Remove Add document link from the document library in SharePoint

This SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss, how to remove the + Add document link from the document library in SharePoint 2010/2013/2016.

There are different ways to remove the + Add link from the document library. This links usually appears to add new documents to the document library.

Remove Add document link from the document library in SharePoint

By using Browser:
To hide through the browser, first, edit the page and edit the webpart. And from the Toolbar Type, Select NoToolBar. This option will hide the + Add document option.

By Setting Permission:
If you will give Read permission to the user, then they will not able to see the + Add document option.

By using jQuery:
Through jQuery we can hide the + Add document link. Add one Content Editor webpart and put the below code in the page:

$(document).ready(function()
{
$('#WebPartWPQ2 .ms-addnew').hide();
});

By using SharePoint 2010 Designer:
Open the Page using SharePoint 2010 designer, Search for class=”ms-addnew” And then add one style attribute which will set to display: none like below:

Style="display:none"

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This tutorial, we learned how to Remove Add document link from document library in SharePoint 2010.

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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