New Page option not appearing under Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template in SharePoint 2010


In this SharePoint 2010 tutorial, we will discuss how to solve “New Page” option missing under Site Actions in SharePoint 2010.


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Suppose you have created a site using the Blank Site template, then you will not find the Create New Page option under site settings in SharePoint 2010 site. In this post, we will discuss this solution.

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Check the fig below the Create New Page is not coming under the Site Actions menu because we have created the site using Blank Template.

 New Page option not appearing under Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template
New Page option not appearing under the Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template

To bring the New Page option under Site Actions menu we need to activate 2 features:

  • SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features
  • SharePoint Server Publishing

To activate the above 2 features follow the below steps:

Open SharePoint 2010 site and Go to Site Actions -> Site Settings

This will open the Site Settings page. From the Site Settings page go to the Site Actions section and click on Manage Site Features.

This will open the list of features, Search for both the features and then click on Activate like below:

 New Page option not appearing under Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template
New Page option not appearing under the Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template

Once both the features activated, the New Page option will appear like below:

 New Page option not appearing under Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template
New Page option not appearing under the Site Actions menu for sites created using Blank Site Template

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Hope this SharePoint 2010 tutorial helps to bring back New Page option in SharePoint 2010 site actions menu.

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About Navneet Singh

I am Navneet Singh, Working at C3it software solutions pvt. ltd. in Pune. My core skills are SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Designer Workflow, Nintex Workflow, Infopath, Webpart, CSOM/SSOM, Power-shell, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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