Setting Advanced Site Permissions

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Learn how to implement custom permissions in SharePoint.

One of the key features of SharePoint is its flexible permissions system, which controls access to various elements within the platform. While SharePoint offers a range of predefined permission levels, it also allows administrators to create custom permissions to meet specific organizational needs.


  1. Go to
  2. Sign-in to your Microsoft Account.
  3. Click on SharePoint to go to the projects you are following.
    SharePoint link in the upper-left corner
  4. Choose the SharePoint project for which you would like to set permissions.
    Following sites page in SharePoint
  5. Click on the cog wheel on the top right of the browser window and then click on Site permissions.
    Settings > Site Permissions

  6. Click on Advanced permissions settings.
    Permissions > Advanced Site Permissions

  7. Click on Permission Levels.
    Permissions menu > Permission Levels

  8. Click Add a Permission Level.
    Permissions > Permission Levels > Add a Permission Level

  9. Enter the name of the permission level and select the permissions below.

    Name and description of permission level
  10. List, site, and personal permissions can all be chosen. Choose your desired permissions and click Create.
    List, site, and personal permissions options.
  11. Click on the word Permissions to return to the Permissions home page.
    Permissions home link
  12. Click the Create Group button.
    Create group button
  13. Add group name and description.
    Group name and description

  14. Choose appropriate options and click Create.
    Group options screen

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