How to set a modern home page in classic SharePoint Online site

In this SharePoint online modern tutorial, we will discuss how we can set a SharePoint online modern homepage in SharePoint online classic SharePoint site. If you are new to SharePoint online, Download FREE SharePoint Online tutorial PDF.

Here we had SharePoint Online modern team site and first, we will see how we can create a subsite in the parent site and then we will see how we can set a modern homepage in the SharePoint classic team site.

How to set a modern home page in classic SharePoint Online site

First of all, we have to create a Top Level Site or Parent Site in this Modern SharePoint Site. Then go to the “Site Contents” of that Site. Click on “+New” and then click on “SubSite”, now a SubSite will Create which is a Classic or old team SharePoint Site like this below screenshot.

But here we need a Modern SharePoint SubSite. So we will see how we can create a new modern SharePoint Online team site home page.

How to set modern home page in classic SharePoint site
How to set modern home page in classic SharePoint site in SharePoint Online Office 365?

First, we will create a new SharePoint page and then set that page as the new home page. To create a Modern SharePoint page, follow the below steps-

Step-1:-

Go to the “Pages” which is present at the left navigation of this “TS Corporate Portal” Site. Then click on to the “+New” which is present at the top of the “pages”. Click on “Wiki Page” as like given screenshot.

set modern home page in classic SharePoint site in SharePoint Online
set modern home page in classic SharePoint site in SharePoint Online

Step-2:-

After clicking “Wiki Page”, a “New Item” page will come. Give the New Page name whereas I gave “TSPortal” and then click on to “Create” for creating a new Item.

SharePoint Online modern site home page
SharePoint Online modern site home page

Step-3:-

After creating a New Page, a page will display like this below screenshot.

Office 365 modern site home page
Office 365 modern site home page

Step-4:-

Now we have to go for a new Sub Site Home Page, so go to the “Site Contents”, click on “+New” and then click on “Page” for creating a Modern Sub Site.

how to set modern homage in classoc SharePoint site
how to set modern homage in classoc SharePoint site

Step-5:-

In this Screenshot, go to the “Edit” mode and give a Title for “TS Corporate Portal” Sub Site. Here I was giving “New TS Corporate Portal” and go for “Publish”.

set modern page as home page
set modern page as home page

Step-6:-

After Publishing the page, again go to the “Pages” which is present at the left navigation of Site. Here we can see our page in the “Site Pages” whereas I created “New TS Corporate Portal”. Just select that page. Then go to the “…” option which is present at the top of the page. Click on “Make homepage” like below.

sharepoint online set page as homepage
sharepoint online set page as homepage

Step-7:-

Now copy the URL of this Sub Site and open this in another window. Here we can see the new Sub Site as “New TS Corporate Portal” as like below screenshot.

convert classic sharepoint site to modern
convert classic sharepoint site to modern

If you are new to SharePoint Online modern experience, then you can read below SharePoint Online modern UI tutorials:

Conclusion

Here we discussed how to create a classic subsite in SharePoint online modern site and then we will see how we can create a wiki page and set the new modern wiki page as the home page for the SharePoint modern online site.

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