Rename New Item link in SharePoint 2013


Let us see how to rename “New Item” link in SharePoint 2013 to custom text with respect to SharePoint list name. Say,  For example: If there is a Project list, we need to rename New Item to Add new Project. In such cases, you can follow the below steps:

  • Go to the desired page and edit it
  • Add a Script editor Web Part available under Media and Content Category
  • Copy and paste the below in the script editor web part.
<script src="../Scripts/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
_spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push("ChangeText");
function ChangeText()
{
document.getElementById("idHomePageNewItem").getElementsByTagName("span")[1].innerHTML="Add New Project";
}
</script>

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