How To Check In Page With Sharepoint Designer 2013

Checking in a page with Sharepoint Designer 2013 is a crucial step to ensure that your edits are visible to others and to avoid conflicts with other editors. In this section, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to check in a page using Sharepoint Designer 2013.

Steps to Check In a Page with Sharepoint Designer 2013

To check in a page with Sharepoint Designer 2013, follow these steps:

  1. Save the page: Click on the Page tab in the ribbon and click Save. The yellow status bar will display “Checked out to you”.
  2. Check in the page: Go to the Page tab in the ribbon and click Check In. Make a comment summarizing the changes and click Continue. The yellow status bar will now display “Checked In and viewable by authorized users”.

It is important to check in the page after editing to allow others to see the changes and prevent multiple editors from conflicting with each other’s edits. To discard all edits made since checking out a page, click the arrow beneath the Check In button and select Discard Checkout.

If you are an Editor, you will need an Approver to approve your changes and publish the page. After checking in the page, go to the Publish tab next to Page in the ribbon and click Submit to submit the page for approval. If you are an Approver, you can approve a submitted page by clicking on the Publish tab, clicking Approve, and then Continue.

Enabling SharePoint Designer for SharePoint Online Sites

To enable SharePoint Designer for SharePoint Online sites, you need to enable custom script at the site collection level. This can be done by going to the SharePoint Online Admin Center, clicking on Settings, and then enabling the “Allow users to run custom script on personal site” and “Allow users to run custom script on self-service created sites” options.

Once custom script is enabled, you can open the SharePoint Online site from SharePoint Designer by entering the site’s URL and making changes using the graphical interface or HTML/CSS editor.

Steps to Check In a Page with SharePoint Designer 2013

To check in a page with SharePoint Designer 2013, you need to save the page and then proceed to check it in. Follow the steps below:

  1. Save the page: Click on the Page tab in the ribbon and click Save. The yellow status bar will display “Checked out to you”.
  2. Check in the page: Go to the Page tab in the ribbon and click Check In. Make a comment summarizing the changes and click Continue. The yellow status bar will now display “Checked In and viewable by authorized users”.

It is important to check in the page after editing to allow others to see the changes and prevent multiple editors from conflicting with each other’s edits. To discard all edits made since checking out a page, click the arrow beneath the Check In button and select Discard Checkout.

If you are an Editor, you will need an Approver to approve your changes and publish the page. After checking in the page, go to the Publish tab next to Page in the ribbon and click Submit to submit the page for approval. If you are an Approver, you can approve a submitted page by clicking on the Publish tab, clicking Approve, and then Continue.

Enabling SharePoint Designer for SharePoint Online Sites

To enable SharePoint Designer for SharePoint Online sites, you need to enable custom script at the site collection level. Follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the SharePoint Online Admin Center.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Enable the “Allow users to run custom script on personal site” and “Allow users to run custom script on self-service created sites” options.

Once custom script is enabled, you can open the SharePoint Online site from SharePoint Designer by entering the site’s URL and making changes using the graphical interface or HTML/CSS editor.

Enabling SharePoint Designer for SharePoint Online Sites

In order to use SharePoint Designer with SharePoint Online sites, you need to enable custom script at the site collection level, which can be done through the SharePoint Online Admin Center. This will allow you to make customizations and changes to your site using SharePoint Designer’s powerful tools and features.

To enable custom script, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the SharePoint Online Admin Center by navigating to your SharePoint Online site and clicking on the gear icon in the top right corner. From the drop-down menu, select “Site settings”.
  2. In the Site settings page, click on “Settings” on the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down to the “Custom Script” section and click on “Custom script settings”.
  4. Enable the “Allow users to run custom script on personal sites” option by selecting the checkbox.
  5. Enable the “Allow users to run custom script on self-service created sites” option by selecting the checkbox.
  6. Click on “OK” to save the changes.

Once custom script is enabled, you can now open the SharePoint Online site in SharePoint Designer. Simply enter the site’s URL in SharePoint Designer and authenticate using your SharePoint Online credentials. You will then be able to make changes to your site using the graphical interface or the HTML/CSS editor provided by SharePoint Designer.

Enabling SharePoint Designer and custom script allows you to take full advantage of SharePoint’s customization capabilities, making it easier to design and develop your SharePoint Online sites to meet your specific needs.

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