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DeveloperCYT
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Hi,

We have our new SharePoint site working well, and on the landing page, we have a NEWS web part.

When someone (only 2 people can) adds a new item to the news, I would like to send a notification to a teams group, telling them this has been done. Thus keeping them interested and coming back to the site. This would ideally need to work for a 'page' news item or a 'link' news item.

I can not find a template, and can not find the elements to make this flow.

Can somebody help guide me in the right direction?

Many thanks in advance

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Hi @DeveloperCYT 

 

You could try setting up a flow using When a file is created (properties only) as a trigger.

 

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Point it to Site Pages > SitePages and any new pages created should trigger the flow (Site pages will need to be a custom value).

 

I've also included a connector for sending the message to a channel in Teams (you can set the subject under Show advanced options).

 

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Note that with this method the message gets posted quickly and may come out with the temporary page name instead of the final one as I have used Link to item.

 

If all you want them to do is be notified of a new update, you can leave out Link to item and simply have the message go up with a link to your SharePoint site.

 

Hope this makes sense? See how you go and let me know if this works for you?

 

Cheers

Damien

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Hi again @DeveloperCYT 

 

Just had a think about refining it a bit more so here's something to try if you are only looking for news items:

 

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This way if you create regular pages, it can ignore them via the condition and only pick up on News pages.

 

Cheers

Damien

Thanks for this, much appreciated @Damien Rosario 

Happy to help, @DeveloperCYT.

 

Best wishes!

Damien

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