Identify the Publishing site in SharePoint using PnP Core Component

Published by Shantha Kumar on

PnP core component contains the extension methods which help to achieve the SharePoint task in simple lines of code. So to know more about PnP Core component, have a look at “Introduction to PnP Core Component”.

WebExtensions.IsPublishingWeb (PnP Core Component) – This extension method checks the current web is activated with Publishing feature and returns the boolean value.

Supports: SharePoint 2013+, SharePoint Online

Assembly: OfficeDevPnP.Core.dll
Namespace: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client


bool IsPublishingWeb()

Returns boolean value

Single Line Code: Web.IsPublishingWeb()

Code Snippet:

The following example returns the child site’s server relative url..

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
using OfficeDevPnP.Core;

namespace PnPSitesCore.Samples
 class Program
 static void Main(string[] args)
 string siteUrl = "";

 AuthenticationManager authManager = new AuthenticationManager();

 //Interactive Login to SharePoint site - Opens a Online signin page to authenticate the user
 var context = authManager.GetWebLoginClientContext(siteUrl);
  //Determines whether the Publishing feature is activated in current website
  bool isPublishingWeb = context.Web.IsPublishingWeb();

 Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit.");

The above code also available from GitHub.

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