Change welcome page in SharePoint Online/2013/2016

This SharePoint customization tutorial explains, how to change the welcome page in SharePoint Online/2013/2016. As we know after creating a site collection, the default welcome page will automatically set as Home.aspx page.

So here we will change the default welcome page to another SharePoint page by using some settings in SharePoint.

Change welcome page SharePoint Online/2013/2016

Step 1: Login to your SharePoint site -> Go to the Settings gear icon in the right side of the page -> Click on Site settings.

change welcome page sharepoint
change welcome page sharepoint

Step 2: Click on Welcome page under look and feel

change welcome page sharepoint online
change welcome page sharepoint online

Step 3: Next you will get an option to set your welcome page. You can directly provide your page URL in the Text box or click on browse button to choose the page or list which you want to set as welcome page.

change welcome page sharepoint 2013
change welcome page sharepoint 2013

Step 4: In this scenario, I am using another page as a welcome page so now I am selecting Home.aspx page as my default welcome page.

sharepoint online change home page url
sharepoint online change home page url

Step 5: Next click on Insert and next click on OK to save the new settings. Next, go back to your site and login it again. Next see your newly provided page will appear as welcome page.

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Rajkiran Swain

Rajkiran is currently working as a SharePoint Consultant in QATAR . Rajkiran having 6 + years of experience in Microsoft Technologies such as SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010, MOSS 2007,WSS 3.0, Migration, Asp.Net, C#.Net, Sql Server, Ajax, jQuery etc.He is C#Corner MVP (2 Times).

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