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How to Create Publishing Pages using Custom Page Layout Programmatically using Client Side Object Model (CSOM) in SharePoint Office 365
by Sathish Nadarajan 10 Sep 2016
SharePoint MVP
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In the earlier article, we saw how to create the Custom page Layout using the Design Manager. In this article, as a continuation, let us see, how to create a Page using that Layout programmatically using CSOM.

The Code is straight forward. As usual, I have created a console to test this functionality.

 using System;
 using System.Collections.Generic;
 using System.Linq;
 using System.Text;
 using System.Threading.Tasks;
 using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
 using System.Security;
 using Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.TenantAdministration;
 using OfficeDevPnP.Core;
 using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Publishing;
 namespace Console.Office365
     class Program
         static void Main(string[] args)
         public static void CreatePageWithCustomLayout()
             OfficeDevPnP.Core.AuthenticationManager authMgr = new OfficeDevPnP.Core.AuthenticationManager();
             string siteUrl = "https://*****";
             string userName = "Sathish@*****";
             string password = "************";
             using (var ctx = authMgr.GetSharePointOnlineAuthenticatedContextTenant(siteUrl, userName, password))
                 Web web = ctx.Web;
                 var layout = web.GetPageLayoutListItemByName("MyPageLayout");
                 ctx.Load(layout, l => l.DisplayName);
                 PublishingWeb publishingWeb = PublishingWeb.GetPublishingWeb(ctx, web);
                 PublishingPageInformation publishingPageInfo = new PublishingPageInformation();
                 publishingPageInfo.Name = "MyPage2.aspx";
                 publishingPageInfo.PageLayoutListItem = layout;
                 PublishingPage publishingPage = publishingWeb.AddPublishingPage(publishingPageInfo);
                 ListItem listItem = publishingPage.ListItem;
                 listItem["MySiteColumn"] = "Test";
                 publishingPage.ListItem.File.CheckIn(string.Empty, CheckinType.MajorCheckIn);

Happy Coding,

Sathish Nadarajan.

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