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Title: "Plan, create, and manage a home site for your organization"
+ Title: "Plan, build, and launch a home site for your organization"
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- SPO160 - MET150 - BSA160
-description: "Learn how to plan and create the top landing page for your organization."
+description: "Learn about creating the main landing site for your organization."
-# Plan, build, and maintain a home site for your organization
+# Plan, build, and launch a home site for your organization
-A SharePoint home site provides a customized landing experience that reflects the organizationΓÇÖs brand, voice, and priorities. A home site also serves as the gateway to other portals in your organizationΓÇÖs intranet. Your organization needs a home site not only to provide the best intranet experience for viewers but to also take advantage of features like SharePoint global navigation and the many ways to integrate your intranet with Microsoft Teams by using [Viva Connections](https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-viva).
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-If youΓÇÖve already created your home site and are ready to set it now, learn how to [transform your communication site into a home site](/sharepoint/home-site).
+A SharePoint home site provides a customized landing experience that reflects the organizationΓÇÖs brand, voice, and priorities. A home site also serves as the gateway to other portals in your organizationΓÇÖs intranet. Your organization needs a home site not only to provide the best intranet experience for viewers but also to take advantage of features like SharePoint global navigation and the many ways to integrate your intranet with Microsoft Teams by using [Viva Connections](https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-viva).
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+If youΓÇÖve already created the communication site and are ready to specify it as your home site now, learn how to [Set a site as your home site](home-site.md).
**Use a SharePoint home site to:**
If youΓÇÖve already created your home site and are ready to set it now, learn ho
## What is a SharePoint home site?
-Home sites are SharePoint communication sites that have special capabilities such as the ability to prioritize news posted from the home site across the rest of the intranet. Review key differences between standard SharePoint communication sites and home sites:
+Home sites are SharePoint communication sites that have special capabilities such as being marked as an official source of news in the organization. Review key differences between standard SharePoint communication sites and home sites:
| Feature | Communication site | Home site | | :- | :: |::|
Home sites are SharePoint communication sites that have special capabilities suc
Home sites are unlike any other site in SharePoint. When you transform a SharePoint communication site into a home site, youΓÇÖll automatically apply special capabilities that make the home site an ideal landing destination for your intelligent intranet. ##### Search for content across the entire intranet+ Home sites allow users to search for content (such as sites, news, and files) across the entire intranet rather than searching just the site like typical SharePoint sites. ##### Official source of organizational news
-By default, a home site is set as the organizational news source. News post that is created from the home site automatically become official organizational news and will take priority on the [SharePoint start page](https://support.microsoft.com/office/discover-content-with-the-sharepoint-start-page-6b85097a-87e0-4611-a29a-dfd49b1a1220) and in the home section of the SharePoint mobile app. Administrators can [set sites as official organizations news sources in the admin center](/sharepoint/organization-news-site).
+By default, a home site is set as the organizational news source. News posts that are created from the home site automatically become official organizational news and take priority on the [SharePoint start page](https://support.microsoft.com/office/discover-content-with-the-sharepoint-start-page-6b85097a-87e0-4611-a29a-dfd49b1a1220) and in the home section of the SharePoint mobile app. Administrators can [set sites as official organizations news sources in the admin center](/sharepoint/organization-news-site).
##### Enable and customize global navigation in the SharePoint app bar The SharePoint app bar features a global navigation option that displays intranet navigational nodes and resources no matter where users are in SharePoint. To take full advantage of this feature, you must have a home site. Learn more about how to [enable and customize global navigation in the SharePoint app bar](/SharePoint/sharepoint-app-bar).
