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I am using SharePoint 2013. Is there any way I can programmatically create a page using ONLY th Client Object Model? Also notice that the page should be editable for further use.

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Use PublishingWeb.AddPublishingPage method to create a new PublishingPage object in the PublishingWeb from Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Publishing namespace in SharePoint 2013 CSOM.


public static PublishingPage CreatePublishingPage(ClientContext ctx, string pageName, string pageLayoutName)
    var pubWeb = PublishingWeb.GetPublishingWeb(ctx, ctx.Web);
    var pageInfo = new PublishingPageInformation
        Name = pageName,
        PageLayoutListItem = GetPageLayoutByName(ctx, pageLayoutName)
    var publishingPage = pubWeb.AddPublishingPage(pageInfo);
    return publishingPage;

public static ListItem GetPageLayoutByName(ClientContext ctx, string name)
    var list = ctx.Site.GetCatalog((int)ListTemplateType.MasterPageCatalog);
    var qry = new CamlQuery
        ViewXml = string.Format("<View><Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='FileLeafRef' /><Value Type='Text'>{0}</Value></Eq></Where></Query></View>",name)
    var result = list.GetItems(qry);
    var item = result.FirstOrDefault();
    return item;


using (var ctx = new ClientContext(webUri))
    var page = CreatePublishingPage(ctx, "Welcome.aspx", "BlankWebPartPage.aspx");
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This seems to be the answer, but I haven't tested it!

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