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Hide “Personalize This Page” option for SharePoint site

April 28, 2011 1 comment

SharePoint allows you to create a personalized version of a web part page.  This means you can add/remove web parts or modify some web part properties that allow personalization changes.

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So you don’t want your users to be able to personalize pages?  Here’s how.

Central Admin –> Web applications

Select the web application you want to apply changes (sadly this is changes applies to the full web app).

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Scroll to the bottom of the list of options and observe the last two.

 

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Clear the options “Add/Remove Personal Web Parts” and “Update Personal Web Parts”, to prevent the user personalizing the web part page.

Now the user cannot personalize the page!

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