Project Server 2016: Remove Project Name Description in PDP

In this post, we will learn how to remove Project Name description in PDP in Project Server 2016 as well as Project Server 2013.

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Remove Project Name Description in PDP in Project Server 2016

In Project Server 2016, when creating a new project, the default Project Detail Page will be opened as shown below:

Remove Project Name description inside Project Details Page in Project Server

But I need to Remove the field description “Specify a name for the Enterprise Project” statement under the Project Name field in the Basic Info Web Part inside the Project Details Page to look like the below:

Remove Project Name Description in PDP

In PWA setting > Enterprise Custom fields, I can easily delete or change the field description for the Enterprise Custom fields that I have already created. but I can’t find anyway to remove the field description for the built-in fields like Project Name in Project Server.

So that, here we will provide a simple workaround to remove Project Name description in PDP in Project Server 2016 as well as Project Server 2013.


Hide “Specify a name for the Enterprise Project” in Project Server

Steps

  • Open your PWA instance > PWA Settings.
Open PWA Settings In Project Server
  • Below Workflow and Project Detail Pages > Click on Project Detail Pages.
Workflow and Project Detail Pages
  • Click on Project Information Project Detail Pages.
Project Detail Pages in Project Server
  • Use Developer Tools (F12) to select the Project Name field description.
  • Select the Project Name field description, check its class name that is “ms-textXSmall
Customize PDP in Project Server
  • Edit PDP.
Edit Project Detail Page in project server
  • Add Script Editor.
Add Script Editor web part
  • Click Edit Snippet.
Hide an internal field description "Specify a name for the Enterprise Project"  in Project Server

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  • Paste the following style
.ms-textXSmall {
font-size: 0px !important;
}
REMOVE THE DESCRIPTION UNDER PROJECT NAME
  • Stop editing & review the PDP,  The description text under project name field should be removed now.
Hide "Specify a name for the Enterprise Project" in Project Server
Remove Project Name Description in PDP

Applies To
  • Project Server 2016.
  • Project Server 2013.
  • Project Server 2010.
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