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2092557 - Add Custom Link in Home Menu or Employee Profile for External and/or Internal Application


  • Enabling custom navigation
  • How to configure a Custom Navigation feature in a SuccessFactors instance
  • How to add/configure custom links (in addition to the standard links) in the Home drop down menu

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Enable the Custom Navigation Feature

Please reach out to your Implementation Partner to enable Custom Navigation in Provisioning

Configuring Custom Links in Custom Navigation

  1. In the new Admin Center, click on "Configure Custom Navigation" under "Company Settings" to add navigation links: 


  1. In the old Admin Tools, click on "Configure Custom Navigation" under "System Properties" to add navigation links: 


  1. You will be taken to the following page:


  1. Enter the “Label”, enter ID (Ex: any number)
  2. Select an appropriate Link Type, enter the URL to the application page


Sample configuration:


  1. Select the "Menu Location" and click "Save"
  • "Top menu” will appear with the modules list:


  • “Employee Profile - Jump To” will be listed under the “Jump to” links in EC/EP:


  • “Employee Profile - Employee Records” will be listed under the “Employee Records” links in EC/EP:


  • “Person - Take Action” and "Person - Go To":


Permissions Required

Any admin with "Company System and Logo Settings" permission, will be able to access Custom Navigation feature:

  1. Admin Center > Permission Role
  2. Choose and select the correct Permission Role
  3. Click Permission > Manage System Properties
  4. Select Company System and Logo Settings
  5. Done > Save



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