SharePoint Online: How to Disable Social Bar (Like, Comment, Views, Save for later) in Modern Site Pages?

Requirement: Disable Social Bar links (Like, Comment, Views, Save for later) in SharePoint Online Modern Site Pages

PowerShell to Hide Social Bar Links in SharePoint Online Site Collection:
The Social Bar is a new feature in SharePoint Online modern pages, that lets user to like, comment, and see the number of views. To disable social bar, Run this PowerShell script in SharePoint Online Management Shell. Make sure you set the parameters accordingly.
#Set Parameters
$AdminCenterURL="https://crescent-admin.sharepoint.com"
$SiteURL = "https://crescent.sharepoint.com/sites/marketing"

#Connect to SharePoint Online
Connect-SPOService -Url $AdminCenterURL -Credential (Get-Credential)

#Disable Social Bar on Site Pages
Set-SPOSite -Identity $SiteURL -SocialBarOnSitePagesDisabled $True

Similarly, To disable SharePoint Online Social bar at Tenant level, use:
Set-SPOTenant -SocialBarOnSitePagesDisabled $true

Before:
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After:
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Here is my another post on disabling comments on Modern pages in SharePoint Online: SharePoint Online: Disable Page Comments in Modern Sites using PowerShell

3 comments:

  1. Thank you, exactly what I was looking for.

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  2. cmdlet Get-Credential at command pipeline position 1
    Supply values for the following parameters:
    Connect-SPOService : The 'Connect-SPOService' command was found in the module
    'Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell', but the module could not be loaded. For more
    information, run 'Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell'.
    At line:6 char:1
    + Connect-SPOService -Url $AdminCenterURL -Credential (Get-Credential)
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Connect-SPOService:String) [], CommandNotFoun
    dException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CouldNotAutoloadMatchingModule

    Set-SPOSite : The 'Set-SPOSite' command was found in the module
    'Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell', but the module could not be loaded. For more
    information, run 'Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell'.
    At line:9 char:1
    + Set-SPOSite -Identity $SiteURL -SocialBarOnSitePagesDisabled $True
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Set-SPOSite:String) [], CommandNotFoundExcept
    ion
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CouldNotAutoloadMatchingModule

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    Replies
    1. Try re-installing SharePoint Online Management Shell "Install-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell -force" and use: Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell

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