- "Navigation" redirects here. For the navigation part on the Scratch Wiki, see Scratch Wiki:Navigation.
The navigation bar (the blue bar) is the bar at the top of every Scratch page. It is used to easily access different common pages in the Scratch website. When one scrolls down or up on the website, the navigation bar stays in place, always being quickly accessible.
The left side of the bar does not change based on whether the page is being viewed while logged in or not.
- Main article: Scratch Logo
- Main article: Scripts Area
- Main article: Explore
The Explore link leads to the Explore page, where you can explore projects. On this page you can search for specific project or one related to the searched terms. then, the search results can be restricted to specific orders, such as "most loved" and by setting the period of time for displaying projects.
- Main article: Scratch Discussion Forums
Discuss links to the main discussion page of the Scratch Forums. From there one can navigate to the different forum categories.
This link, the "Help" link, leads to the "Help" page. Within the "Help" page are guides to learning Scratch, a search bar for finding interesting projects, a link to the wiki, the Scratch 1.4 download, and more helpful links and information.
- Main article: Search Bar
Search is the input tab at the top that searches for pages containing the entered words. After searching, one can restrict the search results to "All Results", "Projects", "Studios", "Users", "Support", and "Forums". The search result's links can also be ordered based on project or studio factors, such as love-its.
Not Logged In
When one is not logged in, the top-right of the navigation bar will contain a "Join Scratch" link, which leads the viewer to a page for account creation.
When a user who is currently not logged but has an account wishes to log in, they must click on "Sign In", which pops up a username and password input to log into Scratch.
- Main article: Messages
- Main article: My Stuff