Navigation

Use options in this module to add menus to your MediaSpace header. For more information see Setting the Home Page - Kaltura MediaSpace.

Field

Description

navigationStyle

Vertical - a hidden vertical menu appears on the left in all resolutions, Horizontal - a horizontal menu appears in desktop resolution and vertical menu appears in lower resolutions.

includeCategories

Select 'No' if you don't want the categories to display in main navigation and only want PRE and POST items to appear

pre

Add items to the beginning of the main menu, before the categories. MediaSpace displays the items in the order you define here. The first 'pre' item must be a 'playlist' type.

type

Select one of the options: Playlist, My Media, My Playlists, Link, Category, Entry Id, or Channels Page

name

Enter the label for the menu item. The label is displayed in the main navigation bar.

value

Enter the menu item's playlist ID or URL.

sameWindow

Select whether link should open in new window (target = _blank) or same window. Applied only to external links (absolute URLs)

items

Add items that would be displayed in a drop-down menu.

type

Select one of the options: Playlist, My Media, My Playlists, Link, Category, Entry Id, or Channels Page.

name

Enter the label for the menu item. The label is displayed in the main navigation bar.

value

Enter the menu item's playlist ID or URL.

post

Add items to the end of the main menu, after the categories. MediaSpace displays the items in the order you define here.

type

Select one of the options: Playlist, My Media, My Playlists, Link, Category, Entry Id, or Channels Page.

name

Enter the label for the menu item. The label is displayed in the main navigation bar.

value

Enter the menu item's playlist ID or URL.

Example: Add the Home Menu to the Header

Configure the options to display the Home Page menu in your KMS header.

To add the Home page link to the header

  1. In the “pre” section, select Link from the type dropdown menu.
  2. Enter an intuitive name for the menu. In this example: Home
  3. Enter “/home” in the value field.
  4. Select Yes for the Home page to open in the same window.
  5. Click Save.

 

 

 

Example: Add the Channels Menu to the Header

Configure the options to display the channels menu in your KMS header. The Channels menu displays all available channels. My channels displays only channels that are created by the user.

To set the vertical navigation menu

  1. In the “post” section, select Channels Page from the “type” drop down menu.
  2. Enter an intuitive name for the menu. In this example: Channels
  3. Click Save.

Example: Configure a vertical navigation layout menu

To set the navigation menus

Vertical

  1. Set the navigationStyle value to vertical.
  2. Click Save.

Horizontal

  1. Set the navigationStyle value to vertical.
  2. Click Save.
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