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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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, current-menu-...
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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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Add active class to ul container menu

Does anyone know how to add a "active" class to the parent container menu in WordPress 4.1.1 ? If an item of the menu has the "current-menu-item" class, I want to add "active" class to the parent ...
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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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Why is wordpress forcing https link generation?

I just moved a local site on my staging area, and I noticed that wp_nav_menu now automatically generates https links. Why? How can I disable it? Thank you
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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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How to use a start_el variable in start_lvl

On top of the sub-menu list items i would like to insert a <h2>parent-description</h2> line which i expect to show the description (or the title if wanted) of the parent item. Such as; &...
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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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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 wp-includes/nav-...
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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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Why does has_nav_menu return false when get_registered_nav_menus shows the opposite?

I'm working on a new theme to replace an old one. The existing theme has custom menus and I can't figure out why in my new theme a call to has_nav_menu is always coming back false. In my functions....
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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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wp_page_menu not working right?

I try to create simple menu in custom theme. WordPress version is 3.9.1 So I taking code from here http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_nav_menu, just change menu and container class / id ...
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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 add_action('...
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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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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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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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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 bottom_part"&...
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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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Remove nav menu item by script

I want to create my custom nav menu using a script in a wp plugin. I'm almost there using this tutorial. All I need is the option to delete menu entries. something like wp_delete_nav_menu_item($...
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Adding menu items dynamically using wp_nav_menu_objects

On my primary navigation, I want each top level page to have a list of the subpages. So I created code that dynamically adds menu items to the primary navigation. This works only on the first level of ...
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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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Registering menu with 'Automatically add new top-level pages to this menu' selected

Is it possible to register a menu inside of a theme functions file and have 'Automatically add new top-level pages to this menu' pre-selected? I can't find any info about this in the ...
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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 ...