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  1. Open links in new tabs

    allow users to open links in new tabs

    503 votes
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  2. Add customization possibility to the new SharePoint Home page

    Based on the new feature being now rolled out at large: https://blogs.office.com/2016/05/04/sharepoint-the-mobile-and-intelligent-intranet/

    The new SharePoint Home page (landing page) is cool and we really appreciate the new look and feel.

    The only issue is that we can not customize that Home page and place the different items based on our priority!
    Based on what we have now:

    Links
    Followed Sites
    Recents
    Suggested

    It would be very interesting if we could place the LINKS on the right followed by the Followed sites!

    Then we would have the Recents and Suggested sites on the left menu.

    Basically being able to move parts…

    455 votes
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    53 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Left menu/submenu expand and/or collapse default behavior setting

    In modern view sites, the current left menu/submenu default behavior for submenu items is set to collapsed (this was changed from expanded about a year ago). There should be a way to select the default left menu/submenu expansion and contraction behavior either at the menu level, or at the very least at the site level. The current behavior of collapsed hides much of the functional items available on the site, that is, unless users have expanded the left menu enough to where they have committed the menu structure to memory - a tiresome exercise.

    424 votes
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    50 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. A OOTB feature should be available to hide "Shared with Us" link

    A OOTB feature should be available to hide "Shared with Us" link. Also, a suggestion regarding the placement of this link.
    Can we have this link on the document library ribbon menu instead of Left navigation menu.

    409 votes
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    46 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Page Level Breadcrumb

    Please enable a breadcrumb for navigating pages on SharePoint. Even if its just for Modern Pages... or Communication Sites.

    Scenario:
    We have our intranet on our main site collection (consisting of 6 sub-sites exc. the root site) and one of the biggest problems I come across from end users is that they dont know where they are.  They clicked a link from the homepage or from a news article, its taken them to the page they wanted to go to... but they have no idea where that is.
     
    The problem this causes is the user cannot find a way…

    195 votes
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  6. Modern Team Sites and Communications Sites in SP Online - Would like option to use Managed or Structural Navigation

    We have an existing portal with managed navigation. Team members would like to use the Modern Team Sites and the new Communication Sites, however these come with their own navigation that can be edited directly on the page.

    We are hoping to be able to able to add Managed Navigation and\or Structural Navigation to these type of sites. If publishing could be enabled successfully (at this time it cannot) we would have access to the classic navigation menu.

    172 votes
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  7. Integrate a full breadcrumb in the Suite bar to facilitate navigation in deep collections

    In the top left (in the suite bar), integrate a breadcrumb (like in SharePoint 2010 with the hierarchical folder?) in order to facilitate the navigation in site collections.
    Users are sometime lost when they are browsing a document library and when the ribbon is displayed in the header, they have difficulties to find that they must click the "BROWSE" tab to go back to the navigation.

    166 votes
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  8. Hide Site Contents Access Links

    Allow Site admin's to control whether or not the "Site Contents" is displayed in the settings gear or in the navigation side bar.

    We do not want everyone to have access to the site contents page.

    105 votes
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  9. Enable nested menu items in left-hand (Current) navigation

    Why not be able to nest links in the Current navigation? Making a link a sub-link of another (e.g., via ">> Demote" and "<< Promote" buttons) would enable the nesting and create a pop-out menu when hovering over the left navigation item. This could work similarly to putting links inside a folder in the Global Nav, which creates a dropdown menu. If nothing is nested, the menu acts the same way as it does currently.

    87 votes
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  10. Nav switcher: control whether nav shows vertically or horizontally

    Allow for customisation of the Top Navigation and Quick Launch in the "New Look".

    64 votes
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  11. Improve Performance of Structured Navigation in SharePoint Online

    One of our clients recently notified us that its SharePoint Online site was extremely slow. This was odd considering that none of our other customers were experiencing the same behavior. After some investigation, research, and a ticket with Microsoft, we learned that SharePoint Online's structured navigation feature was the gremlin in the engine. Related to this, here are some important articles to read.

    •Navigation options for SharePoint Online - https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Navigation-options-for-SharePoint-Online-adb92b80-b342-4ecb-99a1-da2a2b4782eb?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1

    •SharePoint Online publishing pages take longer than expected to load - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2982720

    •Diagnosing performance issues with SharePoint Online - https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Diagnosing-performance-issues-with-SharePoint-Online-3c364f9e-b9f6-4da4-a792-c8e8c8cd2e86?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    The workaround in this case was to shift from using…

    59 votes
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  12. Sort, Filter, Categorize followed SharePoint sites

    Provide a way to sort, filter, and categorize SharePoint sites being followed.

    49 votes
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  13. Enable configurable switch to disable "Recent" in SharePoint quicklaunch navigation

    mplement some sort of configurable switch to be able to disable the auto injected navigation node "Recent".

    This "Recent"-navigation node - disaperance is on several customers wishlist for their own products based/developed on the SharePoint platform.

    original idea in old uservoice; https://officespdev.uservoice.com/forums/224641-general/suggestions/6749851-enable-configurable-switch-to-disable-recent-in

    /Jon Wiberg

    45 votes
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  14. Navigation from document libraries

    From the new document library, I'm unable to get back to our main homepage of the SharePoint site. We lost all of the branding applied to our site. It would be great to be able to navigate back to the homepage, and to see the breadcrumb of which site we are on.

    39 votes
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  15. Left-hand navigation wrap or width resize

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to increase the width of the Left-hand navigation or have the contents wrap to the next line?

    36 votes
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  16. Rich Mega Menu with HTML, icons, style

    Mega Menu: please implement support of HTML, icons, style to the menus. We need to be able to customize the menus for a more engaging and rich experience.

    35 votes
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  17. anchors in communication sites

    We are using your communication sites, and it would be nice if we could use anchors to allow users to navigate to areas on a page faster

    30 votes
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  18. Human friendly URLs

    Please break your URL scheme convention that your still using since 2003. Make them human readable. Short... simple... professional.

    29 votes
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  19. Enable Audience Targeting in Modern Menu

    It would be great to be able to have Audience Targeting on the Mega Menu. I have navigation links that I would like to expose to a limited set of users e.g. managers.

    27 votes
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  20. Remove /sitepages/pages.aspx for a cleaner user experience. Site pages should render as examplesite.sharepoint.com/teams/it

    Remove /sitepages/pages.aspx for a cleaner user experience. Site pages should render as examplesite.sharepoint.com/teams/it. This makes it easier for people to navigate around a SharePoint site and makes sites look high-quality.

    23 votes
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