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I want to add a webpart to a great number of existing pages. Is there any PowerShell command to add a webpart to a webpart page?

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When you say "add a webpart to a SPWeb" do you mean you actually want to put the web part on a page within the SPWeb? Or you just want it to show up in the web part gallery for that SPWeb or ? –  Samuel Yates Jul 27 '11 at 22:29
    
Thanks for your commet! It mean that I want to put a existing WebPart from the WebPart gallery on a site –  LaPhi Jul 28 '11 at 8:51

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There's no PowerShell Command, but you can use the AddWebPart method of the SPWebPartManager class to add the WebPart to a WebPartPage: http://msdn.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/ms157507(v=VS.90)

You can get a SPWebPartManager object by calling WebPartManager.GetCurrentWebPartManager and providing it your WebPartPage: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.web.ui.webcontrols.webparts.webpartmanager.getcurrentwebpartmanager(v=VS.90).aspx

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Theres nothing like this OOB, but you have pretty much the same options in PowerShell as in say a console application in C#.
So theres the option of coding your own cmdlet that does this for you.
On NBSP i found this script that should get you going.

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Here are some sample powershell scripts for adding webparts to sites:

A nice, simple, clean code for adding a CEWP:

https://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/sites/devwiki/SP2007Dev/Pages/How%20to%20create%20Web%20Part%20instances%20on%20pages%20using%20PowerShell%20and%20SPLimitedWebPartManager.aspx

This one adds a customized web-part:

http://www.sharemuch.com/2010/11/17/using-powershell-to-add-and-configure-sharepoint-2010-webparts/

And this adds a page-viewer webpart - Mr. Hahner made this blogpost especially for me! http://spcrew.com/blogs/lists/posts/post.aspx?id=21

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Whoops - I just realized that Anders Rask already mentioned one of my links... –  BGM May 6 '12 at 23:03

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