What are Ghostable and Unghostable Pages? Is there a listof pages which are Ghostable and Unghostable? How would I know whether a page is Ghostable or unghostable? If we just add a document to a Ghostable Page, will it be called as Unghostable?


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Ghosted pages (unCustomized): the Pages that stored on File System like

  • Application Pages.
  • The default home page
  • Site Definition pages.

Unghosted pages (Customized) : the pages that stored in SharePoint Content Database

  • SitePages like [Add/display/edit].
  • Custom Master Pages.

Note : All the Unghosted sites are based on Ghosted Site Definition.

Check also What is the concept of ghosting and un-ghosting in SharePoint?

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