SharePoint | 2019 | New features| News web part in SharePoint 2019 RRS feed

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  • SharePoint Server 2019 users can now add a modern page to a site, News web part is a modern web part which can be added to a modern page in SharePoint 2019.

    News web part: You can keep everyone in the loop and engage your audience with important or interesting stories by using the News web part on your page or site. You can quickly create eye-catching posts like announcements, people news, status updates, and more that can include graphics and rich formatting.

    Add the News web part to a page

    Click Edit at the top right of the page.

    Hover your mouse above or below an existing web part and you'll see a line with a circled +, like this:

    Click +, in the web part search box, enter News to quickly find and select the News web part.

    News layouts

    Click the Edit button on the left of the web part to open the property pane and set options layout.

    You can choose from different layouts for News. The default layout will depend on whether your site is a team site or a communication site.

    On a team site, the default layout for News is called Top story. It includes a large image space and three additional stories.

    The List layout shows news posts in a single column.

    The Side-by-side layout shows a two-column list of stories.

    Create News posts

    On a published page that has a News web part, click + Add in the News web part to start creating your post.

    Begin with adding a name which will serve as your headline, click + to add web parts such as text, images, video, and more. 

    When you are done creating your page, click Publish at the top right, and you'll see the story appear in the News section as the most recent story.

    Note: The latest stories are shown in chronological order from newest to oldest based on their initial publish date (editing a story will not change its order). Posts cannot be re-ordered. To see a list of all your news posts, See all.

    Send your news post by email

    At the top of your news post page, click Send by email.

    Enter the name(s) of the people you want to send to in the To: box, and add a message if you want. Click Send.

    Note: The people you share the link with must have the appropriate permissions to be able to see your page.

    Find news posts

    News posts are saved in the Site Pages library of a site.

    Remove News posts

    In the Quick Launch bar, click Pages, and then select the news item you want to delete.

    Click the ellipses (...), and then click Delete.

    Click Delete in the confirmation dialog.

    Remove the News web part

    Go to the page that has the news section you want to remove.

    Click Edit at the top of the page.

    Hover over the News section, and click Delete.

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    Best Regards,

    Lisa Chen


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    Friday, January 4, 2019 8:38 AM