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I have the following scenario.

We have a sharepoint 2010 web template to create sites in our organization.\ After the site is created there is a custom button that activates publishing features.

The strange thing is that when I do this, and I create new wiki pages, they are located in the pages library instead of the wiki pages library.

I would like to know what is the difference from the behavior point of view between those 2 libraries?

I wonder if we activate publishing features in the web template from the beginning it would work differently?

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Wiki pages are just wiki pages :D When you create a wiki page you have a rich editor where you can write your text in wiki mode.

The pages in a pages library are pages that have on or many web part zone where you can insert your web part.

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The problem is that our webtemplate is based on the blank template. So when we activate wiki feautures on a site, it adds the wiki pages to the pages library instead of the wiki pages library. – Esteban V Feb 7 '12 at 13:55
What's about that don't like you? – Salvatore Di Fazio Feb 7 '12 at 14:05
my real question, whats the difference between a wiki pages library and the pages library? why when I create a new site with the publishing features enabled from the beginning it puts the wiki pages on the wiki pages library. But if I create a site, enable publishing features later on, and then create a new wiki page, it puts it in the pages library, NOT in the wiki page library. – Esteban V Feb 7 '12 at 14:12
I think is a configuration issue. When you have the publishing features enabled from the start it knows where put the pages, when you enable the publishing features after it doesn't know where put the wiki pages and put these in the standard library. Sharepoint has many of these issue – Salvatore Di Fazio Feb 7 '12 at 14:17
from the behavior point of view, they will have the same functionality? – Esteban V Feb 7 '12 at 14:23

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