New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
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In this post we will discuss about new experience for the Office 365 SharePoint Online home page. Microsoft released a very good new UI with awasome look and feel. You can access the SharePoint online home page by navigating to the below url

https://<Give your own>.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx

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If you are still seeing the old home page, do not worry it will come soon, microsoft is doing phase wise and you will get the updated home page soon.

By default the home page will looks like below:

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

1- Follwoing: In the Following section it will display all the sites you are following. You can click on the Star icon to follow any site. After that it will appear in this section.
2- SharePoint provides one click button to create a new team site.
3- Links: Administors can add links to left side
4- By default it will add a link to the Public site
5- By default it will add a link to your team site.
6- Frequent: Frequest section displays you what are sites you are using frequently. As keep using your sites, it will appear there.
7- Suggested: It will display suggested sites which you can directly navigate from there.

You can follow a site simply by clicking on the (*) like below:

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

Once you follow a site the site will appear under Following section. In the above I followed one site and it is appearing below:

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

Site Administrators can add link by clicking on the + Add button. There you can give the display name and url for the link. You can change the order of the link as well as you can edit or delete links.

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

Your links will appear like below:

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

If it does not show any site under frequest section like below, you keep on using and it will appear here.

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience
New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

More things to come.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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