Posting to the SharePoint Newsfeed

Question

How do I post to the Newsfeed of a SharePoint Site?

Answer

Use the information below to post to your Site's newsfeed.

Create a Text Post

  1. Click in the Start a conversation box.
  2. Type your message.
  3. Select Post.

Add a Picture to a Post

  1. Click in the Start a conversation box.
  2. Type a message (optional).
  3. Select the camera button.
  4. Browse to the picture you want and select Open.
  5. Select Upload.

Link a Document or Website to a Post

  1. Go to the SharePoint library that has the document.
  2. Select the ellipses menu to open the document callout.
  3. Copy the document URL.
    • If posting a link to an external website, copy the URL directly from the browser. 
  4. Navigate to the Newsfeed.
  5. Click in the Start a conversation box.
  6. Right-click and paste in the document URL/website URL.
  7. Click in the Display As box, type the words you want to appear as the document link, and click the checkmark.
  8. Select Post.

Mention a User or Add a Hashtag

  1. Click in the Start a conversation box.

  2. To mention someone:

    1. Type an @ symbol.
    2. Start typing the name of the person you want to mention.
    3. Select the name from the list. 
  3. To add a hashtag:
    1. Type a # symbol.
    2. Start typing the tag you want to add.
    3. If available, select an existing tag from the list.
  4. Finish your message and select Post.

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

Details

Article ID: 111632
Created
Mon 7/13/20 11:29 AM
Modified
Mon 7/13/20 1:31 PM