Publishing a Folder as a Menu Item


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Publish as Menu Item page.

     

    Click the Content Management link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Browse Folders link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Properties link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Publish as Menu Item link.

    Step 4
  5. Use the Publish as Menu Item page to publish a folder from the content management system so that it’s accessible as a link in the left navigation menu. You can publish folders from either managed content or categorized content as menu items.

     

    In this example, as a top administrator for managed content, you will publish this top folder from managed content as a menu item.

    Step 5
  6. Click in the Menu Folder field.

    Step 6
  7. Enter a folder name from any level of the navigation menu structure.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Menu Folder field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Courses"
    .

    Step 7
  8. Click in the Menu Item field.

    Step 8
  9. Enter the desired information into the Menu Item field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Training Managed Content"
    .

    Step 9
  10. Click the Publish button.

    Step 10
  11. Optionally, you can view the published folder as a menu item.

     

    Click the Courses link.

    Step 11
  12. Notice that the folder name appears in the left navigation menu as well as in the span frame.

     

    Click the Training Managed Content link.

    Step 12
  13. Notice that only approved content from the source folder appears when a folder is published as a menu item.

    Step 13

You have completed publishing a folder from the managed content feature of the content management system as a menu item.

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