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Adding a Node

The following example shows how to create a node with simple navigationThe primary group of web page links that a customer uses to navigate around the website; the navigation links to the most important categories or pages on an online store. to related content pages. Although a node does not have a content page associated with it, it does have a URLUniform Resource Locator: The unique address of a page on the internet. Key which can be referenced elsewhere in your site.

For example, you might create a node called “Press Releases” that has navigation to individual press releases. Then, you can include the link on your “About Us” page to the node. Or you might create a node for a collection of back issues of your newsletter.

To link to a node, use the Widget tool to create a CMSContent Management System: A software system that is used to create, edit, and maintain content on a website. Hierarchy Node Link. Then, place the widgetA prepared snippet of code that adds functionality and/or dynamic effects to your store. in a content block or page.

Navigation Menu on About Us Page
  • Field Descriptions



    Node Properties


    The name of the the node.

    URL Key

    A unique web address for the node.

    Render Metadata in HTML Head

    This settings in this section apply only to top-level nodes and pages, and define the structure of the hierarchy.


    Identifies the first page in the hierarchy. Options: Yes / No


    Adds Next and Previous page links so readers can browse in sequence. Options: Yes / No

    Enable Chapter/Section

    Determines if the content can be organized as a book, with chapters and sections. Options: Yes / No




    Does not assign a book part to the current node.


    Assigns the current node as a chapter.


    Assigns the current node as a section.


    Assigns the current node as both a chapter and section.

    Pagination options for nested pages

    Enable Pagination

    Determines if a pagination control appears at the bottom of the each page. Options: Yes / No


    Determines the number of pagination links that appear in the pagination control.

    Frame Skip

    Specifies the number of pages to skip ahead if there are additional pages beyond what is visible in the pagination control.

    Page Navigation Menu Options

    Show in Navigation Menu

    Determines if a navigational menu is generated for the page hierarchy. Options: Yes / No

    Menu Layout

    Determines the default layout of navigation menu. Options:

    Use Default

    Uses the menu style that is specified in the configuration.

    Left Column

    The menu appears to the left of the content.

    Right Column

    The menu appears to the right of the content.

    Menu Detalization

    Determines the level of detail that is to be included in the menu. Options:

    Only Children

    Includes only subpages i(children) in the menu.

    Neighbors and Children

    Includes both subpages and other pages at the same level in the hierarchy (neighbors) in the menu.

    Maximal Depth

    Determines the number of levels in the menu.

    List Type

    Determines the style that is applied to the menu. Options:


    Creates a list of menu options that can be styled with or without bullets. List Style Options:






    Creates a list of numbered menu options that can be numbered. List Style Options:


    Numbers (1, 2, 3,...)

    Lower Alpha (a, b, c. ...)

    Upper Alpha (A, B, C, ...)

    Lower Roman (i, ii, iii, ...)

    Upper Roman (I, II, III, ...)

    Main Navigation Menu Options

    Show in navigation menu

    Determines if the selected node is visible in the navigation menu. Options: Yes / No