SharePoint community call - June 8th, 2021

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The SharePoint community monthly call is our general monthly review of the latest SharePoint news  (news, tools, extensions, features, capabilities, content and training), engineering priorities and community recognition for Developers, IT Pros and Makers.  This monthly community call happens on the second Tuesday of each month. You can download recurrent invite from



Call Summary:

Summer break and community call schedule updates reviewed. You are invited to join the Viva Connections private preview!   Don’t miss the SharePoint samples gallery.   Preview the new Microsoft 365 Extensibility look book gallery.  Visit the new Microsoft 365 PnP Community hub at Microsoft Tech Communities!   Sign up and attend one of a growing list of Sharing is Caring events this month.   Check out our weekly shows – Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly (latest news and announcements from Microsoft and community) and Microsoft 365 Developer Podcast (focusing on Microsoft 365 dev topics).   The Microsoft 365 Update - Community (PnP) | June 2021 is now available.  Developer and non-developer entries in UserVoice were reviewed.   We are in the process of moving from UserVoice to a 1st party solution for customer feedback/feature requests.  SharePoint roadmap priorities reviewed.


A huge thank you to the record number of contributors and organizations actively participating in this PnP Community during May.  You make this community stronger.  The host of this call was Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) @vesajuvonen.  Q&A took place in the chat throughout the call. 






Featured Topic:  

SharePoint Site Templates – the latest features and experiences - walk through new 1st party site templates’ feature with demo and Q&A.  Call participants joined a live technical requirements discussion focused on enabling 3rd parties to create customer site templates in the future.   A standing design criteria for 1st & 3rd party templates includes leveraging the Community’s existing investments in modern site scripts and site designs.   9 OOB Communications and Teams sites templates to be released in July-August.






You can check the latest updates in the monthly summary and at

This call was delivered on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. The call agenda is reflected below with direct links to specific sections.  You can jump directly to a specific topic by clicking on the topic's timestamp which will redirect your browser to that topic in the recording published on the Microsoft 365 Community YouTube Channel.


Call Agenda:


  • UserVoice status for non-dev focused SharePoint entries – 12:32
  • UserVoice status for dev focused SharePoint Framework entries – 13:43 
  • SharePoint community update with latest news and roadmap – 14:25
  • Community contributors and companies which have been involved in the past month – 16:07 
  • Topic:  SharePoint Site Templates – the latest features and experiences - Melissa Torres (Microsoft) | @Meltorac, Nicole Woon (Microsoft) | @NovelNicole & Matt Mooty (Microsoft 19:32


The full recording of this session is available from Microsoft 365 & SharePoint Community YouTube channel -


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