Feature Highlight

Navigation Improvements in Portal CMS

We have recently developed some awesome new ways to manage the navigation in your Portal CMS website. Check out what is new in this post.

Author Avatar

Author: Tom McClean

Updated: 24 Sep 2016 21:39

Content management systems can be very tricky to use if you aren't the most technically gifted, sometimes you can be pretty sharp and still get stuck using even the most basic features they offer. Portal CMS is designed from the ground up to be easy to use. 

One of the hardest parts of managing a CMS is getting the navigation structure just right and flexible; but not confusing. For example if you want to show certain content to some people but not others it can be a nightmare to get to grips with. So we have designed our Menu Management tools to be dead easy to use. Check out the video below to see for yourself.

We will be baking the features described in this post into the next version of Portal (1.1) which should be coming out in a week or two.

In version 1.1 you can edit the menu's in Portal CMS from any page on the site as you can see in the demonstration video below. There are helpers to make them both look good and for you to find the right content to link to.


As you can see, you don't need to know the "secret url" to get into your CMS's backend, then the sequence of clicks you need to follow to expose the tools to edit menus, nor the nightmare of figuring out what to do when you get there. You simply click on the menu from any page and start editing.

If you are adding a new Menu Item; a link to another part of your website, we have added some really useful tools to offer "one click" setup of a link. You can also use another great tool to select just the right icon - from Font Awesome's full icon catalogue.

If all of that isn't enough, you can go down to the granularity of setting which users can see which individual menu link. You would think this would be very hard to use, why not try it out on our demo website now and see how easy it really is!

To try out the Portal CMS Online Demo - visit http://portalcmsdemo.azurewebsites.net

You need to Login or Register to comment.


No Comments Left Yet

Why not add your own comments or thoughts to get the chat started?

No Gallery Images

Sometimes we add relevant images to a photo gallery, but we don't have any for this post.

Blog

New Carousel Component

We have been working hard to add new content to Portal CMS, one of the recent components we have added is a new Carousel Component.

Release News

Portal CMS 1.2 - Development Updates

We are hard at work making the next version of Portal CMS, learn more about what we are changing in this major release.

Release News

Portal CMS 1.1 Released

We just released the latest version of Portal CMS on our GitHub pages, this is a big release that improves Portal CMS in a whole host of ways.

Feature Highlight

Portal CMS - Developing the Theme Manager

This post takes a look at the development so far on a major feature for Portal CMS. The abilty to theme your websites easily to make them even more unique.

Release News

Portal CMS - Release 1.0

The first stable release of Portal CMS is now available, so its a great time to start using Portal CMS for your own website or blog.

Feature Highlight

New Features Added to Portal CMS Including Resource Bundling, Font Awesome, Role Driven Sections and more

We have recently deployed some really cool new features to make Portal CMS even better. Read this post to find out more.

Feature Highlight

User Experience Improvements to the Page Builder (App Drawers)

We recently made some changes to the Page Builder to make it easier and quicker to use. Learn more about what has changed inside this post.

Feature Highlight

Editor Support Added to Portal CMS

Often you want to setup a website for somebody but you want to limit how much they can affect it without you, maybe you want to be responsible for the site, but they want to create content. Now you can in Portal CMS.

Blog

Portal CMS Demo Website Now Available

We wanted to make it as easy as possible to try out Portal CMS. So we setup a demo website you can login to and try it out!

Blog

Welcome to Portal CMS

Welcome to Portal CMS, and thank you for visiting. This post covers what Portal CMS is, and can do for you.