SharePoint communication sites

Microsoft has announced the availability of SharePoint communication sites to Office 365 First Release customers, with the full worldwide roll-out expected in the coming months. Communication sites are perfect for internal cross-company campaigns, weekly and monthly reports or status updates, product launches, events and more. These beautiful, dynamic websites then look great on the web, in the SharePoint mobile app, on PC and on Mac.

To help you jump-start getting your message out fast, communication sites provide configurable templates for the sites and pages within. When you click Create site from the SharePoint home in Office 365, you have a choice of three initial site designs:

  • Topic—Select the Topic design when you have a lot of information to share, such as news, events and other content.
  • Showcase—Use the Showcase design to feature a product, team or event using photos or images.
  • Blank—Start with a blank site and make your design come to life quickly and easily.

You can also simply drag-and-drop to reorganise web parts on the page, once your site is ready. News and pages allow for multi-column layouts to represent your message in a meaningful, intuitive fashion.

For an in-depth information on how to get started, please visit the source page below.