Permissions Articles

Create a Group for a SharePoint Site

To create a new SharePoint group, navigate to the People and Groups page (Site Actions >  People and Groups) , click the New dropdown and select New Group: This opens the New Group page with several options. Name and About Me – simply enter the Name and Description Owner – This setting defaults to the [...]

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Change User or Groups Permissions in SharePoint

To change the permissions of a user or group in a SharePoint site, first navigate  to the site’s main Permissions page (Site Actions >  Site Settings > Advanced Permissions) : To change the permission levels for the users or groups, check the box next the user/group and click the Actions dropdown and select Edir User [...]

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Add User Permissions Directly in SharePoint

If you don’t want to add a user to a SharePoint group but want to give the user a specific set of permissions unrelated to a specific group then navigate to the site’s security page (Site Actions > Site Settings > People and Groups > All People (located on the left navigation bar). This page [...]

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Add or Remove Users in a SharePoint Group

To add or remove users from  a Group firstly navigate to the relevant group (Site Actions >  Site Settings > People and Groups > yourGroup ). Then in the group page, click the New dropdown and select Add Users: This opens the Add Users page (below) where you can either add users by entering them [...]

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Set or Edit Permissions on a List or Library in SharePoint

To set or assign permissions for a library or list, first navigate to the list or library you wish to use and select Document Library Settings (or List Settings) from the Settings Menu. This will direct you to the Settings page for the list or library.  From this page  click Permissions for this document library from the [...]

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Change a User or Group’s Permissions on a File or List Item in SharePoint

To change a permission on a file or list item simply naivgate to the file or list item, hover the mouse over it, click the dropdown menu and select Manage Permissions: This will take you to the Manage Permissions page where you can select a user or group and select Edit User Permissions from the [...]

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Set Permissions on a File or List Item in SharePoint

Permissions on a file or item item in SharePoint are inherited from the list or library they are in, however it may be required to have permissions set for individual files or list items. First, navigate to the file or list item you wish to set the permissions for, hover the mouse over it, click [...]

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Add and Edit Group Permissions in SharePoint

Adding and editing SharePoint group permissions is a central admin task which SharePoint makes very easy through the configuration of permission levels. If you have created a group in Sharepoint you will likely want to create some custom permissions for the group. Select Site Settings > Advanced Permissions (alternatively click ‘Site Permissions’ in the far [...]

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