New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

New Office 365 SharePoint Online Home Page Experience

In this post, we will discuss new experience for the Office 365 SharePoint Online home page. Microsoft released a very good new UI with an awesome look and feel. You can access the SharePoint online homepage 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 homepage soon.

By default the home page will look like below:

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

1- Following: 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 a one-click button to create a new team site.
3- Links: Administrators can add links to the 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: Frequent 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 the 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 the 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 frequent 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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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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