I have a list where for most users they will have read access to the list. The list has URL links to pages outside of SharePoint on our Company intranet. These pages on the intranet are available to everyone. My assumption is if a user has read only to a list that contains hyperlinks then they should be able to click on the hyperlink ? Am I correct ?


If a user has Read access to the List (and subsequent List items, if the items do not have inheritance broken), yes they would be able to click on the links to the sites within the List. It would be up to the target system to enforce any sort of authentication/authorization.


User has a read or view permission in SharePoint list or library . User can click on item and download the document as well as user can click on hyperlink .


Can view pages and items in existing lists and document libraries. Can download documents.

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User Permissions in SharePoint


Yes, with 'Read' or 'View', your User can click on the Hyperlink. The page won't render it to be disabled based on the user's read/view permissions.


users can see the URLs in the list, but if the URLs formatting is just text and not a hyperlink they will not be able to click on it.



To be more precise, in this case it is nothing to do with permission level.

If item from the list is visible to user then he can click it.

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