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  1. To provide features to restrict certain updates to modern pages created from a page template

    Like classic SharePoint publishing pages, it would be good to include possibility to restrict updates to the section layout and web part properties of a modern page created from a page templates.

    The need is to allow lock down of advanced editing features like add / remove sections, add / remove web parts, change placement of web parts on such modern pages and help mimic features of the classic publishing layout.

    The business case driving this change is to bring uniformity to page content created from specific page templates.

    107 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Publishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Discussion Board Webpart

    I would love to see a webpart that would make it easy to add a discussion board. Yammer is an option but makes it hard to monitor and get notification if you need to watch for multiple discussions.

    108 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. New Event Web Part should support recurring events

    The new event web part in SPO should support recurring events for Birthdays etc. We use it to keep track of birthdays in our office, but the new web-part does not support recurring events.

    146 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Modern Content Editor Web Part

    It would be nice to have the option to place a web part on a modern page and add HTML to it. We don't always want to jump to SPFx for something simple. It would help add some flexibility to the modern pages.

    260 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Give opportunity to remove or deactivate standard SPFx client webparts

    It would be great to have the possibility to remove or deactivate certain standard client webparts like the "yammer feed".

    Many companies don't even use yammer and it would just confuse users. Or at least have the possibility that the yammer client side webpart is only shown, when yammer is activated for the tenant.

    This is also explained in stack overflow:

    https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/225552/is-it-possible-to-deactivate-remove-uninstall-a-default-client-side-webpart

    39 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    While we do support disabling non Microsoft services (e.g. Amazon Kindle, Twitter, YouTube) in the toolbox, we don’t support disabling Microsoft services. If these services can be disabled at the tenant level, they should be automatically hidden from the toolbox.

    for disabling third party services, see Set-SPOTenant, using the parameter DisabledWebPartIds.

    Documentation is available here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/sharepoint-online/Set-SPOTenant?view=sharepoint-ps

  6. Recurring Events

    I would like to be able to add recurring events and to duplicate events in the event calendar module!

    463 votes
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    67 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add event registration to Communication Sites

    While I love being able to create events easily in SP Communication sites (and love that users can add them to their calendars), not having the ability to have users register for limited capacity events means we have to duplicate the information or abandon the events in SP all together.

    167 votes
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  8. Define section background color in the modern pages

    Please let us define a custom background color for a Section on the page.

    It would allow us to give more "rhythm" to the page content and highlight some content on the page.

    For example the https://dev.office.com/ site uses a light blue "section background color" to separate the "getting started"-links from rest of the content.

    151 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Today modern pages support picking one of three colors derived from the site theme (soft, neautral, strong). We likely won’t be investing in the option to add arbitrary other colors as a section background, violating the site’s theme. For the other suggestions, please open a unique uservoice suggestion (e.g. support section background images)

  9. Modern calendars

    Modern pages, lists and libraries look great and all fit together nicely.

    The other main thing we use here is the calendars which are still looking classic, which means inconsistencies in the quick links layout as well as other things which viewing a calendar.

    I can't find anything about when Calendars are going to be modernized.

    Hopefully soon!

    515 votes
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    63 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for submitting this suggestion and voting on it. We have two events/calendar solutions in modern pages today. The events web part has card based event tiles, powered by events lists. You can roll-up events from multiple sites into one page, but there isn’t currently a wall calendar view.

    Alternatively you can select to leverage a group calendar, and pull all of your events (including recurring events) from Exchange. This too is a compact card based view.

    While we understand a wall calendar view is desirable, we’re not working on it at this time.

  10. Fully integrated overlay calendar from Exchange

    Make the calendar webpart so it can fully overlay any number of calendars from Exchange, and also make them writable. For example have a room calendar in Exchange where non Exchange users can see the calendar and even make a reservation.

    109 votes
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