Delete a Broken Web Part From a SharePoint Page

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If you have a Web Part causing errors on a page in SharePoint, then you probably need a way to delete or reset the Web Part so that you can access the page again. Luckily there is a quick and easy way to do that by adding a parameter to the URL. All you need to do is append ?Contents=1 to the end of the URL to the page.

For example, if we have a Web Part on a page at throwing an error, we just need to change the URL to

This will take you to the Web Part Page Maintenance page which is just a list of all Web Parts on the selected page with options to close, reset, or delete any of them.

Web Part Page Maintenance Page

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