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  • Overview of the Breadcrumb control
  • Control in a static, dynamic, AWP and PHP page
  • Creating a Breadcrumb control
  • Creating a Breadcrumb control
  • Configuring a Breadcrumb control
  • Tip
  • Using templates
  • Breadcrumbs and types of pages
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Overview of the Breadcrumb control

Control in a static, dynamic, AWP and PHP page

The "Breadcrumb" control corresponds to a series of links allowing the Web user to go back into the logical tree structure of a site.
The content of this control is built dynamically when navigating "down" into the site.
Typically, you will have the ability to create menus such as: Camera >> Photo >> Digital >> Reflex.
Versions 16 and later
PHP The "Breadcrumb" control is now available for the PHP sites.
New in version 16
PHP The "Breadcrumb" control is now available for the PHP sites.
PHP The "Breadcrumb" control is now available for the PHP sites.
Caution: From version 24, the Site Map Path control becomes the Breadcrumb control.
Creating a Breadcrumb control

Creating a Breadcrumb control

To create a Breadcrumb control:
  1. In the page editor, click (or select "Insert .. Control .. Breadcrumb").On the "Creation" pane, in the "Navigation" group, click "Site map path".On the "Creation" pane, in the "Navigation" group, click "Breadcrumb"
  2. Click the position where the control will be created in the page. The control is automatically created. In the editor, the Breadcrumb control appears in the following format:
To display the control characteristics, select "Description" from the popup menu of control.
The "Details" tab of the control description allows you to:
  • define the character for separating the different breadcrumbs.
  • define whether the last element of a breadcrumb is a link.

Configuring a Breadcrumb control

To configure a Breadcrumb control:
  1. Display the control description ("Description" from the popup menu of the control).
  2. In the "General" tab, click the "Edit the navigation map" button.
  3. The window for configuring the navigation map path is displayed. See Building and modifying the navigation map for more details.
  4. Validate the navigation map.
  5. The "Breadcrumb" control is configured to be used on the different pages of your site.
Note: The different elements of a "Breadcrumb" control can be handled and modified by programming with the Breadcrumb functions of WLanguage.
Tip

Using templates

If your site is using a template, we advise you to create the breadcrumbs of your site according to the page template. Therefore, all the pages that use the template will be automatically refreshed and will use the breadcrumbs.

Breadcrumbs and types of pages

The breadcrumbs must contain:
  • dynamic WEBDEV pages only.
  • static pages and/or AWP pages.
  • Versions 16 and later
    PHP pages.
    New in version 16
    PHP pages.
    PHP pages.
By programming, you have the ability to mix up the types of pages.
Minimum required version
  • Version 10
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