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SharePoint 2010 Web Part Concepts

Working with web parts

Web Parts in content areas and zones

In SharePoint 2010 you can insert a web part in the middle of your content or in a web part zone.

  1. Navigate to the page where you would like a web part to appear.
  2. Select Edit Page under the Site Actions menu.
  3. To insert a web part, choose Add a Web Part from one of the web part zones on the page, or place your cursor in a content area.
    add a web part
  4. Select the Insert tab in the ribbon, select the Web Part button.
    insert tab
  5. The web part gallery will open underneath the ribbon. The web part gallery shows the categories, web parts, and a description of the selected web part.
  6. Select the web part you want to insert into the page and click Add
  7. You have successfully added a web part to your page. You are now ready to modify or add content to the web part.
  8. Check In, Save and Close, or Publish your page to keep your changes.

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