Create a Hub for all the channel sites
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Mar 8, 2023 7:00 AM

Create a Hub for all the channel sites

by HubSite 365 about SharePoint Maven Inc

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In this video, I share a cool trick on how to create a Hub for the Team's Channel Sites. This will allow you to search the Team and all of its separate SharePoi

Create a Hub for all the channel sites

“In this video, I share a cool trick on how to create a Hub for the Team’s Channel Sites. This will allow you to search the Team and all of its separate SharePoint Channel sites from one location.”

Use case case

I had an interesting use case come up the other day with one of my clients. They had a Team in Microsoft Teams and created several private and shared channels in it. Those private and shared channels, of course, had their own SharePoint sites created as a result . And while the client could access all the channels and corresponding files from the Teams interface, they also wanted a quick way to search for all the files located in both the main site and the channel sites from the SharePoint interface. Want to hear the solution I proposed to them? Keep reading, then!

The problem

Before I explain the solution, it is important to understand the architecture of what happens behind the scenes. So when the client created a Team in Teams, it also created a SharePoint site to house all the standard channel documents ( folder for each standard channel ).

Create a Hub for all the Teams channel sites | SharePoint Maven

More about to create Hub for Sites Channels

Creating a hub for all the channel sites is a great way to bring all of your different channels into one central location. This will allow for easier navigation and access to all of your content. You can create a central page that links to all of the different channels and then use that page as a hub for all of your content.

This will give visitors a single place to go to access all of the content you have across all of your channels. Additionally, you can also use the hub to provide visitors with more information about your business, such as contact information, product descriptions, and more.

To create a hub site, a SharePoint admin changes an existing site to a hub site. A hub site links together sites based on a project, department, division, ...

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