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Relative Sharepoint newby here so be gentle! :-)

We have had a request to try to hide the documents section on user's my site pages. I have been trawling through pages and pages of sharepoint stuff but can't seen any obviouls way of doing it.

Is this even possible?

Thanks

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Can you clarify what you mean by "documents section"? Are you talking about the Personal and Shared Documents libraries that are part of a MySite? Or documents that are listed on the user's profile page or something else entirely? A solution would probably depend on which thing you're referring to. –  Samuel Yates Aug 2 '11 at 16:14
    
Thanks Samual. The terminology is still a bit new to me at this stage - thrown in at the deep end certainly applies :-). I do mean the Documents libraries on MySite. Basically, we have had a breach of security with confidential documents being available to everyone. It would be a nice to have to hide all documents on the public mysite pages until we can perform an audit of each sites permission. Does that make sense? –  mike Aug 3 '11 at 14:46
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There is a "classic" blog post by Steve Peschka on customizing My Sites content using feature stapling and a custom ASP.NET control to mess with web parts on a newly provisioned My Site (among other things).

The concepts probably apply here.

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It's the only supported way to automate this. –  Bas Lijten Aug 2 '11 at 16:57
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It is somewhat possible. However, since My Sites are customizable and personal, they can add the web parts back into the pages. You would just have to create a feature that would remove them on initial creation, but the user will still be able to add them back.

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