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Master Page Issue

  Asked By: Salina    Date: Jan 23    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1101

I have created a master page and applied to my WSS v3 site.
I am able to see the desired modifications in the look and feel of the
site. However, when the user who has "Limited Access" tries to access
the same page, he/she is not able to see the desired modified look and

Any pointers in thie direction?



5 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Dara Hobbs     Answered On: Jan 23

Did you by any chance store the new page  or some of it's elements in a
location that Limited Access users do not have permissions to?

Answer #2    Answered By: Abhinivesh Suvarna     Answered On: Jan 23

Yeah, that was the only reason. I moved the desired elements of the
master page  to suitable location and it started working.

Answer #3    Answered By: Micheal Knight     Answered On: Jan 23

Did you make sure to Check it In, Publish it as a Major Version, and Approve it?
If you haven't done all three then users with Full Control or Contribute
permission will tend to see it, but those with read only or limited  access will

Answer #4    Answered By: Yvonne Rodriquez     Answered On: Jan 23

Can you please let me know the steps of doing this?
I tried publishing the master  page through SP Designer, but it gives
me the following message:
"The local and remote webs cannot be same location. Please enter a
unique location."

I understand why this message comes, but now trying to figure out the
steps of checking the file in, publishing it and then approving it.

Answer #5    Answered By: Elisha Abbott     Answered On: Jan 23

Please check whether you have checked in the Master file after modification

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