Knowledge Base

A to Z Navigation

Last Modified:
14 Jan 2019
User Level:
Power User

Description

The A to Z Navigation Object is a variation on the Site Map Navigation Object but it allows you to output a list of sections in alphabetical order. The order of the list can either be A-Z, or Z-A.

How to create an A to Z Navigation

To create this object, go to Assets > Navigation and click Create new navigation and select A to Z Navigation.

After completing the standard options used for all types of Navigation Objects, fill in each of the following, where relevant:

ItemDescription
Restrict to microsite If left as No restrictions, all links within the current channel will be used. Alternatively, the links can be restricted to a specific Microsite. If a Microsite is selected, the T4 Tag for this Navigation Object needs to be used within that Microsite. If the T4 Tag is used outside of the selected Microsite, it will not generate any links.
Start level The level at which this object should start. Level 1 is the root (or home) Section of the current Channel, or the root (or home) section of the Microsite selected above. If left at 0, the root (or home) Section of the Channel, or selected Microsite, is used.
End level Enter the level at which this object should end. Level 1 is the root (or home) Section of the current Channel, or the root (or home) section of the Microsite selected above. If left at 0, there is no restriction on the number of levels.
Before menu HTML HTML output before the menu.
After menu HTML HTML output after the menu.
Before link HTML HTML output before each link.
After link HTML HTML output after each link.
Use section metadata element instead of section name? Checkbox to use a plain text element within the Section meta data content type for the link text instead of using the Section name.
Choose element If the Section meta data content type is being used, select the element that should be used as the link text. If this element is left blank, no link will be generated.

Review your entries and selections, if you are satisfied with your entries, click Next to generate the object.

Once generated, highlight the T4 Tag Embed Code, copy to your clipboard (Ctrl+C) and paste into a Page Layout or Content Layout or within a Content Item.