ClickHelp Documentation

Reader Menu Editor

In ClickHelp, you can customize your reader menu without strong CSS knowledge. You can do it using the Reader Menu Editor.

Reader Menu Editor Overview

In order to open it, click Portal Settings

Select Reader Menu in the left-hand navigation bar. The editor will open and here is how it looks:

Operations with Items

Let's take a look at the Reader Menu editor features. Hover your mouse pointer over the reader menu item, so you'll see buttons.

  • To create an item, click the plus button.

  • To change items position, use the Move Down and Move Up buttons.

  • To add a child item, hover your mouse pointer over a reader menu item for which you want to create a child item. Click the three vertical dots button. Then click Add Child Item.

  • You can also drag and drop an item in order to change its position or level:

  • To delete an item, click the three vertical dots button. Then click Delete.

Reader Menu Item Properties

Now, let's have a look at item properties:

  • Text. Generally speaking, it's the name of a menu item that a reader will see.
  • When the item is clicked. You can choose an item action. Speaking of links, you can use relative and absolute links for your topics, and absolute links for external websites.

  • CSS class. You can customize it according to your needs.

If the menu item contains any child elements and has the "Show Submenu" behaviour, you can toggle the submenu to be shown on hover rather than on click by toggling the corresponding option:

In order to make your experience with the editor more effective, learn some use cases: Reader Menu Editor Scenarios.