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How to Add Page Links in Magento Navigation Bars

Add Page Links in Magento Navigation BarsUsually the top level categories are present in the navigation bar of Magento run websites. But if you wish you can include some important pages in the navigation bar as well. This tutorial will cover how you can add a content page in your Magento website’s navigation bar.

Steps to Create a Subcategory

  • Log in to your Magento store backend after entering the correct credentials
  • From the Admin Panel, select Catalog > Manage Categories
  • Click Add Subcategory on the Categories Management page
  • Next, carryout the following steps and fill up the fields:
  1. Give a Name for the link
  2. Set Is Active to Yes, at the bottom of the form
  3. Set Include in Navigation Menu to Yes
  4. In the URL Key field, type the name of your page link in lower case letters, separated of hyphens instead of spaces
  • Click the Save Category button in the upper right corner

Steps to Create a Redirect

  • Log in to your Magento store backend after entering the correct credentials
  • From the Admin Panel, select Catalog > URL Rewrite Management
  • Type the URL Key for the category in the text box at the top of the Request Path column.
  • Next, click Search. When the subcategory opens, click on it to open the record.
  • Save the Target Path value by one of the following ways:
  1. Copy the Target Path to the clip board
  2. Write down the target path
  • Set Redirect to Permanent (301) and click Save
  • Click the Add URL Rewrite button in the upper right corner of the URL Rewrite Management page and fill up the following fields:
  1. In the Create URL Rewrite list, select Custom
  2. Type the URL Key of the page link in the ID Path text field
  3. In the Request Path, either paste or type the Target Path value which you recorded earlier
  4. Type the URL for the page link in the Target Path field
  5. Set Redirect to Permanent (301)
  • Click Save to save the changes made

In order to confirm that you have successfully saved and created a link to a content page from the navigation bar, go to your Home page and click the link. If you navigate to the desired content page, then you have successfully added it, else follow the above steps once again carefully.

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