Navigation widget

The Navigation widget provides a way to display a layer of your digital workplace's architecture for ease of navigation. In the widget, you can select any page or space in your workplace and it will display the pages, spaces, and channels that are located there.

Selecting any of the links in the Navigation widget will bring you to that location in your workplace.

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Access and content visibility

Users will only see pages, spaces, and channels that they have at least Read access to.

Set up

Follow these steps to set up this widget:

  1. Place a  Navigtion widget on a page, space, or dashboard. For more information, see Placing and setting up a widget
  2. Select the placed widget's Edit button.
  3. Review and make changes to the settings on the Options and Appearance tabs. You can find details about the widget's settings in the Settings section below.
  4. In the widget editor, select Update to apply your changes or Cancel to discard them.  
  5. At the bottom of

Settings

Setting Description
Title

Enter a title for the widget. The title appears as a heading above the widget's contents. You should use the title to provide context to the widget and better structure a page's content by clearly denoting different sections.

When entering a title, you do so only for your currently selected language. If your digital workplace supports multiple languages, you should select  Translation and enter a title for each supported language. 

This field can contain a maximum of 140 characters.

Title link Select to make the widget's title a link. When selected, users can select the title to go to the Source location.
Description

Enter a description for the widget. The description appears between the title and the widget's contents. You can use this text to provide information to users about the widget.

When entering a description, you do so only for your currently selected language. If your digital workplace supports multiple languages, you should select  Translation and enter a description for each supported language.

Source

Select a page or space. The published widget displays the channels, pages, and spaces immediately below the selected page or space. 

Access rules determine what users will see when configuring and viewing the widget: 

  • Users who are configuring this widget will only see pages and spaces that meet both of these conditions:
    • The user must have at least Read access to the page or space.
    • The user must have at least Read access to all locations above where the page or space is nested.
  • Users who view the published widget will only see locations if they have at least Read access to that location.

To select a page or space:

  1. Select the Source dropdown.
  2. Search for a page or space by its name. This search will return up to 100 results and include the pages and spaces that contain a location that matches the search query.
  3. Select a page or space from the list of search results.
Options tab
Setting Description
Class Enter CSS class selectors to provide additional styling to the widget. For more information, see Applying custom CSS to widgets.
Height Select the height of the widget. Options include:
  • Auto: The leftmost slider position. The height of the widget will increase and decrease to contain what it is displaying.
  • Fixed: Select a fixed height between 50px to 600px in increments of 50px. A vertical scrollbar will appear on the widget if the content exceeds this fixed value.
Appearance tab

Note

Your digital workplace's theme overwrites many of the settings on the Appearance tab. However, the settings listed above are usable.