Create a navigation menu block

Navigation menu blocks enable you to create a menu of links to different content pages.

Before you begin

Role required: content_admin or admin

About this task

The following three objects define navigation menus.
  • Menu block: The menu block defines the entire menu block and how it displays.
  • Menu section: The menu sections define groups of links displayed within the block.
  • Menu item: The menu items define the links within each menu section.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Content Management > Navigation Menus.
  2. Click New.
    A gallery of available navigation menu blocks displays.
    Figure 1. CMS menu options
    Navigation menu blocks.
  3. Select the desired menu block style.
  4. Complete the Navigation Menu form to define the block.
    Table 1. Navigation Menu form
    Field Description
    Name Enter a unique name for the block.
    Type Select the type of navigation menu, which determines how the links are displayed.
    Frame Select a border style for the navigation menu block.
    Conditional Select this check box to enable the use of scripted conditions. If selected, the Condition and Logged On fields appear.
    Logged on Select this check box to display the navigation menu block only if the user is logged on. This field appears only if Conditional is selected.
    Condition Enter a script to define the conditions for the navigation menu block. This field appears only if Conditional is selected.
    Active Select this check box to make the block available for use.
    Category Select a category to provide organization for the navigation menu block. The category also determines the detail page in which menu links open.