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How do I change or update the navigation on my website?

You control the navigation on your website, including the main nav, typically at the top of your website, and the footer.

To access the Navigation menu on your Dashboard, hover over Editorial and select Manage Navigation Menu.

To access the Navigation menu on your Dashboard, hover over Editorial and select Manage Navigation Menu.

For example, if you wanted to update this navigation on your website, you would use the Navigation Manager.

Or this navigation, which is in the footer:

After you have gone to the Navigation Manager, select the Navigation Menu you'd like to edit.

The main Navigation Menu is typically called "main," but please check with your Solutions Manager if you have any questions. Footer is usually designated as "Footer." Other navigation items may be unique to your website.

For this example, we'll update the footer navigation. After selecting the "Footer" menu, your page will look like this:

To add a new link, click the plus sign next to the menu name.

Right-click on [Footer] (or the relevant folder) and select Create Child Link.

You may also add a link in a sub-folder.

You may also add a link in a sub-folder.

Another option to add a link: Click "New Child Link" after selecting the folder of the navigation item you want your link to appear within.

Upon clicking Create Child Link (or New Child Link), the following screen will appear.

Upon clicking Create Child Link (or New Child Link), the following screen will appear.

Your new link is not live yet. If it is live, the icon next to your new Link (highlighted in the above screenshot) will be the same darkness as the others.

Add a name for your link under Title.

Paste the URL of your page under URL.

Paste the URL of your page under URL.

If the URL of the page is internal, as most are, you will not need to include your site's domain.

If you'd like your link to open in a new window, select Open in New Window.

Generally, Site Placement and Image are not used with navigation, but each is highly site-specific.

When you are finished, click Save.

To display the link in your navigation, you must click Display this link when you are finished editing.

To display the link in your navigation, you must click Display this link when you are finished editing.

After your link has been updated in your navigation on the live website, test it and edit as needed.

To edit an existing navigation item:

Select the navigation item you'd like to update.

Edit the text under Title, and update the URL if needed. Click Save.

Edit the text under Title, and update the URL if needed. Click Save.

Or if you'd just like to Hide, or remove, an existing navigation item from view on your website, click on the item and then Hide.

This may be preferred to deleting or changing an existing navigation item as you may want to reactivate a particular link in the future.

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