New: Launch your portal using the SharePoint Portal launch scheduler

This new SharePoint Portal launch scheduler will help coordinate and schedule launch details for high-traffic sites (portals). This feature provides a great end-user experience when launching a brand-new portal by enabling you to release new sites in scheduled phases, as well as better monitor site quality and performance.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70799.


SharePoint and Microsoft Lists: Export Lists to CSV

So you are aware: We have recently rolled out the capability to export Microsoft Lists to CSV files to all environments.

When this will happen


Migrate content from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365

In public preview, this new feature release will enable admins to take advantage of our expanded support for third-party cloud providers and migrate content from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82014


Microsoft Lists: Grid view keyboard improvements

This new SharePoint feature will allow users to edit in grid view, and have a faster editing experience and greater levels of accessibility than before.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70670.


SharePoint and Teams: Folder in site visibly connected to channel

This new Microsoft Teams release will make it easy to tell which folders within your SharePoint library have a Teams channel associated with them. Additionally, you’ll be able to see this right from within the SharePoint user interface. This new feature will roll out to Teams desktop and web.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 30686.


SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Events Web Part

This new audience targeting release will allow the ability to target specific audiences per event within the SharePoint Events Web Part. This can help users target specific events to different audiences, helping them provide more personalized experiences on SharePoint pages.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70815.


New PowerShell to enable or disable the link to return to classic SharePoint

On modern SharePoint list and library pages, there’s a link in the lower left of the page that says “Return to classic SharePoint.”  This link reverts the current list or library back to classic mode.  On the classic page, there’s a corresponding link that says, “Exit classic experience.”  Tenant administrators can now control whether these links appear.  By default, these links are shown on all list and library pages to all users. 

To remove the links, run the following PowerShell cmdlet:


Microsoft Information Governance: update to retention and label policies for Microsoft 365 Groups

Compliance administrators will soon be able to create and update existing retention policies and label policies so that they affect either a Microsoft 365 group mailbox or the associated SharePoint site.


SharePoint site templates

This new SharePoint release of scenario-based site templates will help you expand what’s possible with content, pages, and web parts while helping you quickly get started building your own site. Each template contains pre-populated content and web parts that are fully customizable to meet the needs of your organization. This is rolling out on SharePoint Online and mobile.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70574.


SharePoint Auto News Digest updates

You may already know about and use the SharePoint automatic news digest, which is sent to users with news that is relevant to them. We are adding new features to enhance the experience:

  • The ability to brand your digest with your organization’s theme colors and logo
  • Intelligent ranking so that users see the news most relevant to them
  • Enhanced design for easier consumption of news
  • Upcoming Feature: This update to the news digest will also reflect organization boosted news when is available in your organization. You can follow the Boost feature roll out with this Roadmap ID: 70606


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