New Feature: SharePoint home sites
MC195924, Stay Informed, Publish Date: 16 Nov. 2019
SharePoint home sites is a new Office 365 feature.
- We'll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers the end of November 2019.
- The roll out will be completed by the end of January 2020.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 26842.
How does this affect me?
A Home site is the top landing page for your organization’s intranet. You can designate any communication site to be the home site with a simple PowerShell cmdlet.
By making a communication site the home site, it will be more discoverable from both the SharePoint start page and the SharePoint mobile app. In addition, it will serve as a source of authoritative news for your organization and be automatically be set up for organization-wide search.