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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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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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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Reading SPContentMapProvider with CSOM

Is there a way to get the information from SPContentMapProvider through CSOM? I have not been able to find any API endpoint for this in CSOM or REST. I'm trying to build my own breadcrumb control for ...
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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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Office 365 SharePoint CSOM search navigation

I am trying to find if that is possible to change site's search navigation(a.k.a search dropdown links) through CSOM? Seems Search's export configuration does not contain info about search navigation(...
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Top navigation lost links

I've lost links in the top site navigation bar. It now looks like this: Rather than Hovering over Projects0 shows just the subsite name and not the full subsite URL. Hope someone is able to give me ...
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Moving navigation items from one site collection to another site collection

I have created the vertical navigation items by adding heading and link using structural navigation: Editing and Sorting (in Site Settings -> navigation). I have created the design package of the site ...
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SharePoint left sided navigation

My colleague has been working on a website in SharePoint 2013. After some time the link to Recent documents disappeared. Because the project got to a stop and started again some time later, he couldn'...
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Global navigation performance issues: Caching behavior

We are currently experiencing huge performance penalties when using the "Include all subsites" navigation setting combined with a large number of SPWebs with non-inherited permissions. This penalty ...
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How to populate Top navigation items to drop down control using JQuery in SharePoint?

I have a requirement, the default page have two drop down controls, I need to populate few top navigation item(Sub sites) to drop down 1 and few to drop down 2 control using Jquery or Javascript. ...
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Does “Portal site connection” do anything in SharePoint 2013?

Does anyone know if "Portal site connection" can be used on standard master page (seattle)? Is it completely useless unless you use custom master page? In SharePoint 2010 I could find a connected ...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Navigation - 301 Redirect when Term is Moved?

My client has an issue where they are moving terms around within their SharePoint 2013 managed navigation as part of a website restructure. They (understandably) want to ensure any hits to the former ...
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exclude top navigation from sharepoint search

How do i exclude top navigation in sharepoint 2010 site from being seen by SharePoint search. I have tried adding noindex class to the control as below but it doesn't work. <asp:...
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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 not updating for publishing site

We have a SharePoint 2016 instance that had been upgraded all the way from MOSS 2007, SP 2010, and SP 2013. As far as we can tell the upgrade process has always gone smoothly. However, with SP 2016, ...
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Showing more than 5 items under recent items SharePoint 2013 Quick Launch

In SharePoint 2013 site. the quick launch navigation shows 5 items by default in the recent items. And we need to increase that number to 8 or 10. I don't find any out of the box ways to do that and ...
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Include dropdown in Top Navigation Submenu SharePoint

I want to include a drop-down in dynamic sub-menu of SharePoint Top Navigation. Based on the drop-down selection the sub-menu items should change.
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Sort navigation programmatically before being sent to user

Below you can see the 2 images that illustrate my question. I've a menu where it doesn't sort everything correctly. I know it sorts the categories by itself (sub-sites), (links) and so on and that is ...
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Users with Contribute permission will not be redirected to the friendly url page, when they create a new enterprise wiki page

I am facing this strange problem inside my sharepoint serve 2016. now i have created a new site collection of type "Publishing">>"Enterprise Wiki". then i leave the navigation setting as is "Managed ...
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Is there a specifc reason why the default “Site Navigation” term set will only be shown inside the realted site collection Term Store Management

sometimes i got totally confused on how sharepoint works "internally" and why we always get weird behavior. now today i wanted to create a new site collection of type Enterprise wiki and I want to ...
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Tooltip in navigation treeview

I am new to sharepoint and currently using Sharepoint Foundation 2013. I created sites, subsites and multiple Document libraries in lower level subsite and enabled navigation treeview. I can see nice ...
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Quick Launch links inside my site template will keep referencing the original site, when I create a new subsite based on the site templete

I am facing a problem inside my Sharepoint Server 2013 enterprise: I have a Team sub-site, which have the following Quick Launch links:- Now I save this site as template. Then I create a new sub-...
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Add link to parent site on non-publishing site

So I am creating three site templates, a site collection root template, a next level template and a third level template. What I need, is to be able to add a link to the different levels that is ...
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Enabled breadcrumb on custom master page - Sorry, something went wrong

I followed the example given on the following page to re-enable some form of decent breadcrumb on a SharePoint (O365) site and all hell broke loose with the navigation. Essentially the link ...
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Multi level menu with visibility control

I need to implement multi level menu for Global navigation like Menu Item L Sub Item L1 Sub Item L11 In SharePoint Office 365. I have tried Structural and managed navigation, but I ...
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Managed Metadata Global Navigation

I’m using managed metadata to create global navigation on a SharePoint Master Page. I understand that a managed metadata term set can only be applied to a single site collection. To bypass this I’m ...
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Using content search web part to build a site navigation (SP 2013)

Problem: I've got a site with 15 subsites, each which in turn has many pages. I want to use a content search web part to query all sub sites, and display each sub site as a heading, with the three ...
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SharePoint 2013 Current Navigation group pages before all other types

When we set up current navigation for showing sub sites and pages, ideally group of pages are displayed below sub sites. Something like shown in below screen shot. Is there any OOB way to show it ...
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Enable tree view navigation in SharePoint 2013 Online

I have created a team site in SharePoint Online - O365 and enabled the Publishing Feature in it. Also, from the site settings I have enabled the Tree View option from the left navigation. But it does ...
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Multilevel Audience Targeted Global Navigation SP2013

Has anyone set up Multilevel Audience Targeted Global Navigation SP2013? If I use term set I am unable to set security otherwise cannot set multilevel?
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What is the best way to deploy 3 level global top navigation across the site collections?

There are a number of site collections that need to have a same top navigation. Currently, only main site collection has 3 level top navigation with structural navigation mode. However, it seems to me ...
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How to move the global navigation on seattle.master to the LHS instead of top?

We are using seattle.master. The local navigation is on LHS of page. The global navigation is at top of page. Is it possible to place the global navigation on the LHS (vertically) instead of the ...
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How do you open the search results page from the top right box into a new tab?

I'm pointing to an external site with my top right search navigation (SPNavigation.SearchNav). I would like this to open up in a new page. Is this possible by using the UI or powershell? I added $...
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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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Error on Custom Sitemap Provider

I've come across an odd scenario and I'm drawing a blank. Perhaps one of my peers here will have an idea. We have a custom navigation solution which consumes and builds on the OOTB navigation ...
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Sub-sites contributors and reader are unable to view the sub-site navigation

I have created a term store using the site collection administrator. And I associate this term store with a sub site navigation. But the problem I am facing is that the sub-site readers and even 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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SharePoint 2010 Global Navigation

I have a drop-down menu for Global Navigation in SharePoint Foundation 2010. It is built off of a List. The list contains a column for URL, and I'm having an issue where the domain name is being ...
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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 ID="...
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PortalSiteMapProvider.GlobalNavSiteMapProvider get parent nodes when “display the same navigation items as the parent site” is set

We are trying to build a Custom Navigation Web Control to handle our Global Navigation. The below code works fine until the subsites have "Display the same navigation items as the parent site" set. ...
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SiteMapProvider for MySites' breadcrumb

My question is regarding the Site Map Provider. I have a breadcrumb in the mysites and I use SPContentMapProvider to build the breadcrumb, but the problem is it always shows 'Home', so if I m on my ...
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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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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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Global Navigation links are missing in Site Template

I'm using SharePoint 2010, and have structured the global navigation with 6 Headings. Four of the Headings have multiple (child) links below them. These child link url's are pointing to custom ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...