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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Adding Web Parts to a SharePoint Site

So, now that you’ve learned a little something about Web Parts, let’s put a few on a site. You will actually do this twice in this section: once to put a Web Part on a wiki page, and again to put a Web Part on a Web Part page. We will run through both scenarios so that you can see the subtle differences between them.

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INSIDE OUT Different site templates default to different page types

The template you choose when creating a site determines the default page type it will use. Sites built using the Team Site template create wiki pages in the Site Pages library, whereas sites built using any other site template create a Web Part page at the root of the site; any additional Web Part pages are created within a document ...

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