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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Cross Site Collection Navigation

We are using SharePoint for our Intranet. We will have a site collection for the Intranet. Then a site collection for each department in the business. I.E. HR, IT, Finance. We are creating a custom ...
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How to hide recent in the navigation

In SP2013 you have the recent entry in the navigation. Is there an easy way to automatically hide/remove this entry?
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How to add quick launch to the blog site in SharePoint 2010?

I want to remove the default blog navigation which is categories and archives and just create custom links with the SP navigation feature in All Site Settings. The problem is that in blog sites, the ...
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Breadcrumb not showing parent site

I am using SharePoint 2010 at the moment. For some stupid reason when I create a sub-site and I am inside that sub-site the breadcrumb does not show the parent site. It stops at the current site ...
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How to enable sub menu on the global menu?

We recently signed up for Office 365 and are in the process of building out oure SharePoint site. We started with the default site, a Team Site and have built out the following site map: Site Sub ...
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SharePoint 2013 Global Navigation Across Site Collections

I am trying to set up ONE global navigation for all sites and site collections in my portal.example.com SharePoint site. Whether I am in portal.example.com, portal.example.com/sites/site1, or portal....
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Breadcrumb and flyout on custom master page

I have a master page that I wrote from scratch and applied through the Design Manager to one of my site collections. I would like to add the 2010-style breadcrumb and/or navigate-up flyout button in ...
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IIS URL Rewriting … Left Navigation selected link is not highlighted

When URL rewriting is implemented then the left navigation is not highlighting the selected link. Example: Actual Link - /company/pages/home.aspx Rewriting Link - /company/home When using the ...
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Redirect a subsite home link to the root site collection home page

I often get requests to have the link of the home logo on a subsite link to the home page of the root site collection? I can't see any native way of doing this with the SharePoint navigation but ...
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“View all site content” Site actions menu link missing

For some reason the "View all site content" link in the Site Actions menu is missing for sites that do not use the Publishing feature. The moment I enable the Publishing feature for the site the link ...
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How do I apply master page changes to all subsites in SharePoint 2013?

I realize similar questions have been asked, but master pages have changed somwehwat in SharePoint Server 2013, and this is actually several questions in one. I've read lots and lots of articles, and ...
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Highlight Top navigation item

When I navigate to a site in SharePoint the menu link highlights to let me know which site im on, which is great But when I click on documents in the management site the top link jumps to home, I ...
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Best way to make a global navigation over multiple sitecollections

I'm searching for an easy way to make a navigation over multiple Site-Navigations: SC1 Home - SC1 Page1 - SC1 Page2 - SC1 Page3 SC2 Home - SC2 Page1 - SC2 Page2 I have tried the ...
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What is the relation between Friendly URL and Managed Navigation?

I have created a new site collection of type Enterprise wiki. And I cannot understand the following default navigation setting: I mean why I need to use managed navigation to get friendly URLS ? ...
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Building custom navigation in SharePoint 2013

I'll try to put my problem as simply as possible below. Excuse me of etiquette mishaps and such as I'm totally new here and have been working with SharePoint only for a few months. Be sure to correct ...
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Programmatically add menus to SPWeb.Navigation.QuickLaunch does not work

I'm trying to add some menus to the "Quick Launch" navigation and it does not work. I'm using the following code: var ql = myWeb.Navigation.QuickLaunch; SPNavigationNode m1 = new SPNavigationNode("...
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Content deployment un-hiding navigation items?

SharePoint 2007 Enterprise, SP2, no post-SP2 CUs. We have a pretty standard staging -> production content deployment job that runs nightly to move over any new or modified content that had been ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online Global Navigation on MySite

I would like to add the global navigation on my-site as well, per default there is just the office 365 navigation, but I want to have my SharePoint site navigation underneath. How can I achieve this?
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Navigation Providers, Data Sources and Menu Controls

Can someone please provide a definitive explanation of the roles and responsibilities of Navigation Providers, Datasource controls and Menu controls? You seem to be able to apply filtering and ...
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Managed Navigation: The children of pinned terms not displaying

We have a need to take a navigation term (that has children) and pin it from the Site Collection into the Global Term Store. Then we have a separate Site Collection that will take the pinned term from ...
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Feature Stapling and SPWeb.Navigation (Top Nav bar or quick launch) changes not applying

I am using feature stapling to add a feature to all sites in a web application. This feature creates a list, creates a site page, creates a WebPart, adds the WebPart to the site page, and then it is ...
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Not all pages have a side navigation on the left

On my site for some reason the left navigation doesn't always show up on every page - even though they use the same master page. I've searched Google and through all of the site settings trying to ...
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Where do “My site” and “My profiles” links come from?

Under the personal action menu, there are two links : My site My profile I'm trying to understand how they are generated and by which component/feature. However the highest container in the ...
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How to create a hierarchy of pages?

Just started using sharepoint and it seems quite user friendly. For example, on the left bar, there is a "[+ Add new page" link. It then presents a dialog that lets me name my name page. The problem ...
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How do I showing a user's site memberships in the top navigation bar?

I have a site setup which has a common shared root site. But the subsites (site collections on a managed path) aren't for all users. I want the main site's top navigation bar to show the main site ...
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How to create multi level navigation?