Viva Connections is designed to drive engagement, build community, and enable yo
Before you get started planning and building your home site, review best practices and considerations. #### Best practices for creating home sites:-- Since home sites will be used by the entire organization, the site needs to be [inclusive and easily accessible on all devices](https://support.microsoft.com/topic/get-ready-build-an-accessible-sharepoint-site-3a1df3ad-f093-450c-85a6-b3bf70fd6abb)
+- Because a home site is used by the entire organization, the site needs to be [inclusive and easily accessible on all devices](https://support.microsoft.com/topic/get-ready-build-an-accessible-sharepoint-site-3a1df3ad-f093-450c-85a6-b3bf70fd6abb)
- For the same reason above, [consider other languages that might be needed](https://support.microsoft.com/office/create-multilingual-communication-sites-pages-and-news-2bb7d610-5453-41c6-a0e8-6f40b3ed750c)-- The home site will be viewed by high volume of users, ensure you are [managing site performance](/sharepoint/portal-health) through the planning and building phases
+- The home site will be viewed by high volume of users. Make sure you [manage site performance](/sharepoint/portal-health) through the planning and building phases
- Links in the home site navigation can direct users to content on the home site and global navigation can be used to lead users to universally used resources and portals - After creating your home site, [replace the site with the current root site](/sharepoint/modern-root-site#replace-your-root-site) - Make sure the home site is discoverable by [adding an entry point to the Microsoft 365 app launcher](/microsoft-365/admin/manage/customize-the-app-launcher) and a [featured link on the SharePoint start page](/sharepoint/change-links-list-on-sharepoint-home-page)
Before you get started planning and building your home site, review best practic
## Summary of how to get a home site for your organization Since home sites are the gateway to your intranet, youΓÇÖll want to prioritize content and resources that are relevant to most employees. Work with business owners and stakeholders to organize and align the flow of information and the navigational design. Then, use [SharePoint PowerShell](/powershell/sharepoint/sharepoint-online/introduction-sharepoint-online-management-shell) to create a home site and use the [Page diagnostics for SharePoint tool](/microsoft-365/Enterprise/page-diagnostics-for-spo) to ensure to best viewing experience. Finally, use the [Portal launch scheduler](/microsoft-365/enterprise/portallaunchscheduler) to plan the launch of your new site and make the site discoverable by adding links to key entry-points in the Microsoft 365 experience.
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+ Before you get started planning your home site, [hear from the Microsoft product team on how to think](https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/video-hub/build-and-launch-a-sharepoint-home-site-tips-and-tricks-from-the/m-p/1696758) about and approach the design of your organizationΓÇÖs home site. <br> | Plan | Build | Launch and manage | | :- | :- |:-|
-| - Align objectives with partners and business owners <br> - Organize priority content <br> - Design way finding for the home site and global navigation <br> - Think about branding <br> - Use audience targeting on navigational links, news, and web parts| - Upload and organize site assets and content like logos and files <br> - Customize the site to align with the rest of the intranet <br> - Apply audience targeting <br> - Turn on a content approval flow <br> - Use PowerShell to turn the comm site into a home site <br> - Replace the home site with the root site <br> - Measure site health and performance <br> - Test on all devices| - Share the site with your organization <br> - Use the Portal launch scheduler to release the new site in phases <br> - Make the home site discoverable <br> - Announce the launch of the home site using a variety of communication channels <br> - Monitor site usage and analytics |
+| - Align objectives with partners and business owners <br> - Organize priority content <br> - Design way finding for the home site and global navigation <br> - Think about branding <br> - Use audience targeting on navigational links, news, and web parts| - Upload and organize site assets and content like logos and files <br> - Customize the site to align with the rest of the intranet <br> - Apply audience targeting <br> - Turn on a content approval flow <br> - Use PowerShell to turn the comm site into a home site <br> - Replace the home site with the root site <br> - Measure site health and performance <br> - Test on all devices| - Share the site with your organization <br> - Use the Portal launch scheduler to release the new site in phases <br> - Make the home site discoverable <br> - Announce the launch of the home site using various communication channels <br> - Monitor site usage and analytics |
## Plan your home site
-A great home site starts with a plan. Since the home site is essentially the gateway to the intranet, you will want to collaborate with other business owners such as human resources, leadership teams, and even your legal team to ensure the most important and universal resources are accessible for everyone in the organization.
