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Guide to Navigation: Flyout Nav

Top Level items appear without hovering the mouse over them:

Top Level

Second Level items "fly out" to the right when the mouse is hovered over a Top Level item:

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Enter a New Top-Level Link

 

1.Enter CommonSpot and go to Manage : Navigation

2.Click New Top Level Link, circled below.

New Top Level Link

3.Enter information in the Level 1 Menu Link Text andLevel 1 Menu Link URL fields, as shown below.

Level 1 Menu Link

4.Click Submit to save your changes. (Or, if you have a Publish Menus link, please see Step 5.)

·Your newLevel 1 Menu Link will appear in the Menus As Currently Exist: list, as shown next.

New Top Level Link Submitted

5.(Optional) If your Manage page contains a Publish Menus link near the New Second Level link (as shown below), you must click the Publish Menus link to push the changes to the site. 

Publish Menus Link

6.(Optional (cont.)) When prompted, click the Publish Now button, as shown below. 

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Enter a New Second-Level Link

 

1.Enter CommonSpot and go to Manage : Navigation.

2.Click New Second Level Link, as shown below.

New Second Level Link

3.Select the Parent of this second level link from the Parent Level drop-down list, as shown below.

Select the Parent of the second level link

4.Enter text in the Level 2 Menu Link Text field and the Level 2 Menu Link URL field, circled below.

Level 2 Menu Link

5.Click the Submit button. (Or, if you have a Publish Menus link, please see Step 6.)

6.(Optional) If your Manage page contains a Publish Menus link near the New Second Level link (as shown below), you must click the Publish Menus link to push the changes to the site. 

Publish Menus Link

7.(Optional (cont.)) When prompted, click the Publish Now button, as shown below. 

Click

Edit a Link

 

1.Roll your mouse pointer over the Edit (E) buttons in the Menus As Currently Exist: list, shown below. 

Edit Options

·In instances where only the top level link exists, the Top Level link name will be highlighted, as shown next.

Top Level Link

·In instances where the top level link contains second level links, the second level links will appear to the right, as shown below. 

Second Level Links appear to the right

2.Click the Edit (E) button for the top level link (left column) or second level link (right column) you wish to edit. Instructions for editing each of these links follow.

Edit a Top Level link

1.Enter text for the link in the Level 1 Menu Link Text field. (See image below.)

2.Enter the URL for the link in the Level 1 Menu Link URL.

3.Clickthe Submit button.

Edit Top Link

Edit a Second Level link

 

1.Use the Parent Level drop-down list to select a parent level. (see image below)

2.Enter text for the link in the Level 2 Menu Link Text field

3.Enter the URL that will open when the link is clicked in the Level 2 Menu Link URL field.

4.Click the Submit button.

Edit Second Level Link

3.(Optional) If your Manage page contains a Publish Menus link near the New Second Level link (as shown below), you must click the Publish Menus link to push the changes to the site. 

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4.(Optional (cont.)) When prompted, click the Publish Now button, as shown below. 

Click

Delete a Link

 

1.In the Menus As Currently Exist list, click the D (delete) button adjacent to the link you wish to delete, as shown below.

·Please note the following caution, which is displayed under the list: "If you are trying to delete a link, remember that you may have to scroll to the top of the page to see the button to complete this action."

Delete Option

·After pressing D to delete, your screen might not react in any way. But, a prompt will be waiting for you at the top of the page (circled below).

2.Scroll up on the page to find the "Do you wish to delete this menu item?" prompt.

3.Click Continue if you wish to proceed with the deletion.

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4.(Optional) If your Manage page contains a Publish Menus link near the New Second Level link (as shown below), you must click the Publish Menus link to push the changes to the site. 

Publish Menus Link

5.(Optional (cont.)) When prompted, click the Publish Now button, as shown below. 

Click