Add and edit pages on your public website

Your public website includes a handful of pages already. You can customize these pages and add new pages tailored to your business or organization. Adding and editing pages is easy and something you can do at any time with your website as explained in this article. Watch the video below for a quick demo. The rest of this article appears below the video.

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About web pages

The pages on your website can be used to convey information about your business. By default, the Public Website includes sample pages for Home, About us, Directions, Contact us, and Blog. These are the kinds of pages you find on most websites today. You can customize these, remove them, or add new pages for your business. You might, for example, create a page that describes your products, events, Frequently Asked Questions, and so on. Once you add the page to your website, you can then add content (text and images) to the page, save it, and publish it for everyone to see.

The pages themselves are stored in the Pages library of your site where they are saved as versions and require permissions for authoring so that you, other contributors, even an invited designer can work on them.

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Edit a page on the website

You can edit existing pages on your website by first browsing to the page and then editing the page using the toolbar.

  1. Browse to the page on your site that you want to edit.
  2. From the Page tab, click Edit.
  3. Start customizing the page using the features available on the Page, Format Text, and Insert tabs. See Customize pages on your website.
  4. When finished click Save to save the page as a draft or Save and Publish to publish the page.
    See Save and publish pages on your website.

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Add a page to the website

You can add new pages to your website directly from your website using the toolbar.

  1. From the Page tab, click New.
  2. Type a name for the new web page. (Spaces and special characters are allowed.)
    The name you specify also appears in the site navigation as a link to the page.
  3. Click Create.
  4. Start editing the web page using the features available on the Page, Format Text, and Insert tabs.
  5. When finished click Save to save the page as a draft or Save and Publish to publish the page.
    See Save and publish pages on your website.

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Learn more

See Public Website help for Office 365.

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