SharePoint Online Quick Start

Create a site

Create a site in SharePoint Online

Create a site

  1. Select + Create site on the SharePoint start page.

  2. In the wizard:

    • Select whether you'd like to create a Team site or a Communication site.

    • Enter the title (and a description, if you want) for the site.

    • You can select Edit Image of the pencil icon for editing a flow. and then edit the group email name, if you want.

    • Select whether the group will be public or private.

    • Choose a sensitivity level for your site information.

    • Select a default language for your site and then click Next.

  3. In the next pane, enter the owners and members.

  4. Select Finish.

A modern SharePoint Online site is provisioned and ready for use in seconds. If you selected a team site, a Microsoft 365 Group is also created.

SharePoint Office 365 Create a site

SharePoint Office 365 Communication site

Add a document library or list

  1. Open the site that you want to add the list or library to.

  2. Select New.

  3. Select List or Document library.

  4. In the Create pane:

    • Type a name for the list or library (and a description, if you want).

    • Select Create.

SPO Add a list or library

Use columns to organize information

  1. Go to a list or library that you want to filter.

  2. Select Open the filters pane Click Open the filters pane .

  3. Select how you want to filter your list or library from the options available.

SPO Use columns

Add a page

  1. Open the site that you want to add a page to.

  2. Select New.

  3. Select Page.

  4. Type the name of your page. 

  5. You can publish your page now, or use web parts to add text, images, and other content. 

  6. Select Publish when you're ready.

New Page

Add a web part

  1. In your news post or page, select the plus sign SPO Plus sign .

  2. Select the web part you want to use: Text, Image, File viewer, Link, …

  3. When you have added all the web parts that you want, select Publish.

SPO Web parts Toolbox

Some functionality is introduced gradually to organizations that have set up the targeted release options in Office 365. This means that you may not yet see this feature or it may look different than what is described in the help articles.

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