Web Part Maintenance Page in SharePoint

Once, I ran across the issue where a web part is dropped onto a page, and then SharePoint errors out for one reason or the other. I had to use the Web Part Maintenance Page to fix the problem.

However, there is no way to get to this page from any easily available link. Where is the SharePoint link to the web part maintenance page?


To get to the Web Part Maintenance page, I appended the query string ?contents=1 to the URL in the browser. E.g., SharePoint web part maintenance page URL would be:

Web Part Maintenance Page in SharePoint

Web Part Maintenance Page could be a real saver when faulty web parts crash SharePoint. Open web part maintenance page and remove the faulty web part to get the sites back.

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack - Information Technology Expert with Two-decades of hands-on experience, specializing in SharePoint, PowerShell, Microsoft 365, and related products. He has held various positions including SharePoint Architect, Administrator, Developer and consultant, has helped many organizations to implement and optimize SharePoint solutions. Known for his deep technical expertise, He's passionate about sharing the knowledge and insights to help others, through the real-world articles!

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