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custom navigation template

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  1. Özkan
    Özkan avatar
    5 posts
    27 Sep 2012
    06 Feb 2013
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    Hi all,

    I wrote custom navigation template. In code behind, 'SiteMapNavigationTreeView' control was binded. If a page ShowInNavigation flag's 'false', don't want to show in navigation. If sitemap depth bigger than 2, It cause problem. How to unvisible?

    Here is my .cs code :

     protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
            SiteMapNode smn = SiteMapBase.GetCurrentProvider().CurrentNode;

            while (smn.ParentNode != null)
                if (smn.ParentNode.ParentNode == SiteMap.RootNode)
                    siteMapControl_verticaltree.DataSource = getNodes(smn);

                smn = smn.ParentNode;

        protected SiteMapNodeCollection getNodes(SiteMapNode smn)
            SiteMapNodeCollection col = new SiteMapNodeCollection();

            for (int i = 0; i < smn.ParentNode.ChildNodes.Count; i++)
                if (((Telerik.Sitefinity.Web.PageSiteNode)(smn.ParentNode.ChildNodes[i])).ShowInNavigation)

            return col;


     <sf:ConditionalTemplate ID="ConditionalTemplate8" Left="NavigationMode" Operator="Equal"
                Right="VerticalTree" runat="server">
                <navcontrols:SiteMapNavigationTreeView runat="server" ID="siteMapControl_verticaltree"

  2. Randy Hodge
    Randy Hodge avatar
    96 posts
    03 Nov 2014
    08 Feb 2013
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    Hello Özkan,

    My recommendation would be to use SitefinitySiteMapDataSource, because it's based on SiteMapDataSource, and it also handles the information about permissions applied to pages, their ShowInNavigation property and culture. It will always return the correct pages.

    Randy Hodge
    the Telerik team
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