Navigation in SharePoint is generally considered the menu elements (top navigation bar, quick launch, bread crumbs, etc) and the links contained therein. Navigation is one aspect of Informaiton Architecture.

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Modifying top navigation through CSS

How much room do I have to change the top navigation in SharePoint? I have a publishing site and I am using SharePoint's default top navigation which I have modified a little (by applying CSS) but now ...
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Branding Managed Navigation / active node - Term store - How to set active node / page / site in the html code

Is there a good way of marking the active node in the managed navigation? ex: if you browse in the menu to a node on level 3, how can you mark that spesific node as "active" Root node - subsite1 ...
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Add subcategories in Sharepoint blog categories

How to add subcategories to categories in SharePoint 2010 blog? And can we display it in drop down list on homepage so that the user can navigate from there?
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First level parent navigation show on sidebar even in child pages i visit?

How can I get the code to show the first level parent page name in it's child's in sidebar navigation. Let's say I have a parent page "About Us" and under it I have overview, mission, philosophy ...
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Navigation settings not applied after save

My site is a publishing site, therefor I get the navigation setting on site settings. Update: I made an empty site, and then I activated the features for a publishing site. When I use the publishing ...
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“Design Manager Bug” when adding an app

In 2013 if you create a custom master page and upload it with Design Manager and it does not contain the left nav menu placeholder (see the blog article here) the "Add an app" function breaks. ...
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Top Navigation Bar link custom highlight

Is there a way to automatically set which link in the top link bar is selected, even if you're not on that page that the link points too. I'll explain my problem. I have a top link bar with an option ...
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Showing separate title for different site when using Managed Metadata for Global Navigation (screenshots)

I am using Managed MetaData Service to display Global Navigation on my site. If you take a look at the following screenshot you will see I have created two labels for both English and Arabic. For ...
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How to make global navigation show drop down menu?

Guys here's my situation. I have a site in English and Arabic (using Variations) as below. English (main site) Arabic (target) I want to create a sub site called "About" with following pages. So ...
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Hide first navigation node in top navigation in SharePoint 2013

This is my first work with custom branding in 2013. I am attempting to hide the first node in the top navigation (not using Metadata navigation) using css, trying not to resort to jquery. So my ...
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fly-out for left naviation (for lists and libraries)

How to implement fly out for Lists or libraries that are on the left navigation? I have over 40 libraries and 20 lists and the left navigation looks messy and scrolling issue. Is there a way to ...
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Web parts cause Navigation styling issues

I am using a Content Editor Web Part on an .ASPX page. When I link to a document for the data source (vs type the text directly into the web part), the top and left nav items as well as the ribbon ...
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managed metadata navigation not working correctly

I have created a managed metadata column in a library and pointed it to a term set. I uploaded a single document and tagged it. I have turned on the metadata navigation for this particular column. ...
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How to make global navigation consistent throughout main site and subsites?

I am developing a SharePoint intranet for the company I work for. The intranet is made up of the main site and then several subsites. I would like the Navigation to be the same on every page and in ...
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How to add blog categories in drop-down menu of global navigation?

I am working on a corporate SharePoint site for my company that is made up of several blogs. I have the Global navigation set up to show each blog. I am trying to add blog categories in the drop-down ...
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Quick Launch Flyout Menu

How would I go about creating a flyout menu from the quick launch sidebar? This is what I am using in my master page: <SharePoint:AspMenu id="V4QuickLaunchMenu" runat="server" ...
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Navigation from Mysite to Main site

I have a main sharepoint site configured with some Navigation menu items. I have also have a MYSite. The same Navigation menu items are shared between both the main site and my site. But the ...
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Global nav not generating “static selected” class on selected tab

Sharepoint 2010 - the global nav on my site for the selected tab is displaying like this: <ul class="static"> <li class="static"> <li class="static"> <a class="static menu-item" ...
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SharePoint 2010 AspMenu - Use OnClick instead of OnMouseOver?

Is it possible to have the SharePoint AspMenu control to show its flyouts (sub items) based on the user clicking the item, rather than based on the mouseover (or hover)?
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Left navigation shows “error”

After changes in Quick Launch sorting properties I made them to sort automatically based on title. After that left Quick Launch "Error". I am unable to determine the cause. Can anyone help suggest ...
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render MyGlobalNavigationFixup conditionally

I have created a single GlobalNavigation delegate control that displays different markup based on a condition (code below shows only the negative condition, an over simplified version). The ...
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Set “inherit top navigation from parent node” to yes in site template

I am currently trying to set the button "use top navigation from parent node" from the default value no, to yes. After hours of google research, playing around with the site template (WSP) file, I ...
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Sitemap menu with Description text

In SP2010 publishing website, I have added the Description column in Pages library. After that I created the menu with following code: <PublishingNavigation:PortalSiteMapDataSource ...
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Background image for navigation disappears once published

I'm creating one page at my work intranet Sharepoint site. I'm trying to customize the navigation only for my one page. My navigation bar looked good in preview mode, with the background images ...
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Global Navigation drop down menu subsite level

My Sub site Hierarchy is as follows: HOME Subsites Subsite 1 Subsite 1a Subsite 1b Subsite 2 Subsite 2a Subsite 2b The Global ...
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Entire site times out after page is approved. Looks like it's caused by the NavNodes table in content database

