Create a site with Power Pages

Customize and design your site using the Power Pages design studio.


  1. Go to Power Pages.

    The first time you visit the site, select the Try it for free button to sign up for a free, 30-day trial.

  2. Select the Microsoft Dataverse environment where you'd like to create a site.

    Selecting a Microsoft Dataverse environment.


    It is not recommended to create a site in the default environment. This environment is shared across all the users in the tenant and creating your site here risks sharing data with other users unintentionally.

  3. On the home page, select + Create a site.

  4. Review the available templates. For more details about each template, hover over the template and choose Preview template. Follow the different views across devices to preview the template experience.

    The design studio GUI with default template selected.


    If none of the business need templates match what you're looking for, choose one of the Starter layout templates with cross-industry solutions, or choose Blank page to customize the website from scratch. More information: Power Pages templates

  5. After you've found the best template for your business needs, select Choose this template.

  6. Validate the default site name and web address, then select Done.

    The design studio with site provisioning options displayed.


    It might take a few moments for your new site to be provisioned. You'll be able to modify the name and web address later.

  7. After the site is created, you can begin to edit or preview your site.

    Power Pages home page with site created.

Roles and permissions

There are several required roles and permissions in Microsoft Power Platform. You'll need:

If website creation is disabled in the tenant, users will also need at least one of the following roles to create a website:

Additional information

When you create a site with a new trial environment, the site metadata for all the templates is preloaded. It appears as website records in the Portal Management app.

Website records in Portal Management app.

Discover Power Pages for website creation

The following video is an overview of using Power Pages to create websites.

Next steps

Use design studio