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I'm sure this is an FAQ and probably answered many times on Google but I'm struggling to work out what to search on.

I want to write a bit of HTML on one page and then include a reference to the same HTML on another page. The pages will be in different sites but the same site collection. The requirement is a master "Hints & tips" page which contains thinks like this (although typically the tip will be longer like a paragraph):

Use www.tinyurl.com to shorten long links
Ctrl-0 resets zoom to 100% in Internet Explorer
Ctrl-F5 completely refreshes the page

When a new tip is added, the web master might want to put a copy on the home page as "tip of the day". I don't want to duplicate the text, I want to reference the HTML on the master hints & tip page.

I'm very familiar with DotNetNuke and this is bread & butter functionality in there. You simply insert a reference to an existing HTML module.

Maybe web parts are the solution here but not sure if you can reference on web part in one site from another site. It's a publishing web site BTW.

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What you are looking for is called "Reusable content". The following links will help you on your journey to wisdom:

Bear in mind that Reusable Content is only meant for HTML content or other content and can only be used on certain pages - just give it a go and see whether it fulfills your needs.

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I can't vote for the answer but I planned to answer the same thing before reading moontear's post.

Reusable content is a powerful function and I used it at large for a big SP project, it did the job !

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