8.2. Web Parts and Web Part Pages

As mentioned at the beginning of this chapter, web parts aren't particularly useful unless you have web part pages with web part zones available to accept the web parts. When you create a site using different site templates, each template uses certain web part page structures by default. You can also create your own web part page. From a subsite, it's as easy as clicking Site Actions and then clicking Create. Figure 8.3 shows you an example of the different web part zone configurations you can select when you create a web part page.

You can also create a basic web page, which is just about as plain vanilla as you can get in SharePoint, or you can create a site or workspace with predetermined web part page zone ...

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