Add and edit the horizontal navigation bar

To add a horizontal navigation bar to your site, you need to enable the bar and then choose which pages you want to appear there. If you'd like, you can transform your navigation bar into a drop-down menu by adding pages to the menu and nesting some pages under others.

Enable navigation bar

  1. To start editing your site's layout, click the More button near the top-right corner of your browser window.
  2. Select Edit site layout.
  3. Click the “Horizontal Navigation” button in the toolbar to enable or disable it.
  4. Any changes you make are saved instantly.

Add, change or remove navigation items

You can add any page on your site to your horizontal navigation bar as a menu topic or menu item.

Once you are in the “Edit site layout” mode, click on the region that says “Click to edit horizontal navigation.” This will bring up a dialog to add, change, and remove the items in the navigation bar.

  • Adding menu items
    To add a page from your site as a menu item in your horizontal navigation bar, click Add page, then locate your page in the pop-up window and click "OK." To add a page from another site or an email address as a menu item, click Add URL. In the pop-up window, enter the URL of the page and name of the menu item you would like to appear, then click "OK."

  • Deleting menu items
    To delete a page as a menu item in your horizontal navigation bar, select the page in the Select pages to show box, then click on the remove icon remove icon.

  • Adding drop-down menu items
    To create a drop-down menu, a page must have other pages listed underneath it in the Select pages to show box. To make a page a drop-menu item, select the page in the Select pages to show box, then click the right arrow icon right arrow. (It will then appear indented in the Select pages to show box.) To change a page from a drop-down menu item to a top menu item, select it and click the left arrow icon left arrow.

  • Organizing your menu items
    To change the order in which your menu items appear, select the page in the Select pages to show box, then click the up arrow icon up arrow or down arrow icon down arrow. The top items in the Select pages to show box will be your left-most horizontal menu items. This organizational structure applies to drop-down menus too.

Change the style of your navigation bar

Once you are in the “Edit site layout” mode, click on the region that has the horizontal navigation. You can change the style of your horizontal navigation bar by selecting one of the radio buttons under Style. Here's what the different styles look like:


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