The Avonni Navigation Component is a customizable navigation bar for Salesforce Experience Cloud sites. It enhances site usability by organizing navigation links and providing quick access to sections and pages. With a range of settings, it can be tailored to fit almost any site's design and navigational structure.

This component leverages slots for advanced customization, making it ideal for LWR sites. Aura sites do not support this level of customization.

The Avonni Navigation component is designed with greater flexibility in mind. Unlike the standard Salesforce navigation, it allows for more complex menu structures. You can create multiple-level menus โ€“ think of these as layers or steps. For example, you can have main items (Level 1), sub-items under these (Level 2), and even sub-sub items (Level 3). This layered approach makes it easier to organize and present a large amount of information in a structured and accessible way.

Moreover, Avonni offers a broader range of styling options. This allows you to closely customize your navigation menu's appearance to your brand's style. You have more than just primary color and font options. Avonni allows for deeper customization, enabling you to create a navigation experience that's visually appealing and feels like a natural extension of your brand.




Choose between 'horizontal' for a traditional top navigation bar or 'vertical' for a sidebar-style navigation.

Show Site Logo

Toggle to display the site logo within the navigation component.

Fixed Top

Enable to keep the navigation bar at the top of the viewport as users scroll down the page.

Enable Mobile Menu

Activate a mobile-optimized menu for better navigation on smaller screens.

Open Menu on Hover

Configure drop-down menus to open when the user hovers over a menu item, rather than requiring a click.


Add a subtle shading effect to the navigation bar for visual depth.

Show Dropdown Nubbin

Show a small arrow-like graphic that points to the menu item when its drop-down is open.

Show Item Indicator

Toggle on to display visual indicators that signal more content is available under a menu item.

The Menu Variant setting within the Avonni Navigation Component for Salesforce Experience Cloud determines the overall style and behavior of the menu.

If your data source is set to manual and your menu includes sub-items, you can use the 'Menu Variant' feature.

Here are the typical significations of the menu variants:


The base variant represents the standard style for a navigation menu. It is straightforward, with menu items listed typically in a row for a horizontal orientation or a column for a vertical orientation. This variant is clean and minimalist, making it a good choice for most sites where a classic look is desired.


The drawer The variant implies a menu that slides in from the side, akin to an opened drawer. This style is often used for vertical menus, especially in mobile views or when screen real estate is premium. It keeps the navigation tucked away and accessible via a menu icon (often a "hamburger" icon) until needed.


With the columns variant, dropdown menus are displayed in columns, allowing for a multi-level, structured layout within the dropdown itself. This is particularly useful for organizing complex navigation with many items or categories, making it easier for users to browse the options.


The tabs variant converts the top-level menu items into tabbed navigation. This style is often used when different sections of a site need to be demarcated and accessible directly from the navigation bar. It provides a familiar interface for users, similar to tabs in a binder or a web browser.

Each of these variants can help define your site's navigation experience, so itโ€™s important to choose one that aligns with your siteโ€™s design principles and enhances the user journey.

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