Introducing new SharePoint news for email feature
Published Aug 29 2023 09:20 AM 78.4K Views
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We are excited to announce that we are currently rolling out a new feature called SharePoint News for Email. This feature enables you to convert your SharePoint News Posts intro distributions that can be read fully in email inboxes. You can now engage your audience directly in their inbox and track their mail reads.  

 

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To create a News post for email, select a “Made for email” template from the news template picker: 

 

Selection of the templates for new news article - showing the email ready templates.Selection of the templates for new news article - showing the email ready templates.

 

When you are finished authoring, you can now post your news and send it fully to email in one step

 

SharePoint News visible in the SharePoint portal and in the email client.SharePoint News visible in the SharePoint portal and in the email client.

 

Sending a page as an email will not change existing site permissions, and sending a page as an email will not give your recipients access to the original page if they don’t already have it. You can think of sending mail by email as making someone a photocopy of a page in a book. They can read that page, but nothing else in the book. 

 

Live video demo on the feature.

 

 

Frequently asked questions

When will this happen?

This update will roll out to Targeted Release customers starting August 2023, and to all customers by the end of September. 

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 124803. 

 

How will this impact your organization?

Authors of SharePoint News will now be able to send news posts as emails. 

 

What you need to do to prepare?

You do not need to do anything to prepare for this update, but you may want to let your users know about this improvement.  

 

Will the view counter for news include the email views?

Yes. View counters for your news articles will include also views of the news article through the email client.

 

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Thanks for reading. Please let us know any feedback or questions in the comments and we'll get back to you

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