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Working with Web Parts

Working with Web Parts

Adding Web Parts to Pages

This walk-through will show you how to add Web Parts to the MarketingInfo Web Part page of the Marketing site. Due to the large number of Web Parts, this walk-through will only use a few of them but the basic use and properties are shared by all Web Parts.

  1. If the MarketingInfo page is not open, then open it from the Site Pages library in the Marketing site. The Site Pages library is not listed on the Quick Launch menu by default so to view it you can click the Site Contents link within the Quick Launch menu.
  2. Add a Content Editor Web Part to the Header region of the MarketingInfo page.
    1. With the MarketingInfo page open in edit mode, click the Add a Web Part link in the Header region. Web Part page edit mode
    2. From the Web Parts list pane, select Media and Content under Categories and then select Content Editor from under Web Parts. Click the Add button to add the Web Part to the Header.Web Parts list
    3. Click the Click here to add new content link within the newly added Content Editor Web Part.Content Editor Web Part
    4. Type "Marketing Information" inside the Content Editor Web Part.
    5. Highlight the text "Marketing Information" and click the Heading 1 style from the Styles group in the FORMAT TEXT toolbar. Markup Styles menu
  3. Add an Image Viewer Web Part to the Header region of the MarketingInfo page.
    1. Before you add an Image Viewer Web Part, you need to add an image you can link to. Click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu. Navigate Up menu
    2. Click the Site Assets link on the Site Contents page.
    3. Click the new document link on the Site Assets page. Site Assets library
    4. Click the Browse button in the Add a document dialog.
    5. Navigate to the folder you downloaded the class files to and select the formal-with-laptop.jpg file. Click the Open button to complete the file selection.
    6. Click the OK button to complete the upload process.
    7. Click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu.
    8. Click the Site Pages link on the Site Contents page.
    9. Click the MarketingInfo link in the Site Pages library to open our Web Part page so you can add the Image Viewer to it.
    10. To edit the page, click the Page tab and select Edit Page from the toolbar.Page tab
    11. Click the Add a Web Part link above the Content Editor Web Part in the Header region.
    12. From the Web Parts list pane, select Media and Content under Categories then select Image Viewer from under Web Parts. Click the Add button to add the Web Part to the Header region.Web Parts list
    13. Click the open the tool pane link within the newly added Image Viewer Web Part.Image Viewer Web Part
    14. In the Image Viewer properties pane, type either the full path or the relative page to your Site Assets library and the "formal-with-laptop.jpg" image. In this walk-through example the root relative path is /sites/student00/marketing/siteassets/formal-with-laptop.jpg, you can use the Test Link link to verify the path. Click the OK button at the bottom of the properties pane once you have verified the path.Image Viewer properties
  4. Add a List View Web Part to the Middle Column region of the MarketingInfo Web Part page.
    1. Click the Add a Web Part link in the Middle Column region.Add Web Part link
    2. From the Web Parts list pane, select Apps under Categories then select Site Assets from under Web Parts. Click the Add button to add the Web Part to the Middle Column region.Web Parts list
  5. Click the Stop Editing button on the PAGE tab toolbar to view the results. Page tab
  6. Remove the Image Viewer and Content Editor titles from their respective Web Parts.Web Part page with parts
    1. Click the Edit Page link on the Page toolbar.
    2. Hover the mouse cursor over the upper-right corner of the Image Viewer Web Part and click on the down-down arrow that appears. Select Edit Web Part from the drop-down menu.
    3. In the Image Viewer Web Part properties pane, expand the Appearance settings.Web Part properties pane
    4. In the expanded Appearance settings, click the Chrome Type drop-down field and select None from the list.Web Part properties pane
    5. Click the OK button at the bottom of the properties pane to save the changes to the Web Part.
    6. Repeat the previous steps to remove the title from the Content Editor Web Part.
    7. Click the Stop Editing button on the PAGE toolbar to see the results.
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