Customizing the menu[edit | edit source]

Users can customize their personal navigation menu. The mega menu can be opened by clicking on the profile picture in the top toolbar. The user menu consists of two sections: Customizable links and Personal tools. Only the customizable links can be edited.

user menu
user menu

By default, the menu shows the following information:

  • Pages visited (widget PAGESVISITED)
  • My edits (widget YOUREDITS)

These widgets can be removed individually when a user customizes the sidebar.

Visual edit mode[edit | edit source]

Visual menu editor is available from BlueSpice 4.2

Click Edit user menu to switch to edit mode.


To add a new menu heading:

  1. Click Add new element.
  2. Enter the text for your menu header. In a multilingual wiki, you can also enter a message key.

</nowiki> To add links:

  1. Select Add new subitem from the dropdown menu of the menu header.
    add a link
    add a link as a new subitem
  2. Enter the page name as the link target and the label that you want to show:
    enter link info
    enter link info
  3. Click Done.
  4. Repeat steps 1-3.
  5. Click Save changes.
Note:If you use the parser function {{#ifingroup:... to display navigation elements in the source code, you must always edit the main navigation in the source code. In visual editing mode, saving removes any parser function or semantic queries.



Adding links in source editing mode[edit | edit source]

The syntax used to define the sidebar corresponds to the main navigation. Entries starting with a single star ("*") create menu headings or sections while entries with two stars ("**") create links.

* My bookmarks
** Wiki_Page1|Label
** https://externallink.com|Label

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