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  1. Add a feature to enable site level metadata and default values

    A challenge to adoption and use of metadata is getting users to fill in values consistently. There are many scenarios that would benefit from being able to define a value for metadata at the site level and have that automatically push down to all documents/items in that site Examples for the type of metadata that could be set centrally are project name, IDs from ERP systems, commercial sensitivity etc - all of those would be good to filter in search refiners. Content types could deal with this, but use of content types has its own limitations which currently require custom…

    117 votes
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  2. Create a template for a Team Site to be used to create other similar Team Sites

    Allow to create a Team Site, save it as a template, and then use that template to other similar sites.

    46 votes
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  3. Be aware of the behavior the list templates are not available on Office 365 group sites.

    I assume the list templates are not available on Office 365 group sites now.

    The error has been occurred when creating a template of the questionnaire app and deploy to the site. There are many opportunities to create and operate the Office 365 group sites by public users, so that I hope the feature will be implemented that any list templates can be available for all users.

    42 votes
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  4. Branding SharePoint 2019 On-Premise - Allow Custom themes using site design and scripts

    Currently branding the modern pages (Themes) using site design and site scripts is available in SharePoint online only and not yet supported in SharePoint 2019. Our organization is planning the portals in SP 2019 and we need brand our sites based on organization-defined color palettes. Hence, themes need to be customized. Kindly let us know your plans regarding site designs and scripts in Sharepoint 2019. It's going to be very important feature going forward. Thank you!

    27 votes
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  5. Make Web Parts ReUsable

    It would be nice to be able to configure a Web Part once, and then reference it on different pages. This would give a central point of management to propagate a change through the many pages that the particular Web Part was used on. This could be very useful for navigation menus (a List Web Part), or "related content" sections (Highlighted Content or News Feed with a Filter).

    18 votes
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  6. Adjust the display of text files when the theme color is changed in “Change the look”

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    外観の変更でテーマカラー変更時のテキスト ファイル表示調整機能
    Adjust the display of text files when the theme color is changed in “Change the look”


    ■Description(内容):
    現在 "外観の変更"からテーマカラーを濃い青などの暗い色に変更すると、サイトにアップロードしたテキスト ファイルまで文字を含め黒くなり、非常に見づらい状態となる。
    テーマカラー変更時にテキスト ファイル等テーマカラーに影響されてしまうファイルの表示を見やすく調整する機能の実装を希望します。

    Currently, if you change the theme color to a deep blue or other dark color via “Change the look”, even text files uploaded to the site have their text in black, and this is very hard to see.
    Please add a function that changes the display of text files etc. so those affected by the theme color are easier to see.

    12 votes
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  7. Design Manager: Edit Page Layouts : Sorry, you don't have access.

    Unable to edit page layouts under Design Manager in Sharepoint site even if user is the owner with full control access. Tried same steps to multiple tenant and we found same issue.

    Set-SPOSite -Identity "https://sitename.sharepoint.com" -DenyAddAndCustomizePages $false

    Custom Script are all set to
    -Allow users to run custom script on personal sites
    -Allow users to run custom script on self-service created sites

    10 votes
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  8. Activate Features in Site Designs / Site Scripts

    Allow for the activation of features (including Site Collection features) in site scripts. There is currently "activateSPFeature" in the JSON Schema but it only applies to Site (Web) features.
    With the introduction of modern document sets we will need a way to activate the Document Set Feature.

    10 votes
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  9. Allow me to change the color of all sites on a tenant to green

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    テナント全体でサイトの外観色を緑に変更できるようにしてほしい
    Allow me to change the color of all sites on a tenant to green


    ■Description(内容):
    MC213968 にて SharePoint Online のデフォルトカラーが青から緑に変更され、クラシック サイトの場合は GUI で外観色を緑から青に戻すことができなくなった。
    PowerShell コマンドレットの操作にて外観色を青色に戻すことは可能だが、一度その操作を行うと、サイトの外観色を緑に変更するには個別サイトごとに GUI の操作が必要になる。
    テナント全体でサイトの外観色を緑に変更することができるよう、機能の拡充を希望します。

    As per MC213968, the default color of SharePoint Online changed from blue to green, and in the case of classic sites, it became impossible to change the external color of the GUI back to blue.
    Using a PowerShell cmdlet, the color can be changed to blue, but on doing that once, it is necessary to then change each site to green in the GUI.
    Please add a…

    8 votes
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  10. Enable adjusting the width of item titles in SharePoint Online sites like Excel

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online サイト内の各アイテムにおけるタイトルの幅を Excel のように調節できるように機能を拡充してほしい。
    Enable adjusting the width of item titles in SharePoint Online sites like Excel.


