SharePoint Online for a long time, has multilingual support. On classic experience, there were language packs and Variations available for that. Yet also the modern experience has multilingual capabilities for that.
It might look that SharePoint is well capable of providing the language chosen by the user for the user. While I had to take a closer look under the hood over the last couple of month, multilingual and SharePoint has a complicated relationship.
This time we take a look at the fundamentals on the page and text layout on modern SharePoint pages in communication sites. The text layout is the essential design element on web sites and the intranet. 95% of a current information system is base on just text.
First, let us define some basics on typography on the web to have a better understanding later on the available layout options we currently have.
First of all, I like the new “Create a list” experience. The organisation of all the different possibilities is excellent now.
This wizard-like experience allows you to create list quickly and guides you to what you want to do. Also, it comes with great new features such as create a new plan based on existing across all site collections in your tenant.
The base idea of how it looks now is promising, but there are some design and user experience issues I like to uncover in this design review.
Recently two changes have been shipped with the latest browsers versions that impact your development today too. In short, you can now better define the loading behaviour for images. It’s big news in case of performance and usability. Those changes are: