Decide where the data will be stored. Inside the web part or on a SharePoint List:

  • Save to this web part - All links will be stored on the context of the web part.
  • Get data from list - Connect the web part to a SharePoint lists and gets data from it.

Get data from list


  • Current site - Choose or create a list on the same collection.
  • Other sites - Choose or create a list on any site collection.

Other sites

Search for a site or pick from frequent or recent sites


Choose a list action


  • Create new - Create a list on the selected site by entering a list name and click "Create list" button. After the list has been created, the web part will automatically be connected to that list.


  • Existing list - Search for an existing list.


Note: If the list was not created by Quick Links web part you need to configure mappings.

Configure mappings, choose a view or filter with a caml query

Click on the cog weel


Map the fields to your custom list's columns


To filter the view, you have two options:


  • Views - Choose a view from available views.

  • Caml Query - Apply a caml query.

Caml Query

You query must have the following structure


You can create caml queries using U2U Caml Query builder tool. Download it, here