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In SharePoint as in life, a page is a place that stores information in a visible format. In life, you might use ultra glossy paper for your photography opus and parchment for your diplomas. The same holds true for SharePoint, minus the parchment paper, which is hopefully coming in Office 2015. Anyways, there are two primary types of pages: site pages and application pages.
The Site Page:
There are three types of site pages: the publishing page, the wiki page and the web part page.
- Publishing Page: A page that displays text, images, web parts etc in a structured layout. If you don’t want your content sprawling about all willy-nilly and/or you need to approve pages before they’re made public, this baby is for you. Unless you’re using a Team Site, in which case: tough luck. Publishing pages are specific to publishing sites. Continue reading NEUGS Part 5: A SharePoint Page Is Like the Box Holding the Chocolates