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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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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Indirect modification of overloaded property WP_Post::$classes has no effect

I'm working on a child theme and while everything works the Walker_Nav_Menu and Walker classes are causing all the fuss. My parent theme overrides Walker_Nav_Menu as below: if ( ! class_exists( ...
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Dashboard left hand menu overlapping next item down

Stuck with this one and wondered if someone could point me in the right direction... we updated one of our wordpress sites a couple of weeks ago and only revisited it today and noticed that the ...
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getting the current sub item out of total sub items in a given dropdown (custom walker)

i would like the possibility to append a text(denoted in square brackets) to each sub-item in the menu like so: Parent 1: sub-item [sub item 1 of 5] sub-item [sub item 2 of 5] sub-item [sub item 3 ...
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Automatically Add New Tags to Sub-menu

Been searching for any related plugins or info. about this case but didn't find anything relevant or working. I need every new tag that is added to a post automatically appear in a menu as a sub-menu ...
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Center and hide overflow of WP toolbar custom links

I have made 22 custom links in the WP toolbar for my site but when I reduce browser/screen width they are completely un-resposnive in terms of CSS and stack instead of simply not displaying links that ...
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how to change the output of wp_nav_menu using css classes

When we add a class to a menu item through dashboard, the css class is added to "li" tag of that item. Is there a way to add these css classes to "a" tag of that item, instead of "li" tag? As you ...
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Is there a way to establish parent/child relationship in WP menu links exclusively?

to expand on this question title: Is there a way to establish a parent/child relationship of menu links (using the WP menu) that adds the dynamic helper classes (ie. current-menu-parent, ...
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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 ...
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Altering html structure and creating custom menus

I'm fairly new to Wordpress and am trying to do something very specific. I am currently using the awesome html5blank to create my custom theme. I am using the native menus for my nav tabs. I am ...
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How do you add a <div> around the second level of a Menu?

I've been searching around online and reading up on walkers but I can't figure out how to do this. Basically I need a <div class="sub-container"> wrapped around the second level of the menu but ...
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Adding custom input field in menu backend [duplicate]

How can I add the custom content in the menu items in the back-end. For example I want to add another input field and save it. I could not find any information in the Codex.
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Trying to store submenu items to render out after main menu

I'm using a custom nav walker to render out the main menu, during this I want to store the second level navigation items to use/ render out later in a separate area of the page. I want these second ...
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Calling the Menu Title within wp_nav_menu array function

Been struggling with this for a little while. I want to call a menu but include the title of the menu above the menu list. The basic code I have is as follows - <?php wp_nav_menu( array( ...
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WP custom nav menu problem

I've got a problem with a piece of code from a previous developer's website. He appears to have created a custom nav menu using the code from these sources: source source2 Now the code works fine ...
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Custom Menu's - Disable Link checkbox

I've been trying to write a plugin that adds a checkbox (below the "Open in New Window/Tab" checkbox) to the Custom Menu pages/links. I've been able to add the Checkbox and change the ...
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Page content loading issue using Walker_Nav_Menu

At each page refresh, the page loads in steps, first the header with main menu and then after 1 second, the page loads the rest of content. I use the following code to display the a mega menu on my ...
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Override customizer values on a per-menu base

suppose I have a few options in the theme customizer, and I might want to show for example 5 different categories listing menus in the site. In the customizer I can set options for all of those, ...
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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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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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Custom Taxonomy Navigation, with current menu items for children?

Is it possible to have a custom taxonomy navigation, with added active/current-menu classes if the post your on is within that category/custom tax? e.g you have a custom taxonomy called... Weather. ...
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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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Wordpress Shortcode in Menu Item Title

I've looked and have not found anything that works. I am trying to include a shortcode in a menu item's 'Navigation Label'. Basically Iwould like to have a dynamic title displaying the user's name ...
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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 ...