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Managing the Navigation Bar

changing links, changing the order of items, excluding items, setting up a secondary level

Excluding items from the Navigation

By default, the site adds any object in the folder to the navigation on the left-hand side of the page. You may want to exclude certain items (a pdf application, images folder, etc.) from the navigation. To exclude an item: 

The Settings Tab:

  1. Go the item you do not want to appear in the navigation.
  2. Select edit.
  3. Select the settings tab.
  4. Select "exclude from navigation."
  5. Click "Save."

Changing the text link in the Navigation

To change the text link in the navigation:

  1. click on the link in the navigation to go to that object.
  2. If you see the contents tab when you get to that object, that means it is a folder. Select "contents," and then select "edit."
  3. If you do not see the contents tab, then just select "edit."
  4. Change the text in the "Title" text box at the top of the page to the desired text.
  5. Select "save" at the bottom of the page.
  6. Refresh the page and check the navigation to see if the new desired text shows up.

Changing the navigation order

  1. Go to the folder housing the items you wish to show in the navigation.
  2. Click on the "contents" tab to see the contents window.
  3. Click "show all."
  4. Find the item you wish to move in the table.
  5. Find the rows of dots in the far left cell of the row that houses that item.
  6. Click and hold down the mouse button on the dots.
  7. Hold the mouse button down while you drag the item up and down the list to where you want it to appear.
  8. Refresh the page and check the navigation order.

To set up a second level in the navigation

The second level in the navigation is established by adding a folder to your home folder. Add the objects you wish to show in the secondary navigation level to the new folder.

Updated June 9, 2016