Extend Power Apps portals

App Maker
Functional Consultant
Solution Architect
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Apps

The ability to easily surface and interact with Microsoft Dataverse data on an externally facing web site is the core benefit for implementing a Power Apps portal. This learning path describes how to transform a content portal into a full web app interacting with Dataverse. We will also cover the options available to customizers and developers to extend the portal functionality and integrate with Office 365, Microsoft Power Platform, and Azure components.


  • Power Apps trial subscription.
  • Provisioned Power Apps portal from blank.
  • Understanding of how to navigate and customize the model-driven Power Apps.
  • Basic Power Apps development experience.

Modules in this learning path

The ability to show and interact with Dataverse data on a website is a core benefit of implementing a Microsoft Power Apps portal. This module focuses on the several techniques and methods to display and interact with Dataverse data in Power Apps portals.

The world of business software applications has embraced a movement toward building apps that use low-code/no-code methods. This movement is one of the pillars of Microsoft Power Platform, including Power Apps portals. However, many projects often include functionality or features that can only be addressed with advanced software development techniques. This module explains how to extend portal functionality by using software development and how to use application lifecycle management (ALM) techniques to deploy portals.

This module describes custom web templates and how they can be built and configured to extend and enhance a Power Apps portal. A portal is provisioned with a series of prebuilt web templates. As makers encounter more complex scenarios, they need to understand how to use Liquid template language to create their own web templates that address project requirements.