Creating a sub-navigation

The navigation element lets you link and group elements into a menu bar. You can link to any map element using the navigation. You can also organize menu items as a sub-navigation, by linking additional elements under parent items in the menu.

Let’s say you have a navigation like this:

Hover your mouse on Home. This pulls up the sub-navigation bar.

Clicking the + icon shows up the configuration options for the new menu item. Enter a name and label for the menu item, and select a map element to link the menu to. (Let’s say, ‘Contact Us).

Click Save.

You can see the sub-navigation now:

Click the + icons to add any additional menu items you would like.

Click Save Navigation when done.

This is now the sub-navigation is rendered in the app:

Boomi Flow Ninja: You can create a hierarchy of navigation items, however, when a parent navigation item has child navigation items, the parent navigation item does not perform the navigation request using the default UI. As a result, the parent is disabled effectively disabled. If this is not the desired behavior, override the standard navigation rendering code in the UI framework.

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