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I tried creating a regular document library with content types using my custom page layout. Each time I try to make a new page from within the new library, I get the error message. The page layout template works if used in default Pages library.

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Date and Time: 8/31/2018 3:13:58 PM

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If above is not possible, how do I add a web part using the Pages library. I'm trying to see if I can easily add dynamic table of contents or related links. The Pages library is not visible from the list of apps.

  • Pages library is not visible to you?? Which permissions do you have on site? – Ganesh Sanap Sep 1 '18 at 15:26
  • No, I wasn't until after I deactivated and activated the publishing feature once more. I can see it now. But, is there a way to create a separate library while using the custom page layout without getting the error message above? – Tamras Merin Sep 4 '18 at 17:23
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Activate the publishing feature to see the Pages Library in Site contents.

Steps to Activate:

1. Go to site Settings

2. Click on Site collection features



     https://Yoursite.com/sites/yourwebsite/_layouts/15/ManageFeatures.aspx?Scope=Site

3. Activate the feature "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure"

Once Feature activated you will be able to see the Page Library

  • it was already activated. I deactivated and activated it again and I can see Pages from the list of apps from the insert web part option. Thanks. – Tamras Merin Sep 4 '18 at 17:24

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