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What (if any) is the hook or method for including named categories into the wp_list_pages function?

The end result would be that the categories are added onto the end of the list of pages (along with any child categories that exist, with proper ul/li nesting for drop down css to act on)...

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Wouldn't it be even easier to call wp_nav_menu() and customize your menu as you please from the admin menu?

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This is realy better, with this solution you become a usefull markup and classes for set in stylesheet. –  bueltge Dec 21 '10 at 19:23
    
Probably so. I'll check out wp_nav_menu() –  Scott B Dec 22 '10 at 18:35

There are plenty of hooks in there (wp_list_pages is final output) and you can even pass your own Walker Class to it in walker argument. But I think this is going to be huge mess because of nesting and such.

Why don't just call wp_list_categories() right after it with similar markup and style both so they look alike?

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Install the following plugin :

http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box/ (custom meta box) This plugin will let you to create a checkbox list with customs categories values for your edit page.

I override the plugin from Tony Archambeau and implements a basic Walker class extended from Walker_Page (wp-includes/post-template.php l.977) and integrate a condition for my customs categories displayed as a class if they exist. http://tonyarchambeau.com/blog/453-plugin-sitemap/ (generate a sitemap in a page thanks to a shortcode)

Here the source

http://pastebin.com/u7imhz0m

Hoping that it will help you.

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class WP_LIST_WALKER is not a proper name for a custom class. Prepare for name collisions. –  toscho Jan 2 '13 at 16:42

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