+A great home site starts with a plan. Because your home site is essentially the gateway to your intranet, you'll want to collaborate with other business owners such as human resources, leadership teams, and even your legal team to ensure the most important and universal resources are accessible for everyone in the organization.
| Icon | Action | Get started | | :: | :: |:-|
-| ![image of a sign](media/icon-plan-organize.png) | **Get organized** | Start by aligning objectives with stakeholders and organizing priority content and resources. Consider details specific to your organization like if the home page will need to be available in more than one language. Use modern SharePoint sites for the home site. Learn more about how [modern SharePoint sites](https://support.microsoft.com/office/sharepoint-classic-and-modern-experiences-5725c103-505d-4a6e-9350-300d3ec7d73f) and how to [create a multi-lingual site and pages](https://support.microsoft.com/office/create-multilingual-communication-sites-pages-and-news-2bb7d610-5453-41c6-a0e8-6f40b3ed750c). |
+| ![image of a sign](media/icon-plan-organize.png) | **Get organized** | Start by aligning objectives with stakeholders and organizing priority content and resources. Consider details specific to your organization like if the home page needs to be available in more than one language. Use modern SharePoint sites for the home site. Learn more about how [modern SharePoint sites](https://support.microsoft.com/office/sharepoint-classic-and-modern-experiences-5725c103-505d-4a6e-9350-300d3ec7d73f) and how to [create a multi-lingual site and pages](https://support.microsoft.com/office/create-multilingual-communication-sites-pages-and-news-2bb7d610-5453-41c6-a0e8-6f40b3ed750c). |
| ![image of a compass](media/icon-plan-nav.png) | **Plan navigation** | Then, organize the navigational structure for the home site itself and global navigation. Consider making the home site a hub site if you need to add an extra layer of navigation and make it easier to sync associated site permissions and branding. Learn more about [planning site navigation](/sharepoint/plan-implement-navigation-design) and how to [make your home site a hub site](/sharepoint/planning-hub-sites). Then, review guidance on how to [set up global navigation on the home site](/SharePoint/sharepoint-app-bar).| | ![image of a user](media/icon-plan-gather.png) | **Personalize content** | Next, think about the difference audiences that your organization serves. Consider how elements on your home site like navigational links and certain web parts could benefit from audience targeting to specific audiences.Learn more about [audience targeting](https://support.microsoft.com/office/change-the-look-of-your-sharepoint-site-06bbadc3-6b04-4a60-9d14-894f6a170818?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us). | | ![image of a file](media/icon-plan-organize.png) | **Gather branding assets** | Finally, start gathering assets needed to apply custom branding and other details to your home site, like logo files, color themes, and any custom solutions. Learn more about how to [change the look of your site](https://support.microsoft.com/office/change-the-look-of-your-sharepoint-site-06bbadc3-6b04-4a60-9d14-894f6a170818?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us). |
-| ![image of a chart](media/icon-plan-perf.png) | **Consider site performance** | Even before you build your site, understand the main elements that will make sure your home site is healthy. A healthy home site is one that optimizes performance to ensure the best possible viewing experience. Use the Page diagnostics for SharePoint tool to make sure the home page is healthy before sharing with end users.Learn more about [healthy portals](/sharepoint/portal-health) and using the [Page diagnostics tool for SharePoint](/microsoft-365/enterprise/page-diagnostics-for-spo). |
+| ![image of a chart](media/icon-plan-perf.png) | **Consider site performance** | Even before you build your site, understand the main elements that will make sure your home site is healthy. A healthy home site optimizes performance to ensure the best possible viewing experience. Use the Page diagnostics for SharePoint tool to make sure the home page is healthy before sharing with end users.Learn more about [healthy portals](/sharepoint/portal-health) and using the [Page diagnostics tool for SharePoint](/microsoft-365/enterprise/page-diagnostics-for-spo). |
## Build your home site
-Once youΓÇÖve got a plan, you are ready to start creating the home site in SharePoint. Start with a communication site, and after youΓÇÖve got the general layout finalized, use SharePoint PowerShell to transform it into a home site.
