Trick to Edit SharePoint List Forms to Add web part (NewForm.Aspx, EditForm.aspx, AllItems.aspx, etc.) in browser

By default, SharePoint doesn’t allow us to edit the List forms in browser. See the Edit Page from Site action is greyed out! However, Its possible to edit SharePoint list form pages!

Edit SharePoint List forms in browser

Here is the trick to edit SharePoint List Forms (like DispForm.aspx, NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx) in browser. Just append: &toolpaneview=2 in the URL

Trick to Edit SharePoint List forms in browser

Now, you will get editable page, You can Add web parts!

Add Web Part to SharePoint List form Pages

This trick works on even SharePoint 2010 and in SharePoint 2013 also!

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

2 thoughts on “Trick to Edit SharePoint List Forms to Add web part (NewForm.Aspx, EditForm.aspx, AllItems.aspx, etc.) in browser

  • July 2, 2014 at 1:52 PM

    Would be nice it people who write these things would say which version of SharePoint it has been tested on.
    The screenshots are of 2007 interface.

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    • July 2, 2014 at 2:55 PM

      Although its used in SharePoint 2007, This trick works on SharePoint 2010 and in SharePoint 2013 too.

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