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  1. Stop opening links in new tab in modern pages

    Please stop opening links in a new tab by default in modern pages.

    It is against standard web behaviour (https://www.w3.org/TR/2012/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20120103/G200), and is confusing to users when they end up with 10+ tabs open when navigating even the simplest site.

    Make it optional by all means, it makes sense in a number of cases, just please not by default.

    1,423 votes
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    238 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In modern pages, we open links within SharePoint in the same tab by default, and external links in a new tab. In the text web part, users can specify to open links in a new tab, but that isn’t the default behavior. Similarly, for navigation links, they follow the same rule (within SharePoint, same tab, external to SharePoint in a new tab). This is true of the modern web parts that support linking as well (hero, quick links, images, etc.) This is the pattern we’ve adopted for consistency.

    After reviewing other areas of modern sites, like the site pages library, document libraries, lists, site contents, etc. we did find some different opening behaviors which we’ll review and resolve.

    Can you help us understand if this pattern isn’t meeting your expectation, if we have some inconsistencies within modern pages we’ve missed, or if it’s the other areas of modern sites where…

  2. Make the Delve organization chart available as a web part in regular sites.

    The current "organization browser" web part :
    The html view is just a list = not worth the time
    You need silverlight to get a visual presentation but:
    -nobody uses silverlight
    -silverlight isn't compatible with modern browsers (because no one uses it)
    The silverlight rendition in IE is appallingly ugly and isn't responsive.

    To have a functional attractive org chart seems like a no brainer for a service that claims to be "enterprise" ready. It's already built in Deleve so just make it available as a web part.

    776 votes
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    71 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This request is still in our web part backlog, but we’d love some more information. As some replies to this request have pointed out, when hovering over a person in SharePoint, Teams, or Outlook, you do see an Org Chart displayed. When we’ve spoken with customers in the past, our feeling was that more customization was required to display this on a page. Help us understand your needs. If we gave you the option to display this auto generated Org Chart on a page, with no customization options is that enough? If not, what customizations do you need? E.g. I need to be able to hide some of the people in the team, even though they’re in AAD. I need to rearrange and put some people in different physical locations on the layout to show their relationships better. I need to change their title from what’s in AAD,…

  3. Full-Width Column Webpart available to Team Site Template

    In the Modern Experience, allow the option to add "Full-Width Column" webpart. Currently, this is exclusively available for Communication Site template. Would be great to have this available for Team Site template. It does not look aesthetically appealing have this area of white space on the right hand on a site page.

    574 votes
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    113 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. See all sharepoint sites

    I would like a option to see all sharepoint sites that i have access to.

    348 votes
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    62 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. It would helpful to know the specific scenarios where users aren’t able to get to the content they need.

    We’ve observed that with sites shared publicly, or sites attached to a public Office365 Group, it’s not very meaningful to see every SharePoint Site a user can access, because there could be a huge number, most of which the user isn’t interested in.

    Is the focus here more like “show me all sites I’m a member of”?

    There is one comment that says search isn’t working, please open a support ticket for that.

  5. Allow changing the width of columns when adding sections to a Modern Page

    Looks like you can't change columns' width when creating a new section in a Modern Page. Being able to chage it would be very useful. My classic page, for example, has a section containing 3 columns, where the first and last ones have their width set to 25%, while the central one has width set to 50%. In Modern Pages, I can only have 3 columns with the same width, 33% in this case.

    262 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks you for the suggestion. We’ve discussed adding additional column layout options (e.g. 4 columns, the specific example provided by the initial suggester 25/50/25, etc.) If we wanted to keep pages consistent (so there aren’t 50 layouts), but allow additional flexibility, what would be the next three layout choices you’d add? Thanks!

  6. Enable the ability to paste images directly into multi-line text boxs instead of just URLs

    Currently you need to paste a URL in a MLTB but if someone is looking to clip and paste a image from their PC, this become a pain. Can we please just paste directly into the MLTB?

    262 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Custom restrictions of file types that user can upload to a document library.

    SharePoint Online. We really need to set some restrictions of file types that user can upload to a document library.
    For example, to deny upload file with extension .bmp and .tiff.

    216 votes
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    32 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Smaller hero web part

    Hi! It would be great if you could chose to have the hero web part in lesser height.

    139 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’ve reduced the height of the hero web part when in full width columns, but still maintain as much of the aspect ratio as possible. On a very large monitor this can still make the hero quite tall. Authors could also drag hero our of the full width column, into a one column layout (with gutters) , which significantly reduces the height. How would you imagine it should work differently in the full width, or is moving to a one column layout the right choice for reduced height? Thanks!

  9. Ability to align images on modern pages

    I'd like to align an image directly from the image webpart.
    This is really annoying that the pages are so easy to create but that you can't control the image alignment on the page.

    Aligning images is an essential.

    106 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Today an image occupies the width of the container it’s in (e.g. 1/3 column). Assuming you could make your image smaller than the column width, what level of alignment would you want? Is left, right, center sufficient, or are you wanting vertical alignment in the negative space around the image (e.g. top, middle, bottom)? What would you expect happens to the space on different break points (e.g. iPad, mobile phone, etc.) Does it go away, or is it somehow retained? Thanks.

  10. Need a PowerShell cmdlet that lists all sites connected to a Hub site

    We need a cmdlet that lists all the sites that are linked to a Hub Site. Maybe call it Get-SPOHubSiteLinkedSites and it would take as a parameter the URL of the Hub Site.

    58 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Hub Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Security-trim hub site association dropdown list

    Currently if a site owner opens the Site Information flyout menu and opens the dropdown of Hub Sites available for association the user will see all Hub Sites in the tenant, even those the user has no permissions to view. This might reveal Hub Sites with confidential information (like R&D project names) the user otherwise would have never been able to see.

    Thus, the dropdown list showing the Hub Sites should only the Hub Sites the current user has (at least) "view" permissions on.

    25 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Hub Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Site visits and Trending content web parts

    We like your new "Site content" page and we would be very happy to add on other pages (Wiki or Web part pages) a "Site visits" or "Trending content" web part.

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