+
+When you've prepared a plan, you're ready to start creating the home site in SharePoint. Start with a communication site, and after you have the general layout finalized, use PowerShell to transform it into a home site.
| Icon | Action | Get started | | :: | :: |:-| | ![image of a clipboard](media/icon-plan.png) | **Create a modern communication site** | Start by creating a SharePoint communication site and build out the site by using sections, web parts, and pages. Consider using a mega menu and footer to enhance way finding. Web parts that are useful for a home site include: News web part, My feed web part, Yammer web parts, Quick link web part, and the Highlighted content web part.Learn how to [create a communication site](https://support.microsoft.com/office/create-a-communication-site-in-sharepoint-7fb44b20-a72f-4d2c-9173-fc8f59ba50eb#:~:text=Steps%20to%20create%20a%20communication%20site%201%20Sign,news%2C%20events%2C%20and%20other%20content.%20...%20See%20More.), use [modern web parts](https://support.microsoft.com/office/using-web-parts-on-sharepoint-pages-336e8e92-3e2d-4298-ae01-d404bbe751e0), and [customize your site](https://support.microsoft.com/office/customize-your-sharepoint-site-320b43e5-b047-4fda-8381-f61e8ac7f59b#:~:text=Customize%20your%20SharePoint%20site.%201%20Change%20the%20logo.,navigation.%205%20Add%20a%20site%20footer.%20See%20More.). | | ![image of an audience](media/icon-build-audience.png) | **Apply audience targeting**| Next, turn on audience targeting on for the home site. By enabling audience targeting, specific content will be prioritized to specific audiences in navigational links, news, and certain web parts. Learn more about [how audience targeting works](https://support.microsoft.com/office/target-content-to-a-specific-audience-on-a-sharepoint-site-68113d1b-be99-4d4c-a61c-73b087f48a81) and [how to apply it](https://support.microsoft.com/office/target-navigation-news-and-files-to-specific-audiences-33d84cb6-14ed-4e53-a426-74c38ea32293) to navigational links, news, and web parts.| | ![image of a site](media/icon-build-flow.png) | **Set up a page approval flow** | Then, make sure the home site is set up for regular content updates. Turn on content approval to ensure only high-quality content is published on the home site. Learn how to [turn on a page approval flow](https://support.microsoft.com/office/approval-flow-for-modern-pages-a8b2e689-d4a1-4639-8028-333c0ece30d9?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us).|
-| ![image of a house](media/icon-build-home.png) | **Create the home site** | Next, transform a SharePoint communication site into a home site, you must use SharePoint PowerShell and your communication site needs to be modern.Make sure you are using the [latest version of PowerShell](https://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=35588) and then [use PowerShell to create the home site](/sharepoint/home-site#set-a-site-as-your-home-site).|
-| ![image of a map](media/icon-build-global.png) | **Set up global navigation** | Then, enable global navigation to allow users to easily navigate to important intranet resources anywhere in SharePoint. Global navigation can only be customized from the home siteΓÇÖs home page.Learn how to [enable and customize global navigation](/SharePoint/sharepoint-app-bar).|
| ![image of a two sites getting switched](media/icon-build-swap.png) | **Replace the home site with the root site** | Next, swap the root site with the new home site. The root site for your organization is one of the sites that's provisioned automatically when you purchase and set up a Microsoft 365 plan. Swap the home site with the root site to ensure home site superpowers are fully active. Learn how to [make the root site the home site](/sharepoint/modern-root-site#replace-your-root-site).|
-| ![image of an approved site](media/icon-build-test.png) | **Test site health and the viewing experience** | Finally, review portal launch guidance and understand the main elements that will make sure your home site is healthy. A healthy home site is one that optimizes performance to ensure the best possible viewing experience. Use the Page diagnostics for SharePoint tool to make sure the home page is healthy before sharing with end users. Learn more about [healthy portals](/sharepoint/portal-health) and using the [Page diagnostics tool for SharePoint](/microsoft-365/enterprise/page-diagnostics-for-spo).|
