How to Access built-in sitemap in Dynamics365

As a CRM developer, whenever I want to edit the site map, I only having the following two options available:

  1. Export the sitemap and edit XML manually and reimport it again.
  2. Using some third party tool.

First one requires very high technical skills and also there is a possibility of errors because of manual editing. Latter one is a good option but it is not Microsoft supported.

Good news is now you can edit a sitemap from Dynamics 365 UI itself. Microsoft added it in December 2016 release. You can access it by using the following steps.

1. Go to “Settings” and click on “Customizations”

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2. Click on “Customize the system” to open the default solution. Alternatively, you can open any solution which can contain “Site Map”

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3. Click on “Client Extensions” and Select “Site Map” and click on “Edit” button present under the Component Type dropdown.

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4. That’s it, now you have built-in Site Map Editor Open and you can update Site Map. Don’t forget to publish your changes otherwise, it will not reflect on Dynamics 365 UI.

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