Create an Ecommerce Website Navigation Menu Item in the Administration Panel

Describes how to create an ecommerce website navigation menu item or sub-menu item in the GateWay Administration Panel.

Type

Conceptual/How to

Audience

GateWay Administrator

Products

GateWay Administration Panel, ecommerce

In This Article

Context

Create a navigation menu item, link item, or sub-menu item for your ecommerce website, when you need to make a page you created, or a link to another page or website available to your customers on your website.

See: “About the Navigation Menu Builder” for more information about what you can create in the navigation menu.

Before You Begin

Required: Valid GateWay account, valid login credentials and access permissions

Optional: Existing page, existing URL address link, existing product page

Steps

Enable or disable the Rent and Buy navigation menu items

  1. In the Administration Panel menu bar, navigate to CMS > Menu Builder
    The Menu Builder page opens in the main area and displays a list of existing navigation menu and sub-menu items
  2. In the Static Menu Display Settings section, do one of the following:
    1. To enable or disable the Rent menu, click Edit, and then check or uncheck Rent
    2. To enable or disable the Buy menu, click Edit, and then check or uncheck Buy
    The menu items are immediately added or removed from the navigation menu on your ecommerce website

Create a navigation menu item

  1. In the Administration Panel menu bar, navigate to CMS > Menu Builder
    The Menu Builder page opens in the main area and displays a list of existing navigation menu, link, and sub-menu items
  2. Click Add Menu
    The Add Menu/Sub Menu page opens
  3. Under Choose Menu Type, click Menu
  4. Type the name of menu item as it appears in the navigation menu in the Name field
  5. Click Save
    The menu item is created and immediately appears on your ecommerce website

Create a navigation menu web link

  1. In the Administration Panel menu bar, navigate to CMS > Menu Builder
    The Menu Builder page opens in the main area and displays a list of existing navigation menu, link, and sub-menu items
  2. Click Add Menu
    The Add Menu/Sub Menu page opens
  3. Under Choose Menu Type, click Link
  4. Type the name of the link as it appears in the navigation menu in the Name field
  5. Type the full URL address of the link (including any http:// or https:// prefixes) in the URL field
  6. Click Save
    The link is created and immediately appears on your ecommerce website as would a menu item

Create a navigation menu sub-item

  1. In the Administration Panel menu bar, navigate to CMS > Menu Builder
    The Menu Builder page opens in the main area and displays a list of existing navigation menu, link, and sub-menu items
  2. Click Add Menu
    The Add Menu/Sub Menu page opens
  3. Under Choose Menu Type, click Sub-Menu
  4. Use the Parent Menu dropdown to select the navigation menu item to associate the sub-menu with
    Note: You must have an existing menu item to create a sub-menu item
  5. Type the name of the sub-menu as it appears on your ecommerce website in the Name field
  6. Type the full URL address of the page or website you need to direct your customers to when they click the sub-menu item in the URL field
    Notes
    • You must include any http:// or https:// prefixes or the address will not work
    • To obtain the URL address for one of your own pages, see: “Preview an Ecommerce Website Page in the Administration Panel” for more information
  7. Click Save
    The sub-menu item is saved and immediately appears on your ecommerce website

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