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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Output menu navigation in php file

I have a WordPress site which generates a menu at the top of the page with this: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'container_class' => 'menu-header', 'theme_location' => 'primary' ) ); ?> This ...
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Best way to customise wp_nav_menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Menu items description? Custom Walker for wp_nav_menu() I'm familiar with WordPress and using the WordPress menu system. But I'm looking for a way to add custom HTML to ...
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Adding a 'mega menu' to my site without a plugin

Can anyone suggest the best way to go about adding a 'mega menu' to my wordpress navigation without using a plugin? The content in the mega menu itself does not need to be editable via the CMS ...
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wp_nav_menu, walker class, categories as classes of li

OK I'm trying to show my principal menu so I use the following code: <?php $defaults = array( 'theme_location' => '', 'menu' => '', 'container' => false, ...
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Plugin menu addition in multisite

$wp_admin_bar->add_menu( array( 'parent' => $menu_id, 'id' => $menu_id . '-example', 'title' => __( 'Example Menu Item', 'example' ), ...
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Why do the menu titles change with the renaming of pages?

I've created a custom menu using pages. For a lot of the list items, I've specified a custom menu title for the page... So, the About Us page becomes About on the menu, for example. Then, when the ...
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Custom Menus Description Stripping HTML Tags

Spent two days researching this. I need to be able to add HTML to the Custom Menus Description. Everything I can find (including on this site) is from Feb 2011 and mentions using a strip_tags filter. ...
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Limit the menu child levels under “admin > appearance > menus”

in my effort in making the WP backend as user friendly as possible, I'm looking for a way to limit the amount of child (or submenu items) of the menu(s) under "admin > appearance > menus". They idea ...
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Custom Post Types don’t highlight in menu nav

Working on a theatrical events site. The structure requires several separate events areas, each with a top page listing events in the particular area, and corresponding individual events pages ...
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Get parent page/menu id of current post

Basically, after setting up the initial "page for post" on the Reading Options, and then add that page to the menu I get the posts when I click on that menu item as expected. On there I know the post ...
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CSS for Created Menu “Active Selected” not working, everything else is!

I have created a Menu (for the nav bar) it is placed in a copy of the header.php file in my child theme right below: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'container_class' => 'menu-header', ...
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register_nav_menus() won't register menus

Please help with menu registeration: I have followed this guide (http://codex.wordpress.org/Navigation_Menus) step by step. Added the following code to functions.php: function register_my_menus() { ...
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Separator for custom nav menu

I creating a custom footer navigation in wordpress. I looked all over the wordpress documentation and still haven't found anything. So, what I'm trying to do is add an "|" in the navigation like this: ...
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Tidy nav menu classes except for edit-menu-item-classes and active class

I want to tidy the menu class and remove the <li> ID tags, but return the class which is added by CSS Classes (optional) and current class.
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Querying both pages and posts

I am building an "advent calendar" for a client and they are wanting a combination of specific pages and custom posts appearing on the front page, in a specific order. Things that need to be ...
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Using default WP menu functionality to link to custom post-type listing?

I'm completely starting over with a wordpress project that began a couple of weeks ago, and basically i'm totally discovering wordpress, so please bare with me. I might be completely misunderstanding ...
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add_submenu_page function to show videos table

wondering if its possible to show the attachments admin list for videos by using a custom menu link? Any pointers welcome! D. add_action('admin_menu', 'mt_add_pages'); function mt_add_pages() { ...
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Menu item with no page, but with dropdown

I am using 2010 theme menu. Is it possible to have a menu item that has a drop down when hovered, but will not click though to a page/post. Just a dropdown, using the wp_nav_menu.
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How to style current page menu item when using a walker

I have designed a custom menu and would like to be able to style the individual li dependent whether it is the current page or not? I believe this is normally pretty straightforward using a class such ...
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Hard-coding custom menu elements for menu manager

I realize that one can add custom links through the menu manager but is there a way to manually create such components through the functions.php file? More specifically, one example here relates to a ...
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How to find out if page_for_posts is showing (in order to style menu item)

I have set a static page for posts (page id = 110). This page shold only be included in the menu when the user is logged in. The latter is achieved with the following addition to header.php (snippet ...
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Get menu links only

I'm creating a template in HTML5. On navigatiom menu i need to implement something like this <nav> <a href="url1">url1</a> <a href="url1">url2</a> <a ...
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Problem with empty class attributes when running a filter on nav_menu_css_class

I'm using the code below in order to remove all classes but the current-menu-item and current-menu-parent classes from the custom menus. It works very well, however, there's one nagging issue I'm ...
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How can I make this custom menu work?

