How to secure / hide Navigation links 

In order to secure a Navigation link, i.e. hide it from view of particular users, there are 3 things required:

  1. Security should be applied at the level of the content, i.e. site, page, file, etc. 
  2. The config setting "Link security login required" be set to True 
  3. Create the Navigation link within the Nav Editor for the applicable site 

To change the config setting: 

Note: only users with Superuser access to the Admin can complete the following

  1. Login to the Admin of the intranet
  2. Go to Administration > Utilities > Config Settings 
  3. Start typing "Link security login required" into the Filter Settings field
  4. Change the Status to True and select Update