How to add a Web Part (SharePoint 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to add a Web Part in SharePoint 2010.
  • Applicable to

    All SherWeb hosted SharePoint 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    • a SherWeb hosted SharePoint 2010 account
  • How to

    Note: Make sure the Web Part you intend on installing is compatible with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

    Step 1 – Uploading the Web Part in SharePoint

    1. Make sure you are logged into SharePoint as the site administrator.
    2. Navigate to the parent site1.
    3. Go to Site Actions - Site Settings. SP2010_Webpart_1
    4. Under Galleries, click on Web Parts . SP2010_Webpart_2
    5. Go to Library Tools Documents- Upload Document. SP2010_Webpart_3
    6. Click on Browse. SP2010_Webpart_4
    7. Select the file you wish to upload and then click on Open. SP2010_Webpart_5
    8. Click on OK. SP2010_Webpart_6

    Step 2 – Adding the Web Part to a page

    1. Navigate to the page where you want to install the Web part.
    2. Go to Site Actions - Edit Page. SP2010_Webpart_7
    3. Click on Add a Web Part where you want to install the new part. SP2010_Webpart_8
    4. In the Web Part list, select the part you want to install and then click on Add. SP2010_Webpart_10

    If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Foot notes

    1. The top-level site is called a parent site and the subsites built within it are called child sites.
  • Keywords

    SharePoint, Exchange, Web part, add
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