Monday, January 13, 2014


This article explore to  user's requirement is to change "Add New Item" link text to " Different Link text", so that it will be more meaningful on list.

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By default the "Add new item" appears like below:


Follow below steps to change the text:

1. Go to the target page >> Site actions>> Edit Page

2. Insert a CEWP just below the list view web part.

3. Place the cursor in CEWP, Click on "Edit HTML Source" link from HTML Ribbon Item's drop down menu. check fig below:


4. In Content Editor web part enter the script:

<script type="text/javascript">
  document.getElementById("idHomePageNewItem").innerHTML="Add New InterviewTracker"
</script>

5. Save the page! see the result in action, it will appear like below:


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