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Page Navigator

Page Navigator

Page Navigator works in conjunction with the Directory Module. The Page Navigation element presents a hierarchy of categories which the user may navigate through. Once the bottom level of the navigation is reached the users redirected to a page containing a relevant directory, and query string returns records matching the selected category. In order to be returned, Directory entries must have corresponding Page Categories associated with them. 

Page Navigator element

1. Drag and drop the Page Navigator element onto the page or template:

Page navigator element icon

2. Configure the element. The following view will be presented:

Page navigator element configuration screenshot

3. Edit/configure:

Target Page

Click Change to select the page containing the appropriate directory.

Landing Page Introduction Text

Enter text to be displayed when first viewing the Category Navigator element, for example an instruction on how to use the element.

Sub Page Introduction Text

Enter text to be displayed once the user has selected a category.

Set Introduction as H1

If required, check to render to the Landing Page and Sub Page introduction text as a H1 heading.

Override meta title text

If required, a token may be used to replace the page meta data with text based on the currently selected category. To insert the category use:

%categorytitle%

Override meta description text

If required, a token may be used to replace the page meta data with text based on the currently selected category. To insert the category use:

%categorytitle%

Override meta keyword text

If required, a token may be used to replace the page meta data with text based on the currently selected category. To insert the category use:

%categorytitle%

Use Vanity URLs

The Category Navigator only exists on a single page. If required for SEO purposes, check to use Vanity URLs in order to render the category navigation path as a URL.

Render Heading as Link

The root of the select category branch is presented as the heading of the category list. If required, check to make the parent category clickable in the same way as the child categories.

Show Root Category in Breadcrumb Trail

Check if required.

Note: Style changes may be required in order to display the category path as a breadcrumb trail.

Please select a category

Click Change to select an appropriate starting category.

Suppress Page Content On Change Category

If the categories in the displayed branch are associated with pages, check to keep the user on the Category Navigator page.

Display preference for categories with no children and/or associated pages

Select the appropriate option.

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