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SharePoint 2010 - Edit the Home Page

This article explains how to edit pages in SharePoint, including how to check out a page for editing.

Access Edit Mode

There are several ways to access edit mode once you have logged in. On the home page:

  • Select Site Actions > Edit Page.
  • Click the Edit Page icon on the home page.
  • Click the Page tab to display the Microsoft Ribbon and choose Edit.

Any of these actions will launch Edit mode and open the Editing Tools tab group in the ribbon. These tabs include all of the text formatting tools, as well as tools for adding tables, pictures, links, files, web parts, and lists. The content area also becomes active in Edit mode. When web parts are selected, additional tools become available in the ribbon.

To check out a page, click Check Out in the Format Text tab.

To change the structural layout of a page, click Text Layout in the Format Text tab.

After completing edits, check the page back in by clicking Check In in the Format Text tab. SharePoint returns to Browse mode.

Video Tutorial

Editing Your Home Page [8:49]

See Also:

SharePoint 2010 - Video Tutorials

Keywords:share_point homepage check-out layout customize customization   Doc ID:25375
Owner:Adrian L.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2012-07-31 15:28 CDTUpdated:2017-03-16 17:29 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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