Main Navigation


The Jostle® intranet's Main Navigation panel sits on the left side of the application. It provides links to all the most important places on your intranet, as well as highlighting where you currently are.


Main views - the main areas of your intranet. Depending on what views have been enabled by your organization, your Main Navigation will display some or all of the following links:

  • News
  • Events
  • Discussions
  • People
  • Library
  • Teams
  • Classifieds*
  • Links*

*Classifieds and Links can also be set to custom names by the System Administrator.



Shortcut links

Below the view names are your org’s Shortcut links. These are set up by your System Administrator to provide quick access to commonly-used applications outside of your intranet.


Once you log in, you can click on your name/avatar image in the bottom section of the Main Navigation to access/edit your Profile. Click on the Action Menu icon (three dots) next to your name to access the following:

  • My Preferences
  • Log out
  • JostleTV (if applicable)





Click on ? / Help to access the Help pages. Click on the Action Menu icon to jump directly to a specific Help page.

Admin settings (System Admins only)

System Administrators will see a third link in the bottom section. They can click on the Gear icon / Admin Settings to access the Administration settings menu, or click on the Action Menu icon to directly access the following Admin actions:

  • Create a new Contributor
  • View engagement metrics
  • Download platform metrics
  • JostleTV settings (if applicable)

Action Bar 

Located at the top of the screen, it provides different options depending on what view you are in. If you need to find something, click on the magnifying glass in the top right of the Action Bar to bring up a Search box.




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