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Create a Microsite in SharePoint Online

By Matthew Lamb

This course is a step by step guide on how to create an internal microsite for a specific topic using tools in SharePoint Online.

Matthew Lamb

Matthew Lamb

Executive Software Consultant
SharePoint Microsite

Create the Site

Time to roll the sleeves up and get started!

First, you need to build a new Communication Site. To do this, sign in at, find and click the icon to access SharePoint, then click Create Site.

(If your IT department have restricted creation of SharePoint sites, and you don’t see a Create Site option, they’ll need to do this through the SharePoint Admin Center instead – the result is the same)

From the panel that appears, choose Communication site:

If you’re not sure which design to choose, go with Topic. Follow the prompts to choose a Site name, check the address, and click Finish to create your site:

Congratulations! You’ve got a microsite! It should look like this:

For now, only you, as the creator, can access the microsite.