One annoying thing when you delete a site in SharePoint is the page that you are directed to after the deletion, the webdeleted.aspx. For me it is easy, since I know that you must go up into the URL and delete from a certain slash to get back to the site above, but for the user… no not as easy.
So I thought that putting a link that redirects you up one level OR a link that simply closes the window would be great. Well it was easy made and delivers a really good result as well – if I may say so myself, and yes I may! 😀
Remember to copy this page before editing it. And yes it will be overwritten maybe, but those are a few lines, not that hard to remember if that might happen. AND yes I want it to be used on ALL sites.
Find the webdeleted.aspx page
Copy and paste a copy inside the folder, just to be safe 🙂
Open the file in good old Notepad
Do NOT enter an entire path, only relative URLs! What this link does, is redirecting you back one level up to the parent site. That will work from any starting point. Now your “Delete web” looks like this instead of a blank page: