Derek Cash-Peterson

Global Navigation using SPFX

Has your organization moved beyond hub site navigation? Do you need to have a unified navigation scheme across all your SharePoint sites regardless of hub site affiliation that works on Classic and Modern? In this developer session we will walk through leveraging the PnP Dev Extensions as a starting point for creating a global navigation component that is mobile friendly, accessible, and works on Classic and Modern. In this session, we will talk about the different options available for data storage and content updates. We will review the code needed for the navigation and review deployment options. Get a kick start on your new navigation project!


Derek Cash-Peterson

Principal Architect - Sympraxis Consulting

Derek is passionate about building visually appealing and intuitive applications, going beyond the development of efficient navigation structures to create interfaces and organizational structures that encourage and facilitate content authoring.

He has almost 20 years of industry experience building customized intranets, extranets, and public facing websites based on the Microsoft stack. He specializes in front-end development and visual design/branding of SharePoint and Office 365. He brings a design eye to a developers world along with skills in information architecture, content architecture, and collaboration strategy skills. He also enjoys working closely with his clients and has a knack at quickly understand their business drivers and the “why” behind the project. He often describes his role as the “technical therapist” bridging the communication gap between designers, internal IT staff, and the end users.

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