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As per title. I want to grant only certain permission groups/users the rights to removing a web part from a page. Is this possible?

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Yes it is possible, only users with Full Control, Design or Contribute permission can only add or remove webparts as demonstrated in picture below,

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Don't forget about custom permissions levels.

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Thanks a lot Muhammad. Is it possible to be a lot more granular in the definition of these permissions though? In the sense that I want to evaluate what user belongs to what group and then toggle this permission or not. I don't just want to assume all users with Full Control can add or remove web parts and all others can't. I suppose what I want to do is evaluate whether a user belongs to a group, and then decide whether they can hide a WP or not. –  DeeMac Apr 24 '13 at 15:51
    
I am not sure what you are trying to do, what's your current group structure for permissions and who you want to give permissions to ? You can create custom permission level with only permission as Add/Remove webparts and assign it to user's you want to be able to add or delete webparts. –  Muhammad Raja Apr 24 '13 at 16:07

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