Discussion Board list is not available within SharePoint Publishing Site

I am working on a SharePoint with a publishing site template, when I tried to add a Discussion board / Announcement list. but unfortunately, I couldn’t find it !

Your apps without collaboration feature.png


By default, the Team Collaboration lists feature deactivated within SharePoint Publishing site.


  • Open your site > Site Settings.Site Settings
  • Below Site Action > Select manage Site Features.

Manage Site Features.png

  • Find the Team Collaboration lists feature > Click Activate.

Team Collaboration lists features

  • Go back to Add App.

Add an app

  • The discussion board should now be shown, also other team site lists like Announcements and Links  …etc.

Team Collaboration lists feature.png

Enjoy 🙂


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