Questions tagged [navigation]

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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permission problem - user cannot save changes even though user has full access

I have the problem that I am a website owner and have full access, but I cannot make any changes under the point website settings\navigation. If I click OK, I get the message that I don't have access ...
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Modern ui current navigation default expandable

Is possible to expand Modern UI current navigation by default despite of clicking arrows icons to expand it and collapsed it.
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CSS to style UL on page also styles Top Navigation

The custom CSS I'm using to style headers and fonts in the content on a Sharepoint webpart page is working - it's styling the content, but unfortunately it is also styling the site's top navigation on ...
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Allow restricted users to see all documents they have access to

We're hosting our content/files in our Office365 OneDrive/Sharepoint online document library. I have a few external consultants whom I would like to have access to sub-folders of our files, but not ...
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how to make unclickable Headings in Modern SharePoint Navigation

Is there any way I can make the left navigation links heading as inactive? currently if i keep heading as empty it is redirecting to welcome page
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Sub-sites disappeared from Global Navigation & top navigation tab after new sites created

In our SharePoint 2010 systme, we have 50+ sub-sites that all have inherit the same navigation as our parent site. We have about 1/2 of the sites hidden. When we created 3 new sites 2 of the ...
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SPO Hide navigation lists based on user permissons

I have a SharePoint Online list contain 2 different permissions for many users. The permissions are: Full-Control and View only. I invited the users to the site, but the problem is the users that ...
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SharePoint Online Navigation doesn't fully load the page contents

I am using the out of the box Navigation SharePoint solution (You can find this under Site Settings, under Look and Feel "Navigation") and created a few pages in the Site Pages folder. Inside each ...
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Add a link without a URL (header) to the top navigation using PowerShell

I am building the navigation for a hub site in SharePoint Online using PowerShell and I want some of my links to be headers only (not URL). I am using the following Powershell commands to create my ...
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How to make the main menu of a SharePoint modern site a dynamic site map?

I am creating a modern SharePoint site as a documentation site for our end users. We want to create a basic hierarchy of folders and pages, and possibly pages with child pages. 📁Sales 📄Creating ...
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Is there any way to change background and on-hover color for modern SharePoint mega menu?

While working with modern SharePoint, I found no option to change the header mega menu color. But while creating SharePoint theme from theme-generator, is there any specific color palette that is ...
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Site Pages are showing wrong Current Navigation

I have created a few new site pages recently and noticed that the current navigation is not showing correctly. I need it to show the same current navigation as the master page. Under "Navigation ...
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“An error occurred when navigating to:” error occurs randomly approximately every third time certain users try to access particular documents

At my company, certain users, when trying to access documents via links outside of our SharePoint environment, are getting an error saying "An error occurred when navigating to:...". This error is ...
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Set “Maximum number of dynamic items to show” using CSOM

In SharePoint Online, Under Site Settings --> Navigation there is a setting called "Maximum number of dynamic items to show". It is by default 20 and cannot be inherited from the parent site. I need ...
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How does SharePoint determine which link to bold in the left navigation in SP 2013?

In SP2013, I am using left nav, and customizing it in the site settings navigation. What I want is that, when I click a link on the nav, when I go to the page, the link in the nav will be bold. But I ...
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Update current navigation without getting access denied error

Using native SharePoint 2016. user can access the page. /AreaNavigationSettings.aspx After the user changes the navigation and then click 'OK' it shows the "AccessDenied.aspx". When we go back to ...
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How is it easier to navigate in Sub-Folder in modern experience?

I saw this post here and I know that the modern experience is to be better and more user friendly but how exactly is it easier to navigate through folders using it. We still use the folder structure ...
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Custom HTML SharePoint 2013 Page with SharePoint Global Navigation

I have created a custom html page on our SharePoint site using the script editor, I am hiding all of the SharePoint elements and creating my own navigation look and feel. I have created a custom ...
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users with Edit permission level are able to access the site navigation, but will get “Access Denied” when they try to submit the change

we have a classic team site collection with publishing features enabled + we have a sub-site which does not have the publishing features enabled. now i granted some users Edit permission on the sub-...
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How to make “Edit Links” visible again

As part of our Sharepoint rebranding project, the 3rd party which was doing our template changes, made the edit link option invisible . Now as the site collection admin I am wondering how am I going ...
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Removing a Link from the navigation

So I really want to delete the "Departments1" link from the navigation bar but it doesn't have a delete option like the rest of my links. It has a show/hide but I would rather it not be there at all ...
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Custom Navigation bypass SharePoint Group and use AD Groups

I have a custom SharePoint 2016 on prem Navigation with links only certain people can see. Currently I am using a SP Group and manually updating it when there is a new hire with their AD account. ...
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SharePoint online mobile menu navigation

So i found this great article about mobile navigation and It basically answers everything i need it to except for one thing I can't figure out. I want to basically have a second level of navigation ...
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Open existing word document in Client Application as a new document

I have to open my word document which is present in SharePoint library in client word application, but it should open as a new document that mens original document behaves like a template from which ...
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Change in site structure

I recently created a prototype site in SP Online with the root as a communication site and several modern subsites. As it stands, I use the first subsite as "Home" in my navigation while the other ...
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Modern communications site child items on navigation shows up on a wider grid

