Customize Suitebar Text and Link in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell

SharePoint 2016 has “SharePoint” as the suite bar branding text by default. What if you want to change it to something meaningful, say “Your Company Intranet”? Well, PowerShell can help 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 ""
$WebApp.SuiteNavBrandingText = "Crescent Portal"

#Blank image from Layouts folder
$webapp.SuiteNavBrandingLogoUrl = "/_layouts/images/dot_ruleper.gif"
$webapp.SuiteNavBrandingLogoTitle = "Crescent Logo"
$webapp.SuiteNavBrandingLogoNavigationUrl = ""

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

customizing the sharepoint 2016 suite bar branding using powershell

My other post on a related topic: Customizing the SharePoint 2013 suite bar branding using PowerShell

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack - Information Technology Expert with Two decades of hands-on experience, specializing in SharePoint, PowerShell, Microsoft 365, and related products. Passionate about sharing the deep technical knowledge and experience to help others, through the real-world articles!

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

  • Can you perform this in SharePoint Online using PnP?

  • Thank you for the instructions.

  • How to change Suitebar navigation font size? Please help


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