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ShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode Feature: Action Toolbar

ShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode has a revamped user interface, focusing on the accessibility of key functionalities at any point of your SharePoint intranet design journey. In this article, we will get you familiar with the new Action Toolbar

NoteShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode was formerly known as Visual Builder and Grid Mode was formerly known as Wireframe Builder.



  • You must have the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx installed on your SharePoint environment.
  • You are a ShortPoint Designer with an active license.

What is the Action Toolbar?

The Action Toolbar is a semi-transparent bar that contains ready-to-access icons you can use to easily edit your SharePoint pages. It is always present while you are in edit mode and can be collapsed into one button for you to have a better view of your page.

where the floating page settings bar is

Interactive Experience

Try the Action Toolbar for yourself and learn more about it on the interactive experience below:

Action Toolbar Features

The following features are available from the Action Toolbar:

x iconX icon allows you to collapse and expand the Action Toolbar. This gives you the ability to see a full view of your intranet page without many distractions. 

Switch to icon
Switch to icon

When you enter edit mode, the default interface will be Live Mode. Hitting the switch-to icon brings you to the Grid Mode interface. It allows you to toggle back and forth between the two ShortPoint interfaces at your own convenience.

Clock iconClock icon

allows you to launch the History window, where you can view and revert your design edits and actions. For more details about the ShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode History feature, access our support article about it.

copy web part iconCopy Webpart iconallows you to easily copy a full ShortPoint web part from an existing SharePoint page. For more details about the Live Mode Copy and Paste feature, access our support article about it.
question mark iconQuestion mark iconprovides you with resources you can use as you design your SharePoint pages.
Trash iconTrash iconallows you to remove existing content on a ShortPoint web part. This will not affect other ShortPoint web parts on the page, just the one that you are currently editing.
eye iconEye iconallows you to see your page in real-time without Isolate Mode. To learn more about Isolate Mode, check out 

Entering ShortPoint Page Builder.

DiscardDiscardallows you to disregard any modifications you have made. This will not affect any changes you made for other ShortPoint web parts on the page.
SaveSaveensures that your design edits are saved for a ShortPoint web part

That is all for the new ShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode Action Toolbar. We hope you enjoy building your SharePoint intranet pages with it.

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