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"Publishing Infrastructure" and 'Modify Navigation' missing WSS3.0

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I am trying to get subsites to show up under our main tabs in SharePoint 2007/WSS3.0 (SBS 2008), which 'should' be done under the Modify Navigation. However, I do not have this option and I am also not seeing the "Office Sharepoint Server Publishing" options in my 'Site Features' or 'Site Collection Features'.

What do I need to do to get these items listed in my Features area so I can then get my Modify Navigation working?

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Question by:nirsait
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Hello,

As far as I know, you need the Server version (MOSS or SharePoint 2010 Server) for the Publishing feature. It is not included in WSS 3.0 or SharePoint 2010 Foundation.

cheers, teylyn
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Hmmm...

Any other way of getting the "Modify Navigation" option working then?

or

Another way of getting the "Top Link Bars" menu to have levels?

Thanks.
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You would have to use CSS and change the Master page.

See here for a MSDN Blog entry http://blogs.msdn.com/b/modonovan/archive/2008/05/30/custom-navigation-in-sharepoint-the-full-monty.aspx
and here for a suggestion involving a WSP that can be downloaded from CodePlex: http://cregan.wordpress.com/2008/05/09/wss-navigation-flyouts-security-trimming-custom-nav-items/

cheers, teylyn

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Here is the solution we ended up using:

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/sharepointcustomization/thread/6d032478-0b6c-4308-b03f-b04e25e878fe/

I still have to edit every page instead of it 'automatically' working but at least we can live with this concept.
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I ended up finding a completely different solution.
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