Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010


In this post we will discuss how to hide “Personalize this Page” option from the right side menu. Also you can check out some posts on:


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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.

The “Personalize this Page” option come like below:

Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010
Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010

Follow below steps to hide:



Open SharePoint 2010 central administration -> Web Applications. Then Select the web application you want to apply changes. (Here this changes will apply to the full web application) And then from the Ribbon click on User Permissions as shown in the fig below:

Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010
Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010

Scroll to the bottom of the list of options and observe the last two. Clear the options “Add/Remove Personal Web Parts” and “Update Personal Web Parts” to to prevent the user personalizing the web part page as shown in the fig below:

Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010
Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010


Now the user cannot personalize the page!

Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010
Hide Personalize this page option in SharePoint 2010
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I am Developer working on Microsoft Technologies for the past 6+years. I am very much passionate about programming and my core skills are SharePoint, ASP.NET & C#,Jquery,Javascript,REST. I am running this blog to share my experience & learning with the community I am an MCP, MCTS .NET & Sharepoint 2010, MCPD Sharepoint 2010, and MCSD HTML 5,Sharepoint 2013 Core Solutions. I am currently working on Sharepoint 2010, MOSS 2007, Sharepoint 2013,Sharepoint 2013 App Dev, C#, ASP.NET, and SQL Server 2008.

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