For organisations that would like to use Communication site as their intranet it would be great if you could provision the root site as a Communication site, rather than a team site with a redirect to the communication site.
There is a workaround as mentioned here but i'd prefer a Microsoft supported method https://hangconsult.com/2017/06/29/change-sharepoint-online-root-site-collection-to-use-the-new-communication-site-template/854 votesworking on it · AdminSharePoint Experiences Team (email@example.com, Microsoft SharePoint) responded
This was just demoed at Ignite 2018 session BRK2136. Read more about it : https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Build-your-modern-intranet-with-SharePoint-in-Office-365-Ignite/ba-p/255453
Add News Article Metadata
When adding a news article (site page) on Communication Sites, through the new interface, it would be great to be able to populate additional metadata for the page.
This could be along the lines of tagging pages with keywords for searching through articles or adding custom metadata.173 votes
Categorize and filter news articles on new publishing site
Ability to select category (or multiple) for a news article when you create it. Plus the ability to filter the news widget by category.
Exactly like you can for events. Plus the ability to select multiple categories if you choose.136 votes
Hi! It would be great if you could chose to have the hero web part in lesser height.94 votes
In Sharepoint Communication Sites -
- Allow the option to schedule posts for the News Section.
- Allow the option to change the published date for posts in the News Section (e.g. if you need to back-date something).
- Allow the option to change the publishing user on News posts (e.g if you're publishing something on behalf of a team member, but want their name displayed, not yours)5 votesworking on it · AdminSharePoint Experiences Team (firstname.lastname@example.org, Microsoft SharePoint) responded
We’re working on a scheduling feature now for pages and news posts.
You can now set the author of a news post (or page) to another team member with our enhancements to title area on pages that rolled out in December 2018.
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