Customize List View in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online

This SharePoint customization tutorial we will discuss, how to customize the list view web part in SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint Online. We will see here, how to remove add new item from the sharepoint list view or how to hide new item button in SharePoint Online list view.

We will also see how to change list view display name in SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint Online.

Remove add new item from SharePoint list view

Whenever you will create a view for a SharePoint list, you will see the +new item or edit link like that.

By default the SharePoint list view will appear like below:

remove add new item from sharepoint list view

We can able to hide those things as well as we can give a title like that. So to do some customization, edit the page. Then select the web part and click on Edit web part.

Then in the edit, In the List Views select Toolbar Type as “No Toolbar”. And then expand the Appearance and give the Title whatever you want like below:

sharepoint online hide new item button

Then in the Chrome Type, select as Title Only.

sharepoint 2013 list disable add new item

And the SharePoint list view will appear like below:

sharepoint 2013 add new item button

Change List View Display Name in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online

Now, we will see how to change list view display name in SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint Online.

By default the SharePoint list view name comes as All Items and If you want to change you can change through SharePoint 2013 designer.

By default the view name comes as All Items or Any custom View Name as shown in the fig below:

how to disable edit item in sharepoint list

To change, from the Ribbon click on Edit List as shown in the fig below:

sharepoint hide ribbon new item

Then click on the view for which you want to change like below:

change display name in sharepoint list view

Then Modify the DisplayName like below.

remove add new item from sharepoint list view

Then the modified list name will appear like below:

sharepoint online hide new item button

Similarly, If you do not want any name to appear, you can make the DisplayName as empty like below:

sharepoint 2013 list disable add new item

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This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to remove add new item from the sharepoint list view and also, we saw how to Change List View Display Name in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online.

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