I created a sub level location for my menu link by drag & drop. (ex: /about/FAQ) I was wondering if it is possible to go another level deep (3rd level)? example: /about/something/FAQ
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Using jQuery in SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to implement a solution in SP 2013 where the global navigation docks to the top of the browser as you scroll down. Like on this site. The dev at this site provided the jquery he used to ...
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Menu Navigation in SharePoint 2010

I am in a process of gathering requirements of a portal based on multiple departments using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. I've noticed on some portals where there is a top bar and a tab called "...
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Redirect default.aspx or change default landing to page in _layouts folder?

Here's the issue. I have a custom landing page that's deployed to "_layouts/myfeaturename/home.aspx" The problem is, how do I map this as the default landing page? If you click on the top node in the ...
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Go to specific page in large list

I got a list that have about 200 items and growing. Is there a way to navigate to a specific page of that list? Something similar that are on forums all over. Or a dropdown? We are using Sharepoint ...
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Cannot move or delete links on left nav

The left nav menu on a 2013 site has begun misbehaving. A week ago it worked perfectly, but now whenever I use the "Edit Links" button, several symptoms appear: 1) All links appear with an "x" next ...
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SharePoint 2013 managed metadata navigation and custom sort order

I'm trying out the managed navigation in SP 2013 and cannot set the custom sort order. I select "Use custom sort order" and save it but when I reload the page "Use default sort order according to ...
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Issue with standard navigation in Chrome

The standard <SharePoint:AspMenu navigation on our SharePoint 2010 site works fine in all browser but Chrome. When I hover over a menu item I can't see the sub menu items like Contact Us -> ...
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Change root node of TopNavigationMenu dynamically?

I have a main site with five subsites and they are all using the same masterpage. The main site is a national site and the subsites are local copies (same lists, libraries, pages, subsites etc). One ...
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Heading and links not showing in Global Navigation

I am creating a site in SharePoint 2013 and I'm having a bit of trouble with the Global Navigation. Here is what it looks like: This dropdown is showing all sub-sites as well as a manual link (...
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Global Navigation Menu hidden to the back side of web part

I'm having a global navigation menu and sub menu under that. The problem is this drop down sub menu is hidden when a dashboard web part comes in page. That is the bottom part of the sub menu goes to ...
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Linking sub menus to variations

I have a publishing site with variations, the directory structure is laid out like this: en-us -products --product1 --product2 -contact us -news euro -products --product1 --product3 -contact us -news ...
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Web and its child webs not showing in default navigation after 2007 > 2010 upgrade

I have a single site collection that was previously a MOSS 2007 site. This site collection has about 15 webs, and some of those have a number of subwebs underneath them. The top navigation bar is set ...
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Site Navigation - remove parent site from menu?

I'm using the 'Look and Feel' > 'Navigation' system to create my own menu for my public facing website. Rather than automatically show subsites or pages, I'm constructing the menu manually by adding ...
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How can I show announcements from a different site collection?

We have a site collection at the top level to create the navigation between the different site collections of all departments. The desire is to have a central announcement board on the main page of ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation always redirecting to “start.aspx#null”

I'm trying to use Managed Metadata Navigation for cruising around my site. Right now I have a couple of team sites. In the target settings I set the navigation URL to: /department/production/...
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Can not update Navigation programatically

I have following code var subWeb = newWeb.Webs.Add(subsite.Url, subsite.Title, subsite.Title, 1033, PublishTemplate, false, false); subWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; subWeb.Update(); PublishingWeb ...
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Top Link Navigation is not supporting link with Long url

I have main site with Top Navigation Menu created using Site Collection Settings > Navigation (under Look and Feel). I'm trying to add a long link to navigation links in Site Collection Settings > ...
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How can I create a dynamic list based navigation?

I have a question regarding sharepoint 2007 custom top navigation. How can I create this kind of navigation? (dropdown with customizable <li> content.) I know that sharepoint uses table for ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation - How do you make quicklaunch work contextually like structural nav quicklaunch?

I've tried to use the new Managed Metadata navigation on our new SP2013 site, and it works great for global navigation. However, I have spent hours trying to figure out how to get the quicklaunch ...
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How to get rid of the “Edit links” link in the top navigation (SharePoint 2013)?

I have a top navigation on my home page which holds links to subsites. Only on the top navigation on the home page, it shows a link called "Edit links" at the end of the navigation. Upon clicking it, ...
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TOP Site Navigation Broken. How can it be fixed?

Does anyone have any idea on how I can fix the navigation? I tried to go into Site Actions-->Site Settings --> Navigation but that page is not loading. I already tried the Enable/Disable publishing ...
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Page Viewer Webpart Hides the Top Navigation Menu

I have added a page viewer webpart and pointed it to a network share. The top navigation menu now hides behind this webpart. I have tried setting the z-index on the menu container as well as the ...
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Is there a maximum number of entries for the Navigation Editing and Sorting control?

Is there an upper limit to the number of item that are displayed in the Navigation Editing and Sorting control in the ‘Site Navigation Settings’ page? I have 49 items in the global Navigation and 54 ...
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Mega Menu On Sharepoint 2013

I will like to know how to create a mega menu on sharepoint 2013 foundation. I have seen some tutorials on the internet but all of them deals with SP2010 only and these tutorials dont work for SP2013. ...