Configure the available pages in a multipage app.

Call st.navigation in your entrypoint file with one or more pages defined by st.Page. st.navigation returns the current page, which can be executed using .run() method.

When using st.navigation, your entrypoint file (the file passed to streamlit run) acts like a router or frame of common elements around each of your pages. Streamlit executes the entrypoint file with every app rerun. To execute the current page, you must call the .run() method on the page object returned by st.navigation.

The set of available pages can be updated with each rerun for dynamic navigation. By default, st.navigation draws the available pages in the side navigation if there is more than one page. This behavior can be changed using the position keyword argument.

As soon as any session of your app executes the st.navigation command, your app will ignore the pages/ directory (across all sessions).

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st.navigation(pages, *, position="sidebar")


pages (list[StreamlitPage] or dict[str, list[StreamlitPage]])

The available pages for the app.

To create labeled sections or page groupings within the navigation menu, pages must be a dictionary. Each key is the label of a section and each value is the list of StreamlitPage objects for that section.

To create a navigation menu with no sections or page groupings, pages must be a list of StreamlitPage objects.

Use st.Page to create StreamlitPage objects.

position ("sidebar" or "hidden")

The position of the navigation menu. If position is "sidebar" (default), the navigation widget appears at the top of the sidebar. If position is "hidden", the navigation widget is not displayed.

If there is only one page in pages, the navigation will be hidden for any value of position.



The current page selected by the user.


The following examples show possible entrypoint files, which is the file you pass to streamlit run. Your entrypoint file manages your app's navigation and serves as a router between pages.

You can declare pages from callables or file paths.

import streamlit as st
from page_functions import page1

pg = st.navigation([st.Page(page1), st.Page("")])

Use a dictionary to create sections within your navigation menu.

import streamlit as st

pages = {
    "Your account" : [
        st.Page("", title="Create your account"),
        st.Page("", title="Manage your account")
    "Resources" : [
        st.Page("", title="Learn about us"),
        st.Page("", title="Try it out")

pg = st.navigation(pages)

Call widget functions in your entrypoint file when you want a widget to be stateful across pages. Assign keys to your common widgets and access their values through Session State within your pages.

import streamlit as st

def page1():

def page2():

# Widgets shared by all the pages
st.sidebar.selectbox("Foo", ["A", "B", "C"], key="foo")
st.sidebar.checkbox("Bar", key="bar")

pg = st.navigation(st.Page(page1), st.Page(page2))

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