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Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
Title Key String The title of the site design.
SiteScriptNames Write StringArray[] The names of the site design scripts.
WebTemplate Write String Web template to which the site design is applied to when invoked. CommunicationSite, TeamSite, GrouplessTeamSite
Description Write String Description of site design.
IsDefault Write Boolean Is site design applied by default to web templates.
PreviewImageAltText Write String Site design alternate preview image text.
PreviewImageUrl Write String Site design preview image url.
Version Write UInt32 Site design version number.
Ensure Write String Used to add or remove site design. Present, Absent
Credential Write PSCredential Credentials of the Office365 Tenant Admin.
ApplicationId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory application to authenticate with.
ApplicationSecret Write String Secret of the Azure Active Directory application to authenticate with.
TenantId Write String Name of the Azure Active Directory tenant used for authentication. Format
CertificatePassword Write PSCredential Username can be made up to anything but password will be used for certificatePassword
CertificatePath Write String Path to certificate used in service principal usually a PFX file.
CertificateThumbprint Write String Thumbprint of the Azure Active Directory application's authentication certificate to use for authentication.



This resource configures Site Designs.

Azure AD Permissions

To authenticate via Azure Active Directory, this resource required the following Application permissions:

  • Automate
  • SharePoint
    • Sites.FullControl.All
  • Export
  • SharePoint
    • Sites.FullControl.All

NOTE: All permisions listed above require admin consent.


Example 1

This example is used to test new resources and showcase the usage of new resources being worked on. It is not meant to use as a production baseline.

Configuration Example
        [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    Import-DscResource -ModuleName Microsoft365DSC

    node localhost
        SPOSiteDesign 'ConfigureSiteDesign'
            Title               = "DSC Site Design"
            SiteScriptNames     = @("Cust List", "List_Views")
            WebTemplate         = "TeamSite"
            IsDefault           = $false
            Description         = "Created by DSC"
            PreviewImageAltText = "Office 365"
            Ensure              = "Present"
            Credential          = $credsGlobalAdmin