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Is there any way to hide the Address Bar ONLY in IE11 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am trying to limit access to specific URLs in an internal network. The plan would be to remove the address bar in IE so they cannot type in addresses. Users would then have web page with links to each required URL. 

    I am trying to figure out a way of removing the address bar ONLY, leaving the navigation buttons (back/forward) in place.

    I have found some conversations about this:

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/137b5862-bf2d-4feb-8044-e19bd677cd6f/locking-down-ie11?forum=ieitprocurrentver

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/634ca4fc-acdc-4dff-a4eb-e2892caeb240/how-to-remove-the-address-bar-in-ie9?forum=ieitprocurrentver

    However as mentioned in these discussions NoAddressBar no longer works and NoNavBar removes the address bar but also the navigation buttons (back/forward). 15-20 years ago web designers would include back and forward links in web pages but they do not do this any more so this is a bit of a pain.

    I get that there is the option of using keyboard shortcuts but users do not know these and ... well they are users so might not be that willing to learning them.

    Has anything changed since the above links? Is there any way of achieving what I am after here?

    Thanks in advance.

    Sunday, January 29, 2017 1:20 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    After a lot of research, I’m afraid we cannot do like that, it seems made by design.

    Thank you for understanding.

    Best Regards,

    Tao


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    • Marked as answer by Guinchie Monday, January 30, 2017 10:10 AM
    Monday, January 30, 2017 3:10 AM
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