Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Additions to this Web site have been blocked

This issue relates to SharePoint 2007

You trying to add, features, document libraries , lists, sites. The SharePoint system prevents you from accessing it. And you get the follwoing error:
Additions to this Web site have been blocked. Please contact the administrator to resolve this problem. at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequestInternalClass.CreateListFromFormPost(String bstrUrl, String& pbstrGuid, String& pbstrNextUrl) at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequest.CreateListFromFormPost(String bstrUrl, String& pbstrGuid, String& pbstrNextUrl)
Dont be silly. The error is because you have got site collection locks set on your site. Go to your central administration -> Application Management -> Site Collection Quotas and locks, and you'll probably find you have changed the setting to 'Adding Content Prevented'. (http:///_admin/sitequota.aspx). It should be set to 'Not locked


  1. This does not have to be the problem. Also see the following blog (not mine): http://blog.jonathanroussel.com/2009/04/thinking-of-copying-locked-sharepoint.html

  2. Hey this solved my problem. Awesome! Do you know why it happened in the first place? Because my system was working a day ago and all of a sudden it fell apart due to this