Farm wide Navigation (SharePoint 2007)

I am trying to implement a farm wide navigation (global) across a SharePoint 2007 farm that has about 15 site collections.
We want to be able to control the navigation through a list in one location, if possible.  Is this possible and how?
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,
in general - yes - this is possible.

You have multiple options - the following three in my mind:
1. Create your own Navigation Provider / control
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/modonovan/archive/2008/05/30/custom-navigation-in-sharepoint-the-full-monty.aspx

2. Use XSL and DataView Web Part
3 part series:
http://blog.sharepointexperience.com/2013/05/mega-menu-for-sharepoint-part-1/
Or from our Expert teylyn:
http://www.teylyn.com/articles/sharepoint-articles/sharepoint-mega-menu-from-a-dvwp-and-a-list/

3. Use only jQuery / client side
Pretty like option 2 - but not using the dataview web part but SPServices library building the navigation on the client side

Each of the options have pros and cons - it depends a little bit on your environment and usage - the more user the better a coded approach with object/data caching would be suggested.

HTH
Rainer
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IsaacSharePoint Client Side DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Option 3 is used in SharePoint 2010.  Do you think it will work for SharePoint 2007?
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,
I am pretty sure that all of the above options can and will work in MOSS 2007.
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IsaacSharePoint Client Side DeveloperAuthor Commented:
My goal is to use the method found here and add the mega menu talked about in option 2.

I'll see how that goes.  Thanks!
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IsaacSharePoint Client Side DeveloperAuthor Commented:
So, I was able to get this (https://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/sites/eusp/pages/sharepoint-a-global-navigation-solution-across-site-collections.aspx)  working on my vm but not sure how to get the mega menu working the same way.  The link above works great if I had just a few links but I have many and the mega menu will seem to do the job but I don't want to have to change each master page of the site collection to get it to work as "teylyn" blog seems to suggest.

Any ideas?
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