Steps to Creating Your First SharePoint Online Hub Site

SharePoint is a wonderful tool that allows millions of teams around the world to be on top of their work. SharePoint can be confusing with the presence of different sites like communication sites, team sites, hub sites, etc. Let’s go ahead and understand the concept of hub sites first.

  • What is a hub site?

A SharePoint hub site is basically a collection of different sites brought under a single navigation, allowing users to search content across multiple sites. Usually, IT admins use hub sites to bring the sites of different teams or departments together. 

In this article, you will learn how to create a hub site in SharePoint.

  • Step 1: Go to Office 365 Admin Center

    Go to and log in to your account using your admin login credentials.

  • Step 2: Click on the SharePoint Admin Center

Browse the Admin Centers list and click on the SharePoint option.

  • Step 3: Click on Active Sites

Now click on the Active Sites link to see all the active SharePoint sites used by your organization.

  • Step 4: Click on the Hub 

Select all sites that you want to bring together. Click on the Hub tab in the horizontal navigation menu and then click on the Register as a Hub Site in the dropdown menu.

  • Step 5: Give the New Hub Site a Name

Give the hub site a relevant name and click on the Save button. Additionally, you can add users to this hub site and provide them and grant them access to this hub.

Also Read: How to Create a Subsite in SharePoint

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