I have a communication site set as hub site and have team sites linked to it. I added child links to one of the team site links and below are the screenshots for the same. Upon hovering over ...
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SPO Modern Site: turn site title at page top into link (or turn it off)

Say my subsite is named "User EDU". The words "User EDU" appear at the top of every page, next to the site icon. My customer would like to have those pages be a link back to the site home page. As of ...
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Unable to edit a link in top line navigation

I've just migrated from WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint 365, and on the 'home' page, there is a link ("Product Services") in the top navigation bar that is not editable. I've checked every setting I can think ...
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Unable to update the left navigation url through powershell

I am trying to update the SharePoint 2013 on premise portal navigation urls though below powershell. The script is getting executed successfully without any error. But when I am cross checking the ...
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Change welcome page shown when you go to https://myExample.sharepoint.com to a specific site

I have a Sharepoint Online site that my users access by going to https://myCompanyName.sharepoint.com. I have 9 sites in total. I want the "Home" site to be the default landing site when the user ...
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SP19: Branding a Link

Is there a way to brand a link to would automatically be added to every pre-existing site collection home page and any new site collection created? I want to add a link to every team site so ...
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Sharepoint 2019 Top navsuitebar

Hi I'm trying to change the top nav suitebar in the sharepoint 2019 at web app level. I'm using the powershell to update the "" $webApp.SuiteNavBrandingText after hitting $webApp.Update() and ...
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How to make a menu item that is not a link

We are looking at our navigation menu, and we'd like some items to have submenus, but not clickable. Here's an example structure: About Products Product 1 Product 2 Product 3 Contact In this ...
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Want to change home page url in top nav, but can't figure out how

I have built a site with top nav but the url for my home page is incorrect. When I try to use the edit links feature, that home page link disappears. How can I edit this so my users can go to the ...
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Add-PnPNavigationNode - How to set node order?

Quick question: Does anyone know of a way to change the order of the nodes in let's say the QuickLaunch nav when adding them via Add-PnPNavigationNode? I only know of the -first parameter. Thanks a ...
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How to set up SharePoint Online Managed (term set) Navigation with auto update of new sites?

We have a SharePoint Online site collection, which has about 7 Sites that each have at least 5 subsites, and potentially more below that. I've recently discovered that our site loading super slow is ...
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does new Hub site mega menu show the subsites under its associated site collection? how does this look? how does this affect navigation?

The mega menu is not yet available for my tenant and am wondering how it will show subsites - how that will look. I have a dilemma right now as to whether create an entirely new site that I will ...
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Navigation Security Trimming for Headings based on child nodes

We are using SharePoint sites to manage projects. Each project site is created from a template and security is setup for the project team with some access granted to a larger audience.   Using the ...
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Office 365 navigation bar is sometimes black and sometimes blue within Sharepoint site

Sharepoint site appears sometimes with a blue Office 365 navigation bar at the top and sometimes black. This is the case for our entire organization and not just my Office 365 account. Can I change it ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation: the visitors can't see the terms

Good Day, On my SharePoint site collection I use managed metadata navigation to apply friendly URL to the site pages. Every term is tagging and on the “Navigation” tab has the options “Show on the ...
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Modify the Search Navigation display template

Can we modify the search navigation web part display template? I wish to add a bottom border to the selected page navigation header.
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Powershell to create top link navigation

I want to create top link navigation items via powershell script to multiple sub sites, can anyone help? You may wonder why can't we add it manually via navigation, I'm using SharePoint 2019 ...
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Top Navigation Drop down menu disappear once check in

Top Navigation Drop down menu visible in preview mode but once check in, the drop down stops working on front page. In all sub sites, the drop menu works. I checked the term store and it hasn't ...
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Can't remove Edit Links from copied SP 2016 site

Using ShareGate, I copied a team site from one SP 2016 site collection to another and activated server publishing on the new site, applying the master page from the new site collection. But I cannot ...
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modern teams site top navigation

I want to create a navigation at the top of a modern team sites. For now there the only possibility is that i add some ugly looking link at the top of the page. I want to have a navigation with drop ...
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Why did my current navigation libraries and lists disappear?

Under Site Settings>Navigation, I incorrectly checked the Show subsites box under Current Navigation. This enabled a link to all subsites in my left pane (which I did not want). Instead of going back ...
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structural navigation not updating

I am able to delete and edit headings and link but when i navigate back to the navigation on the homepage it is still the same. I went back to the structural navigation settings to find out that none ...
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Customize Sharepoint Left Navigation Links

We're looking to have a feature where the left navigation bar shows the request type together with the number of Pending/Completed requests, like so: Completed (20) Pending (5) Something like that. ...
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Structural Navigation shows a wrong link

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premise. A site administrator moved a subsite to a different site collection in the same web application. However, the link to this subsite is still showing up in the ...
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No Masterpage/CSS Access. Need to programatically set up drop down menu on TOP Nav bar for Team Site w/o Publishing

First off, my limitations. I do not have access to the master page(s) or global css (either using SPD or not...). Nor do I have the ability to use managed or global navigation. This is a Team Site and ...