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Edit Menu Structure

Via the menu item Extras / Edit menu users with the portal permission Applications or Design can edit the menu structure of the portal. All changes to the menu structure will take effect immediately.

In the left-hand area, you will see the complete, current portal menu structure in a tree view. You can also show the portal menu as a Table.

Here you have the ability to search for individual elements of the menu. Enter the title to be found in the Filter field. In the table, next to the Title of an element, its location in the structure will be shown as the Path.


In every portal, there are three menus available: Standard, Mobile, and Quicklinks. They will be displayed with the symbol. In the right-hand area, the title of each menu can be edited.

Menu Folders

Menu folders will be displayed with this symbol.


If a menu folder is selected, its properties, such as its Title, can be edited in the right-hand area.

In the Additional parameters field, individual parameters may be defined. The value of this parameter will then be transmitted as a request upon clicking on a further menu item. Ideally, individual parameters should start with the character string rq_. Here is an example for a user-defined parameter in the menu structure:


These parameters can be processed upon loading the page, such as in table filtering. The internal parameter rq_Layout can be used to change the layout when a menu item is selected. To do so, transfer the name of your layout:


Menu Item Start Page

Here you will define the page type that will be opened upon clicking on the menu folder in the application area. The following options are available:

With Portal Page, every menu item can be assigned its own portal page, on which any kind of combination of portlets from portal applications can be shown in the browser. Select your desired portal page from the selection list. With Edit portal pages, new portal pages can be defined.

Standard Start Pages

With the Intrexx default start page option, a list of all applications that can be found in the submenu directly below the menu folder will be shown in the browser. Forum page lists all forums that are contained in the currently selected menu folder on the start page.

Start page for mobile end devices without Login can be used for mobile end devices that are not capable of JavaScript.

The Pinboard shows the current entries from selected data groups of portal applications.

This standard start page can also be selected with or without login. Appointments mobile devices without login displays the appointments of the portlet Pinboard.


Applications can also be included as the start page for a menu folder. Select the desired Application from the list, and the Page that will be shown upon clicking on the menu folder. All pages that are permissible as a start page for the application can be selected from the selection list Page.

Alternative Start Page

Here a VM file can be implemented as an alternative start page. The file must be located in the directory <portal>\internal\. Enter the path in brackets: vm[internal\system\vm\html\include\VMDatei.vm].

Additionally, the possibility to output a CMS article as a start page is available.

CMS1 Article

To integrate a CMS1 article, enter the link here under Alternative start page in the format cms[App-GUID, Page-GUID, Rec-ID] insquare brackets.

CMS2 Pages

Since these pages can act as folders, to integrate them here, the CMS2 pages simply need to be placed in the menu using the CMS2 application. In the Menu Designer, other elements, such as applications, links, subfolders, etc, can then be assigned below the CMS2 page.

Insert Menu

Via the menu item Edit / New, you can add a new menu. New menus can only be inserted when you highlight the portal in the menu structure. The New menu item is also available from the context menu.

Insert Menu Folder

In the same way, menu folders can be inserted to any position below a menu in the menu structure. Existing menu folders can be moved via drag & drop.

Insert Application

All applications that have been published in your portal can be selected here and, as with menu folders, moved to the menu structure via drag & drop.

A single application can be entered multiple times in various menu folders or at various levels. The data that is entered and edited in them will be thereby be written to the same database table. With the setting to Inherit title from application, the title that has been defined in the Applications menu will be used for the caption of the application in the menu.

The setting to Open in new browser window will open the application in a new window upon being clicked.

Insert Link

With this function, a website of your choice can be shown in the portal. Select the protocol from the selection list that will be used to reach the page. In the edit field to the right of the protocol, enter the URL. With the setting to Open in new browser window, the page will be opened in a new window.

Insert Separator

With the menu item Edit / New / Insert Separator, separators betweenbthe menu items can be inserted.

If you want to output the separator as text, you can enter the text that is to be shown into the Title field. The setting to Show image makes it possible to load an image by clicking on select image. By clicking on Edit alternative text, a text can be entered that will be shown when a user has deactivated the loading of images or a user agent does not allow for the display of images.


If you click on Style in the lower area of the dialog, you have the ability to change the style properties of menu elements. In the Layout selection list, you can select the layout in which the changes are to take effect. All layouts that have been saved on the server for the current portal are available to you there. Click on Menu item if you want to change the style. If you click on the small arrow to the right of Menu item, you will see a list of all statuses of menu items. If you, for example, want to change the background color of a menu item in a layout when it is selected with the mouse, simply select the entry Menu item (selected). The style properties of links in the menu that you have created via the menu item Edit / New, or of applications, must be set via the properties Link in menu, Link in menu (hover), and Link in menu (selected). Please note that the foreground properties, such as color and font, must be changed via the style properties of Link in menu.

If the new settings should be implemented in all menus, select the entry All desktop layouts in the selection list.


You will assign the access right to menu elements in the browser here.

The menu structure can be changed via the menu item Extras / Edit menu structure. For each individual menu item, permission will be assigned. Menu items that a user cannot select will be hidden in the browser. Select the menu item for which you wish to control access rights, and then click in the lower right on Permission.

The permission to Administer menu item (CMS) makes possible the publication of articles from the CMS application under this menu item. The publication of the articles will then be directly applied to the CMS application.

For menu items that originate from the CMS, the permissions cannot be administered via the Menu Designer. Deleting a CMS 2 menu item is also only possible using CMS 2. The administration of menu items that refer to CMS contents can be accomplished exclusively via the CMS 2 application.