Tag Archives: link-text-change

change add new item text sharepoint

Replace “Add New Item” Link Text to Different Link Text SharePoint 2010

This article explore to  user’s requirement is to change “Add New Item” link text to ” Different Link text”, so that it will be more meaningful on list.

This article explore to  user’s requirement is to change “Add New Item” link text to ” Different Link text”, so that it will be more meaningful on list.

By default the “Add new item” appears like below:

change add new item text sharepoint

change add new item text sharepoint

Follow below steps to change the text:

  1. Go to the target page >> Site actions>> Edit Page
  2. Insert a CEWP just below the list view web part.

  3. Place the cursor in CEWP, Click on “Edit HTML Source” link from HTML Ribbon Item’s drop down menu. check fig below:

change add new item text sharepoint

change add new item text SharePoint

4. In Content Editor web part enter the script:
  document.getElementById(“idHomePageNewItem”).innerHTML=”Add New InterviewTracker”

  1. Save the page! see the result in action, it will appear like below:
change add new item text sharepoint

change add new item text sharepoint

Advertisements