SharePoint Online Sites Web Part

Here, we will discuss everything about the SharePoint Online sites web part. Like how to add a SharePoint Online web part to a site page and then how to configure the SharePoint Online Site Web Part.

SharePoint Sites Web Part

SharePoint Online sites web part allows users to display content from other sites or web applications directly on their SharePoint Online pages. By adding the site user, we can display the dashboard, report, and news feed from external systems or services.

When sites in SharePoint Online 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.

For Example, the screenshot below represents the SharePoint Online Site Web Part.

SharePoint Online Sites Web Part
SharePoint Online Site Web Part

Add SharePoint Online Sites Web Part

This section will see how to add a SharePoint Online sites web part to a SharePoint online site page.

  • Open a SharePoint Online Site page -> Click on Edit. Click on +icon to Add a new web part in column one.
  • Then, search for Sites and select the Sites web part.
How to Create SharePoint Sites Web Part
  • The screenshot below represents the SharePoint Online Site web part we created -> Click on Republish.
Add SharePoint Online Sites Web Part

This is how we can add a SharePoint Online site web part.

Configure a SharePoint Online Sites Web Part

Let’s see how to configure the SharePoint Online site web part.

  • Click on the Edit icon.
Add SharePoint Online Sites Web Part
  • In this Sites window, under Content, two options are listed such as:
    • Frequent sites for current users: When we select the Frequent sites for current users, then it will display the recent sites as shown below.
How to add sites web part in SharePoint Page
  • Selected sites: When we checked in Select sites, we saw Frequent sites and Recent sites.
Add SharePoint Online Sites Web Part
  • Layout: In this part, 3 different formats are there as listed below.
    • Filmstrip
    • Grid
    • Compact
  • Here, I have selected Filmstrip as my layout to display sites on the SharePoint Online site web part.
  • Check-in or Check out to Hide this web part if there’s nothing to show.
How to Add Sites Web Part in SharePoint Online
  • Click on Republish.
Sites Web Part in SharePoint Online Site Page
  • The screenshot below displays how the SharePoint site web part looks after creation.
Create Sites Web Part on SharePoint Online

This is how to configure the SharePoint Online Sites Web Part.

Conclusion

In this SharePoint Online article, we have explained what the SharePoint Online sites web part is. Also, we have seen how to add a SharePoint Online site web part. And how to configure the SharePoint Online site web part.

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