In a SharePoint Intranet with multiple sites and document libraries, sometimes it is required to display a list of documents from multiple libraries based on some query, As an example you may want to display all the documents that were added to the Intranet within the last 30 days. Or you may want to display all the documents added or modified by a a particular user. There are 2 web parts that you can use to cater such “content aggregation” or “content roll up” requirements.
1. Content Query Web Part (CQWP)
Here are 2 articles with more details on CQWP
2. Content Search Web Part (CSWP)
- Configure a Content Search Web Part in SharePoint
- Using the Content Search web part (and understanding SP2013 search)