+| ![image of a house](media/icon-build-home.png) | **Create the home site** | Next, use the [latest version of PowerShell](https://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=35588) to [set the communication site as your home site](/sharepoint/home-site#set-a-site-as-your-home-site).|
+| ![image of a map](media/icon-build-global.png) | **Set up global navigation** | Then, enable global navigation to allow users to easily navigate to important intranet resources anywhere in SharePoint. Global navigation can only be customized from the home siteΓÇÖs home page.Learn how to [enable and customize global navigation](/SharePoint/sharepoint-app-bar).|
+| ![image of an approved site](media/icon-build-test.png) | **Test site health and the viewing experience** | Finally, review portal launch guidance and understand the main elements that will make sure your home site is healthy. A healthy home site optimizes performance to ensure the best possible viewing experience. Use the Page diagnostics for SharePoint tool to make sure the home page is healthy before sharing with end users. Learn more about [healthy portals](/sharepoint/portal-health) and using the [Page diagnostics tool for SharePoint](/microsoft-365/enterprise/page-diagnostics-for-spo).|
## Launch your home site
-Once youΓÇÖve got your home site created itΓÇÖs time to plan the launch and make sure the rest of the organization can find and use the home site.
+
+After you've created your home site, itΓÇÖs time to plan the launch and make sure the rest of the organization can find and use the home site.
| Icon | Action | Get started | | :: | :: |:-| | ![image of a sharing a site with users](media/icon-launch-add.png) | **Share the site and schedule the portal launch** | Start by ensuring your home site is healthy, and then its time to share the site with the rest of the organization and schedule the launch. Use the Portal launch scheduler tool to gradually roll out the home site to batches of end users. Using a phased approach is ideal to manage any performance issues that may arise and to ensure a positive viewing experience. Learn how about how to use the [Portal launch scheduler tool](/microsoft-365/enterprise/portallaunchscheduler). | | ![image of a magnify glass](media/icon-launch-search.png) | **Improve discoverability**| Next, make sure people in your organization can easily find the home site through a few different entry points in the Microsoft 365 experience. Add a link to the home site in the Microsoft app launcher (sometimes called the waffle) and on the SharePoint start page. Learn more about how to [add a custom tile to the app launcher](/microsoft-365/admin/manage/customize-the-app-launcher) and how to [add a featured link to the SharePoint start page](/sharepoint/change-links-list-on-sharepoint-home-page).| | ![image of a mega phone](media/icon-launch-engage.png) | **Engage your audience** | Then, let your organization know about the new home site resource, and other new elements like global navigation. Consider multiple communication options like a SharePoint news post that can also be shared in email and in Microsoft Teams. Learn more about how to [create and post SharePoint news](https://support.microsoft.com/office/create-and-share-news-on-your-sharepoint-sites-495f8f1a-3bef-4045-b33a-55e5abe7aed7) and [share it in an email](https://support.microsoft.com/office/use-the-news-web-part-on-a-sharepoint-page-c2dcee50-f5d7-434b-8cb9-a7feefd9f165#bkmk_send).|
-| ![image of a usage report](media/icon-launch-manage.png) | **Manage and maintain your home site** | Finally, once the site is healthy, launched, and being used by the organization, monitor site usage and maintain the site. Site maintenance should include making sure site content is relevant, there arenΓÇÖt any broken links, and that the site stays healthy and performant. Learn how to [view usage data and analytics](https://support.microsoft.com/office/view-usage-data-for-your-sharepoint-site-2fa8ddc2-c4b3-4268-8d26-a772dc55779e) for your site and how to [maintain your site over time](https://support.microsoft.com/office/manage-your-sharepoint-communication-site-21761aac-f7f7-4499-b0ca-cf283477c32f).|
