Use the Sites web part

When you add a modern page to a site, you add and customize web parts, which are the building blocks of your page. This article focuses on the Sites web part.

The Sites web part allows you to automatically show sites associated with a hub site, or you can select specific sites to show.

Sites web part

Add the Sites web part to a page

  1. Go to the page where you want to add the web part.

  2. If you're not in edit mode already, click Edit at the top right of the page.

  3. Hover your mouse above or below an existing web part or under the title region, and click Circled plus sign used to add a modern web part to a page .

  4. In the web part toolbox, use the search box to search for Sites. Then, select the Sites web part.

    When you add the web part to your site, it will automatically show sites that are associated with the hub site that your page is part of. If your page is not associated with a hub site, or you want to show only specific sites from the hub, you can select specific sites by doing the following:

    1. Click + Add in the web part, or Edit web part Web part edit button on the left of the web part to open the Sites toolbox.

    2. Click Select sites, and then search for the site you want to add, or select one or more sites from Sites associated with this hub, Frequent sites, or Recent sites.

      Sites web part settings

    3. Select the checkboxes for the sites you want to show.

      When sites are shown in the web part, each will include the name of the site, a link to the site, and the latest activity for the site. Recent user updates and views are examples of site activity.

Change the layout

  1. If you're not in edit mode already, click Edit at the top right of the page.

  2. Click Edit web part Web part edit button to open the Sites toolbox.

  3. Under Layout, select Filmstrip or Cards. Note that you can reorder sites only in the Cards layout.

    Sites web part layout settings

Reorder sites

  1. If you're not in edit mode already, click Edit at the top right of the page.

  2. Click Edit web part Web part edit button to open the Sites toolbox.

  3. Under Layout, select Cards. You can reorder items only in the Cards layout.

  4. In the web part on the page, drag and drop the sites in the order you want.

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