Manage a Navigation Menu - BloomReach Experience - Open Source CMS

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21-01-2019

Manage a Navigation Menu

Introduction

Goal

Use the Channel Editor to manage a channel's navigation menu.

Background

Channels can have navigation menus. The Channel Editor allows users with webmaster privileges to add, modify, and remove items in the menus.

Access the Menu Editor

In the Channels perspective, select the channel in which you want to manage a navigation menu.

Make sure the components overlay is enabled (components icon in the top right corner highlighted):

An Edit Menu button should be overlayed on your channel's navigation menu:

Click on the Edit Menu button to open the menu editor:

Add a New Menu Item

Click on the + icon in the bottom right corner. A new menu item is added and its configuration form shown:

Enter a title and select Internal Link. Click on Select and select the desired page in the link picker:

Alternatively, you can choose Documents from the dropdown and select a document to link to.

Click on OK to close the link picker.

Click on Save to save the new menu item.

Optionally, drag the new menu item to the desired place in the menu:

Click on the left pointing arrow in the top left corner to return to the channel preview. The new menu item should now be visible and it should link to the page you selected:

Modify a Menu Item

Click on a menu item to expand it, make your changes, then click on the Save button.

Delete a Menu Item

Click on a menu item to expand it, then click on the Delete button.

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