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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Set link target depending on zone

Background: We have a SharePoint 2010 with two web applications. One contains our portal site collection and the other contains the My Sites. The web application containing our portal site runs on ...
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Simple shared menu on WIKI (2013)

I am having trouble understanding why the WIKI menu options are so bad in sharepoint, either that or I am doing it wrong. Likely the later. Ive tried a few methods ive goolged and im not happy with ...
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Sub-site collection custom navigation

I manage a sub-site collection of 41 pages within my company's SharePoint 2010. I need to create site navigation for this collection only. I am not allowed to edit the Global navigation or Quick ...
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Browser “back” history list has multiple entries for the same pages in SharePoint Online

Our company uses SharePoint Online for our public-facing website. All was well until a week ago. When browsing our website, clicking through links, it was discovered one would sometimes have to ...
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How to programmatically access a publishing site's current navigation settings

I can see the current navigation items using the (SP2013) Site Settings Navigation page. Problem is, I'd like to access this set of items programmatically, and in particular, to discover which ones ...
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AspMenu Has Different Behavior On Publishing & Non-Publishing Pages

Why would a <SharePoint:AspMenu> control behave one way on publishing pages & another way on non-publishing pages? I have a custom master page on a publishing site. I would like to remove ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation - Browser Back Button Problem

In our intranet site, we have links in various places that navigate the user to document libraries that are pre-filtered by managed metadata values. The URLs look like this (with metadata filter ...
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Quich launch with siblings and items below siblings

How can I configure (change or develop) quick launch in SharePoint 2013 so that it displays the current site and items below current site, and current site's siblings AND items below currents site's ...
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How to prevent SharePoint from automatically adding the home page to global nav?

I have inherited a very large SharePoint 2010 Enterprise intranet with about 10 site collections (that I know of at this point). Needless to say, I'm finding a few odd problems/quirks on the site. ...
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How can I set a WP User control into the nav place holder?

I've created a WebPart with a TreeView control that output every list view of a SpWeb site. So, I'm intending to set it up into the v4.master NAV zone. Replacing default one. I found a nice feature ...
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Wrong 'Tab' Highlighted in sidebar Navigation

I have navigation for a site set up in the left hand bar.. however, whilst each page/site/whatever is highlighted when I click on it, I have an issue with Discussions. If I click into Discussions and ...
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Error in Managed Metadata

I use SharePoint 2013 My Managed Metadata simply stopped, I look in LOG and I found this errors: 1 - Failed to get term store for proxy; 2 - The Managed Metadata Service 'Service Name' is ...
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How to show bullet for 2nd level link in current navigation?

My current navigation is like below: Page1 - Link1 - Link2 I want to show "arrow" for Page1 and "bullets" for "Link1" and "Link2". I am able to do the "arrow" part using the following code: ....
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Navigation Option Within Web Templates and Onet.xml

I have created a web template which deploys and creates subsite when used. Problem : I am trying to get the navigation setting to work as the image below The current Onet.XML being used to create ...
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Branding Managed Navigation / active node - Term store - How to set active node / page / site in the html code

Is there a good way of marking the active node in the managed navigation? ex: if you browse in the menu to a node on level 3, how can you mark that spesific node as "active" Root node - subsite1 ...
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First level parent navigation show on sidebar even in child pages i visit?

How can I get the code to show the first level parent page name in it's child's in sidebar navigation. Let's say I have a parent page "About Us" and under it I have overview, mission, philosophy etc....
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Top Navigation Bar link custom highlight

Is there a way to automatically set which link in the top link bar is selected, even if you're not on that page that the link points too. I'll explain my problem. I have a top link bar with an option ...
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Web parts cause Navigation styling issues

I am using a Content Editor Web Part on an .ASPX page. When I link to a document for the data source (vs type the text directly into the web part), the top and left nav items as well as the ribbon ...
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Managed Navigation using a Managed Metadata term set is not working well in an Enterprise wiki site

I have an Enterprise Wiki subsite and I have defined a site Navigation for this sub site to be of type “Managed Navigation using a Managed Metadata term set”. But currently I am facing these critical ...
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How to make global navigation consistent throughout main site and subsites?

I am developing a SharePoint intranet for the company I work for. The intranet is made up of the main site and then several subsites. I would like the Navigation to be the same on every page and in ...
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How to add blog categories in drop-down menu of global navigation?

I am working on a corporate SharePoint site for my company that is made up of several blogs. I have the Global navigation set up to show each blog. I am trying to add blog categories in the drop-down ...
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Quick Launch Flyout Menu

How would I go about creating a flyout menu from the quick launch sidebar? This is what I am using in my master page: <SharePoint:AspMenu id="V4QuickLaunchMenu" runat="server" EnableViewState="...
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Navigation from Mysite to Main site

I have a main sharepoint site configured with some Navigation menu items. I have also have a MYSite. The same Navigation menu items are shared between both the main site and my site. But the ...
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Global nav not generating “static selected” class on selected tab

Sharepoint 2010 - the global nav on my site for the selected tab is displaying like this: <ul class="static"> <li class="static"> <li class="static"> <a class="static menu-item" ...
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SharePoint 2010 AspMenu - Use OnClick instead of OnMouseOver?

