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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Create Modern Sites in SharePoint Online using CSOM

Can we create Modern Team site and Communication sites using CSOM in SharePoint Online ? I tried to create the modern site for GROUP#0 and SITEPAGEPUBLISHING#0 with the below code sample and ...
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How to apply custom fonts to Communication Sites?

How can we apply custom fonts to Communications Sites (and other of the new emerging site types)? According to this overview we would have to apply a composed look. But this composed look is bound to ...
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Communication site vs Team site: different webparts available?

The Team site carries a higher number of web parts compared to the Communication site for example the Planner web part. Is it by design or is there something I need to activate to have the planner web ...
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SharePoint 2019 - Navigation in Communication sites (Audience targeting?)

I would like to know if the "audience" is available in the navigation menu for the communication sites in SharePoint 2019. I have been using office 365 and I cannot find the way to hide some parts of ...
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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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SharePoint Online Communication Site-Code Snippet Web Part

I am trying to use the code snippet webpart on a SharePoint Online Page. In order to test, I have written a single Header Tag Heading but for some reason it doesn't render on the page. It only shows ...
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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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Communication sites, Asset Library not available?

Is it correct that in Modern Communication sites, the app Asset library is not there even if you turn on the Team Collaboration Lists feature? I understand Microsoft wants to force you to use Stream ...
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SharePoint Online-Communication Site-Top Nav-How to target audience?

I am trying to setup audience targeting for the top nav such that only the Site Owners would be able to view a specific link. I am not sure how to go about this? I have tried looking at Managed ...
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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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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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How do I use content editor/script editor web part for SharePoint modern site/communication site

I just want to inject JavaScript in my SharePoint list of communication site. How do i use it
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Convert/Change the built-in root site collection into a communication hub site

when we start a new office 365 project, we will have a classic team site created for us at the root https://ourcomapnyname.sharepoint.com/. but now we want to follow the flat structure of sites and ...
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Duplicate a Communication Site in Sharepoint Online

Is it just me or is this not possible? I have tried making my communication site into a template (not possible) and making a copy to a subsite (not possible). Do you have any suggestions? - ...
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SharePoint Online Communication Site- Quick Links-3 Layers

I am working on the Quick Links Webpart on the SharePoint Online Communications Page. I am trying to have Quick Links show 3 nested layers. But from whatever I have seen so far it is not possible. So, ...
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Can not Activate SharePoint Server Publishing feature in communication site of O365

I just trying to activate SharePoint Server Publishing using Manage site features to be able to use Content editor web part. I found the following Error: NB: SharePoint Server Publishing ...
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Hide parts of page in SharePoint Online

I am creating a communication site in SharePoint which has members in it. The problem is that I don't want the members to know who else is in the group since this is a communication site for external ...
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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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Enable communication site at the root of a tenant

Iam trying to enable Communication Site on the root site level, but without any luck... Step 1 was to follow jimyHang blog, but this approach is not supported anymore, it is not posible anymore... ...
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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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CSS to change font family in modern communication site

I have a requirement to change the font family in SharePoint modern communication site. I have found a following extension: https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-extensions/tree/master/samples/react-...
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SharePoint Online Communication-Image Gallery-Carousel-Hyperlink

I was wondering whether it is possible to add a hyperlink to each Image in the Image Carousel. So far, I find no place to add a hyperlink. I tried adding an href tag under Caption but it does not work....
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SharePoint Online Communication Site- Image Carousel Does not rotate

I am working on a SharePoint Online Communication Site. I am trying to add an Image Gallery webpart on the page that is set to a "Carousel" layout. All and good so far but when I publish the page, the ...
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need help on css class to override font size in modern communication site

I am using an SPFX extension listed here: https://github.com/hugoabernier/react-application-injectcss to inject css in modern communication site. I just need to know which css class should I use to ...
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How to add an instagram, facebook and twitter logos in sharepoint modern communication site footer?

I am working on a new project where I am setting up communication as hubsite and bunch of team sites. I am looking to add a blue background colored footer to the landing page of the communication site....
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Branding for SharePoint Online communication sites/Modern experience

We would like to implement customized branding for the top navigation in the communication template based SPO site. Can you pls share your thoughts and direction on how to implement.
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Enabling left navigation for communication SharePoint site

I created a communication site using blank template. How do i enable left navigation(quick launch)? top menu is fine.
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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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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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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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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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Update Root Site Collection Template

I want to create a "Hub" in SharePoint Online, and have it as the root Site collection for our tenant. I believe it's recommended to have this site collection be a "Communication" site, but right now ...
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SharePoint Online Communication Site-Not able to remove the white-space on the left

I am using a One-third right column layout and all the webparts appear to be centrally aligned when viewed on an average size monitor. This leaves a noticeable white-space on the left. Is there any ...
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Convert a SharePoint Online Classic Team site to SharePoint Online Modern Communications Showcase site?

Possible to rename an SPO Team site? If not, possible to Convert a SharePoint Online Classic Team site to a SharePoint Online Modern Communications Showcase site?
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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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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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Shared Communication Site [closed]

Can one department within an organization set up its own Communication Site and share news items with three separate companies within the organization? (Note: Each of the three companies has its own, ...
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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=(...