I created a link for a new page in my SharePoint 2013 subsite using double brackets. When I click on the link, I get the 404 Page Not Found error. It does not ask me if I want to create a new page. I suspect that at some point, I clicked my link and it asked me if I wanted to create a new page and I said OK, but never followed through. If I go to my link and add a letter (creating a new link) it works perfectly, asking me to create a new page. I tried to check-in/check-out, delete the created link and create again, then it tells me it already exists. So, my pages exists but is not found.

How do I find the page that I sort-of created a few days ago? I have only been using SharePoint for a couple of weeks, so I am really lost.

Here is a link to notes about my problem:


  • Have you checked the recycle bin? Perhaps it's preventing you from creating a new one in case someone tries to restore the deleted version.
    – wjervis
    Aug 21, 2014 at 16:46
  • If you have admin rights. Check under the DocLib settings for pages with no checked in versions. (Manage files which have no checked in version) Sep 13, 2018 at 10:53

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One day I had something similar in SharePoint 2010.

Just Check-In your page near "Save" button.

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