Nov 01 2019 01:34 AM
Nov 01 2019 01:34 AM
Hi, I have created a SharePoint Intranet with multiple Sites which are containing news. These news items are all shown together on the root site. The problem I have is that when I add new users (new employee for example) to my SharePoint site the highlighted content is empty. I think I has something to do with the search.
My Intranet is planning to go live on the 1th of january. How could I fix this? Of push this with a powershell or something.
Thanks in advance! :)
Nov 01 2019 02:25 AM
Hi@Dennis Haxe ,
When you say Sites are they just sub-sites or hub sites?
Nov 01 2019 02:27 AM
@Niklas_Wilhelm Thansk for you answer but that's not the case. If the user navigate directly he can perfectly open the news item.
Nov 01 2019 02:31 AM
@Andrew Hodges THanks for your answer.
The structure is as follows:
The Hubsite has a Highlighted content web part which shows the pages with a specific 'term'.
The Hubsite also has the news web part which shows the news whithin the hubsite.
Both are empty for new users.
Nov 01 2019 02:49 AM
Hi @Dennis Haxe ,
To prove it is a search issue try searching for the news items as you and then try it for the new users. If they get no results then you have narrowed it down. Out of the box as you would expect they should be able to find the news articles in search.
If it is search then, probably a ticket to Microsoft would be the quickest way to solve the issue.
Nov 01 2019 03:04 AM
@Andrew Hodges I can find the news articles with my account but not with the new account. I will create a ticket.
Nov 03 2019 10:37 AM
Nov 09 2019 05:05 AMSolution
@Dennis Haxe This topic can be closed caused Microsoft send me this answer:
As I mentioned on the phone today, I tested on my end and I also discussed with the SharePoint Online Escalation team: we had the same behavior for non-First Release users, they couldn't see old posts. We did some more research and the users who are not added in the First Release program are not supposed to see all SharePoint Online features, including old News Webpart posts. The users can only see the posts created after they were granted permissions on the Site Collections. The only option is to add these affected users in the First Release program and the old posts will be available for them as well.
In regards to this behavior, the Product Engineering team does not consider this to be an issue, as the non-First Release users do not have access to all features and it is expected for them not to see the posts. There are no plans to change this in the future, until, of course, the First Release will be pushed for all tenants. For now, the customers are free to choose whether to engage into this program or not.