How to create and share SharePoint Communication Site

SharePoint site is a great answer for all teams working on Office 365 who want to improve collaboration and productivity. SharePoint could become you central workplace that will be used for communication and collaboration.

 

The best thing in using SharePoint site is that creation of such space is extremely easy. You will be able to create it for 2 minutes.

Setup your Office 365 environment and prepare proper Governance and learn how to create Modern Team Site, Communication Site or Hub Site.

You can use SharePoint Communication site for:

To build extranet you will need to be able to share the site with external partners. Detailed instruction about sharing your SharePoint site with the external users is described in the article How to share SharePoint site with external partners.

Using SharePoint site will allow you to utilize many great features, like:

Do not hesitate and create your SharePoint site.

Creation of new SharePoint Community Site

In the first step, you will need to is log in to Office 365

1. Open Office 365

Open Office 365 site using https://office.com address. In Office site choose SharePoint button.

It will open SharePoint site that contains summary from all SharePoint site you have access to.

2. Create the site

In the SharePoint portal site choose Create site button.

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If you cannot find link to Create Site button you will need to contact with your IT service team for the creation of the site. Click here to get the email template that you can send to IT Administrator.

3. Choose site template

In the next screen, you should choose the Communication site button.

4. Generate the site

In the final screen of the wizard, you need to configure your site. To create SharePoint Communication:

To generate and publish the site click on Finish (8) button.

Your site should be ready in 15-30 seconds. You will be automatically added as a Site Owner.

5.  Share the site

To invite your colleagues just click on Share site button.

In the next screen, you need to choose the username in people field (1). You can use put there:

When the screen will reload you will be able to choose:

Choose Share(5) button to assign permissions.

 

 

F.A.Q.

Can I share this site with people outside my organization?

Yes, you can. Detailed instruction about sharing your SharePoint site with the external users is described in the article How to share SharePoint site with external partners.

 

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