Adding link to Navigation Bar

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Hello,

I'm using a 3rd party shopping cart other than paypal on my site. It is working very well as it uses HTML codes just like paypal.

My only question is I want put a "View Cart" link in the navigation bar. I have a link for it but I can't figure out how to put a link in the navigation bar.

Thanks!
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Donald

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The only thing I could suggest is a redirect. I don't know that yola's menus support external links (maybe they do but I don't think so). Create a page which you place in the menu and then search the internet for a 301 redirect code and put it in the page, when they open the page it will probably say, you are being redirected to http://viewcart.com as an example and then within ten seconds it should take them there. I would go get the code for you but I'm kinda busy! Hope this helps!
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Donald

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And I know that 301 redirect codes work with yola because I've tested it before and it worked.
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Hello Kelley

Yes, it is possible to cause your menu link to redirect to an external URL if you are prepared to write a little bit of custom HTML.

Here's what you need to do:

1. Create a new page with the name of the site you want to link to.
2. Drag and drop a HTML widget onto your page.
3. Paste this tag into the HTML editor:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="2; url=http://webdesign.about.com&quot;&gt;

"2" is how many seconds it waits before it redirects - you can change this number. Probably better to start with a higher number until you know it works!
"url" is the URL it redirects to, so, replace the URL in the above tag with the one for the site you want to link to.
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thanks. That really helped, but the HTML editor window wont close!
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Hi Will - there's an 'ok' and 'cancel' button on the bottom right of the HTML editor - do those not work at all? What happens when you try? Could you tell us what browser you are using?
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it works now, but i need to delete the html editor because it autamatically redirects the page in the editor page, ie, where i put the widgets.i know what im talking about. sorry if i wasnt that clear, but i wasnt talking about the html editor widget. I want to put some text in but it autamatically redirects me to the link.
I was using (and am still) using ie 7 or 8.
None of them worked.
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Hi Keeley,

I would suggest a more pro way to deal with this is not to add it to your nav menu but apply a static link to the page.

Static links follow you down the page - perfect for what your trying to achieve.

see here - http://hexham.info/business - see the alphabet links on the left of the screen? this could be a image of a cart and could link to the cart page.

If you want to do something like this go here for more info http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicin...

If you liek it, just ask if you want any help getting it right

Lee.
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Kershnee

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Thanks Lee - helpful as always!!
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Thank you very much for all of your help!