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The classic site collections page was removed on 1/1/21 – Folks, have you noticed that we know more open the classic site collection page link from SharePoint Admin Center? Today when I logged into my trial tenant I could see the message – “This page was removed on 1/1/21. Learn where to find features from this page.” which means the Classic site collections page was removed on 1/1/21 from the SharePoint Admin center dashboard so after 1st January 2021 if we login into the SharePoint Admin center (https://globalsharepoint2020-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/AdminHome.aspx#/classicFeatures) dashboard we could see that no longer we can navigate to the classic site collection page, we can see the below message :
If we notice on the above page under the classic site collection page, the “Open” button is disabled.
Classic site collections page in SharePoint Admin Center
By default SharePoint, Admin center page is open in modern SharePoint view – which means if we want to create a site collection in SharePoint Admin Center that will be created in modern SharePoint, however, before 1st January 2021 if we wanted to create a classic site collection we had that option from SharePoint admin center page. To create a classic site, select Other options. Site address boxes appear after you begin entering a site name. Site address boxes appear after you begin entering a site name.
On the other hand, to create a modern site collection in the modern new SharePoint admin center, we need to go to the Active sites page, and then select Create.
See Also: Classic site collections page
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