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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 web part 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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Treeview navigation

I have a need to display SharePoint content as a treeview. What are the available options? I'd rather use a solution that doesn't require server side implementation (hosted SharePoint), and works on ...
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Detecting Top / Global Navigation Settings Programmatically

If a publishing site collection has managed or structural navigation set as the source for the top navigation, how do you work with these settings programmatically? The ...
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Audience targetted link hidden from everyone

I have 4 manually created links across my top link bar. I want to use Audience Targetting to allow certain people to see it and to hide it from everyone else (I know audience targetting is not ...
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Customize Quick Lanch navigation

I have to create web control that can be placed to master page. This control should display Quick Launch navigation from web that is defined in control properties. Also this page should contain own ...
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Navigation setup for site pages

I have a navigation defined in Site actions -> Look and Feel -> Navigations. I have a home page (Root page) - Home.aspx. Let's say I have created two more pages like A.aspx and B.aspx. Now I would ...
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How can I get a tree view for content types out of the metadata navigation hierarchy in a document library?

I have a hierarchy of content types that's currently two levels deep, and could go to three. These are for legal documents and may ultimately be used as templates in Word... which is why I opted to go ...
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How do I override the ASP Menu Control in the TopNavBar.ascx

I am implementing a global navigation solution. The issue is this; long story short (I can elaborate on it if you wish): All pages in the _layouts directory override all the content in the ...
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In breadcrumb site listed twice moss 2007

On some of our pages the breadcrumb lists a site twice in a row. the first one is a link, the second is not. The pages have different payout pages. Has anyone seen this, or know how to fix it?
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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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user not seeing items, possibly security trimmed?

So I have a link in the quick launch that a user cannot see. I have triple checked the permissions and if I give her a direct link, she can access it, but the link doesn't appear for her. It's a ...
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Breadcrumbs Navigation Requirement Changed

Scenario I have 20's of site in a single site collection we can say "portal A", Now I have list of site collections, let me explain it using a tree Now we are creating breadcrumb navigation using ...
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How to change global navigation SP Foundation

I would like to ask, how I can to change default page or change global navigation in SP Foundation. I have first web collection "Home" then I have second web colletion "MY PAGE" and my second web ...
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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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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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Navigation Audience - no exact match was found

Brand new SP 2010 install patched up to August 2011 CU. When we edit the navigation tab menu entries, We can't set an audience. If I search for Owners we get no exact match was found. If I use the ...
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Key Filters: Always boolean AND? Possibility of adding user-controlled OR?

In a usability test just now, I learned that the Key Filters part of Metadata Navigation operate on boolean AND. A document has to match all filters in order to appear. Do I have any control over ...
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Display Parent Navigation Items via API

I'm creating a custom team site from a site definition and I can't seem to set the site to display the same navigation items as the parent site for the Global Navigation. I've tried using this code: ...
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Dynamic, code based, breadcrumbs are not working in SharePoint 2010

I am currently porting an application from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. As a single page can be invoked in different contexts, we rely on a code based SiteMapResolveEventHandler to dynamically populate ...
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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 ...