-| ![image of a globe and monitor](media/icon-launch-viva.png) | **Integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams using Viva Connections** | Expand the reach of the home site and help meet users where they are already working by making it easy to access sand share content all in one place. After you have a home site and the global navigation enabled and customized in the SharePoint app bar, youΓÇÖve met the requirements to [integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams](/SharePoint/viva-connections) using Viva Connections.Learn more about the [Viva Connections end-user experience](https://support.microsoft.com/office/your-intranet-is-now-in-microsoft-teams-8b4e7f76-f305-49a9-b6d2-09378476f95b).|
+| ![image of a usage report](media/icon-launch-manage.png) | **Manage and maintain your home site** | Finally, when the site is healthy, launched, and being used by the organization, monitor site usage and maintain the site. Site maintenance should include making sure site content is relevant, there arenΓÇÖt any broken links, and that the site stays healthy and performant. Learn how to [view usage data and analytics](https://support.microsoft.com/office/view-usage-data-for-your-sharepoint-site-2fa8ddc2-c4b3-4268-8d26-a772dc55779e) for your site and how to [maintain your site over time](https://support.microsoft.com/office/manage-your-sharepoint-communication-site-21761aac-f7f7-4499-b0ca-cf283477c32f).|
+| ![image of a globe and monitor](media/icon-launch-viva.png) | **Integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams using Viva Connections** | Expand the reach of the home site and help meet users where they're already working by making it easy to access sand share content all in one place. After you have a home site and the global navigation enabled and customized in the SharePoint app bar, youΓÇÖve met the requirements to [integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams](/SharePoint/viva-connections) using Viva Connections.Learn more about the [Viva Connections end-user experience](https://support.microsoft.com/office/your-intranet-is-now-in-microsoft-teams-8b4e7f76-f305-49a9-b6d2-09378476f95b).|
### Home site FAQs
The content on the [SharePoint start page](https://support.microsoft.com/office/
**Q:** Can I integrate the SharePoint start page with my home site? <br>
-Integration between the home site and [SharePoint start page](https://support.office.com/article/6b85097a-87e0-4611-a29a-dfd49b1a1220) (where the branding, theming, header, navigation, and footer elements from the home site are applied to the start page and users can easily navigate between the pages) is not available at this time. However you can [add a featured link to the SharePoint start page](/sharepoint/change-links-list-on-sharepoint-home-page) to increase home site discovery.
+Integration between the home site and [SharePoint start page](https://support.office.com/article/6b85097a-87e0-4611-a29a-dfd49b1a1220) (where the branding, theming, header, navigation, and footer elements from the home site are applied to the start page and users can easily navigate between the pages) isn't available at this time. However you can [add a featured link to the SharePoint start page](/sharepoint/change-links-list-on-sharepoint-home-page) to increase home site discovery.
-Please watch for updates in the [Microsoft 365 roadmap](https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=SharePoint).
+Watch for updates in the [Microsoft 365 roadmap](https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=SharePoint).
**Q:** Can my organization have more the one home site? <br>
-It is recommended that your organization designate only one home site per tenant.
+At this time, each organization can have only one home site.
SharePoint Home Site https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/home-site.md
Title: "Set up a home site for your organization"
+ Title: "Set a site as your home site"
search.appverid:
- SPO160 - MET150 - BSA160
-description: "Learn how to plan and create the top landing page for your organization, and then set it as your home site."
+description: "Learn how to use PowerShell to set a communication site as the home site for your organization."
-# Set up a home site for your organization
+# Set a site as your home site
-A home site is a SharePoint [communication site](https://support.office.com/article/94A33429-E580-45C3-A090-5512A8070732) that you create and set as the top landing page for all users in your intranet. It brings together news, events, embedded video and conversations, and other resources to deliver an engaging experience that reflects your organization's voice, priorities, and brand. Follow the instructions below to transform your communication site into a home site using SharePoint PowerShell.
