My List Web Part is Prompting Me to Login
The list or data view web part in SharePoint 2010 is used to show records from a list on a web page. You can learn more about using the web part here.
Sometimes when one of these web parts is in place on one of our webpages, it will prompt a site visitor to sign in. This occurs if the visitor has clicked on the web part.
It usually looks like this:
This situation can be avoided by adjusting a setting in in the web part. Follow these steps:
- Sign in
- Edit the page featuring the web part
- Edit the web part
- Go to the web part setting menu in the upper right of the screen.
- Under the List Views area of the web part settings interface, locate the ‘Toolbar Type’ field
- Set the Toolbar Type field to ‘Full Toolbar’ you may also have success with ‘No Toolbar’
- Save the web part
- Check in the page
- Publish the page
No further prompts should appear from the web part. If you have further issues with the web part please contact our help desk.