SharePoint Server

The SharePoint Framework can be used to customize SharePoint, Teams, and Viva Connections, but incompatible versions could limit some customizations.

Illustration shows a chart of SharePoint Framework versions, which platforms can use which releases, and the Node.js version required for each.

Timeline shows upcoming releases and retirements for the SharePoint Server software.

The latest release of SharePoint Server offers few updates and moves the software to a subscription model.

SharePoint hybrid deployments can solve feature and migration timing issues but will likely increase complexity and licensing costs.

Illustration shows a screen shot of the SharePoint Online home page, with SharePoint News items highlighted at the top of the portal.

SharePoint News allows users and organizations to broadcast announcements, links, and other news in multiple Microsoft services, including Teams.

The SharePoint Framework lets customers choose from several tools to build on-premises and online customizations.

Chart lists SharePoint site types (Online and on-premises) and Directions on Microsoft's forecast of future Microsoft investment in each site type.

When upgrading older SharePoint Server sites, technology and licensing trade-offs will affect the choice of destination.