Creating Pages with Page Layouts

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Creating Pages with Page Layouts

Creating Pages with Page Layouts

This walk-through will show you how to create a new page in the Pages library linked to one of the layout pages provided by SharePoint.

  1. Create a new Article Page named "Contoso Campout 2013" in the Pages library.
    1. Click the Site Contents link in the site's Quick Launch menu. Pages with Page Layouts
    2. Click the Pages link from the list of Site Contents. Pages with Page Layouts
    3. Click the FILES tab to open the toolbar. Pages with Page Layouts
    4. Click the arrow below the New Document button and select the Article Page option from the menu. Pages with Page Layouts
    5. Type "Contoso Camping 2013" in the Title field and choose (Article Page) Image on left for the Page Layout. Pages with Page Layouts
    6. Click the Create button to finish creating the page.
  2. Add an image to the Images library for later use in editing the layout page.
    1. Click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu.
    2. Click the Images library link in the list of Site Contents.
    3. Click the new item link in the Images library.
    4. Click the Browse button.
    5. Select the relaxed-with-laptop.jpg file from the folder you downloaded the class file to and click the Open button.
    6. Click the OK button.
    7. Click the Save button.
  3. Edit the Contoso-Camping-2013 page.
    1. Click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu.
    2. Click the Pages link in the list of Site Contents.
    3. Click the Contoso-Camping-2013 page link in the Pages library.
    4. Click the EDIT icon in the upper-right corner of the page to edit the page. Edit link.
    5. Click the Click here to insert a picture from SharePoint link. Pages with Page Layouts
    6. Click the Browse button.
    7. Click the Images link on the left-side tree-view list to see the contents.
    8. Select the relaxed-with-laptop image and click the Insert button.
    9. Click the OK button on the Edit Image Properties dialog.
    10. Click the Click here to add new content link in the Page Content field. Pages with Page Layouts
    11. Type "Bring your own marshmallows to the campout!" in the Page Content field.
    12. Click the SAVE icon in the upper-right corner of the page.
  4. Change the layout of the Contoso Camping 2013 page.
    1. Click the EDIT icon in the upper-right corner of the page.
    2. Click the Page Layout drop-down button on the PAGE tab toolbar. Pages with Page Layouts
    3. Select the Image on right layout option.
    4. Click the SAVE icon in the upper-right corner of the page.

      The Pages library has the require check out setting on by default so don't forget to check in your page if you want to allow others to edit it. You will also need to publish a major version before users with only read permissions will be able to see your changes.

    5. Verify that the text content is now on the left and the image is on the right.
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