Welcome to Navigation Menus - quick & easy orientation!

This guide was created to help you with the setup of Navigation Menus - quick & easy orientation. See what can be configured and how you can do it. 

For more information, make sure to view the full Navigation Menus - quick & easy orientation documentation.

Create a new menu

Creating new menus and adjusting existing ones can be done in the menu overview.

What is the menu overview?

The menu overview is the central configuration place. Here you can create new menus, delete some menus or make changes (i.e. restricting the visibility or changing the color) to existing menus.

Where to find the menu overview

Navigate to Settings → Menu.

Alternatively, click on Get started or Configure while viewing the app in the universal plugin manager.

That's it!

Visiting the menu overview for the first time

When you visit the menu overview for the first time, a 'quick start' guide will be displayed. It will show you around the most important configuration areas.

Create new menus

To create a new menu, click on the "Create menu" button in the upper right corner. A menu will appear in the list of available menus. You can now make changes to it by selecting the right option in the Actions tab.

Add menu entries & configure the structure

Navigate to the menu overview via Settings → Menu. Alternatively, click on Get started or Configure while viewing the app in the universal plugin manager.

With your mouse, hover over the right menu and click on the Edit menu structure (list icon) button. The menu editor will open.

Visiting the menu structure configuration for the first time

When you visit the menu strucutre configuration for the first time, you will be welcomed by a quick-start guide. It  will show you around.

Add menu items

Click on the Add menu item button (+ icon) to start adding new menu items.

Select the option that fits your needs - either Add item on same level or Add sub-item.

Should you delete all available entries, a new Create a menu button will appear at the center of the screen.

Activate your menu

Important! Do not forget to activate your menu!

If you only save your changes, your changes will be saved within the configuration screen but they will NOT be visible for your users.

Your menu has to be active to be visible! To make it active, click on the slider button called Menu activate. Your menu is active when this button turns green. Don't forget to save your changes.

Personalize your menu

You can personalize your navigation menu. Personalization is based upon Confluence user groups. Each menu can be assigned to one or more groups. When doing so, users in these groups will be shows this menu, that is specially tailored for them. 

To assign user groups to a menu make sure that your mouse is hovering over the right menu and click on the menu settings (small cogwheel icon) button. 

In the group assignment section, enter the user groups that this menu should be displayed to. Confirm your changes.

Please note

This is not a security feature. It can not be used to restrict menus to be visible to other people. While the menu does not expose the content behind the menus links, always tread the menus as visible for all. This is especially important for the default menu.

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