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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Add session or cookie to remember last menu location

I have a site that is pretending to be three sites. This is done by a series of conditional statements and page templates to make it look like the user is on a different site depending on their menu ...
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Is custom menu name and category name linked in wordpress?

I have created a custom menu for each of my categories (to show subcategories of each category on that category page) and that menu will have the exact same name as the category name. The weird ...
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Hard-coding a shortcode as the last menu item in primary navigation?

I have Genesis framework installed with a child theme. My client wants their themes "shopping cart" shortcode to be the last menu item, in their primary nav, no matter how many menu items there is. ...
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How do I render a navigation menu like my theme does?

I am using the theme suffusion, and I'm trying to add a custom navigation menu to only one of my pages. I've managed to get it almost working using this in my page template: if(is_page('123') { ...
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Dynamic menu with custom post types

I'd like to create a dynamic menu with a mix of static pages and custom post type archives that applies a class of "current" to the current tab. The example below uses 1) Static page set as Home 2) ...
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wp_list_categories() Exclude All Categories Except One

Is there a way to exclude all categories except one? I want to show a category and it's sub-categories as a dropdown menu, but the admin might add more subcategories to it so I don't want to limit ...
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How to list menu-item- ids in order for wp_nav_menu

I have a nav menu call: 'primary', 'container_class' => 'primary-menu' ) ); ?> The output looks something like this: <div class="primary-menu"><ul id="menu-other-links" class="menu"> ...
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How can I add a menu item to the admin area?

I've used almost all of the Wordpress example code but it still doesn't work. I've put the php file under wp-content/plugins/menuitem/ .The code is simple <?php add_action('admin_menu', ...
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How to remove the tripadvisor logo from the wordpress theme?

Tripadvisor offers a free wordpress theme at here If you go on this page, you'll see the free wordpress theme, and on the navigation bar, there is the trip advisor logo on the right, How can I remove ...
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How to show pages in menu without link

I need to have a menu like this: - a (link to a) -- b (link to b, children of a) -- c (link to c, children of a) - d (NO LINK, #) -- e (link to e) I have the menu composed by the pages, as ...
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Dropdown primary navigation menu not working

I have installed a theme on WordPress added pages, created a custom menu called Primary Nav. I have then assigned this as my Primary Menu. I have child pages and the menu looks like this. I have ...
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Most allowed Taxonomies in Appearance->Menus

I am managing a large list(300) of "places" taxonomies, and I need to create a menu with those places. the WordPress menu system seems like the way to go but when I save the menu I am getting a PHP ...
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Problems Displaying Multiple WP Menus

Not sure where my error is (I did piece most of this together from snippets on different websites,) but when I test my theme, only "Left Menu" displays. There are definitely two menus, however where ...
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wp_nav_menu including Skype URL

If I try to add a skype username as the URL for a wp_nav_menu item, the item is saved but the URL is not. The username URL is in the following format: skype:example?call Any thoughts on add skype: ...
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Understanding with this Wordpress code

I'm new to wordpress and tried to Google and looked up codex but it didn't help. I downloaded a free theme from Github and I'm trying to learn how to make a theme by looking at its code. In the ...
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Drop down menus with wp_nav_menu or wp_page_menu

i have some doubts on what i am actually supposed to use to create drop down menus.By just looking at theme twenty ten,i have , <div id="access" role="navigation"> <?php /* ...
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How would I make a function to dynamically determine if user is logged to change navigation menu text?

