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SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop: April 2024
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May 3, 2024 2:08 AM

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop: April 2024

by HubSite 365 about Microsoft

Software Development Redmond, Washington

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April 2024s SharePoint Updates Unveiled: eSignature, New Planner, Clipchamp AI, and More!

Key insights


  • SharePoint brand center introduced in preview with custom fonts support, enhancing branding consistency across sites and pages.
  • Viva Connections now enables searching your intranet directly from Teams mobile on iOS and Android tablets.
  • A new feedback button in SharePoint allows users to submit compliments, problems, or suggestions to improve products.
  • Microsoft Planner GA (General Availability) announced, featuring improved task management integrated within Teams.
  • Microsoft Loop adds B2B guest sharing for workspaces, pages, and components, subject to admin policies.

Exploring SharePoint and Beyond in Microsoft 365

Welcome to the SharePoint Online Roadmap Pitstop for April 2024! This month is not only about rain showers but is also a significant time for enhancing productivity and collaboration within Microsoft 365. We saw a slew of new features aimed at refining the user experience and adding value to business operations.

Key highlights include the introduction of the SharePoint Online brand center in its Preview phase, offering support for custom fonts, and integration of search capabilities within Viva Connections on the Teams mobile app. April also welcomed the addition of a new feedback button in SharePoint Online, General Availability of the new Planner, enhancements in the eSignature and Approvals process, and improved heading support in SharePoint Online pages.

Moreover, the Intrazone Roadmap Pitstop podcast provided insights into the new Planner events and the approach towards integrating AI within planning cycles. Each feature, from the SharePoint Online branding capabilities to updates in SharePoint team sites, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams, signifies Microsoft's commitment to delivering dynamic and personalized user experiences.

  • SharePoint Online brand center (Preview) with custom fonts support
  • Search from Viva Connections in Teams mobile
  • SharePoint Online: New feedback button
  • New Planner (GA)
  • SharePoint Online eSignature + Approvals
  • SharePoint Online pages: New heading support
  • Clipchamp: Silence Removal
  • Microsoft Loop: Guest Sharing

The blog post also touches upon teamwork updates across SharePoint Online team sites, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams. It discusses how these tools are designed to simplify and enhance collaboration on various projects and proposals seamlessly.

Looking ahead, Microsoft teases new features coming to SharePoint Online, like new autofill columns and video page templates, indicating continuous innovation and improvement. This roadmap doesn't just showcase what's new but also emphasizes Microsoft's dedication to listening to user feedback and enhancing SharePoint Online and related technologies within Microsoft 365.

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Is SharePoint going away in 2024?

With a focus on advancing SharePoint Framework, Microsoft has decided to phase out SharePoint Add-Ins. Effective from July 1st, 2024, it will no longer be possible to install SharePoint Add-Ins from the SharePoint public marketplace, although installations from a private tenant catalog will remain feasible.

Is SharePoint going to be phased out?

By the year 2026, earlier versions of SharePoint such as the 2013, 2016, and 2019 editions will reach their end-of-life status. Microsoft has long been encouraging its users to transition to the Modern version of SharePoint, offering guidance to help navigate this change. This shift is part of a broader strategy to ensure that users are operating on the most updated and supported software platforms.

Will Microsoft retire SharePoint?

The SharePoint Add-In model within SharePoint Online has officially been retired as of November 27th, 2023. For more details on this change, Microsoft has released a comprehensive retirement announcement.

What is SharePoint used for in business?

Microsoft SharePoint serves as a versatile tool for businesses, enabling the creation of websites. It offers a secure environment for storing, organizing, sharing, and accessing data from any device with web access. Key supported web browsers include Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox.



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