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There is the situation. I have created the custom post type - products withfuncionality like pages - I have to create hierarchy.

f.e:

  1. Chairs:
    • Oak Chair
    • Nice Chair

The weird thing happens with wp_nav_menu(). When I open the first level page Chairs and display all the Chairs childrens in theme, the nav menu for the li item Products, gets the .current-menu-item class, but when I open the child page f.e. Oak Chair, the class disapears.

Why is that and how to set .current-menu-item class also when child page is opened?

This same problem happens again :( WP Version 3.2.1

the ancestor-class .current-products-ancestor is not setted up :(

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do you mean, that there is no .current-menu-item class on the child page? –  Michael Aug 10 '11 at 11:10
    
Exactly. Only on parent page. –  jam Aug 10 '11 at 11:21
    
Actully, wordpress gives tag .current-produkts-ancestor to menu element when child page is opened. This solves my problem, actually. I can then add different color to this menu item. –  jam Aug 10 '11 at 12:24
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This trick saves the world wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/3014/… –  jam Sep 28 '11 at 20:23
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Use this selector:

.current-products-ancestor

... to change the styles on that menu.

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Yes, that is what i figured out. –  jam Aug 11 '11 at 7:27
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