In my menu area of the word press admin I have access to place links in both the h "main menu" and the "footer links"
register_nav_menus(array( 'main_nav' => 'The Main Nav', 'footer_links' => 'The Footer Links' ));
In the Header:
wp_nav_menu(array('menu' => 'The Main Nav'));
In the Footer:
wp_nav_menu(array('menu' => 'The Footer Links'));
In the header Nav, I have a link to the default sample page, in the footer I have a link to google. I save the menus and look at the front end, I get the sample page link in both the header and the footer.
for further proof that I have two menus:
What's going on?