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Anyone use the Quick Navigation Menu?

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by Matthew Hawley, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. Matthew Hawley

    Matthew Hawley Well-Known Member

    I never use it. I always click the forums tab, then scroll down (or not) and click the forum.
  2. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    Not something I personally use. I mean, I know it is there but I prefer just viewing the forum list. Would be good for those new to navigating XF
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  3. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    Very, very, very, very rarely. In fact, I think I've only ever used it once or twice...

  4. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Have never used it to be honest.

    I also know that many people disable it, believing it to be superfluous.

    However the implementation that @digitalpoint uses is pretty awesome. As well as being a handy navigation menu, his moderators can drag and drop threads directly onto it to move them o_O
  5. whynot

    whynot Well-Known Member

    Click on it.
    Scroll down...

    Rather click on Forums or New Posts and scroll down.
  6. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

  7. ForestForTrees

    ForestForTrees Well-Known Member

    I think it's a great feature, particularly for new users, but it's too small for people to notice. I wish that there was a text label/phrase next to it so that it would grab people's attention. Our visitors don't have much experience with forums, so cues like this are vital.

    I was thinking of using Nodes As Tabs to create a menu of portions of the forum/site that intermediate users might not find. Then I realized that all I had to do was edit the QuickNav template for a better solution. Now all I have to do is draw more attention to it.
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  8. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

  9. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    I have never used it.
  10. Code Monkey

    Code Monkey Well-Known Member

    What's a quick navigation menu? ;)
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  11. realaqu

    realaqu Active Member

    A sidebar for watched forums is much useful
  12. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    Never. Even though the function has a lot of potential, it's too hidden to be useful. I like Waindigo's mega menu and DigitalPoints implementation of the quick navigation menu as both are awesome and useful. While both are very similar to the XF QNM I do not find XF's implementation useful at all.
  13. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    Never used it on any XF forum.
  14. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    We ditched ours:

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  15. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    I find myself wondering what that link is every so often. Then I click it and go.. Oh. Then move on.
  16. BassMan

    BassMan Well-Known Member

  17. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    Never! Although I'm sure it gets used since it was hidden by mistake in a recent version of UI.X and other admins were quickly asking for it's return. I personally didn't miss it and preferred it gone.
  18. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

  19. Luxus

    Luxus Well-Known Member

    I reckon more people will use it if it features a new content indicator. It's pretty stale how it is currently.
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