How to Hide links and pages in SharePoint Online? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a home page that contains icons for different links now I want to make each  icon to be visible to only users who have permissions on it.....

    and also I want to make some pages to only be visible to users who have permissions on them.

    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 6:39 AM

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  • What kind of icon it is? Is it a web part or left navigation? 

    If it is web part, then you edit page > navigate to web part properties>Advanced >Target Audiences

    In Target Audiences you can select a group of the user who can see this particular web part. So based on permission you can handle to show or hide web part and it's functionality.</label>

    And If it is left navigation then navigate to site settings > Look and Feel > Navigation > under navigation there is a section called "Structural Navigation: Editing and Sorting", here you can see multiple links. To show any particular link with any group, you can edit that link and set Audience for same.


    Kuldeep Verma


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    • Edited by Kuldeep Verma Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:00 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Dennis Guo Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:41 AM
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:58 AM
  • Hi Nhlanhla,

    How did you add the links into the page?

    You can use a list to store the links and set different permissions on item level. Then add the list web part into the home page. If a user doesn't have permissions on an item, he/she will not see the item.

    Also, for a page, if a user doesn't have permissions on it, she/he also will not see the page. So you can grant different users different permissions on pages.

    If I have misunderstood your meaning, please feel free to reply.



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    Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:02 AM
  • Hi Kuldeep ,

    I have same question. I use in quick link web parts in modern UI but there are no target audience setting.
    I attached image below. I want to grant permission to each icon links. If User A has no permission to red triangle icon, then it should doesn't appear to User A. Only 4 icon will appear to User A.

    This is very useful for when we use hub site in large organization structure. 

    Hope your kind attention to this matter. 

    Thanks & regards
    Shrinika Atapattu

    Monday, July 27, 2020 8:00 AM