Site Feed web part in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online

site feed web part sharepoint

Here I explaining about site feed web part in SharePoint by using SharePoint out of box feature web part. We will see here how to use the site feed web part in SharePoint online/2013/2016.

Also, we will see how to solve Site Feed Web Part missing issue in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online.

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SharePoint Site feed web part

Site feed is an out of box web part in SharePoint which is available inside the Web part gallery. By using the site feed web part, we can use site feeds.

SharePoint site feed web part missing

In this section, we will see how we can resolve the SharePoint site feed web part missing issue.

Suppose you are not able to find Site Feed web part inside web part gallery then you have to activate the “Site Feed” feature in site collection level in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online.

Turn on Site feed in SharePoint

You just have to go into your SharePoint site settings > site features and activate the “Site Feed” feature. 

SharePoint site feed web part missing
SharePoint site feed web part missing

Add and Configure site feed web part in SharePoint

Now, we will see how we can add site feed web part in SharePoint web part page.

Step-1: Insert the Site Feed Web Part on into the page you would like the feature to be added to by clicking the Add a Web Part link.

Step-2: Navigate to the site Feed Web Part by choosing social collaboration > Site Feed. Click “Add” and this will add it to the page.

site feed web part sharepoint 2013
site feed web part sharepoint 2013

Step-3: Next, You can start your conversation here or you can tag to other person or you can share photos.

site feed web part sharepoint online
site feed web part sharepoint online

Step-4: In this board, when you start typing text, you’ll get helpful hints of the various Keywords already available by means of other user contributions and pre-populated keywords from administrators of the Managed Metadata. What’s even more impressive is you can not only leverage Keywords from traditional tags but also #tags:

site feed web part sharepoint 2016
site feed web part sharepoint 2016

Step-5: if you are tagged to some other person, then that person will get an email as alert.

sharepoint site feed web part missing
sharepoint site feed web part

Another user can able reply to your post once that user logged in into the site. Though site feed sounds like a great app to use, it is currently being phased out by Microsoft.

Site feed is now replaced by Yammer – another social networking application built into Office 365. 

I will post my another article which is related to Yammer functionality in SharePoint online.

You may like following SharePoint web part tutorials:

Hope this SharePoint tutorial helps to learn site feed web part SharePoint 2013/2016/Online. Also, we saw how to solve SharePoint 2013 site feed web part missing error in SharePoint.

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About 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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