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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wp_nav_menu not highlighting the current category when viewing a single post

My WordPress site has a bunch of posts, all filed by a top-level category and a bunch of subcategories therein. I have the main site nav rendering the category pages, which, when clicked, get all ...
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Want to add different text after each menu item

I want my main nav bar to display menu items with very short description of said menu under each item's title. To do this, I was hoping to just inject the menu item's 'title' attribute into the ...
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How to create a menu item which is not a page

I have a few pages that contains technical tips. I would like to group these pages under the title "tips" in the menu bar, but I don't want to make the item "tips" clickable because it does not ...
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Custom Menu not functioning properly

I register 2 menus in my functions.php file: register_nav_menus(array( 'main_menu' => 'Main Menu', 'bottom_menu' => 'Bottom Menu' )); I populate a menu in the admin and assign the ...
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Overriding wp_nav_menu default arguments

I'm trying to override WordPress' default arguments for the wp_nav_menu function, while still allowing programmers the ability to pass their own arguments. The wp_nav_menu_args filter seems like the ...
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How to use wp_nav_menu with hashtag links?

I am developing a custom theme and the navigation part uses hashtags (yes, all content is on one page). So when i use wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' etc the menu items links to the pages. Can ...
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Custom menus created but does not show up in admin panel

I am developing a theme of my own. In functions.php I added - add_action( 'init', 'register_my_menus' ); function register_my_menus() { register_nav_menus( array( 'front_login_menu' ...
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Why wp_nav_menu() doesnt show the proper meny when invoked two consecutive times?

I just noticed something weird I never saw before. I'm working on a project using WP 3.6.1. This project that has two different menus (actually, three, but that's not important). I'm calling them ...
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How to display the title for each menu item in a span attribute

I'm trying to add a CSS hover effect to my theme's main menu and the effect is based on an attribute passed in a <span> element. The problem is that I am unable to produce this dynamically with ...
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how to add Custom menu item like User name in Header Menu only

I am new to Wordpress I am setting up wordpress Site which has 3 Menus Top menu Header Menu Footer Menu My issue is I need to add the User name to My Top menu Only when User is Logged in But ...
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Show children (sub-navigation) of active menu item only

So I've searched the net and attempted to code a custom walker class that will do this, but I'm new to WordPress and although similar questions exist none fit exactly what I'm looking for, or suggest ...
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Hide a menu on posts

Is it possible to not have a menu on post pages. I think it would be something like "if page show menu, if post don't show menu" but I'm not sure how to put that into PHP. Thanks
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Rename menu items for All except super admin

I can rename wp-admin menu items But How Can I active it for all users except Super Admin ? add_filter('gettext', 'rename_admin_menu_items'); add_filter('ngettext', 'rename_admin_menu_items'); ...
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remove menu items if user can't read

I want to create one menu for all users and then hide / remove items from the menu if they don't have access to the page the link leads to. This to me seem like an SOP. I really don't understand how ...
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Limit top level menu items on wp_nav_menu

I've got a situation where I need to limit the top level menu items on a custom menu. The design only has room for 4 fixed width items, and I want to future proof it from displaying more. Looking at ...
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How can I add a class to a single menu item?

I'm trying to modify a non-WP theme to be compatible with my newest WP project, and one of the issues is a drop-down menu item. Since it's a totally custom theme, I want to replicate the behavior of ...
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Adding different classes to anchor in navigation menu

Is this possible? I want to add different classes to the anchors, so not the same on all anchors. How can I do this? PS: I am using this: function add_nav_class($output) { $output= ...
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How do you center the main menu in CSS? [closed]

Do any of you know of a way to center the main menu on my company's site? I have been trying all day and am frazzled! I've tried editing the stylesheet but nothing has fixed it. I've tried throwing ...
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how to automatically generate hierarchical menus from hierarchy of pages?

I have a photo site, and I take care to crested a logical nested hierarchy of pages. e.g. for photos I just posted, I created the following pages: site.com/2013/ site.com/2013/colorado/ ...
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PHP script from functions php is loaded via admin-ajax to div…and the result is 0, not the desired content

I wish to use accordion menu http://wordpress.org/plugins/jquery-vertical-accordion-menu/ via function that is loading different menu based on page template. What is more, I wish to ajaxify that ...
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How To Display A List Of CPT Posts In A Meta Box On Menus Page?

Is it possible to display a list of the custom post type POSTS, not archive link, inside a meta box on the nav menus page? Currently, it displays each CPT post inside it's own metabox, but I would ...
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Navigation menus not showing because of custom post type filter

I use this filter to show content from all custom post types in tags archive page function tagFilter($query) { $post_type = $_GET['type']; if (is_tag()){ if (!$post_type) { ...
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magic “MENU” button under Twenty Twelve theme

I'm using Twenty Twelve with one of my sites on WordPress and someone told me that the site wasn't appearing as it should. She told me that instead of the menu, she saw a "MENU" button, which if ...
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How to add menù section to my WordPress template?

I am pretty new in WordPress blog and I am developing a blog with this template: http://scorejava.com/wordpress351 As you can see at the top of the page there is a "menù" that only show the page in ...
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How to add a page to header that is outside of WordPress?

