Keep your team updated with News on your team site

Keep your team updated with News on your team site

You can keep your team in the loop as well as engage them with important or interesting stories by using the News feature on your team site. You can quickly create eye-catching posts like announcements, people news, status updates, and more that can include graphics and rich formatting. In addition to the web experience described below, you can also create and view news from the SharePoint mobile app for iOS.

Example of News

Note: Some functionality is introduced gradually to organizations that have opted in to the Targeted Release program. This means that you may not yet see this feature or it may look different than what is described in the help articles.

Add a News post

By default, News is at the top of your team site. It includes a space where you can begin adding your stories.

Add news button

  1. Click Add News to start creating your post.

  2. Begin with adding a name which will serve as your headline. You can use the image toolbar on the left to add or change an image.

    Adding a news story
  3. Click + to add web parts such as text, images, video, and more. Learn about using web parts on SharePoint Online pages.

  4. When you are done creating your page, click Publish at the top right, and you'll see the story appear in the News section as the most recent story.

    Note: The latest four stories are shown in chronological order from newest to oldest based on their initial publish date (editing a story will not change its order). Posts cannot be re-ordered. To see a list of all your news posts, See all in the upper right.

Remove a post

  1. Click See all in the upper right.

  2. Click Manage posts.

  3. Find the page you want to remove.

  4. Click the ellipses (...) to the right of the page, and then click Delete.

    Deleting a page

Remove the News from your home page

  1. Click Edit at the top of the page.

  2. Hover over the News section, and click Delete The Delete button on on the left.

Add News back to your home page, or to a different page

If you removed the News from your page, you can add it back. Or, you can add it to a different page. To do this, you can use the News  web part.

  1. Click Edit at the top of the page.

  2. Click the + sign.

  3. Select the News web part. For more information on using the News web part, see Use the News web part on a SharePoint page.

    Note: For more information on working with web parts, see Using web parts on pages.

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