Difference Between Pages And Site Pages Libraries

Most of us beginners to SharePoint have a question in our minds about the difference between Pages and Site Pages.

Basically, Pages and Site Pages both are OOTB libraries provided by SharePoint then what is a difference between these two libraries?

Pages Library

  • A Pages library is a document library which contains content pages for a publishing site.
  • We can create following pages using Pages Library.
    • Page
    • Article Page
    • Welcome Page
    • Error Page
  • Please find the below screenshot for Pages Library.

Site Pages

  • We can create the below pages using Site Pages.

    • Wiki Page
    • Web Part Page
    • Site Page

  • We will discuss these Pages in my next article.
  • Please find the below screenshot for Site Pages.