SharePoint Links





How to Restrict SharePoint Designer Access at Site Collection in SharePoint 2010

The following Restrictions for SharePoint Designer usage can be applied to SharePoint 2010 Site.

  • Allow Site Owners and Designers to use SharePoint Designer in this Site Collection
  • Allow Site Owners and Designers to Detach Pages from the Site Definition
  • Allow Site Owners and Designers to Customize Master Pages and Page Layouts
  • Allow Site Owners and Designers to See the Hidden URL structure of their Web Site


Go to Site Actions -> Site Settings


In “Site Collection Administration” section click on SharePoint Designer Settings.


Update the appropriate settings.

4 comments to How to Restrict SharePoint Designer Access at Site Collection in SharePoint 2010

  • HF

    I want to limit SPD to a certain group of individuals. Can this be done?

  • things i wanted to say is i really need some rest and that this blog is starting to sound good

  • This setting is not working.

    I even tried from central admin at webapplication level but no luck.

    When a user clicks on sharepoint deisigner option(site settings menu) designer opens.

    Did IIS reset too.

    User is with normal contribute permissions

  • It’s the best time to make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy. I have read this post and if I could I desire to suggest you some interesting things or tips. Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article. I wish to read even more things about it!

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>