How to find your SharePoint pages and news posts

How to find your SharePoint pages and news posts

Pages and news posts that you create, save, or publish are stored in the Pages library for your site.

Here’s a simplified illustration of how pages are stored in SharePoint. Your organization probably has multiple sites, and each site has its own pages library. The library may have folders where pages are organized.

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How to get to the Pages library

  1. Go to the site where your page is.

  2. On the top or the left side navigation, select Pages.

    If you don't see Pages on the top or left of the site, select Settings  Gear shaped settings button  on the upper right, then select Site Contents.

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    On the left side of the Site Contents page, select Site Pages.

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  3. Look for the name of your page or news post in the Name column. It may be in a folder. 

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  4. Optionally, you can use the Filter or Sort options to help find your page.

    Click Filter by to open filter panel

How to find news posts in the Pages library

News posts are pages with additional features, which is why they are stored in the Pages library. To distinguish news posts from regular pages, you can add the Promoted State column and sort or filter by the promoted state value of 0 for pages, and 2 for news posts.

  1. In your pages library, go the end of your columns and select +Add column.

  2. Scroll down the options and select Show/hide columns.

  3. Select Promoted State,then click Apply at the top.

  4. Now you'll see a 0 or 2 in the Promoted state column for each page/news post. 0 indicates a page while 2 indicates a news post.

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  5. You can sort or filter on 2 in the Promoted state column to easily see all news posts.

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