How to create web part page and wiki page in SharePoint 2016/2013/Online

This SharePoint tutorial explains, what is a web part page and wiki page in SharePoint? How to create a web part page and wiki page in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

What is a web part page in SharePoint

SharePoint web part page is a page where we can add any type of web part into the web part page. We can add web parts like a content editor, page viewer, and script editor, etc.

Create a web part page in SharePoint

Now, we will see how to create a web part page in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

First, Open SharePoint 2016/2013/Online site, then click on the gear icon. From gear icon click on Site Contents.

web part page and wiki page in SharePoint
web part page and wiki page in SharePoint

In SharePoint site contents page click on Site pages library.

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

In the SharePoint Site pages library, click on FILES tab from the ribbon.

sharepoint web part page
sharepoint web part page

In the files option, we can see the New Document and then click on one from the two options.

  • Wiki Page
  • Web Part page

Now we have to click on the Web Part Page option.

how to create a web part page in sharepoint 2013
how to create a web part page in sharepoint 2013

In the New Web Part Page screen, provide a Name for the web part.

Select the web part page layout. Then select the Document library where you want to Save the newly created web part page.

how to create a web part page in sharepoint 2016
how to create a web part page in sharepoint 2016

Now you can see the web part page got created and here you can add various web parts. Click on Add a Web Part option to add a web part to the page.

how to add a page in sharepoint 2016
how to add a page in SharePoint 2016

Now let us see what is a wiki page in SharePoint 2016 and how we can create a wiki page in SharePoint 2016.

What is Wiki Page in SharePoint 2016?

When we will create a wiki page SharePoint provides a page with a rich text editor, where you can add contents and also you can format content using the rich text editor feature.

You can take advantage of the WYSIWYG feature of a rich text editor. If your business users asking for a page to add content then you can give then a wiki page where they can update content. It required no developer knowledge.

How to create a Wiki Page in SharePoint

Now, we will see how to create a Wiki Page in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

First, we have to go to SharePoint 2016 site, then click on the gear icon. From the gear icon, we have to click on the Site contents page.

sharepoint wiki page
sharepoint wiki page

In site contents click on the SharePoint Site pages document library.

how to create a wiki page in sharepoint 2013
how to create a wiki page in sharepoint 2013

In the site pages template click on the FILES tab from the ribbon.

how to create a wiki page in sharepoint online
how to create a wiki page in sharepoint online

In the files option we can see New Document click on that we can see two options. From two options we have to click on Wiki Page.

how to create a wiki page in sharepoint 2016
how to create a wiki page in sharepoint 2016

Now we can see the page as below. This page is similar to Microsoft word.

steps to create a wiki page in sharepoint 2013
steps to create a wiki page in sharepoint 2013

This is how to create and use a wiki page in SharePoint 2016/2013 or SharePoint Online.

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Conclusion

In this SharePoint tutorial, we learned what is a wiki page web part in SharePoint? What is a web part page in SharePoint?

And also, we saw how to create a web part and wiki page in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2016/2013.

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