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online サイト編集時、現機能においては各アイテムにおけるタイトルの幅を調節できないため、サイトをデザインするにあたり制限がかかっている状況である。

    タイトルの文字幅のカスタマイズを可能にすることで、SharePoint Online サイトの閲覧者に対して重要な部分をアピールすることが可能になり、またサイト全体のデザインも今以上に魅力的に作成することができるようになるため、各アイテムにおけるタイトルの幅を Excel のように調節できるように機能を拡充してほしい。
    When editing SharePoint Online sites, currently we are unable to adjust the width of item titles in SharePoint Online sites, that limits to arrange the composition of site designs.
    With respect to the visual point of view, by customizing the width or title space, I can make significant parts visually approachable to viewers, that leads a better quality of site designs as well. Therefore, I hope this adjustment feature,…

    7 votes
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  11. Content Types from Content Type HUB should be availabe right away when new site is created, for usage with Site Designs

    Scenario:
    A Site Design that is applied when a new site is created, should add an existing Content Type from the Content Type HUB (e.g to the Default Document library).

    Why?
    - site design is applied when new site is created, so that every site on the tenant has the same content type added
    - when needed, this content type can be modified in one central place (Content Type HUB), instead of doing it manually on every Site.

    Problem:
    The Site Design fails when creating a new site, because the contents from the Content Type HUB are not syndicated right…

    7 votes
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  12. Customize Site

    Option to customize color, fonts and the side of navigation bar (e.g. left/right) in header.

    Also option to add footer for all pages

    6 votes
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  13. Easily change logo URL

    Please add a field in the logo/title/description setup page to change the URL the logo is pointing to. By default, logo has the current site/sub-site URL, but how to change this from the settings interface to point to parent site for instance ?

    6 votes
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  14. Improve the Templates feature to allow templates to be created regardless of whether Community Sites or Server Publishing has been enabled.

    Improve the Templates feature to allow templates to be created regardless of whether Community Sites or Server Publishing has been enabled.

    The bug described here https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2492356/save-site-as-template-option-isn-t-available-in-sharepoint-online-in-o is entirely unacceptable. Site templates is a required feature in order to be able to use SharePoint effectively, and completely neutering this feature by turning on another feature is absurd. Fix this.

    5 votes
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  15. Enable Modern Experience on Records Library Template in Records Centre Site Template

    There has been vast changes and improvements done in the Modern Experience. Can the Records Library Template be refreshed to reap these benefits pushed to the Document Library Template.

    5 votes
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  16. Cannot set groupified Team site logo with site design

    Groupified Team sites do not allow a site design to set the site logo. Apparently the Office 365 Group logo needs to be changed but this requires considerable code or manual steps for each group created. Since many Office 365 groups will be created via Teams or SharePoint Online its somewhat obvious to allow organisations to control the user experience via basic scripted branding and site designs. Please allow the setSiteLogo verb to also update the Office 365 group logo and have it propagate immediately through to Teams and the SharePoint Online team site.

    4 votes
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  17. Have the ability to change/set site Header emphasis with custom themes and be able to use in site scripts

    When creating a site theme, should have the ability to choose the header emphasis from none to strong and have the ability to create site script themes with that theme.

    4 votes
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  18. Margin on the right-hand side of SharePoint Online top pages

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online トップ ページの画面右にある余白について
    Margin on the right-hand side of SharePoint Online top pages


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online のトップ ページで Web パーツ使ってサイトを作成している。
    編集の際に 2 段組みや 3 段組み の設定しているが画面右に余白があり、ブラウザーのサイズによって最適化するスペースではあることの回答はいただいたが、弊社で試用しているモニターは横長のものが多く、余白がとても広く感じる。
    4 段組みの設定や Web パーツを設定できるようにすることで画面も有効活用でき、上記の余白が多いと感じる点についても改善できると考えているので機能の拡充を希望します。

    We create sites using web parts on the SharePoint Online top page.
    When editing, we select a 2- or 3-tier layout, but there a margin on the right of the page, and while I have previously inquired and been told that this is to scale according to the size of the browser, we use a lot of very wide monitors in our company, so the…

    3 votes
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  19. Restriction on inserting Web parts to subsites

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    サブサイトに web パーツを挿入する際の権限について
    Restriction on inserting Web parts to subsites


    ■Description(内容):
    現状、サブサイトに web パーツを挿入する際、サブサイトが紐づいているトップ サイトにも権限が必要となる。セキュリティ上、トップ サイトに権限を付与できない場合も想定されるので、サブサイトのデザイン以上の権限を付与することで web パーツを挿入できるようにしてほしい。

    Presently, when Web parts are added to subsites, permission to do so is required for the top site that the subsite is linked to as well. For security reasons, it isn’t always possible to give rights for the top site, so I would like it to be possible to give permissions to insert web parts to subsites independent of the permissions for the top site.

    3 votes
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  20. Potential issue with the design of the preview panel when deploying a site design on a SharePoint site as it's not responsive.

    O365 site design screen not responsive on a minimized window While creating a Site from O365 Tenant Admin , the site gets created. Once the site created it get displayed under the active sites. Once clicked on the newly created site , then newly created site opens in a new window. Now if you minimize the screen and try to see the Site Design progress then you can see the number of steps being executed. On a minimized screen if you see the Site Designs actually the screen doesn't render as a responsive screen. It freezes the content completely.

    3 votes
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