SharePoint News Updates In Office 365, Including Microsoft Teams Integration

Office 365 has introduced news capabilities for five SharePoint pages.

Create news from SharePoint home in Office 365

SharePoint news is the best way to create dynamic updates, now you can do it from the SharePoint home page in Office 365.

Click ‘Create news’ – choose the space where you wish to publish your news – you’re taken directly to the news authoring canvas for that site – give it a title – add your content from an ever-expanding set of web parts.

 

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Note: You can create news only on sites where you are a member.

 

Add pages and news articles as tabs in Microsoft Teams channels.

Click the SharePoint tab – select your page or news – choose if you want to post to a channel about this tab – click Save.

 

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Note: there will be two SharePoint-oriented tabs to choose from when adding a tab, one for SharePoint Document libraries and one for SharePoint pages and news. To add a list, simply grab the URL and use the Website tab.

Post all your team news into Microsoft Teams automatically

Right-click any Microsoft Teams channel – click Connectors – add SharePoint News.

 

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Create and send informative email news digests

Click “See all” from the news web part – select specific news items – add people or groups on the To: line – add a simple message for context – click Send.

 

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Measure the impact and engagement of your pages and news articles.

Hover over the liked section and see a list of colleagues who liked your ideas – click on comments – engage with your audience.

 

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