Navigation Menu is a theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. WordPress includes an easy to use mechanism for introducing customised navigation menus into a theme. In order to incorporate menu support into your theme, you need to add a few code segments to your theme files.

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Error “The given object ID is not that of a menu item” on menu with 40+ items

When ever I try to add menu items past about 40 I get an error "The given object ID is not that of a menu item" and many of my menu items will disappear from the menu at random. The site I am working ...
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Dynamic sidebar nav with current page highlighting

My sidebar loops through all of the child pages based on the parent page. For example, if you're in the "About" section you'll only see "About" child pages in the sidebar. My problem is that I have ...
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How to make link to different categories that in them selves loads different menus?

Im kinda a noob but have made some homepages for fun but got this new one that im making for a friend that´s stopped my dead in my tracks: http://yellowknife.se/artfex/ The popup (ugly as hell and ...
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How do I add (css) class to a custom link to make it current_page_item

As a custom menu item wp doesn't add the class current_page_item All other links it does? <ul class="nav" id="menu-mainmenu"><li class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom menu-item-home ...
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Can only get one of two custom menus to display

I'm a wordpress beginner and at the moment struggling to get to grips with custom menus. I have created two menus. Wordpress tells me the theme supports two menus. I have <?php ...
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How to set my main menu items

I am new to WordPress development, hope this is not a too stupid question. How can I setup my Menu such that it has links to Home About (Page) Blog (I think posts in all categories except Portfolio ...
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Controlling Taxonomy Category listings to hide and unhide specifics

I have a vertical menu using the superfish script that shows categories in a custom 'productcategory' taxonomy. This menu has multiple levels, and is hierarchical.At the bottom of each branch of the ...
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How do you cope with the task of adding hierarchy to the navigation menu?

Say we got a theme with a horizontal menu that shows only the top-level pages. How do you manage with the task to make the menu hierarchical, adding subpages? Any appropriate plugins for that? If ...
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How can I detect whether a BuddyPress page is active from within my theme?

I'm trying to work sub-menus into my theme but am running into issues when navigating to BuddyPress pages (as opposed to standard WP pages, posts, etc.). Basically, what I want to do is have pages ...
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JSON file export of nav menu

I am trying to export the essence of my wordpress site's menu in json notation. I want to extract some details like id, type, name, sub-item and want to construct a Json object like below. Item - ...
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Dropdown menu issue

I've just installed wamp on my pc and i'm trying to setup my test site. I've installed WP 4.0 so the default theme is 2014. I have created a menu with 1 dropdown for testing purposes but the ...
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Check what “type” a menu item is

The question I would like to check what type of menu item each item in my menu is i.e. is it a Page, Category, or Custom link. What I want to achieve I want to create a menu made up of categories ...
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using plugin to add menu item to external page [closed]

I have a wordpress plugin that is working well so far. The last step for me is to have it create a menu item on the main navigation menu to an external page when you activate the plugin. Not sure how ...
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How to drag multiple menu items at once in WordPress?

Say, I added 8 items to a menu. Now I want to bring all the 8 items under another item. Dragging them one by one can take ages. How do I drag them all at once?
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Change hyphen/dash for vertical line in menu [closed]

I have the theme Blaskan installed. I have a child theme installed also, but I cannot seem to change the hyphens/dashes to vertical lines | in my menu for this theme. Any suggestion would be ...
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Appearance Menus Screen - menu item drop down menu not functioning

According to WP, there should be options to remove/edit each menu item on a menu under appearance, but this option isn't showing up for me in Chrome or Firefox. I have administrator control of the ...
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How to open modal window when clicking a WP menu link?

I'm making my first site with WP, I'm a Joomla Developper. I'm using wisten theme, and WP 3.9.2 I want to create a link in my the navigation that opens a modal window (not a new page) on click. ...
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Need Random Category Nav Menu

I have set my category navigation menu to display home and 5 of my categories and their respective posts when the category tab is clicked, as that is all the space there is to display in the menu bar. ...
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Use custom walker to add taxonomy terms to main nav menu

I created a Custom Post Type: Product and a Taxonomy assigned to it: Products So under that Taxonomy I can add different types of products (terms if i'm not mistaken). When adding new products I get ...
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How to remove admin main menu name repetition

I have added an admin menu using add_menu_page. When there is a sub menu with add_submenu_page, The main menu name is repeating. How to remove this repeating menu ? This is my code ...
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Insert menus in the database

I want to create a large menu structure, and the admin pages time out, so I cannot insert them via the admin screens. How can I insert the menu entries directly in the database? Thank you
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Weird behaviour on Edit Menus screen

I am running WP 3.9.1. Fresh install. ACF and Gravity Forms are the only two plugins running. Perhaps someone had this issue before... On the edit menu screen I have a tab called "View All" where I ...
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Change an li class name in a wordpress custom menu walker

I'm building a nav that has a class applied to the main LI's and the nested LI's. Example: <ul> <li class="className">Test</li> <li class="className">Test <ul> ...
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Which settings/options are saved on a theme-basis and how does this affect theme-switching?

