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When you add a modern page to a site, you can add and customize web parts, which are the building blocks of your page.

This article describes the World clock web part, which allows you to show the time in different locations around the world.


  • Some functionality is introduced gradually to organizations that have opted in to the Targeted Release program. This means that you may not yet see this feature or it may look different than what is described in the help articles.

  • World clock web part is not available in SharePoint Server 2019.

  1. Go to the page where you want to add the web part.

  2. If your page is not already in edit mode, 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:

    Plus sign for adding web parts to a page

  3. Click +, and then select World clock from the list of web parts.

  4. Start typing a location in the Add a location box. Then, choose the location from the dropdown.

    The World Clock web part for SharePoint sites, entering a location and selecting from a dropdown menu of search results

  5. The web part will now show the date, time, and location as you have it set.

    The World Clock web part for SharePoint sites, with a location and date/time format set

  6. To customize the date/time format, click the Edit web part Web part edit button icon, and in the toolbox on the right, set the Choose date and time format slider to Yes.

    • Date format - Select the date format of how you want the date displayed (for example, mm/dd/yyyy, which would display as 08/01/2019, or mmm dd, yyyy, which would display as Aug 01, 2019).

    • Time format - Select between an AM/PM format, or 24-hour format.

    • Day of the week - To show the day of the week, set the Show day of the week slider to Yes.

      The toolbox for the World Clock webpart for SharePoint sites, showing how to customize the date and time formatting

  7. To switch the location, click the Edit details  Edit details icon, and in the toolbox on the right, set the Change location display name and time zone slider to Yes.

    • Location display name - Type what you want to display for the location name.

    • Time zone - Select from the dropdown the appropriate time zone.

      The toolbox for the World Clock webpart for SharePoint sites, showing how to customize a display name and time zone

You can also add additional world clocks for other locations as needed.

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