever someone adds a News Item, but does not select a different thumbnail and leaves the default one in, the default thumbnail does not display in the News Webpart. I can see it there in the news ...
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How do I restore an old version of navigation or the communication site as a whole

I have a site I've been working on for weeks and the client just recently changed the navigation (which contained hundreds of links). Is there a way i can restore a previous version of the navigation ...
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Audience targeting the navigation with SharePoint Group

I want to hide specific navigation links on a communication site for viewers but keep them visible for owner. I stumbled upon audience targeting and the possibility to use SharePoint Groups. I then ...
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Views Count missing on modern communication page in SharePoint Online

I have the following problem: The Views Count is missing on modern communication pages in my SharePoint Online tenant. Has anyone else experienced this? It is happening on every page in every site ...
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Customise Sharepoint Online Navigation

I would like to pile up the current set of sub-sites "May be using a Ribbon or Editing the Current Navigation " instead of us using the ... dots and then navigating to the sub-sites, using ...
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SharPoint Online Modern Communication Site: fail to create page template, REST error

I'm building a SharePoint online communication site, but when I try to save a page as template or publish a page using defined page templates saved before, it gives me the following error: REST error ...
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SharePoint Modern Client Side Page - Author is wrong

I used the below rest API to create a client side page from a template. https://mytenant.sharepoint.com/sites/xxx/_api/web/getfilebyserverrelativeurl('/sites/xxx/SitePages/templates/MyTemplate.aspx')/...
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SharePoint Modern Events Create and Details form

In SharePoint Communication site, can we customize the below form. Create/Edit form https://abc.sharepoint.com/sites/xyz/_layouts/15/Event.aspx?ListGuid=dc1227ed-540c-34c9-b767-2882641f5d6d&Mode=...
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Home Site is missing Global Navigation

I have enabled a Home Site, but the global navigation does not show up. Does anyone know how to get it working? After a Home Site was setup, I was expecting this navigation piece to be visible ...
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User does not have permission to access List on Communication site

My scenario : I have a SharePoint group that have contribute permission on the site, there is a list that by default inherit from the site permission to eventually give access to the group, when I use ...
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Margin spacing around webparts suddenly disappeared?

I have a few SharePoint Communication sites. Two days ago I saw that all the vertical spacing (margin) around the webparts I'm using has suddenly disappeared. I don't think I've made any edits ...
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SharePoint Online - Communication site - Hide page columns on small devices

We are using a communication site on our SharePoint online pages. Actually we are considering, if it is possible to specify in the standard page editing mode that columns should be hidden in small ...
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SharePoint Modern Site Customize Navigation Menu Design

I have created a SharePoint modern Communication Online Site, and I would like to customize the navigation menu and header the same as the below screenshot: I would like to know how I can customize ...
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Convert Modern Team site into Modern Communication Site

Is it possible to convert a Modern Team Site into Modern Communication Site? User created a site with Team Site template, but not it appears the requirement are more in alignment with Communication ...
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PnP Modern Search Issue

I have downloaded the latest package (.sspkg) for PnP Modern Search and uploaded it on to SharePoint online. I have configured it and it works well on my end. Another user is getting this issue: [...
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Document Data to List

I have a SharePoint Communication site and my goal is to allow viewers to see documents, but they have to request access to download them. My idea was to create a list of the documents and have some ...
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Create SharePoint Registration for Access

Right now, I have set up access to my SharePoint Communication site (SharePoint Online) so that I have Allow Access Requests turned on and requests going to a specified email. Is it possible to create ...
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SharePoint Communication Site Document Access

I have an SP Communication site with normal user view access. There is a document library as well. Is it possible for when a visitor clicks on the document that they have to request access to the site ...
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Create communication site in private group (MS Teams team)

I want to create a communication site within the private group of a Teams team. When I create a new site it only allows me to create team sites, not communication sites. Do I have to create a totally ...
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Is it possible to convert an existing Team SharePoint into a Subsite within a Communication SharePoint?

The company I work for, recently, created a Communication SharePoint and has asked everyone to create subsites within this SharePoint. I have already been working with a Team SharePoint with my own ...
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How can I restrict access to visitors in a SP Online Modern Communication Site?

Basically we don't want Visitors to have access to the Site Contents page and also Site usage. I've tried changing the permission from Read to Restricted Read but then the user can't even see the ...
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How to check SharePoint Online site type

I am using SharePoint Online and have an existing site. It is most likely communication or publishing. How to check, which type it is? Is it possible to do so from the browser?
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SPO Site SWAP Communications site with Tree View/ left panel structured navigation

I'm trying to invoke a site swap using powershell. Invoke-SPOSiteSwap -SourceUrl [site URL] -TargetUrl [site URL] -ArchiveUrl [site URL]/sites/archive I get the error message: The Site is not a ...
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What are the limitations of Communication Sites compared to Team Sites?