I realized that when switching the theme (in my case to a child theme) some things don't stay the same: Widgets Menus At least this is what I found out so far: Widgets Don't lose widgets when ...
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Unlimited WordPress Menu

I am limited to like 80 menus. My menu consists of 1000 menus. How can I increase the limitation of Appearance > Menu I tried modifying the php.ini (using reseller account) and increase the max_var, ...
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using OOP approach to create plugin but stuck at making hyperlinks to work

I am new to wordpress development so please be patient if my question sounds simple or ridiculous, since I have been doing object oriented programming in PHP so i wanted to use the OOP approach in ...
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Add custom menu item using wp_nav_menu_items filter

I have added a snippet to add a "Profile" link to my website navigation menu. My code: add_filter( 'wp_nav_menu_items', 'my_nav_menu_profile_link'); function my_nav_menu_profile_link($menu) { ...
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Detecting classes, adding widgets, and adding divs in with a Nav Walker

I've been trying to figure this out for days, to no avail. A template I'm building requires a mega menu. The markup for the menu looks like this: <nav> <ul> <li><a ...
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How should I build a custom menu walker for this setup?

I have a menu structure I built in HTML+CSS that I would like to incorporate into a WordPress menu, but I am new to extending the Walker class and was wondering if someone could show me an example of ...
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Get top items number from wordpress menu

I've made a menu in Wordpress backend with 3 levels depth. (4 main tabs with 2 sub level items) I would like to know how I can get the number of tabs created automaticly and add this number to a ...
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Menu styling for last menu item

okay so I'm using the following code to get my links... <?php wp_nav_menu( array('theme_location' => 'primary', 'container' => '', 'menu_class' => 'mainnav') ); ?> This is my CSS for ...
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How to make theme elements customizable in wordpress?

In Wordpress there's a menu option called 'Appeareances'. I want to add (e.g.) a submenu 'header' there and then be able to customize the header from within wordpress (administration page). From what ...
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How to show dynamic side bar on menu item

I want to show dynamic sidebar content on menu item (within <li></li> tag) but unfortunately sidebar content show top of <nav></nav> tag, i mean top of the menu and where i ...
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Custom code for WordPress dynamic menu

Without using plugins, how can I create a custom WordPress navigation menu to produce the following code? <div class="bottom_section_full"> <div class="bottom_section_left ...
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A page that shows a list of a specific custom post type

I've created a custom post type called 'product'. I want to add a page link to 'products' in the menu, but I don't have that option. I would like to know if there is a way of displaying it the same ...
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Unable to center menu and header image twenty twelve

I have a really simple site at cyriljoyce.com on the 2012 theme I created a child theme to center the header and menu bar but just cannot seem to make it work. The child theme text is below The line ...
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Sticky Header in Wordpress using BootstrapWP theme [closed]

So I am using Rachel Baker's open source BootstrapWP starter theme to develop a Wordpress theme. There is a repository on Github but I didn't think this question was appropriate to post there. I am ...
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getting parent page id when using custom menu.

Im using custom menus to display a menu using wp_nav_menu(). I want to get the_content() of the parent in the menu, without setting it as a parent page in pages. Is there a way to get the parent id ...
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Split into two seperate unordered lists with custom walker

So I am trying to create a mega-menu using a custom walker through Wordpress. So far I have this for the walker: class oe_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { /** * Specify the item type to ...
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Allowing HTML in Menu Descriptions

This has been answered elsewhere, but I am having a problem with the code. I'm using this: remove_filter( 'nav_menu_description', 'strip_tags' ); add_filter( 'wp_setup_nav_menu_item', ...
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Create a Page via plugin

My problem is to show a list of products read from db tables. I know how to read them and I am able to produce the table, but only using a shortcode embedded in a page that I've created via WP. I ...
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Using Walker To Add Menu CSS Class Functionality

I'm trying to add the ability to insert Custom CSS Classes to menu items. I believe I do this by extending the walker_nav_menu but I'm not sure how to call the custom classes. This seems like such a ...
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Adding an admin menu page showing the link twice - how to solve this?

I'm newbie and I'm trying to create a plugin to add a menu to left menu in admin section. i have create the page but it is working fine. but i find the left menu being displayed twice. how can I ...
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Automatically adding categories and authors in custom menu?

I've spent a couple of days googleling around, looking for a way to automatically add categories and authors to my custom menu as soon as they are created (the same way that pages are automatically ...
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Recommended method for updating/adding menus when adding new theme

I'm working locally on a completely new theme. Once I'm done I'm going to use the "test drive" plugin to allow admins to test the theme before switching over to it. The problem is that with the new ...
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Creating a Mega Menu

Currently I am creating a theme based on BootStrap 3.0. And the design I came up with utilizes a Mega Menu Navigation. Right now I'm trying to add YAMM3 - Yet Another Mega Menu for Bootstrap 3, ...
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Using website header, menu and footer on Wordpress blog

I want to use the header, top menu and footer from my website on my Wordpress blog. The website itself is not a Wordpress site but the blog is and resides in a 'blog' folder on my server. So I guess ...
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Different menu navigation per category

Hello all you helpful people :) I am using a self modified version of the 2012 theme and I would like to be able to display a different main navigation menu based on the category I am viewing. ...
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Walker Class - Check if menu item has description and if so add class to li

I am using a pretty common walker class to pull in the description when I call the wp_nav_menu function. I am using this to add an optional second line for the menu, using the description. This of ...
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wordpress register nav menu not showing in admin

I am using the following code to register a menu for my theme. In functions.php I have written the following: register_nav_menu( 'header-menu', __( 'Header Menu' ) ); When going into wp-admin ...