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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Custom top level navigation - will it affect site application searches?

Our intranet site is going to have a approximately 6-10 site collections all of which are going to have custom navigation and branding. We have found it easiest to brand the navigation by creating a ...
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SharePoint links are changed on save

We have two SharePoint collections (Intranet and tfs). Within the Intranet we can create links to the tfs Portal. However, within the tfs Portal, if we create a link back to the Intranet it gets ...
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SharePoint navigation forgets where it is

I have noticed that when I click to a list or document library in SharePoint Office 365 the navigation does not reflect where I am, for example I have click on the passwords list and then click on a ...
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SP2010: Edit Top Navigation Bar Subsites - Duplicates

I have a top bar with some headings, one of which is Research Center. When I hover over Research Center there are a handful of links to sites. How do I edit whichlinks show up? Primarily, there are ...
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How to limit breadcrumb trail to parts after variation level in sharepoint 2013?

In my SP2013, I have the structured global navigation showing (breadcrumbs), however its showing too much info, specifically the top levels. Basically my site collection display name is Root, then the ...
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Images instead of links in search navigation

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I want to show images or icons instead of the default links in the Search Navigation. Any tutorials or ideas how to do that?
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SharePoint 2010 how to duplicate add document link on sharepoint list

How to duplicate add document link on a SharePoint list? I am planning to put the "add document" link both on the top and bottom of the SharePoint list as well as the "navigation link" next and ...
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How to Add Child Links Under Top Level Global Navigation Headers in Online Sharepoint 2013 Usinge PowerShell V 3.0?

I am stuck on a PowerShell V3.0 problem for programmatically adding Child Links to the Global Navigation bar in our Online SharePoint 2013 (Office 365-Azure) site. I have found code that works for me ...
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sharepoint 2013 footer like global navigation

I am trying to create a site in SharePoint 2013 in I have come across global navigation from site settings which can be used as a header. Now I want to use same kind of navigation as footer? Is it ...
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Alternative to folder pages

I have a publishing site, for which I've blocked application pages for read-only users, because I don't want them seeing the ribbon with the edit controls etc. - I know that most of the controls are ...
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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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Oslo Navigation Dropdown Issues

we are running into an issue with the Oslo layout when we try and use a drop down navigation header and it gets stacked on top of another. The issue is that before the mouse picks up the drop down ...
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Using html anchor links from top navigation or quick launch - Sharepoint 2013

I suspect this might be possible with a little more knowledge of code, but I'm trying it relatively OoTB at the moment. If scripting is required, I'm more than willing to try it out but I'm somewhat ...
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Subsites created from a duplicated site collection have buggy default links

I've duplicated a site collection I had using Copy-SPSite. This site collection had a site template to be used for subsites. Strange thing is when I create a subsite in my new site collection that ...
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SP2013 CEWP not working - hardcoding of Navigation links

I have noticed that the javascript in the Content Editor webparts of my SharePoint site have intermittent failures. The page seems to be ignoring all <script> commands in the CEWP. After a bit ...
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Adding external url in term driven pages

How do I add an external url in my term driven pages? I don't have the option Edit links on the page and I have to go through term driven settings. But then I don't know how to add an external url....
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How to add an arrow to CSWP results

I used CSWP to show different document uploaded on the site. You can set a limit to show upto 50 items, but what if i want to see more? Is it possible to add a navigation arrow to change pages? And ...
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Dynamic link in left navigation menu

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. We have deployed a custom master page where we have removed the links for "One drive", "Sites" etc on the top right corner. We want to have a dynamic link in ...
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2013 Breadcrumb is reset in use

Getting a conversion to 2013 from 2007. I have Breadcrumbs visible and they they seem to work going down chain. TOP |- First SubSite |-- Second layer Site I can see this properly. I Click on ...
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home/parent site tab/button/link on sub-site navigation bar link is broken

Having a little problem and I can't figure out what is wrong. I have a SharePoint 2010 site /sites/blah/ that has a few sub-sites: /sites/blah/one, /sites/blah/two, /sites/blah/three. On the parent ...
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How do You Navigate Back to Search Results from an Open Document?

Problem: User searches for documents in a Document Library and gets a list of search results back. User opens a document, which opens in the browser, not in the client app. After viewing the document,...
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Logs on deleting a link on top navigation

Is there any way I can find out the link that was deleted on the top navigation of a SharePoint site collection?.
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How do you move a set of links from current to global navigation en masse?

