How to use Page viewer web part in SharePoint 2016/2013 or Online

In SharePoint by using a page viewer web part, you will be able to show a page, file, or folder in a SharePoint site. Here I will show you how to use Page Viewer Web Part in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

What is page Viewer Web Part in SharePoint 2016?

SharePoint page viewer web part displays another web page on this web part page. You can add a page to display by Specifying URL link or giving path in SharePoint 2016/2013.

By using Page viewer web part you can display files or documents from a document library, even you can be able to display an external site web part inside a page viewer web part in SharePoint 2016.

Notes:

  • You can use the Page Viewer Web Part only in a browser that supports the HTML IFRAME element.
  • Displaying a file or a folder requires Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Steps to add Page Viewer Web Part in SharePoint 2016/2013/Online Web Part Page

Now I will show you how you can add a page viewer web part to a web part page in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

Step-1:

Open the SharePoint web part page. Click on Add a Web part.

page viewer web part sharepoint 2016
page viewer web part in sharepoint 2016

Step-2:

Click on Media and Content from Categories section and then select Page Viewer from Parts.

page viewer web part in sharepoint 2013
page viewer web part in sharepoint 2013

Step-3:

This will add the Page Viewer Web Part into the web part page like below:

SharePoint page viewer web part
Configure page viewer web part in SharePoint 2013

Configure Page Viewer Web Part SharePoint 2016

Step-4:

To configure the page viewer web part, click on Edit Web Part like below or you can also directly click on “open the tool pane” link like below:

page viewer web part in sharepoint online
Configure page viewer web part in SharePoint online

Step-5:

This will open the web part properties window, Expand Page Viewer tab. Then in the “To specify a link, type a URL or path” link box, enter the file, folder or web page URL like below. Then click on Apply -> OK.

SharePoint page viewer web part
SharePoint page viewer web part

Step-6:

The webpage appears on the same webpage. Click on OK and stop Editing to view the SharePoint web part page.

 page viewer web part in sharepoint
page viewer web part in sharepoint

Step-7:

Similarly, as per requirement, you can add multiple page viewer web parts into a SharePoint web part page in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

page viewer web part in sharepoint 2016
page viewer web part in SharePoint

Error Page viewer web part shows a blank page in SharePoint

If you are facing an issue like “Only secure content is displayed” in SharePoint online page viewer web part or the page view web part shows a blank page or SharePoint online page viewer not working, then you can read the below articles to solve the issue:

Conclusion:

In this SharePoint 2016 tutorial, I have explained how you can use page viewer web part in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

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