What is Tools web part in community site in SharePoint 2016?

In this article, we will discuss what is tools web part in the community site in SharePoint 2016? How to add tools web part into a SharePoint web part page?

What is Tools web part in community site?

Tools web part is a web part which displays the quick link to common settings. The Tools web part also displaying  “manage the discussion” where the owner can manage the discussion.

How to add tools web part in web part page?

The following steps to be followed to add tolls web part in the web part page.

Step-1: Create a community site in SharePoint 2016.

Step-2: Add a web part page. Click on “add a web part” in web part page. In the header we can see Tools web part in “community”, add the Tools web part.


community tools web part in sharepoint
community tools web part in sharepoint

Step-3: After add Tools web part we will see the page like below.

This Community tool contains:

  • Manage discussion- This link will open manage discussion page.
  • Create categories- While we want to create a category I have to click on that quick lunch link
  • Create badges- we will get create badges page while clicking on Create badges.
  • Assign badges to members – This quick link will open Assign badges to the members page
  • Reputation settings- It will open the reputation settings page.
  • Community settings- While clicking on Community settings it will open the community settings page.
community tools sharepoint
community tools SharePoint

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Conclusion

In this post, we discussed what is a tools web part is and what is the work of tools web part in a community site in SharePoint 2016/2013 or in SharePoint online.

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