Sign up ×
SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I created an application in SharePoint, lets call it and a site collection with the "Empty Site" template.

Since I'm using it locally in a virtual machine in host-only mode, I had to edit my host file to add

Now, whenever I access this website, I cannot click on "Site Action". All it does is add a # at the end of the URL.

Since I'm in a host-only VM, i cannot change the DNS to make it work (that's the way we fixed it for a dev server).

share|improve this question
Sorry for the DNS tag, I didn't found anything else and cannot create new ones (like host-file) – Loïc Wolff Apr 28 '10 at 8:41

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Javascript might be disabled

Try adding to your trusted sites in IE to allow javascript to run on pages within

share|improve this answer
Cannot upvote since I don't have enough rep. Very good catch. Thank you. – Loïc Wolff Apr 28 '10 at 9:05
Upvoted for dex. – Marc D Anderson Apr 28 '10 at 12:29

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.