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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How to make a modern communication site with a main language that is different from the tenant language

We are trying to recreate a custom multilingual experience for a company and we have explored many different ideas. Please note that the main issue is the site language, not its content (as we can ...
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SharePoint rights for creating “communication sites”

On the SharePoint pannel admin, we can decide if we autorize users to create sites or not. The problem with it, its because Its very "all or nothing" we cant freely decide wich group had the right to ...
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Different Site Collection Templates

my company wants to make a site where they can share some documents with their clients from different countries. Each country should have their own home page with different pictures (should we use ...
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How do I set up a group blog (i.e. multiple authors) in SharePoint Online?

I'm familiar with individual blogs in SharePoint Online. But I'd like to create a group blog. It would have multiple authors contributing to one blog. I'd prefer an OOTB solution and I'm open to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Communications Site “News Post” option not available

I have a communication site on Tenant B where on "+ New" button on home page doesn't have the usual options to create "News Post" or "News Link". However on the other tenant Tenant A, if I create a ...
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AutoRefresh SharePoint Communication Site

We have created a SharePoint Communication Site. We want the side to be refreshed automatically every 5 minutes. Is there a way to do this with a Communication Site? We have found a solution with ...
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Search box missing from header when navigating from team site to communication site

We are building a Sharepoint Online site for a client, and they use a communication site for their start page. On that page the search box is up in the header. They also use team sites, and on those ...
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Sharepoint Modern (communication) page: how to add multiple libraries

I would like to add 2 different libraries to one modern (communication) page. Is that possible? In the classic pages you can create your own web parts and add them to pages. So in that case I can ...
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Text disappears from Hero webpart on external monitor

When viewing a SharePoint site in Google Chrome, the "title" text of a content block in the Hero webpart gets erased if I drag the Chrome window from the internal laptop display to an external monitor....
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is it possible to add a tasks timeline to a sharepoint communications site

I am trying to add a tasks timeline to a sharepoint communications site, but I can't see how. is this possible and if so how would I do it? thanks
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Is it possible to change the behavior of the search bar on modern communication pages

I created a new Office 365 SharePoint Communication Site. Near the top right corner there is a search bar. Using this search bar redirects me to https://(mysite)/_layouts/15/search.aspx/siteall?q=(...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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On a default “Communications site” - how do you add a menu to the left-hand side (as seen in “Team Sites”)

When you create a new SharePoint site using the normal "Team Site" template, there's a menu going down the left-hand side of the screen to navigate the site. And by default, every new Office 365 ...
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Exporting SharePoint Online Communication site

I have created a SharePoint site which contain (Lists,Documents..). I want to export this communication site to save it on my desktop for later use. There is any possible way to export the whole site ...
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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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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 ...
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SharePoint Online-Communication Site- Script Editor apply changes to all pages

I am using a SPFX Script Editor to make color changes on the Header of the Home Page. Now, when I visit other pages in the SharePoint site like-Site Contents, I don't see the changes applied to the ...
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SharePoint Online-Communication Site-Not able to achieve this color scheme

I am trying to achieve the color scheme described below. The modern "Change the Look" allows one to customize colors but doesn't allow us to add a background Image which the classic "Change the look" ...
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SharePoint Online - Modern List View Web Part forms

I have a modern list and I want to surface it on a communication site using the modern list view web part. All is fine until I click one of the items on that list. It redirects me into a full screen ...
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Change background color of communication site in SharePoint online

How do i change the background color of the communication site that i inserted table in a text web part to be no color(No gray or any other color). I just tried using Text and table formatting in ...