Add, change, or delete a list or library on a page

You can display views of lists and libraries on a page so people can see important information without having to click through to multiple lists or libraries. You might find this helpful if you want to display the documents, calendar, and tasks for a project all on one page on your site. You display a list or library on a page by editing the page and then adding the list or library app part to the page.

  1. On the page that you want to add the list or library to, click Page > Edit.

Edit the Page

 Note    If the Edit command is disabled or doesn’t appear, you probably don’t have permission to edit the page.

  1. Click the page where you want to display a list or library, and then click Insert > App Part.
  2. Select the part for the list or library and click Add.
  3. When you’re finished editing the page, click Save. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

 Important    To add a list or library to a page, you need to have permissions (permissions: The specific security settings that allow or restrict access to a given item, list, library, or site.) to edit the page. Usually that means you have to be in the Members group for the site. Some pages cannot be edited--for example, the Site Contents page.

Here’s an example of a list that was added to a page by using the previous steps.

List on a page

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Change the view for a list or library on a page

You may want to change the view of a list or library that appears on a page. For example, you may want to show a view with fewer items that are the most relevant to your team’s work.

  1. On the page where you want to change view of the list or library, click Page > Edit.
    Edit the Page
  2. Point to the list or library on the page, click the down arrow, and then click Edit Web Part.
    Edit web part menu
  3. In the properties for the list or library on the page, click the Selected View down arrow, select the desired view, and then click OK.
    Web Part Properties Selected View menu
  4. When you’re finished editing the page, click Save. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

If the available views do not meet your needs, you can go to the list or library and create new views. The next time that you modify the Web Part, the views will be available in Selected Views.

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Minimize or restore a list or library on a page

  1. On the page where you want to minimize or restore the list or library, click Page > Edit.

Edit the Page

  1. Point to the list or library, click the down arrow, click Minimize or Restore depending on the current position of the list or library and then click OK.
  2. When you’re finished editing the page, click Save. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

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Delete a list or library from a page

 Note    This procedure does not delete the list or library from a site. It deletes the list or library only from the page.

  1. On the page where you want to delete the list or library, click Page > Edit.

Edit the Page

  1. Point to the list or library you want to delete, click the down arrow, click Delete, and then click OK.
  2. When you’re finished editing the page, click Save. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

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Applies to:
SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Online Enterprise (E1), SharePoint Online Enterprise (E3 & E4), SharePoint Online Midsized Business, SharePoint Online operated by 21Vianet - Enterprise (E1 & E2), SharePoint Online operated by 21Vianet - Enterprise (E3 & E4), SharePoint Online operated by 21Vianet - Midsized Business, SharePoint Online operated by 21Vianet - Small Business, SharePoint Online Small Business, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Standard