In this article we will discuss about Site Actions menu is SharePoint 2010. Also you can check out my previous posts on:
In this article we will discuss about Site Actions menu is SharePoint 2010. You can also check SPSecurityTrimmedControl in SharePoint 2010 article.
Site Actions menu is a very useful menu for navigation in SharePoint 2010. The navigation links will be visible according to the permission of the user who is logged in.
Site Actions menu is available to users who are members of the Site Members group in SharePoint Server 2010, But Site Visitors group and other groups that are restricted to Read Only permissions can’t see the Site Actions menu.
The navigation links are basically the administrative settings for the site and you can easily go to the Site Settings page with a single click.
You can view that from the left side of the page before the Edit icon of the page.
Some of the Navigation links are:
New Page: You can create a New Page through this link.
Edit Page: Through this link you can edit the page. If you will click on Edit Page the page will open in Edit mode.
New Document Library: Through this page you can create a new document library to store documents.
More Options: This option is used to create site objects like List, Library etc.
View All Site Content: This links open the View all site content page will open where you can able to see all the list, libraries etc.
Edit In SharePoint Designer: Through this link, the page will open in SharePoint designer. You do not need to open SharePoint designer to edit a page from this link you can open the page. You can see some SharePoint 2010 designer articles here.
Site Permissions: Through this link you can give access to people.
Site Settings: Through this navigation link you can visit to the Site Settings page of the SharePoint 2010 site. Basically you can access all settings for the site.