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  • Hi There

    I'm trying to confirm which sites in SPO are modern sites and if there is duplicaiton in the way to create the sites collections. As now its possible to create MS Groups and MS Teams through Outlook, in the background SharePoint is being utilised. 

    1. I assume for these sites they are Modern.? Please confirm.

    When I launch SharePoint I then get options to create either a Team Site or Communication site.

    1. Are these the same as the above, if not are they Modern Sites ?

    Finally, in the SharePoint Admin section I can also create site collections.

    1. Can all the above sites be also created from here?
    2. In this section (which is divided into Collaboration, Enterprise, Publishing and Custom) which are modern sites ?

    Friday, October 26, 2018 3:16 PM

All replies

    • Are the SharePoint sites behind Groups and Teams modern UI sites?  Yes.
    • Are Team Sites and Communication sites created from the SharePoint page the same as the sites created by Groups and Teams? No, but the Team site created there uses the same site template. and Yes they are Modern Sites.
    • When creating Site Collections in SharePoint Admin can you create all the above sites? No, you can't create Groups or Teams that way. I also can't tell you exactly which ones are classic and which are modern.  But I think almost all of them are classic sites.  Modern sites are normally created using the other methods.

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    Friday, October 26, 2018 3:50 PM
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