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Navigation in OU Campus

Updating the Navigation in OU Campus currently is decided by the folder level. If you have folders within folders (which should create a sub-navigation) you will need to set up the navigation on each level.

Site navigations only render 4 levels deep.

This looks like:

  • /Your site  (Level 1)
      • /category - folder (Level 2)
          • /sub-category - sub-folder (Level 3)
              • /sub-sub-category folder (Level 4)

If you have a sub-sub-sub-category folder your navigation won't render properly.

Updating a Folder's Navigation

  1. Once done adding files or pages (see Adding Files to OU guide) click the _nav.inc file in OU Campus.
  2. Type in the item(s) that need to be added to the navigation and link them link as regular hyperlink.
    Important: Make sure that all items shown in the navigation are spelled correctly and are linked in a bulleted list. Regular text will render and incorrect navigation.
  3. Click the Save button in the WYSIWYG editor – this will save your changes as a development draft.
  4. Click Publish if the edits are ready to go live.

Deleteing Items from a Navigation:

  1. Locate the appropriate _nav.inc file in OU Campus.
  2. Delete the bullted listing of the item(s) that need to be removed from the navigation.
    Important: Make sure that all items shown in the navigation are spelled correctly and are linked in a bulleted list. Regular text will render and incorrect navigation.
  3. Click the Save button in the WYSIWYG editor – this will save your changes as a development draft.
  4. Click Publish if the edits are ready to go live.

Need help?

If you are having difficulties with any edits on your page(s), suspect a process is taking too long, or encounter an issue not covered in this guide, please contact web@csusm.edu