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3/23/2017 2:51 PM
 

I'm currently exploring DNN 9 to see if we can move our site from DNN 7.4.2.  In 7.4.2 there is an option to disable a page so that it acts like a top-level menu tab but does not allow for clicking. We have a site with a top menu where each item is just a heading for the sub-menus that show below when you mouse over the main tab.  

Can anyone tell me where this setting exists now in DNN 9?

 
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3/23/2017 3:03 PM
 
I believe it was an omission that will be corrected in the next patch.

It's definitely missing and is a bigger issue than just menus . Any page selection area such as add an existing module cant see disabled pages or their children.

Personally I think they need another document type in the page type settings labeled "Menu Placeholder" that creates this result. Limiting disable page to its indented purpose.

I've got a site in beta that's waiting on this to be patched before launch.

 
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3/23/2017 3:14 PM
 
David,

the setting still exists in the Tabs table (column DisableLink). If you set this value to 1, you reach the desired effect - and don't forget to restart the application pool after you changed the value in the database.

I created a Jira ticket, feel free to add a comment that you need this functionality as well. It could accelerate the process of fixing... https://dnntracker.atlassian.net/brow...

Happy DNNing!
Michael


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3/23/2017 3:27 PM
 

This was an oversight, as noted by Michael. The item will be added back to the UI in 9.1. You can see the item here: https://dnntracker.atlassian.net/brow.... Because that one exists, I am going to close out the other one Michael created. 


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3/23/2017 4:11 PM
 
Thanks for the update Chris. Any ETA on 9.1. The roadmap hasn't been updated in a while :)

http://www.dnnsoftware.com/community/...


Michael T. (As there are now 3 Michaels in the thread) - You can also access the setting via the old page settings via the old page manager http://yoursite.com/admin

however my note above about breaking of other functionality still stands. As of right now if a page is disabled you cant link to it or use one of its modules through many of the new tools.

 
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