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Manage the process of communication on SharePoint online pages by scheduling the SharePoint page and approval process for the publishing workflow.

In few minutes you can implement the communication approval process for the announcements, posts, news and pages.

Implement scheduling and publishing for SharePoint Online

⏰ Timestamps
00:00 – Title

00:15 – Introduction

01:17 – Setup Scheduling

03:27 – Configure Publishing

06:27 – Conclusion

06:59 – Outro

Implement scheduling and publishing for SharePoint Online


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Let’s manage the process of publishing and scheduling SharePoint online pages. I want to share with you the easiest way to manage the publishing of the pages and news announcements on SharePoint Online. You can very easily use the scheduling process plus the publishing process whole approval behind the publishing of the new announcement. New posts that give you a lot of control. What and when will be published on your SharePoint Intranet portal or your team site based on your pages. In few minutes you will be able to set up the whole process based on your preferences on your SharePoint Online Intranet portal. If you’re using SharePoint to manage your communication, this solution will improve that process. If you want to get a notification about the new video, subscribe to the channel. I also encourage you to do that. This helps to challenge to grow, and now we will switch to my screen when

I will show you how to set up this solution very quickly. When you working on SharePoint Online and you want to manage the way how the pages work, you have to navigate to the site pages library. You can do that from the perspective of the site content and there you have to localize the site pages library. You can see this page library, not document library. And directly in here, you will be able to find the new functionality which is called scheduling. This is the feature that allows you to schedule when the new updates or new pages should be published to everyone on your SharePoint Online. So you can prepare the content ahead and then deliver it to them and users. So when you go there you can just enable the scheduling. Thanks to that on every page you will be able to set up when that page should be published for everyone. We will switch now to one example of the page. When you try to edit the page on the scheduling process, you will have this additional functionality to be set directly on the page detail, so it’s not turned on for everyone directly or for every page, you can manage it on the page level, so when you will choose this functionality to be on then you can decide when exactly this page or this change you already doing will be published for everyone. So this is very very simple functionality. You can see there is a new button present here not published by schedule, so you can decide to schedule the publication of this page for the exact date. Let’s do that. On the schedule page, you can see when that page will be published for the rest of the users, and from the perspective of the page details, you will be able to find the same information in here. Right now what we want to extend is to add additional approval before the publishing. Both features can work together, so it’s a really great framework for the publishing of the SharePoint pages.

Working on the SharePoint pages could be also extended for the publishing process, so every change every new page should be approved before it will be available for the end-users. Also scheduled change so you can add additional power, automate based approval publishing process for SharePoint pages. The only thing you have to do is to go to power automate, select configure page approval flow. Create the flow on your page library. Power automate will authenticate all features necessary to set it up. The only thing you have to do is to continue and select the approval of the SharePoint pages. In this case, I will select myself and create the workflow. After a few seconds, the approval process will be created on your page library. Every change on the page will need to go through an approval process before it will be delivered to the end-users. When you will refresh the page, you can see that an additional column is added approval status. It will also contain the information if the additional change will be done on the page. So let’s see how that process will work. When we will get back to the addition of the page, you will see that after any change is added to the page you have an additional button submit for approval. You have to push that button to send the page to be approved before it will be published to the rest of the users. At the first time, you will also have to authenticate again. Send an additional message and send to the selected approval for the page library. After that moment the approval process will be started. Assign approval will receive the email from the power automate the process. When this person can review. If the page should be approved or not. Of course, the one thing you have to notice here there is a link to that page itself to the version of the page, so you cannot see that changes directly in the email, but there is an easy way together so, from the perspective of the email itself, you can approve it. Put any additional comment here and just submit your response. Also, the creator of the request for the publishing of the new version will also get the confirmation about your action, so all people will be informed at what point we are. When you will get back to your library in the end you will see also the updated status of the approval process. If this is scheduled or this is approved or rejected so you can see it in few minutes, you can set the whole process very quickly. The very easy way.

I hope this short video will help you to build a similar process on your SharePoint Online and give you more control about other people or content they delivering to your Internet portal or on your pages. If you are interested on other topics in area of Office 365 check the channel also in the description you will be able to found access to Free Ebooks or trainings provided on my blog.

Implement scheduling and publishing for SharePoint Online