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The navigation menu (App)
The navigation menu can be tailored to what you want your users to be able to see and do within the app. This article explains how to manage the navigation menu from within the admin panel.

The home page

To find the navigation menu settings/home page within the admin panel, hover over the navigation tab and select 'Navigation' from the drop down menu.

Managing the navigation menu

Setting up the navigation menu

Creating/adding menu items

    1.
    Open the settings/home page.
    2.
    Click on 'Add new item'.
3. Complete the fields as applicable (Any fields marked with a * are mandatory). 4. Click on 'Add navigation item'.
Tip: you can restrict navigation items for certain user using tags by enabling the ''Enable to show navigation items based on tags (visibility per language)'' setting here.

Editing and removing menu items

Each menu item has two icons immediately to their right:
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- Bin (Delete) icon: Click here to remove the menu item from the navigation menu altogether.
- Pen (Edit) icon: Click here to make adjustments similarly to when first creating a menu item.

Editing the navigation menu

There are a couple of adjustments you can make to the menu as it appears in the app, flick between the tabs below for further information and instructions:
Choosing a start page
Changing the item order

Start page options

There are two options available for setting a start page:
    A menu item that loads by default.
    A tiled start page.

A menu item

    2.
    Under 'Start page', select the menu item you want to load by default from the drop down menu.
Note: Changes are saved automatically and users will see the difference when the app reloads.

Tiles

    1.
    Hover over the settings tab.
    2.
    Select 'App settings' from the drop down menu.
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    3.
    Click on 'Layout' from the left hand menu.
    4.
    Tick the boxes to enable the settings 'Enable start page' and 'Enable titles on start page'.
    5.
    (Optional) Click on 'Choose file' to upload a header image to use as a banner above the tiles.
    6.
    Click on 'Save changes'.
The order of menu items in the app, matches the order they're displayed within the navigation menu settings on the admin panel. The order can be customised to your liking:
    2.
    Click and hold on the '
    ' icon to move/drag it up and down the list of menu items.
    3.
    Follow the small red arrow which indicates the position your menu item will land.
    4.
    Aim that arrow between two other menu items and release your mouse to drop it into it's new spot.
Menu items can also be nested underneath others to create sub-menu's within your app. To do this:
    2.
    Click and hold on the '
    ' icon to move/drag it up and down the list of menu items.
    3.
    Follow the small red arrow which indicates the position your menu item will land.
    4.
    Aim that arrow at the bottom, but within, the menu item you want to nest it under before releasing your mouse to drop it into it's new spot.
Hint: The sub-menu order is also customisable: Follow the same drag and drop process outlined above, paying attention to the position indicator which should be between two sub-menu's:

The end result

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