Hiding the Site Actions button on Public Facing SharePoint Foundation (or Server) sites:
- Open up SharePoint Designer
- Open the Master Page being utilized for your sites
- Locate the following snippet of code:
<span class="ms-siteactionsmenu" id="siteactiontd">
<SharePoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl runat="server" Permissions="ManageSubWebs">
just before the line of code in 3.
Right click on the tag in step 3 and click on Select Tag.
Enter this after the
Save the Master Page.
Approve and publish if required (server version).