SharePoint site assets library

In this SharePoint tutorial, let us discuss on SharePoint site assets library, how to enable site assets library in SharePoint site, and SharePoint style library vs site assets.

What is SharePoint site assets library?

The SharePoint site assets library use to store all necessary contents and files (like logo, notebook, MS project file, etc.) for a SharePoint site to function properly. It is recommended to keep the site logo, files. images, etc in the Site assets library for consistency use.

When you create a new SharePoint site and you add web parts to the new site to manage contents, you probably come across a site assets library on every single SharePoint site.

SharePoint site assets library by default present in team sites but not in Communication sites. Below the image, you can see site assets in Site contents in your SharePoint Team Site.

SharePoint site assets library
SharePoint site assets library

How to enable site assets library in SharePoint site

Here we will learn to enable site assets library in SharePoint site (SharePoint communication site).

  • Open your SharePoint Communication site.
  • Navigate to site content.
  • Click on Site Setting
enable site assets library in SharePoint Communication site
How to enable site assets library in SharePoint Communication site
  • Under Site Actions, click on Manage site features.
enable site assets library in SharePoint
enable site assets library in SharePoint
  • Select Active button to Activate the Wiki Page Home Page
site assets library missing in SharePoint site
site assets library missing in SharePoint site
  • Now you can see the Site assets library inside Site content of SharePoint site.
 site assets library in SharePoint
site assets library in SharePoint

SharePoint style library vs site assets

Here we will discuss the difference between SharePoint site assets and style library.

Style Library in SharePoint site

  • SharePoint style library is like a regular document library, that is used to store the CSS file, XSL (extensible style sheet), and basic images.
  • SharePoint style library is created as part of the publishing feature.
  • It is available both on the SharePoint team site and the communication site.

Site assets in SharePoint site

  • SharePoint site assets library is also a regular document library, that is used to store logo, notebook, MS Project file, etc.
  • When we create or edit Wiki Page to insert/upload image, videos, and files it get store into the Site assert page.
  • It is available on the SharePoint team site.

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In this tutorial we learned, What is SharePoint site assets library, how to enable site assets in SharePoint site, and also discuss the Style library vs Site assets in SharePoint.

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