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ShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode Feature: Preview Web Part

Checking to see the initial result of your design modifications on a ShortPoint web part is quick and effortless in the new ShortPoint Page Builder Live Mode. We have made it accessible from the Floating Page Settings bar and available in both Live Mode and Grid Mode.

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



  • You upgraded to the ShortPoint SPFx version 8.0.x.xx or later on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) or SharePoint 2019 environment;
  • You are a ShortPoint User with an active license.

How to preview your edited ShortPoint web part?

Step 1: Click the Preview button

Go to the Floating Page Settings bar and press the Preview button.

preview button

You will now be able to view the ShortPoint web part the way it will display when published.

In Grid Mode:

previewing in wireframe mode

In Live Mode:

previewing in visual builder mode

Step 2: Review result

You can review the page, its design, and functions to determine further edits you may need to make.

Step 3: Return to edit mode

Once done, you can go back to editing the web part by pressing the Preview button again.

preview button

That is how the Live Mode Preview feature makes your designing experience easier.

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