We are leaning towards Communication Site just because of the layout structure. My client wants a site with no left navigation and Search in the top right corner. So, on those terms. Communication ...
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Activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure on Communication Site

I am working with SharePoint Online. It turns out the Communication Site has just the template I am looking for, with no left-side navigation and search box in the top right corner. However, It does ...
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Unable to add a script editor web part inside a Survey's create form inside a communication site, although we have enabled custom script on it

I have a survey list inside our communication online site, now using power-shell i have enabled custom scripting on the site Set-SPOsite <SiteURL> -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0 one days ago, but ...
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Different Communication site versions from production and development tenants

I have recently been looking into redesigning our companies intranet and wanted to start using Communication sites alongside a home site and hub sites. I started off messing around with a development ...
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Why my communication site is missing “Term store management” inside the site setting

I have created a new communication modern online site collection, buy inside its site setting i can not find the "Term store management" + when i tried to create a new managed metadta column i can not ...
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How to set timezone when creating sites using New-PnPSite

I'm currently using this command to create new SharePoint modern communication sites: New-PnPSite -Type CommunicationSite -Owner me@acme.com -SiteDesign Blank -Lcid 1044 -Title "My site" -Url https://...
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Can i save a list as template using PnP script inside my modern communication site

I am working on a communication modern SharePoint site. and seems these modern sites, do not allow us to save the list as template. as i want to save our list as template and re-create it inside ...
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Is there any way I can restrict the access to Site Pages in Communication site

I have a requirement to give option to control permission for users to post content, For eg :In the announcement section only Marketing & IT department should have access to publish content. In ...
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Sharepoint 2019 - published page does not show web part

We have just moved to SP2019 - we have an on-premise install. Just finished the install and are now looking at the new experience within the new site. I have created a page and have inserted a people ...
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Likes is missing in Blog site under SharePoint Online Communication site

I am using SharePoint online communication site Collection. I have created a blog site as a sub-site under communication site. I can see comments option is available. But Like option is missing. ...
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SharePoint communication (modern) site anonymous authentication not working

I created a SharePoint communication (modern) site and enable anonymous access over the web application and site collection level and when anonymous user login to this site it shows a pop-up for ...
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SPO how to add Organization Chart on communication site?

I would like to know the best organization chart webpart that I could easily install in my Communication site (Modern Experience). It should be user friendly, with nice theme as well as easily ...
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How to add icons in text in SharePoint Online Communication site?

I have a page in my communication site in which, I want to add my contact information. I want to insert icons for it, which should appear before the text. Example: I want to add phone number icon ...
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Hiding get mobile app button on SP online communication site collection

For one of the clients, I have spin up a modern communication site collection and on the landing page of the same, I am seeing 'Get the mobile app' showing up, I was able to hide the 'feedback' button ...
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Sharepoint 2019 - Default site

We have a SP2013 on premise installation and plan to move towards SP2019 on premise installation. What I am trying to establish is what is the default site in SP2019. Is it a Communication Site or ...
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Choosing between Modern Team site or Modern communication site for our HR site

We have a new sharepoint online tenant. and inside the built-in root site collection (which is of type classic team site), we added some document libraries and news web parts. Now we want to create ...
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Sharepoint online follow site not working

I have a SharePoint Modern Communication site that has "follow" button. This button is not working for few users. They see the "Follow" option, but on clicking the button, nothing happens. I am ...
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Hero Webpart Not Editable SHAREPOINT ONLINE

I just created a communication site. By default a Hero webpart is on the main page. I can go to edit the page and on that specific webpart it gives me the option to edit details(the icon with the ...
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Web parts are having theme issues?

The company I work for has a SharePoint Online communication page. We have different departments sites such as HR, Marketing, IT, Business Development, etc. We have this blue theme background set ...
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How make SharePoint 2019 or Online Modern Communication Sites list view as responsive?

Is it possible to make OOTB SharePoint 2019/Online Modern Communication Sites list view as responsive? I am having a list with 10 columns. Now i am adding this list into my Communication page as ...
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SPO Modern Site > Can I inherit a page template created on root web to its sub webs?

I have created a news post and saved it as template on a modern communication site. Is there an option to reuse the template while creating news posts on the subsites as well? Any pointers on this ...
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Search api when executed from communication site are not returning team sites results

Let's say we have /sites/hub-1 which is a hub site and template is team site. Then we have 2 sites associated to sites/hub-1 /sites/team-1 which is a team site /sites/comm-1 which is a communication ...
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Hiding buttons/links on communication site in modern SP online

I am working with HubSites in modern SP. On a communication site (registered as hub), I wanted to see if there is a way to hide the links that appears on the top right, see screenshot below. I ...
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Footer in Communication sites + Hub Site

Is it possible to have the Footer of a Communication site (Hub) to be propagated to the associate sites to that Hub like it happens with the Hub menu/navigation?
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Which property indicates the published status of a modern page?

I've been under the impression that modern pages use the ows__ModerationStatus indicate whether or not the page is published - just like with classic publishing pages. Last week, I tried to map this ...
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Hide site contents from visitors

I have a communication site. I want to hide site content from a few visitors. Just want to provide them access to view home pages only. For this I used Restricted Read permission. But user with ...