I accidentally added all my global navigation (including several subsites inside folders) into the Current Navigation section in the Navigation settings. I'm so used to working with actual files when ...
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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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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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It It Possible to modify the contents of the navigation menu using CSOM

I have a large number of subsites that are similar. I want to make a global change to the sidebar navigation menu on all of these subsites. By change i want to add a new link. I have looked and i ...
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Site Collection strategy

At a recent SharePoint conference (SharePoint Fest in Seattle) there were at least two speakers who advocated in limiting the number of subsites used. Rather, they suggested creating Site Collections ...
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SharePoint 2013 Global Navigations links disappear when deploying SitePages from Visual Studio

When I deploy a Visual Studio 2012 project with a SharePoint Module containing several Site Pages, the SharePoint 2013 website loses the configured navigation nodes for those Site Pages in the Global ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Breadcrumb not structured correctly

I am trying to put a custom breadcrumb on my On-prem SharePoint 2013 site. I'm using the SPXmlContentMapProvider provider in my materpage: <asp:sitemappath runat="server" sitemapproviders="...
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Using Top Navigation Snippet with Current Navigation Term Sets to Get a Static Current Navigation Menu

I've seen a few posts asking similar things but nothing I can use. I am working with a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with custom master pages and layouts. I have a vertical navigation which shows ...
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SharePoint 2013 left navigation - How to add links?

I recently seen on a portal site where the left navigation was grouped by 5 different categories. Sales link 1 link 2 Support link 1 link 2 link 3 link 4 link 5 1 - 5 > If you notice there ...
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Friendly URL for a Page

I need to know how to set a friendly URL for a page. I have other pages with where this is working but I can't seem to find where it is set on the page properties. mydomain.com/Pages/myPage.aspx ->...
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SharePoint Hosted App Navigation

I have created a SharePoint Hosted App in Visual Studio 2013 and I am struggling to find a way to navigate to a page. I currently want a button on the default.aspx page that will navigate to another ...
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“Read permission” level does not allow users to see the global navigation i

If I give the "read" permission to users, the global navigation is not available in the webpage. If I give the "contribute" permission to the users, the global navigation is available, however the ...
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How can I make links in the left navigation open in a new tab?

I'm trying to make two links on the left navigation open up into a new tab as they are external sites. It should be as easy as adding target="_blank" to their HTML element but when I wrote some jQuery ...
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Updating the Quick launch node titles only using Power-Shell in SharePoint

I am trying to update the title of quick lunch navigation in my SharePoint sub sites. Since there are hundred of Sites, scripting sounds a better idea. I wrote a script but it is not updating the ...
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How to display mutiple views on the 2013 SharePoint navigation bar for one Library

I want to use one SharePoint 2013 Library with multiple views and have links to each view on my navigation bar. I have created different views for the library but how do I lock those views in on my ...
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How might I change a publishing site to use Structured Current Navigation instead of Metadata Navigation using C# CSOM?

I have come across many resources regarding how to add pages to navigation and how to change navigation settings but have not yet seen anything on how to go from Metadata Navigation to Structure ...
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Newly created pages not showing in Global Navigation Sharepoint 2013

I'll try and be as clear and concise as possible. Within SharePoint 2013, Global nav has been working fine for me, and suddenly now all newly created pages will not show in Global Nav. In the settings ...
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SharePoint 2013 set “Structural Navigation: Display only the navigation items below the current site” JavaScript

As the title says, I currently have JavaScript that sets the navigation, however it currently sets it too "Structural Navigation: Display the current site, the navigation items below the current site, ...
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How can I add a customized left navigation to page layout?

I have developed a piece of code to create a vertical navigation and want to add it to the page layout. the code is in JavaScript. how can I do that? -Shani
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How to move a search navigation link to another position?

I have added a link programmatically to the global search navigation. See code below. The link is added as last. Is it possible to add to second location ? In the gui it is possible with the buttons "...
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Sticky navigation

I've added some styling to the s4-titlerow for branding purposes and need to make it sticky. What's the best way to do this without getting the title stuck as well? I've added position: fixed; to s4-...
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Updating a wiki page name & title will not update its friendly url accordingly

I have created an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint server 2013, and I have defined managed navigation inside the Global Navigation as follow:- Then I created a new wiki page named ...
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When to use “Tree view” or when to use “Managed navigation” , if i want to be able to filter my pages using term store

Seems there are two main approaches if I want to be able to filter my wiki pages using metadata term store inside enterprise wiki site collection. First Approach. Tree View Approach is to do 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 ? Why ...
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Share Point online in term store manager get error

I upload jQuery and taxonomy JavaScript files to the Site Assets library in the host web and also registers script links on the web using UserCustomActions. After this, when I change anything and ...
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Set Audience targeting on left navigation with Javascript/Jquery

I want to set Audience targeting on left navigation bar of SharePoint, though there are around 50 links on which i need to set the targeting on. Every time I take a template and restore it, I manually ...
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Top Navigation Bar Drop Down Arrow

Some of my top nav bar items have multiple levels. The arrow to the right of the item which denotes multiple levels is currently black. What is the class or id that is used so I can change the color ...
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Can you configure SharePoint online to not use anchors in urls when navigating

When I navigate through SharePoint online, almost always the url in the browser looks something like this: https://xxxxxxxxxxx.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Gedeelde%20%20documenten/Forms/...