Top Navigation bar highlight problem – Resolutions

SharePoint 2007 fails to highlight correct top navigation tab in some cases.

SharePoint Top Navigation bar highlight problem Resolutions

Check for the following causes:

  1. Highlight will work ONLY for content pages (not for AllItems.aspx or for /documents)
  2. The highlight will work ONLY for relative URL’s (Not for http://sites/pages/abc.aspx, But will work for /pages/abc.aspx)
  3. It will work if NO duplicates in the current navigation set (i.e. Every menu item should point to a unique URL)
  4. Only for the pages coming for “Pages” directory / Root of the Web
  5. Show pages  should be checked under : Site Settings > Modify Navigation

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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