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How can I turn off the "browse by author" option in the "Browse by Subject" box on the LibGuides homepage?

Last Updated: Oct 04, 2013  |  600 Views
Topics: CSS, Profiles

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(This may say "Browse by Librarian" or some other word based on how you've customized your system.)

Hide browse by librarian line on homepage

  1. Head to Admin Stuff > Look & Feel
  2. Scroll down to the section labeled Custom JS/CSS Code and paste the following:

    #browsec .resdesc { display: none; }
  3. Click Save Custom JS/CSS

That's it! You're done. :)

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Other Answers / Comments (12)

  1. Does this work the same for "Browse by Librarian?"
    by David Woolard on Mar 28, 2012.
  2. Hi David - Yes, as long as you're talking about the line at the top of the "Browse by Subject" box on your homepage. The word "author" can be customized in your system, so that word may differ depending on how your system has been customized.
    by Anna Burke on Mar 28, 2012.
  3. Can the browse all guides page (with the 'browse all guides', 'browse by subject', and 'browse by librarian' tabs) be turned off/on or customized?
    by Jennifer on May 03, 2012.
  4. Hi Jennifer -
    Apologies, but it's not possible to customize that page at this time. Your best bet is to hide the system links to that area, then use the API options to create new guide browse options.
    by Sarah Pawlek on May 03, 2012.
  5. Is it now possible to customize the 'browse all guides' page? We just want to modify the title so it changes with the tabs. Thanks!
    by Maura on Mar 07, 2013.
  6. Hi, Maura!
    I'm afraid it's still not possible to customize this page. I see that you already have a box on your main page that links directly to different tabs in the browsing page--that's still your best bet. :(

    I'm sorry we couldn't be more help on this one.

    by Cindi Trainor on Mar 07, 2013.
  7. Is it possible to remove the "Browse All Guides" link on a particular group homepage (ex. Thanks!
    by David Woolard on May 08, 2013.
  8. Hi David!
    Absolutely! Just go to ADMIN STUFF > LOOK & FEEL > LANGUAGE OPTIONS.
    Then scroll down to the "Global Labels" section, and enter the non-breaking space HTML character entity ( in the field next to the "Browse All Guides" item.Hit SAVE at the bottom of the page, and that should get rid of the link.
    by Valentina Mayz on May 08, 2013.
  9. When the new version rolls out later this year, will it be possible to customize and/or hide the "Browse all Guides," "Browse by Librarian," etc. pages or options?
    by Jenny McElroy on Jul 10, 2013.
  10. Hi Jenny - Parts of the new version are still being developed, but let me check if this will be an option. - Ken
    by Ken Liss on Jul 10, 2013.
  11. Is it now possible to customize these boxes?

    We'd like to make the Subject box both a bit larger and increase the font size.
    by Lura Sanborn on Sep 03, 2014.
  12. Hi Lura,
    I think we can best help via email so I will send you a message from our support system.
    by Valentina Mayz on Sep 03, 2014.

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