Hide SharePoint 2010 webparts to other users

September 9, 2011 — Leave a comment

Do you want to restrict/hide all web part from users? Do you only want to give access to selected users to add web parts to a page?
When user edit SharePoint 2010 page and insert a webpart, they can only see the selected web parts. How do you do this?

Here are the instructions and Thanks to Thilosh V N

1. Go to site collection settings.
2. Galleries.
3. Click Webparts

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4. Click on the webpart which you want to hide from the users
5. Click on Manage Permissions on top right.

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6. Stop inheriting Permissions

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7. Remove all the Gropus/users which you see

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8. Now add the users or group which you want to give permissions to see the webparts
9. If a user go back to a site and they are not part of this group, they wont’ able to see the webparts when they click on Insert WebPart

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