Questions tagged [communication-site]

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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Inside modern communicaton site, who can edit the menu items? can controbutors do so?

Inside modern communication site, who can edit the menu items? Can contributors do so?
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Sharepoint 2019 - How can i create a personalized workspace for users of my sharepoint website?

I would like to create a user-specific webpage that all users can navigate to from the landing page of my company's sharepoint site, where they can have access to their personal calendar synced with ...
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Unable to save a new modern page

I created a new communication site from the template. Now, when I add a new page, I can open the page in edit mode but I cannot see any place to save the changes. I am also unable to click the Site ...
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Trying to set up SP Framework - Can't get past Command Prompts

I'm trying to take the plunge into getting SP Framework set up so that I can add the modern script editor (frustrating that it isn't an easy process to set up). I've followed numerous tutorials, but ...
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How can I add a company's daily stock info to Communication Site

I have a requirement to display my company's daily stock info directly onto their homepage (Modern Communication Site). I don't have admin rights, so I can't add an app in the SP store. I also don't ...
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Where do I make HTML edits in SPD for Modern page?

I have a Communication site in which I need some custom spacing and icon-styles, so I'm adding a Text web part, and inserting a table to try and make this possible. Since we can't remove the ...
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I tried to edit contents, like expand/collapse but it's reflecting on edit section and not reflect in saved section

i tried to edit a Sharepoint communication website on collapse and expand Option. But I edited and visible as expected in edit section and once after save as draft the changes its not getting changed ...
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Set a defined security group as Owner on provided Communication sites

I am quite new to Power Automate and need your assistance. I have around 30 communication sites and would like to set an AAD security group "xyz" as owner of all 30 communication sites. ...
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Knowledge Base with SharePoint - Communication site or team site?

We are currently facing the challenge to choose the most suitable base for our knowledge base in SharePoint. I don't know if we need a website with Microsoft/Office 365 groups link or a communication ...
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Send an customized email when new site is created in SharePoint Online

Is there any web hook or Power Automate trigger available when a new site is created in SharePoint Online? Goal is to send a customized email to site owners when the new site is created. Newly created ...
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Can we move the "Translate this page" menu to be inside the Communication site top navigation

We have the following communication site collection inside our SharePoint online tenant, which have the "Translate this page" menu as follow: So my question is if we can move the "...
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Remove white space from left and right inside our SharePoint modern home page

We have added a new modern page as the home page for our modern communication site, as follow: but currently on the left and right sides of the page they is a lot of white spaces, so is there a way ...
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How I can completely remove the Modern page Banner/Title inside my communication site, similar to the modern pages inside the look-book?

Inside the SharePoint Lookbook sites, most of them do not have the Modern page Banner/Title, as follow: While when I tried to add a new modern page inside my communication site, I will always get a ...
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Is there any side effects of activating the video and rich media features for a site collection?

Based on my requirement, I need to activate the video and rich media features on the site collection level. I am trying to find if there are any side effects of doing so but not able to find any. ...
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What are the capabilities which SharePoint online modern UI provides to define a custom Header and custom footer

We want to start a new SharePoint modern communication site collection, and the first step we need to do is to define the site theme mainly the site header and footer. Currently we have the following ...
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How to change Communications site template on SP 2019 (on-prem)

We have a new SP 2019 server farm set up and I was investigating the Communication site template. By default, a new communication site starts with the Topic template assigned. Looking at https://...
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Trying to replace root SharePoint site gives me an error?

I am trying to replace our current outdated Team site with the new modern communications site but when i to replace it, i get this error: The new site name is too long using URL https://fake....
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Which is the best collaboration template for a department with multiple teams SharePoint Online

We are migrating from SharePoint 2016 to SharePoint Online and we were given a choice between a Team template and a Communication template. Our department has multiple teams, hundreds of team pages, ...
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Is there a RSS Feed web part for a SharePoint modern page - Communications site

Is there a RSS web part for SharePoint online - comms site? If there is none, is there any way I can display RSS feed on a comms site?
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Can we create separate SharePoint List View for each Security Group?

I have the SharePoint List where a few SharePoint Security Groups are having unique permissions. Now, I want to create a separate view (personal view) for each of that security group, so that, the ...
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Is there any way to do custom action while leaving the SharePoint site

I have a scenario, I need to get feedback from the user who is leaving the SharePoint site. Is there any way to achieve this kind of functionality? Please share any reference for this functionality. ...
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SharePoint Online Communication site editing session inactivity

We have a SharePoint Online communication site with the SitePages library. When any page is opened for Edit and kept on edit mode for about 5 minutes, we get the inactivity message as below: Your ...
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Cannot change Promoted State after copying news post type site page

I have observed this interesting behavior and I'm wondering if anyone has a solution/understanding to this. I have a SharePoint site that serves as a 'suggestion box' to all employees within a company....
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How to create a Communication Site

I have a client who built a Team site, but realized that she actually wants a Communication site because of the placement of the Navigation links. I can't find where to create this new site. I've ...
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SP groups are not displaying in modern communication site OTTB web parts

Why SP groups are not showing while typing in the target audience section of modern communication site OOTB web parts? Is there any other way to map SP groups in OOTB web part target audience?
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Is it possible to have Top Bar navigation on a modern Sharepoint Online communication site that is not a hub site & not associated with a hub site?

I am a Sharepoint Administrator, I have permissions to create new sites, edit navigation, switch Features on/off etc. I've been reading this MS page (amongst other resources). MS say this: I have a ...
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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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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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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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