How to hide workflow menu from SharePoint list context menu & Ribbon Menu?

Problem :

In some cases site owner has to start the workflow which is attached to a SharePoint list / library manually. At the same time, member user who is editing the document should not see the Workflows menu in the SharePoint list context menu.

How to hide workflow menu from SharePoint list context menu & Ribbon Menu?

Solution:

Add the following script in CEWP where ever required and hide any context menu. The below script is an example to hide “Workflows” menu from the SharePoint item context menu

<style type=”text/css”>
li.ms-MenuUIULItem[text~=Workflows]
{
display: none;
}
</style>
Note: To hide the same in Ribbon Menu use trimmed control and change permission string.
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About Joseph Velliah
I am Joseph, a Microsoft Certified SharePoint MCPD & MCTS. I’ve about 8 years of experience in professional software development. I have good experience in setting up and configuring small/medium/large SharePoint 2010 farms, design/architecture, upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2010, development of applications, web parts, workflows, InfoPath forms, Lotus Notes to SharePoint Migration, Business Intelligence and Search. Over last four years, I’m involved in development Windows SharePoint Services and Business Process Automation. Currently I am working as Project Lead in Lotus Notes to SharePoint Migration Project. My main responsibilities include Lotus Notes to SharePoint Migration, Customizing SharePoint, Business Process Automation using SharePoint and Nintex Workflows, Developing Webparts, Developing WCF services for SharePoint and Custom Membership Providers.

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