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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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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 sandbox ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...