Retirement of SharePoint Classic and Delve Blogs

Beginning, January 18th, 2020, the classic blog site template name will change to “Blogs (retired)”. Beginning July 17th, 2020, the ability to create new classic blog sites through the user interface will be turned off.

Also beginning January 18, 2020, Delve blogs, the feature that lets Office 365 users create personal blogs, will no longer be allowed to be created by tenants.

Keep in Mind:

  • Beginning February 18th, 2020, the ability to create new or edit posts in existing Delve blogs will be disabled.
  • Beginning July 17th, 2020, existing Delve blogs will be deleted and removed from Delve profiles.

If you have blog sites with blog pages that you want to “upgrade” to modern pages or need to transform your business relevant Delve blog pages to modern pages in a modern communication site, then follow the steps outlined in this article, how to modernize delve and classic blogs.

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