Menus, blocks, and primary links
Menus and blocks are the central elements used to build a navigational structure. A menu is a collection of links;
blocks have many uses, but for this discussion, we will focus on how they are used to display menus.
At its most basic, designing a navigational structure can be reduced to the following simple process:
- Create a list of places that you want your users to go and/or of things they will need to do. For example, if you want your students to be able to see a list of assignments, your blog, and other student blogs, you could place links to these pages in a custom menu, which would automatically generate a block.
- Then, via the block display settings, enable the block and place it where you want it to appear ...