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May 20, 2021

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SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Events Web Part

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From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC251867

Message Summary

This new audience targeting release will allow the ability to target specific audiences per event within the SharePoint Events Web Part. This can help users target specific events to different audiences, helping them provide more personalized experiences on SharePoint pages.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70815.

When this will happen

Target release: We will begin rolling this out in mid-April and expect to complete rollout early May.

Standard release: We will begin rolling this out in mid-May and expect to complete rollout mid-June.

How this will affect your organization

End-users leveraging the events web part will have a new option in its configuration to enable audience targeting, and then for each event an option to add specific audiences to target. For example, users can target events to team members and stakeholders that would be most interested.

To use audience targeting;

  • Enable audience targeting for the event list in the site’s document library
  • Select your audience
  • Enable audience targeting in the Events web part
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The ability to add audiences on events is an optional capability within the events web part. No action is required by the admin to activate this feature.

Add an event with audience targeting


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What you need to do to prepare

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

For more information on the SharePoint audience targeting system, including supported audience types, please see Target content to a specific audience on a SharePoint site.

Review Use the Events web part to learn how to use audience targeting for this web part.

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