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Using folders

Use folders to create drop-down navigation menus (also known as nested pages or sub-menus) on your site.

Note: Nested folders (folders within folders) aren't supported at this time.

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Add a folder

  1. In the Home Menu, click Pages, then click the + icon.

The icon to add new pages appears beside the title of different navigation sections.

  1. Select Folder from the New Page menu.
  2. The folder will appear in the Pages panel with a blank field. Enter a name for the folder here. This is the text that displays in the navigation.

Add pages to the folder

Pages you add to the folder appear as drop-down menu items.

To add an existing page to the folder, drag and drop it into the space below the folder. To add a new page to the folder, click Add Page below the folder. To change the order of the pages, drag and drop them within the folder.

Drag existing pages into the space below the folder.

You can add any type of page to a folder except an Index Page. To direct visitors to an Index Page, choose Link, click Click to add URL, and use the Content tab to point the link to your Index Page. For more information about configuring links, visit Adding links to your site

Folder display

See how your folder appears on your site by clicking the hide arrow to enter a full preview. Each template displays folders differently.

In most template families:

  • The folder's links appear when you hover over the folder link.
  • Clicking the folder title doesn't open the first page.
  • The menu is collapsed on mobile and expands when tapped.

For template-specific information, see Folder display by template.

Folder drop-down menu on the Bedford template.

Folder navigation

The templates listed below have notable folder styles that add an extra layer of navigation. Templates are grouped by family.

Template Special feature
Adirondack Folder links create a navigation bar.

Bedford family

Anya, Bryant, Bedford, Hayden

Folders create sidebar navigation on Layout Pages.

Brine family

Aria, Basil, Blend, Brine, Burke, Cacao, Clay, Ethan, Fairfield, Feed, Foster, Greenwich, Hatch, Heights, Hunter, Hyde, Impact, Jaunt, Juke, Keene, Kin, Maple, Margot, Marta, Mentor, Mercer, Miller, Mojave, Moksha, Motto, Nueva, Pedro, Polaris, Pursuit, Rally, Rover, Royce, Sofia, Sonny, Sonora, Stella, Thorne, Vow, Wav, West

Folders in the footer can create columns.

Background color

Many templates display a background color behind the folder drop-downs links. In most templates, this color matches another element on your site, such as the header background or site background. 

For a list of the tweaks that set this color, see Folder display by template.

Delete the folder

If you delete a folder, its pages will also be deleted.

To delete the folder, hover over it in the Pages panel and click the trash can icon. Then click Delete.

Tip: You can restore the pages within 30 days.
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