How to create communication site in SharePoint online.
What is communication site?
communication site is used to share information with team or organization, such as news, product information, topics, events etc.
Few important points on communication site.
communication sites are not connected with O365 Groups.
communication sites having 3 pre build templates (Now Microsoft removed at the time of site creation)
Engage viewers with informative content like news and events.
Highlight news and announcements
Promote upcoming events
Surface related content and resources
Spotlight a product, event, or team using visual content.
Share related content and resources
Spotlight visual content like images
Create calls to action
Create your own custom site starting with a blank home page.
Blank home page
Hero webpart is added by default for communication site templates(Topic, Showcase)
How to create Communication site
Open https://www.office.com/ URL or any SharePoint online site
Click on App launcher and click on SharePoint as per the below screen shot.
Step 2: Click on Create site and click on Communication site
Step 3: Enter the site name, site description, select language based on your requirement
Click on Finish
Communication site as created successfully.
By default, it will create with Topic template
If we want to change to another template (Showcase, blank)-> click on settings gear icon -> click on Apply a site template
Select the template you want to apply -> Click on Use Template.