We've got a SharePoint site that recently started giving errors randomly when approving pages. The only changes we made was to update the site to CU August 2012, and turn on UPS, but I'm not sure if ...
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Add Keyboard Accessibility to Top Nav Menu

I am trying to get the top nav bar's drop down menu working with the keyboard. What should happen is when a user presses the tab key and the top menu item is reached, the drop down should show just ...
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Overriding Tree View Data Source in v4.master

I am implementing some custom navigation providers for SharePoint 2010, and have successfully overridden the data source for the Top Navigation and Quick Launch providers using the delegate provided ...
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Custom SiteMapProvider in Sandbox Solution

I'm creating a custom "mega menu" web part to replace the default SharePoint global navigation menu. This web part will be deployed to SharePoint Online (i.e. Office 365) so has to be a sandbox ...
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How do I stop default navigation links from re-appearing?

As you know, SharePoint groups the links in the left hand navigation under headings relating to type e.g. Lists, Libraries etc. I have removed these and created my own headings. From time to time ...
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How to make top links unclickable?

Is there any way I can make the top links on the nav bar inactive? Basically I have created sites under the root such as Company Info HR Team 1 Team 2.... and under each of those there are sub ...
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SP2010 Provide Contributor Security/Permissions to Adjust the Navigation

Is there any way to allow contributor users to manage some settings on a site (for example, manage the Quick Launch order or the order of the Global Navigation) but prevent some settings from being ...
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SiteMap Breadcrumb Navigation for Parentweb

I am able to get URL of parent web using this code Request.UrlReferrer.ToString()Request.UrlReferrer.ToString() but I am not sure how can I get site Map navigation of parent web so that I can add ...
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How would we know, what kind of breadcrumb we are using in our portal

I am bit confused with Navigation in SharePoint, I looked at web.config and then site map, which is enabled and have several tags of " If we have a default NavigationProvider and a Custom ...
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Quicklaunch gone in SP2010 with 2007 visual design

I have an odd problem: An upgraded 2010 installation was working fine for a year or so - and as always "nothing" was changed recently (a small webpart was deployed). Most of the Site collection (with ...
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Web part to list all pages unless they are hidden (site settings -> navigation)?

I have a web part that displays all pages in a repeater from the current site. If I go to site settings -> navigation and hide one of the pages then I don't want this page to be displayed in the web ...
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Publishing page not displayed in navigation

I have created a publishing page. It is published. In my Current navigation I have pages checked. The page however is not being shown. Other pages are. If I create a custom link to the page it is ...
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InvalidCastException when opening root-level Navigation settings page

I couldn't find any information about this error anywhere and it's really strange! When I open the root-level Navigation settings page in my SharePoint 2010 website, I get an error page and the ...
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Editing navigation from site Actions results in error in MOSS 2007

When I or any other user on any machine tries to change the navigation through Site Actions - Modify Navigation, an error occurs stating "The security validation for this page is invalid. Click ...
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managed metadata navigation and anonymous access

I have a library with metadata navigation. When anonymous users go to a navigation link, the web browser gives the 403 forbidden error. The error disappears when I turn off metadata navigation. To ...
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Changes to navigation settings aren't saved

I have a publishing site, and am trying to reorder the pages via the Site Navigation Settings pages (Site Settings -> Look and Feel -> Navigation.) I move the pages up and down in the ...
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Is there some Wiki markup for “back” in SharePoint's Wiki?

At our organization, we've buried our SP installation in the bowels of our corporate intranet front-end, so it's always completely non-intutive to find. I've created a "How to get to SharePoint" ...
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Does anyone know how to access data from another farm?

So basically the problem is: I have one farm that I have limited access to. I need to access that farm to get information to another farm. I.E Top navigation needs to be in sync w/the other farms. I ...
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manage the top navigation via a custom list?

Is it possible for contributors to manage the top navigation via a custom list? So basically when a sub-site or page is created the user has the ability to assign where it goes via the list. If so can ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Global (Top) Navigation - Page Title Listed As 'Home' but Displaying Name of Subsite

I hope someone can help answer this. Page Title is Home and I want the First Top Nav Item to be 'Home' If I change the Subsite Title - then it changes the title in the Top Nav on the HomePage to ...
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Hide navigation until all items are populated

I created a customized nav using the Sharepoint aspmenu with simple rendering which binds to an xml datasource to render the menu contents. I am then using a the jquery UI accordion to style it. The ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation Security Trimming

Does the managed metadata navigation offer security trimming? I create a new web and not have anyone have access to it. I would now add a link to that web to the managed metadata navigation. ...
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quick launch items missing

For some reason the Quick Launch Items has gone missing from my custom masterpage and I am not sure hwo to get them back... The code for my Quick Launch: <Sharepoint:SPNavigationManager ...
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Why does javascript on the page stop the drop down menu working?

I have just inserted a javascript world clock via a text doc and a CEWP. However now that this is functional on my page I cannot see my drop downs from the top nav bar. It was working fine before I ...
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Getting global Navigation working using onet.xml

Im trying to create a site definition using onet.xml in sharepoint 2010. So far things are going well however I am now having a problem getting the subsite to inherit the global navigation from its ...