Accessing the settings of your custom document library in your Office 365 public website

Let’s say you want to create a document on your Office 365 public website. You go to Site Actions, click on View All Site Content, click on Create, and create a new document library.

At the end of that, you get an error:
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Checking your website, however, you see that the document library was created nevertheless.
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But once you open it, you realise that you can’t access its settings, the Library tab is missing from the Ribbon!
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What to do now? I show you how you can still go to the library’s settings page, and as a last step delete the library.

First, notice that small little dropdown next to All Documents in the previous screenshot? Click on it, and select Modify this View
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You’re now on the edit page for the view. But behold, what’s that in the navigation now? The Document Library Settings! Click on it!
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No surprise, you can now see your library’s settings. Click on Delete this document library to, well, delete it.
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Rene Modery

Microsoft Office Servers and Services MVP, working as a Solutions Architect (SharePoint, Office 365) in Singapore