Microsoft launches Power Pages website builder


Microsoft has announced a new way to create corporate websites. Power Pages is a standalone product that is part of the larger Power Platform family of products.

Power Pages is not a completely new product; until now it was available as part of the Power Apps bundle, but it has now been redesigned and made available separately.

The documentation states that Microsoft Power Pages is a secure, enterprise-grade, low-code software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for building, hosting, and administering modern enterprise websites for consumers. ‘outside. Microsoft says the software can be used by “low code makers” as well as professional developers to design, configure, and publish websites that work seamlessly across web browsers and devices.

Low code makers, in case you missed the term, are the latest way to describe what used to be called “power users”. Low-code development tools can be used by non-programmers to build applications by dragging and dropping widgets onto a user interface.

Power Pages comes with a user interface called Design Studio where the main task of designing, styling, setting up and publishing websites takes place.

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Users can start from scratch or use one of the ready-to-use templates containing text, videos, images, business data forms, and lists. There’s a model hub that shows websites with demo data, as well as a learning hub with quick guides, tutorials, and videos. The new design studio and templates are in preview, and Microsoft says they will be released in a production-ready version later this year.

Along with the user interface, Power Pages is designed for websites to securely collect and share business information with site visitors using the Microsoft Dataverse data platform. Power Pages runs on Microsoft Azure and connects to Dataverse to provide security, including encryption, role-based access controls (RBAC), and support for Microsoft Azure Front Door and other firewalls. -fire web applications.

There are possibilities for more advanced usage, as you can use Visual Studio Code in Power Pages to add more advanced functionality using JavaScript, Liquid Templates, Code Components, and Web APIs.

Power Pages is now available in a preview version with a 30-day free trial.


More information

Food Pages Documentation

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