SharePoint Online: How to Create Modern Page in Classic Sites?

Requirement: Create a Modern page in the Classic SharePoint Online site

SharePoint Online: How to Create a Modern Page in a Classic Site?

Are you looking for a way to modernize your classic SharePoint Online site? Perhaps you are working on a classic SharePoint Online site and need to create a modern page? You may be wondering how to do this in a classic site. This blog post will show you how to create a modern page in classic SharePoint Online.

To create modern pages in Classic SharePoint Online sites, follow these steps:

Step 1: Activate Modern Page Feature

The “modern” pages are provided by the web scoped feature “Site Pages” (Feature GUID: B6917CB1-93A0-4B97-A84D-7CF49975D4EC). Once this feature is activated, your site has the option to use “modern” pages. So, If you want “modern” page functionality on classic sites, you can activate the “Site Pages” feature.

#Set Parameters
$SiteURL="https://crescent.sharepoint.com/sites/Neo"

#Connect to Site
Connect-PnPOnline $SiteURL -Interactive

#Enable site pages feature at web scope
Enable-PnPFeature -Identity B6917CB1-93A0-4B97-A84D-7CF49975D4EC -Scope Web

Step 2: Create a Modern Page

Once you have enabled the feature, You’ll find “Page” listed on the Site contents page or in your site’s “Site Pages” library.

sharepoint online create modern page in classic site

Now, you can create a modern page set it as a home page, if required. You can also go to “Site Pages” Library >> Click on “New” and “Site Page”

sharepoint online create modern page

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!

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