Hiding menu items in SharePoint 2010 Ribbon


A lot of customers are excited by the big bag of features SharePoint offers by default. But they don’t want to bother all users with this functionality. The SharePoint team did a great job by security trimming the SiteAction menu but made another design decision for the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon. Instead of removing unauthorized features they are greyed out.

SharePoint 2010 standard ribbon

SharePoint 2010 trimmed ribbon

Tobias Lekman did a great job by writing some nice (jquery) script to hide accomplish this task. The full article can be found here

Reference:

http://blog.lekman.com/2011/05/hiding-inactive-ribbon-commands-in.html

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About SharePoint Architect Joran Markx
I have been working on SharePoint projects since 2003. In addition to (lead) developer and software architect, I am certified SharePoint Technology Specialist and active in design and development of Enterprise SharePoint platforms. In 2011 I have achieved a Master of Science in IT Management. This made me capable to solve complex issues from the business in an efficient and structured way. As SharePoint Architect I am working on various challenging projects with a variety of clients. Within my organisation I fullfill a leading role when it comes to internal development and sharing of knowledge. My goal is to provide reliable and predictable services to our clients with a strong focus on the results achieved for the organisations I am working for.

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