I have a community site and clicking on the username text, will take to one of these two places, depending on the username, so the redirection will either be to:-

  1. /_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID=

  2. About Me

But since some users have deleted their personal sites, so SharePoint will try to redirect to “About me ” page which is no longer exists. While for other users the redirection will be to the required URL which is /_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID=. So is there a way to force all the redirection to be to the /_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID=, instead of “About ME”? can disabling the user profile managed service solve this issue? as inside my development environment i did not create a user profile servive, unlike the staging environment , and inside the dev server all redirection is being to the /_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?ID= ?


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Turn off My Sites and they will all get directed to the basic UsersDisp page instead.

  • how to disabled it , you mean to disable the user profile managed service ?
    – John John
    Oct 15, 2013 at 13:59
  • i delete the User Profile server, and now all the redirection is being to the UserDisp page.
    – John John
    Oct 15, 2013 at 15:49
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    I am curious for both of you. Do you not need People Search, Personal Sites or Social Features like Newsfeeds? Oct 16, 2013 at 12:37
  • no currently i do not need these.
    – John John
    Oct 16, 2013 at 12:47

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