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I have a WP website, and a related shop that's on a different domain / site. I want to have one navbar that I can update in wordpress that will also update the shop without me having to do it twice.

Aiming to do this using some JS like this:

$.getJSON("http://some-wordpress-site/menu-only/?jsonCallback=?", function(json) {

In the menu-only template, I'm trying to create application/json feed for the shop to read and spit out the menu. I.e.:

  Template Name: Menu Only
header('Content-type: application/json');
<?php echo htmlentities($_GET['jsonCallback']) ?>
echo json_encode(array(
    'content' => wp_nav_menu(array('echo' => false, 'menu' => 'Navigation', 'container_class' => 'menu-header', 'walker' => new mainnav_menu_walker())))

What ends up happening when I visit my JSON menu link on the WP site is the wp_nav_menu has spat itself out in the wrong location. The result (without copy/pasting a huge chunk of code in here) looks a bit like this:

... massive menu html code block ...

Whereas the menu should be echoing where false is. Has anyone had experience with wp_nav_menu acting oddly like this? I have a fairly complicated walker operating behind it, which works fine on the wordpress site.

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