Knowledge Base

Quick Links

Quick links can give you easy access to some of the more commonly used sections or pages in the portal. They can also be used to link external web pages that you use frequently.

Quick links display on your homepage, also known as dashboard, and are placed in a quick link group. This allows you to create different sections of quick links where you can group quick links together. If necessary, you can set up permissions, so that quick link groups or individual quick links are shown to or hidden for specific permission profiles, user groups and/or users.

How to Create Quick Link Groups?

  1. Go to settings_menu.png Settings > Homepage > Quick links.

  2. Click the Add group button.

  3. Enter a display name for the group in the Name field. This name will be displayed on the homepage.

  4. Enter a number to indicate the position of the group. The lower the number the higher the group will be displayed in the quick links section on the homepage.

  5. (Optional) Fill in the fields in the Translations section in case you have a multilingual portal.

  6. (Optional) Set up permissions for the quick link group. There are two options:

    Display for

    Select this option if you want to hide the group by default and only show it to specific users. In the blank field you can enter the names of the specific permission profiles, user groups and/or users that should see the quick link group. Hide for Select this option if you want to show the group by default and only hide it for specific users. In the blank field you can enter the names of the specific permission profiles, user groups and/or users that shouldn't see the quick link group.

  7. Click Save to create the Quick Link group.

How to Create Quick Links?

  1. Go settings_menu.pngSettings > Homepage > Quick links.

  2. Go to the quick link group you want to add a quick link to and click the Add link button.

  3. Enter the display name for the quick link in the Name field.

  4. Enter the URL in the Link field.

  5. Enter a number to indicate the position of the quick link. The lower the number the higher the link will be displayed in the quick links group.

  6. (Optional) Fill in the fields in the Translations section in case you have a multilingual portal.

  7. (Optional) Set up permissions for the quick link. There are two options:

    Display for

    Select this option if you want to hide the quick link by default and only show it to specific users. In the blank field you can enter the names of the specific permission profiles, user groups and/or users that should see the quick link. Hide for Select this option if you want to show the quick link by default and only hide it for specific users. In the blank field you can enter the names of the specific permission profiles, user groups and/or users that shouldn't see the quick link.

  8. Click Save to create the quick link.

How to Edit Quick Links and Quick Link Groups?

  1. Go to settings_menu.png Settings > Homepage > Quick links.

  2. Click settings_menu.png button of the quick link or quick link group that you want to modify.

  3. Make the necessary modifications.

  4. Click Save to save the changes.

How to Delete Quick Links or Quick Link Groups

  1. Go to settings_menu.png Settings > Homepage > Quick links.

  2. Click the delete_VBS.png button of the quick link or quick link group.

  3. Read the warning message carefully and click Remove if you want to permanently remove the item.

    Note

    • This action cannot be undone.

    • If you remove a quick link group all the underlaying quick links will be removed as well.