This SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss what is a people web part in SharePoint Online and how to configure and use SharePoint Online people web part?
This web part in available in SharePoint Online modern sites, you can not get it on the classic SharePoint sites.
People web part in SharePoint Online
By using the SharePoint People web part we can display people profiles of users.
Once you hover on the user, you can see other information like contact information, files the user has worked on, etc.
Add People web part in SharePoint Online modern page
Open your SharePoint Online modern site and edit the page. Then click on the + symbol to add web parts to the page.
It will show all the web parts you can add to the web part page. You can search for the “People” Web Part and click on that.
This will add the web part you can see like below:
Here you can edit this Web Part. You can change the title from People profiles to Our Team Members.
Then you can enter the user name whose profile you want to show on the page.
Here, you can see the user profile information like:
- Phone number
- Country etc.
This way you can also add more users y adding more people web part in the SharePoint Online site page.
Remove a profile from SharePoint People Web Part
Click on the Cross (X) icon to remove a profile or remove the profile web part from the SharePoint Online web part page.
We can also drag profile to a new location by holding the drag icon like below:
Edit People web part in modern SharePoint Online Site
Open the SharePoint Online People web part and click on the Edit web part icon like below:
We can easily edit the People web part layout from the available layouts (Compact & Descriptive) like below:
In the Compact layout, the People web part looks like below:
You can also change the SharePoint People web part layout to Descriptive like below:
Once you change the Descriptive layout, the people web part looks like below:
We can also add a Profile link in the SharePoint Online people web part. Just click on the Add a Profile link and insert the Address and Save it like below.
We can add the Description of the user like below.
Move People web part in modern SharePoint page
We can also more the people web part to another web part zone by clicking on the Move web part icon like below:
Delete People web part from SharePoint Online modern page
We can easily delete or remove the People web part from the SharePoint Online modern page by clicking on the Delete web part icon.
After publishing the Site, the SharePoint People web part will display like this screenshot.
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This SharePoint tutorial, we learned what is a people web part in SharePoint Online, how to configure and use SharePoint Online people web part.
I am Bijay a Microsoft MVP (8 times – My MVP Profile) in SharePoint and have more than 15 years of expertise in SharePoint Online Office 365, SharePoint subscription edition, and SharePoint 2019/2016/2013. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies a SharePoint development, consulting, and training company. I also run the popular SharePoint website EnjoySharePoint.com