Introducing SharePoint new News Templates for stunning Outlook communications

Crafting visually appealing emails that shine on Outlook has long been a challenge. Countless hours spent fine-tuning fonts, adjusting layouts, and grappling with compatibility issues have left many a sender frustrated.

Say hello to a SharePoint game-changing feature – news templates meticulously crafted to conquer the Outlook challenge. Seamlessly merging form and function, these templates promise to revolutionize your email aesthetic, with the already user-friendly SharePoint editor, the process of creating visually appealing emails is now not only achievable but enjoyable.

SharePoint News on Outlook

With the new integration of SharePoint News into Outlook, you will get:

  • Integration with Outlook: SharePoint News seamlessly integrates with Outlook, enabling news authors to directly preview and send complete news posts as emails to their readers’ inboxes.
  • User-Friendly Templates: Six ready-to-use templates are being introduced across Outlook and SharePoint, simplifying the process for news authors to create visually appealing emails effortlessly.
  • Enhanced User Experience: The integration ensures a consistent and engaging user experience by delivering news content directly to the inbox, saving both authors and readers time.
  • Unified Page Analytics: The implementation of unified page analytics offers authors a holistic view of their content’s performance, consolidating total page reads across both Outlook and SharePoint into a single, comprehensive engagement metric.

SharePoint News on Outlook

Targeted Release: Rollout will begin in late August 2023 and is expected to be complete by early September 2023.

Standard Release: Rollout will begin in mid-September 2023 and is expected to be complete by late September 2023.

How to create a SharePoint news post for email

To compose a news post intended for email delivery, you should follow these steps:

  1. On your SharePoint site click New and then News Post
  2. On the Made for email section select one of the 6 available templates and adjust it to your needs with your own text and webparts
    SharePoint News on Outlook
  3. Once you finish the page, click Post and send
  4. Type the emails who will receive the SharePoint news post by email

Sending a page as an email maintains current site permissions and does not grant recipients access to the original page unless they already possess it.

2 Responses to “Introducing SharePoint new News Templates for stunning Outlook communications”

  1. LeeGC

    October 17, 2023

    When will the the Outlook integration be completed for Outlook SharePoint Full page News, we are now nearing end of October 2023? initial time line i believe was September

    • João Ferreira

      November 16, 2023

      Hi Lee,

      I hope that by now you got it on your tenant 😉 it should be available worldwide


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