I have a page on my site that is not a page in WordPress. How can I add it to the header? EDIT: The page is .php. It is outside of the theme structure.
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How can I add a delay to the collapsible menu in Twenty Eleven?

The navigation menu closes immediately upon moving the mouse outside of the menu item's area. How can I introduce a delay that will keep it open a second or less to keep visitors from becoming ...
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Menu Arrow for Child Element

I have a menu for a website I am designing and there are parent and child elements...I was wondering if there was someway I could add an arrow to my navigation if the parent has a child element? My ...
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changing host.. data loss

I changed my host from dreamhost to godaddy.. My menubar setup is not showing up.. all of the pages are visible when there is only supposed to be a couple visible .. the site is first in english but ...
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Prevent menu from loading in a page template [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove navigation from header in custom page template Is there some way to remove wp_nav_menu in a page template? I can't find anything related to page templates other ...
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Custom menu with different behavior for every item

I'm working on a custom menu that is particularly complex and I like to know which is the right way to build it. This is the structure of my menu: - Home (is a PAGE) - Information (Is a PAGE with ...
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I'm using wp_nav_menu to display my menu, but I want one more link in there that is a hardcoded link. How can I do this?

I want to have all my dynamically generated links in my nav menu, but the second last one should be a link to my "Work" for my portfolio, which is just a link to a section on my main page. (Anchor ...
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Theme Location empty

I have a problem. I have a WordPress theme which supports two navigation menus. The primary menu shows all the pages, and the secondary menu displays the categories by default. When I go to ...
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Get custom post type categories to show up in menus

I'm wondering how it's possible to add custom post type categories as an option to add as a navigation menu item. What I have: $portfolio_args = array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => ...
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Theme only supports one menu? [closed]

I would like to use the main menu but also have a menu in the footer for things like about, career, etc. Am I fubared foobared or can I do this?
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wp_nav_menu check both hierarchy fail?

I see that in menu exist to kind of hierarchy to find the parent and ancestor. They look for "category or page" hierarchy or for "menu item" hierarchy. But when both exist in a depth tree branch, ...
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Responsive dropdown menu with smaller screen sizes

Working on a theme template and trying to make the menu responsive, so that it will change from a horizontal layout into a block format at a certain screen resolution. I have tried one tutorial which ...
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Multiple menu items highlighted

I am using WordPress as the CMS for my website. For my navigation menu, I am using WordPress' inbuilt navigation menu function. You add categories, page, etc, to this and it generates a list with ...
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How to make a plugin auto-add item to nav menu

I'm building a contact information plugin that writes data to a page. So far, so good. What I would like is to build a function into the plugin that adds a navigation item to the main nav bar on the ...
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Replace the slug of parent pages with # [closed]

I'm creating a Wordpress site with a Superfish CSS3 / Jquery dropdown menu, complete with hoverIntent as displayed here: http://users.tpg.com.au/j_birch/plugins/superfish/#examples As far as I can ...
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changing theme folder name breaks menus - twentyeleven

I needed to change the twentyeleven theme folder name, so I activated the default theme, changed the twentyeleven folder name to X, then reactivated it. Everything worked except the menus were all in ...
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How to add custom menu item on plugin activation?

When my plugin is activated, I would like to add a new menu item. Here is my code: class My_Plugin { function __construct() { register_activation_hook(__FILE__, array($this, 'install')); } ...
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how do I delete (not exclude) a menu item from navigation bar

I'm building a site's navigation bar programmatically, using the following code: wp_update_nav_menu_item($menu->term_id, 0, array( 'menu-item-title' => $page_data->post_title, ...
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How to add a second custom menu in my sidebar when theme only supports one?

I simply want a second menu in my sidebar to show on all pages. My theme only supports one custom menu though. I am using the first custom menu for the top level nav, and I wanted my 2nd custom menu ...
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wp_nav_menu action/filter help

Maybe an odd question, I have a site that makes heavy use of nav menus. I'm looking to improve my site's performance, and since the menus hardly ever change, I wrote some PHP to spit them out into ...
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Problem adding 'has-children' class to wp_nav_menu

According to a number of references online, I should be able to use the following function to add the class, has-children, to menu items that have children under them: function ...
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Insert a div before the wp_nav_menu

How do I go about inserting a custom div before the wp_nav_menu() adds the ul? The problem is that the script is inserting my 'div menu button' after the nav ul instead of before it. I am trying to ...
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How can I create an automatic drop down menu with my tags?

I have another post type which isn't the default one. I have four taxonomies attached to that post type. And I have many tags attached to these taxonomies. I would like to create a drop down menu ...
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Automatically Display Sub Menu

To start... I am new to Wordpress and developing themes. I've got a main menu which I've placed in my header using the following code: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'primary', ...
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show current item in custom menu, when inside a custom post type

I have a custom post type "product". I need to have its index accessible from the main menu, so i 've added a Custom Menu entry, simply stating "/works/" as url value. Problem is: if i'm looking at a ...
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add_filter for where statment issue

I am trying to get start and end dates for posts filtered, and I found the documentation for the 'posts_where' filter, I am just testing it so far, but when ever I add the filter, it seems to pull in ...