Is it possible to have the SharePoint AspMenu control to show its flyouts (sub items) based on the user clicking the item, rather than based on the mouseover (or hover)?
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Left navigation shows “error”

After changes in Quick Launch sorting properties I made them to sort automatically based on title. After that left Quick Launch "Error". I am unable to determine the cause. Can anyone help suggest ...
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render MyGlobalNavigationFixup conditionally

I have created a single GlobalNavigation delegate control that displays different markup based on a condition (code below shows only the negative condition, an over simplified version). The ...
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Stop hover with navigation to just display links

I'm somewhat new to developing with SharePoint, so sorry if this is painfully obvious and I'm totally missing something. I have a publishing site that I'm working on, and I need to tweak the ...
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Background image for navigation disappears once published

I'm creating one page at my work intranet Sharepoint site. I'm trying to customize the navigation only for my one page. My navigation bar looked good in preview mode, with the background images ...
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Entire site times out after page is approved. Looks like it's caused by the NavNodes table in content database

We've got a SharePoint site that recently started giving errors randomly when approving pages. The only changes we made was to update the site to CU August 2012, and turn on UPS, but I'm not sure if ...
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Add Keyboard Accessibility to Top Nav Menu

I am trying to get the top nav bar's drop down menu working with the keyboard. What should happen is when a user presses the tab key and the top menu item is reached, the drop down should show just ...
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Custom SiteMapProvider in Sandbox Solution

I'm creating a custom "mega menu" web part to replace the default SharePoint global navigation menu. This web part will be deployed to SharePoint Online (i.e. Office 365) so has to be a ...
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How do I stop default navigation links from re-appearing?

As you know, SharePoint groups the links in the left hand navigation under headings relating to type e.g. Lists, Libraries etc. I have removed these and created my own headings. From time to time ...
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SP2010 Provide Contributor Security/Permissions to Adjust the Navigation

Is there any way to allow contributor users to manage some settings on a site (for example, manage the Quick Launch order or the order of the Global Navigation) but prevent some settings from being ...
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Possibility to make multiple term selection in Managed Metadata navigation hierarchy?

I have a library set up with managed metadata navigation. There are several thousand documents in this library. One MM column is "theme", and almost each term has a child-term. Another MM column is "...
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SiteMap Breadcrumb Navigation for Parentweb

I am able to get URL of parent web using this code Request.UrlReferrer.ToString()Request.UrlReferrer.ToString() but I am not sure how can I get site Map navigation of parent web so that I can add ...
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How would we know, what kind of breadcrumb we are using in our portal

I am bit confused with Navigation in SharePoint, I looked at web.config and then site map, which is enabled and have several tags of " If we have a default NavigationProvider and a Custom ...
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Quicklaunch gone in SP2010 with 2007 visual design

I have an odd problem: An upgraded 2010 installation was working fine for a year or so - and as always "nothing" was changed recently (a small webpart was deployed). Most of the Site collection (with ...
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Web part to list all pages unless they are hidden (site settings -> navigation)?

I have a web part that displays all pages in a repeater from the current site. If I go to site settings -> navigation and hide one of the pages then I don't want this page to be displayed in the web ...
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Display parent navigation doesn't work

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that has a subsite which then contains a subsite. It looks something like this hierarchically: - Site Root - Subsite A - Subsite X (subsite of A) - Subsite ...
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SharePoint Online and list based global navigation

Is it possible to create a list based navigation in SharePoint Online? In 2013 we could use code to create it, is it a possibility here? Everything seems much more limited.
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Unable to add/remove items in Global and current navigation in SharePoint online

I am trying to add items in Global Navigation in a SharePoint online site. When I goto site settings and Navigation under look and feel (/_layouts/15/AreaNavigationsettings.aspx), I see empty Global ...
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Friendly URL not working in nested routes

I'm trying to enable friendly URLs on my Sharepoint Server 2013 site. I've already enabled Managed Navigation for both Global Navigation and Current Navigation. I've already selected the Term Set I ...
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Customise Sharepoint Online Navigation

I would like to pile up the current set of sub-sites "May be using a Ribbon or Editing the Current Navigation " instead of us using the ... dots and then navigating to the sub-sites, using ...
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Problem with Hub-Site Navigation Settings (Stuck in Classic Mode?)

We are currently overhauling our SharePoint intranet at my company and have now made the intranet start page into a hub-site. However, since that old start page was created many moons ago, it seems ...
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SharePoint online - Navigation security trimming and access denied page issues

I'm having some issue with security trimming and the request access page. Thanks in advance for your help. I am the site owner of a single site allocated to me by the site collection admins. I have 2 ...
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SharePoint Friendly URL can't see parent terms

Good day, I created Term Set for site collection. I use term set for Site Collection Navigation. The terms include friendly URL for some subsite pages. If I open first level friendly URL, I see First ...
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How to add breadcrumbs to SharePoint 2019?

Are breadcrumbs an option in SharePoint 2019 on-prem? I cannot find any information on how to add breadcrumbs to SharePoint 2019. Anyone!?
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why communication site Top navigation menu disappear when activate Publishing Infrastructure

I have created a communication site and activated the Publishing Infrastructure by running this PowerShell command Connect-SPOService -Url https://contoso-admin.sharepoint.com Set-SPOSite -Identity ...
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Unable to create subheading or child heading in Quicklaunch section in SharePoint online modern site

I am trying to create a below Navigation structure in the Quick launch available in my sharepoint online modern site. Heading1 Link1 Subheading1 SubLink1 SubLink2 Link2 Link3 Heading2 ...