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Foundation Top Navigation Widget

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Foundation Top Navigation Widget 1

Main Features

  • Features top level mega menu navigation with links and categories for the site
  • Provides ability to define a mega menu starting category with subcategories to include tiles with links displayed on home page
  • Allows for an unlimited number of top level links and categories
  • Easily managed via an AppManager Content App using a drag/drop, tree style UI for adding categories and links
  • Items displayed are security trimmed based on specific site user’s SharePoint permissions

Uses Content Type: (click to view content type definition)


Widget Properties Example Instance

Foundation Top Navigation Widget 1

Property Details
selectfields If a value is entered, then the title will appear on the header of the App.
cacheinterval Sets the time (in secs) that the data should be saved in the local browser cache of the current user.

0 = do not cache the data for this widget

-1 = use the default caching strategy set in the Digital Workplace configuration

[whole number] = cache for specified time (secs)

callbackmethod The callbackmethod is set by the developer of the widget.
listname Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this instance.
isroot If unchecked, the list which contains the data for this instance is on the current site.

If checked, the list which contains the data is on the root of the Site Collection.

title If a value is entered, then the title will appear on the header of the App.
icon Selects the icon that is displayed to the left of the widget title
startcategory For the business view, identifies the starting root category on the main menu (in this example Business), and its subcategories (Our Business, My Business) with subcategory links that are displayed on the home page.
VIEW View Name = FoundationTopNavigation (default)

View Template URL =



View Name = Business

View Template URL =


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