How to put a link back to the main site from SharePoint MySite?

1. Go to SharePoint Central Administration > ssp1 > Personalization site links.
2. Add an new link. Make sure you add a # on the end of the URL you enter, this makes the rest of the link an anchor so SP will ignore it and display your normal menu. If yo do not add # then when you click and return to your Portal, the menu has retained the MySite navigation because the URL contains “?MySiteView=1”.

Personalization Site Links Screen

Personalization Site Links Screen

3. After add the new link it appears on MySite as shown below,

My Site Portal Link

My Site Portal Link


Diganta Kumar has architected and developed software for more than a decade for a wide range of industries and development platforms and over the years has filled many roles including program manager, founder, developer, architect, team lead, mentor and project manager. Diganta is founder of two online IT businesses. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect, certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM I), certified Professional Scrum Developer (PSD I) and ITIL Certified. He has presented at Microsoft Tech.Ed, Microsoft AppFest and Ark Group Intranet conference. He attends AWS Seattle Official Events, Seattle AWS Architects-Engineers, and AWS Cloud Commerce user groups. He likes to help, mentor and manage software development teams to improve and produce great software. He currently work as a Senior Technical Program Manager for Amazon Web Services.

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