Customize Suitebar Text and Link in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell

Requirement:
By default, SharePoint 2016 comes with “SharePoint” as the suite bar branding text.  What if you would like to change it to something meaningful, say “Your Company Intranet”? Well, PowerShell can help to customize the branding text, Logo, and URL in SharePoint 2016.
sharepoint 2016 add link to suite bar powershell

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

$WebApp= Get-SPWebApplication "http://intranet.crescent.com"
$WebApp.SuiteNavBrandingText = "Crescent Portal"

#Blank image from Layouts folder
$webapp.SuiteNavBrandingLogoUrl = "/_layouts/images/dot_ruleper.gif"
$webapp.SuiteNavBrandingLogoTitle = "Crescent Logo"
$webapp.SuiteNavBrandingLogoNavigationUrl = "http://portal.crescent.com"
$webapp.Update()

Here is the result of customized SharePoint 2016 suite bar branding using PowerShell!

customizing the sharepoint 2016 suite bar branding using powershell

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Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

3 thoughts on “Customize Suitebar Text and Link in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell

  • September 29, 2020 at 10:14 AM

    Can you perform this in SharePoint online using PnP?

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  • September 19, 2018 at 4:09 PM

    Thank you for the instructions.

    Reply
  • October 18, 2017 at 12:14 PM

    How to change Suitebar navigation font size? Please help

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