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  • Navigation Manager FAQ

    I can't find the item I created in the Navigation Manager, where is it?

    If you donít immediately see the item you created in the Navigation Manager, try clicking on the name of the tab that you put it under. The Navigation Manager, by default, only displays the names of the tabs and hides the links and menus in the individual tabs.

    My Item is not displaying on the front page, where is it?

    If a newly created tab, link, or menu isnít displaying on your front page, the first thing youíll want to check is whether or not itís active. If it isnít active, it will not show up on your page. Also, if the item has a parent that isnít active, it will also not display.

    The other thing to check is to see whether or not you added the item to a product that you havenít installed (like blogs or forums).

    Finally, if it still isnít showing up, check to see if you added the item to the ďArticleĒ tab. Items added to the tab will not display because vBulletin handles CMS navigation items separate from the rest of the navigation items.

    Can I manage my CMS Navigation items with the Navigation Manager?

    No. The CMS navigation menu is handled by the ďSection ManagerĒ beneath the ďvBulletin CMSĒ header in the AdminCP. The Navigation Manager will not override this default.

    Will the Navigation Items be exported when I export a product?

    Yes! Definitely. An items that are associated with a specific Product will be exported when you export the product. So, when you install the export, it will also include the navigation items you exported.

    How do I export a custom navigation?

    First, you want to put your forum in to debug mode. The next thing you want to do is to create a new product (ex: 'My Awesome New Menus'). When you have that set up, you'll want to create your tabs, menus, and links and assign them to that product. The final step is to just export the product. At this point you can import it into any 4.2+ installation.

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      I dont want to show HOME and WHAT'S NEW? in my custom page, how can I do that?
      Thank you
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