-<br>
+A home site is a SharePoint [communication site](https://support.office.com/article/94A33429-E580-45C3-A090-5512A8070732) that you create and set as the main landing site for your intranet. It brings together news, events, embedded video and conversations, and other resources to deliver an engaging experience that reflects your organization's voice, priorities, and brand. Follow the instructions below to transform your communication site into a home site using Microsoft PowerShell.
-Before you begin, make sure you have reviewed how to [plan, build, and manage a home site.](./home-site-plan.md)
+Before you begin, make sure you've reviewed how to [plan, build, and launch a home site](./home-site-plan.md).
> [!NOTE] > You can set only one site in your organization as a home site. The site can be registered as a hub site, but can't be associated with a hub. The first time you set up a home site, it might take up to several minutes for the changes to take effect. If you run the command again to switch your home site to a different site, it might take up to 2 hours.
Before you begin, make sure you have reviewed how to [plan, build, and manage a
After you create and customize the communication site that you want to use as your home site, you need to run a PowerShell cmdlet to set it as your home site. To run this cmdlet, you must be a site admin of the site.
+> [!IMPORTANT]
+> If the site you want to be your home site isn't currently your root site and you want it to be, first [replace your root site with the site](modern-root-site.md), and then make the site your home site.
+ 1. [Download the latest SharePoint Online Management Shell](https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255251). > [!NOTE]
After you create and customize the communication site that you want to use as yo
(Where siteUrl is the site you want to use)
-### Next, set up global navigation in the SharePoint app bar
+> [!TIP]
+> After you set your home site, you might want to [enable and customize the global navigation](sharepoint-app-bar.md#customize-global-navigation-in-the-app-bar).
+
+## Remove a site as your home site
-The [SharePoint app bar](sharepoint-app-bar.md) is being released to customers. Once the SharePoint app bar is available for your organization, [enable and customize global navigation](sharepoint-app-bar.md#customize-global-navigation-in-the-app-bar). Then, consider [integrating your home site in Microsoft Teams using Viva Connections](viva-connections.md).
+If you remove a site as your home site:
+- The Home button will be removed from the Find tab of the SharePoint mobile app.
+- If you enabled global navigation, the global navigation pane will be removed from the SharePoint app bar.
+- Search will be scoped to the site only.
-### Resources
+To remove the site as your home site, run `Remove-SPOHomeSite`.
-[Plan, build, and manage a home site](./home-site-plan.md)
+The site will continue to be an organization news site. To remove it as an organization news site, see [Create an organization news site](organization-news-site.md).
SharePoint Manage Site Collection Storage Limits https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/manage-site-collection-storage-limits.md
The amount of Microsoft SharePoint space your organization has is based on your
>[!NOTE] >If you have Office 365 Germany, [sign in to the Microsoft 365 admin center](https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=848041), then browse to the SharePoint admin center and open the Active sites page. <br>If you have Office 365 operated by 21Vianet (China), [sign in to the Microsoft 365 admin center](https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=850627), then browse to the SharePoint admin center and open the Active sites page.
-2. In the upper right of the page, see the amount of storage used across all sites, and the total storage for your subscription. (If your organization has configured Multi-Geo in Microsoft 365, the bar also shows the amount of storage used across all geo locations.)
+2. In the upper right of the page, see the amount of storage available and the total storage for your subscription. (If your organization has configured Multi-Geo in Microsoft 365, you can point to the bar to see the amount of storage used in the current geo location and all other geo locations.)
![Storage bar on the Active sites page](media/active-sites-storage-bar.png) > [!NOTE]
- > The storage used doesn't include changes made within the last 24-48 hours.
+ > Storage usage doesn't include changes made within the last 24-48 hours.
## Set automatic or manual site storage limits <a name="__toc365547981"> </a>