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NavXP 2.0 - Customizable Menus and Advanced Navigation

posted by DNN Sharp - 12/15/2016
DNN Sharp Active Since 2/3/2009


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Powerful DNN Menu module, NavXP takes navigation experience to the next level. Module 36777


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Highly Customizable DNN Menus

NavXp gives you full control over layout, hierarchy and appearance. Build any DNN menu you can think of in minutes!


Ensure Great User Experience

Light, fast and with different theme options, NavXp takes navigation experience to the next level.

Flexible and Easy-to-Use

NavXp comes with predefined templates and also allows adding new themes.

Fully Controllable in Backend

The two layers, logic and rendering, put you in control by allowing for deep customization without any hiccup.


DotNetNuke 7.2.1+  SQL Server 2008+ (including msde and express editions) ASP.NET 4.0  IIS 6.0+ 

What's New in 2.0
  • A brand new design, being completely rewritten
  • Different menus for different users (based on roles)
  • Responsive menus rendered using DNNWebRazor
  • Optimization due to the implementation of DNN API (.ashx files are no longer used)
  • Possibility to ignore default DNN security
  • Addition of tokens directly on tab name
  • Icons in menus
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Powerful Features That Put You In Control
  • Super Fast

    Backend rendering allowed us to make it lightning fast and we can proudly say that it sets a new standard in the world of DNN Menus

  • Drag & Drop Navigation Definition

    Except security, each profile allows definition of a subset of pages to show in the order you prefer. Building your custom menu is as easy as dragging items from Portal Tabs tree into Profile Items tree.

  • SEO

    All skins in NavXp follow strict SEO rules. All items are served through standard links and there is no AJAX happening on the menus, making it fully indexable by search engines.

  • Fully Skinnable

    Skins in NavXp are designed in RazorScript which exposes full control to customize not only the appearance, but the layout as well.

  • Synchronize with DNN

    NavXp offers several options to synchronize profile items with the DNN tabs they have been created from. Option to sync an item title, a entire item hierarchy or the entire DNN tab hierarchy.

  • Advanced Caching

    NavXp implements custom caching mechanism that greatly improves performance. Cache time is set per profile.

  • Integrated Easy to Use Administration

    Management functions of Navigation Experience are exposed inline by direct access from the menu when in Edit Mode. AJAX is used throughout the management interface to provide fast and reliable access to menu configuration.

  • Profile Based Configuration

    NavXp instances (skin objects or modules) are linked to configuration instances named profiles. This means you can link one set of configuration options to multiple modules or skin objects on the same portal.

  • Browser Compatibility

    NavXp works on Firefox, IE9, Opera, Chrome, Safari

  • Responsive

    NavXp helps you build menus that look good on any screen. Modern sticky bootstrap menu themes add style to your website while making them look good all the time.

  • My Tokens Integration

    If MyTokens is installed, NavXp will call it to replace tokens in captions, alts and URLs on a profile basis.

  • Default Profile

    Initially, modules use a default profile which shows all pages that are normally shown in default DNN navigation menu. This makes it extremely easy when you only need the UI part of NavXp.

  • Icon Support

    While building a custom navigation tree, you can specify additional options for each item, such as providing an icon. NavXp comes with a set of icons that can be used on licensed portals.

  • Role Based Navigation

    A profile can target individual roles and users. You can link multiple profiles to the same instance that target different audience. This gives extended control over what different users see in terms of navigation.

  • Run as Skin Object or Module

    You can configure NavXP to run either as a Skin Object declared in site skin or as a module you add to the page just as any other DNN module.

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your edition
Standard 3 Standard Pack Host Enterprise* Developer
Install licence 1 domain and unlimited subdomains 3 domains and unlimited subdomains 1 DNN instance with up to 20 portals Unlimited installations and portals Unlimited installations and portals
Subscription (free updates and new versions)** 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year
Source Code No No No No Only with 1 year of updates option
Redistribution Not permitted Not permitted Not permitted Not permitted Permitted
Support** 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year 3 months or 1 year

* Enterprise is defined as your company site(s) and those of your customers that are directly managed by your organization.

** The updates and support subscription depends on the option you choose (bundled with 1 year of free updates and support or bundled with 3 months of free updates and support )

You Have Questions, We Have The Answers

Frequently asked questions cover answers to most of the questions that you might have related to NavXp. Please read this section carefully before waiting for support. Who knows? You might find the answer quicker than expected.

FAQ 1. Is there a trial version available?

Yes. You can download the NavXp 30 day free trial from here

The trial version is identical to the full version, except for the time limitations.

FAQ 2. Can I extend my trial?

No, but for outstanding situations, please email us at [email protected]

FAQ 3. Will I lose the settings I make during the trial when I buy?

Absolutely not. You just need to use for activation the registration key received via email after the purchase was made.

FAQ 4. I’ve hired a developer to work on my site. Who should buy the license?

You should. It is always best for you, the site owner, to have access to your account on dnnsharp.com. That’s how you access downloads, license keys, and support. You can purchase a NavXp license under your own name and then give the developer the license key for the site. That way, you retain control of your own module purchase in the event that you need access or decide to switch developers.

FAQ 5. Can I use NavXp to build and distribute applications?

You can integrate and distribute NavXp with your own products, but it should not be main functionality, it shoud be added value, and should not be in competition with our existing product. If we go into competition later, the developer will still be allowed to use the version he owns at that time, and continue to develop it, but will not receive new updates.

FAQ 6. Can I have one instance for dev, staging and live?

Yes, but please contact us at [email protected]

FAQ 7. Can the license be transferred?

Yes, but only if there is a transfer of ownership of the entire product.

FAQ 8. Can I upgrade to different license type later?

Yes, you can upgrade to a higher tier (and more value-packed) license for just the price difference in qualifying purchases made within the past 3 months. If your purchase was made more than 3 months ago, don’t worry, we still have a special offer for you. Just email us at [email protected]

FAQ 9. Where can I get support?

We have a dedicated support forum for NavXp.

This forum is monitored on week days. That is the best place to pose your questions; not only does our team moderate the forum and provide light module support, but other users are always chiming into the the discussions with their own thoughts — which makes for a solid experience on all fronts, and allows a number of perspectives that wouldn’t be present during an email exchange.

Our support forums focus on helping people with bugs and other issues, and we can not provide in-depth support on complex customizations of our modules. Most legitimate bugs that are reported will be logged and fixed for the next release; if a workaround can be easily provided, we’ll share one in the interim. When it comes to customization, while we’re happy to help point users in the right direction towards accomplishing a desired customization if we can, we won’t build your site or app for you.

FAQ 10. If I upgrade my DNN version, do I need to also upgrade the module?

It's recommended because we test and optimize for new versions. Sometimes, new DNN version also breaks our modules so then you'll be required to upgrade. It's recommended to upgrade all at once to optimize the Q&A costs.

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