This article will explain you about How to Add Promoted Sites Programmatically in SharePoint 2013. We encountered another problem some days ago wherever we tend to wished to add promoted sites to our User Profile Service application -> My site Settings -> Manage Promoted Sites using PowerShell. Before continuing, we must always understand what promoted sites are. For promoting some of the sites to all or a specific user group, we will use Promoted sites. The following steps shows how to add promoted sites to Central Administration manually.SharePoint-2013-Hosting

Go to “User Profile Service application” –> “My Site Settings” –> “Manage Promoted Sites” under Central Administration as shown in the below picture:


Then, choose the “New Link” and fill in the required details for the Promoted Site as shown in the following picture:


Save the Promoted link and go to “Sites” navigation added on Top-Right within the SharePoint page. you may be able to see the recently added promoted web site as shown within the following picture:


You can also add the promoted site using the “Manage” link available, as shown in the below picture:

Now, write the following code to promote Sites link using server-side C# code:

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