Can someone share with me the easiest way to convert this to work with wordpress’s 3.0 built in menu support. So far I have the topnav menu working correctly, but I’m having a hard time getting the ...
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Where to place PHP code that inserts (or doesn't insert) menu item?

Where do I place the PHP code to insert or not insert a menu item based upon some condition, i.e. value of another PHP variable like so: $listItem = ''; <?php if ($condition) { $listItem = ...
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Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Page

This question follows on from this one: Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Nav_Menu I'm trying to do the same thing but this time I'm extending Walker_Page instead. The issue I'm having ...
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Add a #hash to the links in my custom menu

I have created a static frontpage where I load in the content of all my pages. Now I have a normal custom menu, but the links refer to the pages, for example: http://mysite.com/about Now the I want ...
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Bulk Custom Menu and Wp-Ecommerce

I have to add a lot of items in wordpress menu (lot of 2nd level items) is there any bulk menu item creation method available to do it ? is there any way to add wp-ecommerce categories in wordpress ...
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Show Home Link In wp_nav_menu but only on primary menu

This function adds a home link into my nav menu, but it is added to 3 other menus I am using as well. I don't quite understand where to add code to only display in my primary nav. function ...
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How to append to menu items selectively

I'm making this wordpress theme, and I need to create a menu that is vertical but its submenus are horizontal, like this: MenuItem SubmenuItem | SubmenuItem AnotherMenuItem SubmenuItem | ...
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Wordpress Custom Menus Issue

In my template I'm using calls like this to output some custom menus: <?php wp_nav_menu(array('container_class' => 'secondary-navigation', 'theme_location' => 'secondary')); ?> Ever ...
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Change name & menu_name for Profile in the default menu, w/o altering core files?

I want to change the name and menu_name of the profile menu in the default menu without altering the core files.
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Change image based on menu item id

My client request to put header images, but the images must be unique based on what menu the click. Let say i have 2 menus. First is What is A and second is What is B. I can know the menu id when i ...
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wp-menu 'automatically add custom taxonomy terms' like it does for pages? [closed]

I've added a new wp_menu to my sidebar on a custom post-type page. The wp_menu displays a list of a custom taxonomies terms. I see that wp_menu has the checkbox to automatically add new top level ...
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has_term if/echo else/echo function

ok so i have a nav menu with the top level of menu items being static pages. When you highlight or visit one of them there is a sub-menu that pops up. Each one of them has there own sub-menu and each ...
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Adding existing links to custom navigation menus?

When I visit Appearance → Menu, I can add custom links, but not any links I've already created under Links. How can I do this?
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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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Two different “Home” items in custom menus dashboard section

Following the WP documentation, I created a page named "Home" and set it as the Front Page of my website. But now I have 2 different "home" items in custom menus: one corresponding to my new page, and ...
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Show different different menu in theme_location depending on x

I would like to display a different menu in the same theme_location depending on some condition. I'm wondering if this is possible and if so how? I would like to avoid registering an additional ...
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Multiple navigation menus to a location?

I want to be able to assign multiple menu's to 1 navigation location. But when I want to assign the second navigation, the previous is unassigned. How would it be possible without breaking the ...
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Insert other menus as submenus of a main menu

I have a main menu which features items for each of my service cpts. Each of those cpts has another menu associated with it, the id of which I grab using the ACF get_field function. What I'm trying ...
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How to add notifcations to front-end menu for users when they recieved replies?

So I get this theme were people can interact with each other, send message, gifts, chat, etc. I want the menu, or the button "My profile" to change and add a notification symbol, notifiying the user ...