Sharepoint Insight by Namwar Rizvi

Sharepoint Tips, Tricks and inside knowledge from real world experience by Namwar Rizvi

How to display Web Part Maintenance Page in SharePoint

Posted by namwar on July 19, 2009


Often your web part page starts behaving strangely or giving you errors due to some buggy script or web part. This sometimes even stops you to open page in edit mode because of Java Script errors.

Don’t worry, there is a very simple way to delete those web parts. Just append ?contents=1 at the end of the URL of respective page and SharePoint will open the Web Part Maintenance Page for it.

For example, if the URL of problematic page is

http://MOSServer/Test/default.aspx

then Web Part Maintenance Page url will be

http://MOSServer/Test/default.aspx?contents=1


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One Response to “How to display Web Part Maintenance Page in SharePoint”

  1. Sunil said

    You saved me from a great mess up…

    Thanks a ton.

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