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How to Create WebPart Page Programmatically in Community Site Templates in SharePoint Office 365 using C# Client Side Object Model (CSOM)
by Sathish Nadarajan 5 Sep 2016
SharePoint MVP
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In the earlier article, we saw how to create the Wikipage. In the same manner, if we look at the Site, there are one more Page, we can create in a Community Site Template. That is nothing but a WebPart Page.


Let us see how to create a WebPart Page Programmatically in a Community Site Template in SharePoint Online using C#.

Please find the Snippet, which is very straight forward and does not require any explanation.

 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;
 namespace Console.Office365
     class Program
         static void Main(string[] args)
         public static void CreateWebPartPage()
             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;
                 List sitePagesList = web.Lists.GetByTitle("Site Pages");
                 var pageTitle = "webpartpage.aspx";
                 sitePagesList.RootFolder.Files.AddTemplateFile(sitePagesList.RootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl + "/" + pageTitle, TemplateFileType.StandardPage);

After Executing the Code, the page will look like below.


Happy Coding,

Sathish Nadarajan.

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