Navigation

Use the Navigation configurations to edit or add to the header and footer navigation links. (To configure the font and text decoration of the header and footer navigation, see Appearance.)

Navigation configurations can be set at the global or collection level. Before changing configurations, confirm whether the Global Settings or Collections tab is selected.

Global settings are the default for your entire website. Collection settings affect only the selected collection. If no settings exist for a collection, then global settings are used. Any configurations set for a collection will override the global configurations.

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Global (Header) Navigation

The global navigation (or header navigation) is located just below the header, and includes the Home and Browse All links, by default. The header navigation can include up to eight links.

You can edit the Home and Browse All link labels and URLs, and add additional links to this navigational area.

To configure the header navigation

  1. From the Website Configuration Tool, click Navigation > Global Navigation. (Confirm selection of the Global Settings or Collections tab.)
  2. Add or edit navigation links:
    • To add additional links, enter text in the next empty Link Label text box and add the corresponding URL.
    • To edit existing links, edit the text in the Link Labels text box and the corresponding URL.
  3. The link label is the text that will display. The URL is the hyperlink. Note that any links to pages on your CONTENTdm Website must include "/cdm/", for example, the link to Browse All is “/cdm/search”. Mailto links should use the form “mailto:”. Web links to pages outside CONTENTdm Website should use the form http://.

  4. Click Save Changes.
  5. Click Preview or Publish.

 

Footer

The footer navigation is located at the bottom of the pages of your website, and includes the Home, About and Contact Us links, by default. The footer navigation can include up to eight links.

You can edit the Home, About and Contact Us link labels and URLs (or mailto), and add additional links to this navigational area.

To configure the footer navigation

  1. From the Website Configuration Tool, click Navigation > Footer. (Confirm selection of the Global Settings or Collections tab.)
  2. Add or edit navigation links:
    • To add additional links, enter text in the next empty Link Label text box and add the corresponding URL.
    • To edit existing links, edit the text in the Link Labels text box and the corresponding URL.
  3. The link label is the text that will display. The URL is the hyperlink. Note that any links to pages on your CONTENTdm Website must include "/cdm/", for example, the link to Browse All is “/cdm/search”. Mailto links should use the form “mailto:”. Web links to pages outside CONTENTdm Website should use the form http://.

  4. Click Save Changes.
  5. Click Preview or Publish.