Getting this popup error when trying to edit a master page in SharePoint 2010
“Master page editing has been disabled for this site. Contact the site collection administrator to request permission.”
To resolve this problem:
Go to Site Actions and click on SharePoint Designer Settings under Site Collection Administration and enable the desired settings.
– Enable Customizing Master Pages and Layout Pages
There are also more settings you can enable if you want to:
– Enable Detaching Pages from the Site Definition
– Enable Managing of the Web Site URL Structure