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How to make a navigation
  1. From the Navigation Menu, expand Admin, and select Sites & Settings.

  2. Select the site for which you want to configure a navigation.

  3. Under Front-End, expand Layout.

  4. From the Navigation list, select one of the following:

    • Inherit—Inherits the navigation from the parent level in the content hierarchy. If you select this option, skip to step 12.

    • None—Removes a navigation that may be inherited from the parent level. If you select this option, skip to step 12 .

    • Select—Replaces the navigation inherited from the parent level. A selection field appears.

  5. Click |mi-search|. A content picker appears.

  6. Click New Page Navigation. A content edit page appears.

  7. In the Internal Name field, enter a name for the navigation. Brightspot uses this name in various widgets, such as Recent Activity or search results.

  8. To add a simple navigation item (a link to an item on your site or on an external site), do the following:

    1. Under Items, click |mi-add_circle_outline| and select Simple Navigation Item. A form appears.

    2. To add a navigation item that contains a clickable link, do the following:

      1. From the Title list, select Navigation Link. A form appears.

      2. In the Text field, enter the text for the link that appears on the published site. If you leave this field blank, and you link to an item on your site, Brightspot uses the title of the linked item.

      3. (Optional) In the Description field, enter a description for this navigation item.

      4. Do one of the following:

        • To add a link to an item on your site, from the Link list select Internal, and select the required item.

        • To link to an item on an external web site, from the Link list select External, and paste the item's URL.

      5. If this navigation has a sub-navigation, under Sub-navigation, do the following:

        1. Add navigation items to the sub-navigation by doing the following:

          • To add a grouped sub-navigation item, under Sub Navigation click |mi-add_circle_outline|, and select Grouped Sub Navigation Item. In the form that appears, enter a title for the group and select items appearing in the group.

          • To add a simple navigation item, under Sub Navigation click |mi-add_circle_outline|, and select Navigation Link. In the form that appears, enter an optional title and description for the link, and select or paste the link to the internal or external item.

          • To add a social navigation item, under Sub Navigation click |mi-add_circle_outline|, and select Social Navigation Item. Select the social network, and enter text and the post's URL.

        2. To add promos to the sub-navigation, under Promos click |mi-add_circle_outline|. In the form that appears, configure a promo.

  9. Click Publish.

  10. Click Back. You return to the content picker.

  11. Select an existing navigation or the navigation you just created. You return to the Navigation field.

  12. Click Save.

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