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When I go to Site Settings->Site Administration->Content and structure Logs I find, among other categories, the following two categories: Pages and Site Pages. I don't understand what's the difference between these two categories, and why are the pages I've created listed under Site Pages instead of Pages?

Thank you in advance!

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A Pages library is a document library that contains all the content pages for a publishing site. A site that has thousands or tens of thousands of pages stored in the Pages library must consider a unique set of issues that relate to managing these pages, and providing navigation between them in a site. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721053.aspx

and Site Pages library that contains all your pages (including the home page) so as you create new content.9http://weblogs.asp.net/bsimser/archive/2010/07/27/sharepoint-2010-site-templates-a-detailed-journey-part-1.aspx)

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please let us know if you have any query. Mark it as answer if it solves your query –  Varun Verma Aug 20 at 8:12

As Varun Verma answered already, I will try and support the answer with my own to get you as much resources/information as possible. :)

Content pages in Site Pages library are wiki pages. Page Layouts in Pages library, on the other hand, are the layout upon which a new Publishing page is created. This article explains what page layouts are and how they relate to Publishing pages: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-designer-help/create-a-publishing-page-layout-HA010174128.aspx (Source discussion)

Also here is a link to a website with a good breakdown of the different pages and their features: Wiki Pages vs Web Part Pages vs Publishing Pages for Sharepoint Intranet Content Pages

I hope we have answered your question thoroughly enough! :)

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Nicely Said Tenttu! –  Varun Verma Aug 20 at 8:11
    
Happy to help! :) –  Tenttu Aug 20 at 9:47

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