I would like to create a function to determine if a user is logged in or logged out. If the user is logged in I would like the navigation menu text to say "My Account" (this is what it currently ...
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WP as a CMS menu

I've converted a client website from Joomla to WordPress. However, there is one aspect of the old site I haven't been able to replicate perfectly without modifying core WordPress. The goal is to ...
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“Automatically add new top-level pages” Default

I'm looking for a way to set the default "Automatically add new top-level pages" to be checked when creating a new menu. I haven't been able to find anything on this - any help you could give me? ...
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Superfish and WordPress: Active Color Problem

Take a look at: http://www.themeforward.com/demo2. When I hover over a menu item with a sub-menu, like 'Templates', and mouse over sub-menu items the background color stays the same as it should... ...
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Check if page has subpages

I'm try to build a menu with wp_list_pages() that must work like this: Main Page -Subpage1 -Subpage2 I check if the Page has_subpage and i can see the 2 subpages when i'm in the Parent ...
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wp_nav_menu: output featured image of each page listing

Context: I am building a portfolio index where I can sort the individual project links in my sidebar by priority of appearance. I've successfully done this using the wp_nav_menu(), where each project ...
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How to output all taxonomy links from a custom post type in a menu?

I made a custom post type called Product. And a taxonomy with the name 'product-category'. These taxonomies have pages where we show a list of the products that have that taxonomy. Now my question is ...
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Parent/Child pages

I find that the parent/child pages in the "Pages" area of WordPress has become a bit confusing since the introduction of the new menu creation area. Using the new menu system, as far as I know I can ...
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Conditional custom menu?

I'm trying to create a custom menu that displays a <li></li> when a user is logged in, and not display it when they're not. I have this so far, but it's not working. Does anyone know how ...
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Editing the nav menu?

I want to add | (vertical lines) between the page links in the nav menu. What's the easiest way to do this?
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Is it possible to link to the same page from wordpress page menu?

I have a big one page wordpress site and a menu created from wordpress admin pages panel. I added everywhere in my main page such links like <A NAME="gohere"> and similar. Now I need to add ...
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.current_page_ancestor broken in Twenty Eleven

I would like to have a level 1 menu in a vertical menu and a full menu in a vertical menu in the left sidebar in Twenty Eleven. My problem is that I would like to make the top item bold if the user is ...
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How to show only parents subpages of current page item in vertical menu?

I just can't find a way to make it possible to show only current parent items down to current page item in a vertical menu the "wordpress way". What I want to achieve is the following dynamic ...
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horizontal menu / 4-level depth

I need a 4-level horizontal menu. which is the best way to build, organize and style it? "Active" tabs should be highlighted. <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'header-menu' ) ); ...
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jQuery Drill Down iPod Menu FOUC and Selecting Current page

I'm using Drill Down Ipod Menu and I'm really like the style of showing submenus , but I have two problems with it. 1-when i load a page it shows all submenus open for a second and I experience a ...
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Remove current-menu-item for a specific link

bbPress uses a custom post type called forums. When I click on forums, both forums and the Blog menu items are highlighted as a current-menu-item. Is there a way to remove the current-menu-item from ...
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Custom menu styling

I'm trying to style a custom menu here so that I can let other people manage this site alongside myself. What I'm trying to do is remove the text for the top level links while leaving the a as a ...
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Add posts from a category to menu with all posts in it as sub menu

Because there is no category option on pages I desided to add post category to main nav. I added the category and added posts on it but it doesn't dsplays the sub category on menu. what should I do to ...
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Custom Post Menu link reverting to Blog menu item

So I have a Custom Post Type setup and running with no issue. I also have a WordPress menu object as my primary navigation. I added my Custom Post to the main menu and when I click on to the landing ...
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Styling issue with custom menus and sub menus

In a previous question I asked (and later worked out) how to style sub menus, I want to expand on that with another question related to styling sub-menus. I have hit an issue were if the parent is ...
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When I click a custom menu link, how do I make it update the URL in the browser to the external link?

I have created a "custom link" under Menus. The problem is that URL in the browser retains the Wordpress URL ( http://blog.tabsonrahm.org ) instead of the linked URL ( http://tabsonrahm.org/about ). ...
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Admin menu success message

I have created a simple admin menu that allows users to enter in some basic information that is stored in the footer. When they click save the url appends &settings-updated=true Is there a way, ...
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Trouble highlighting correct menu parent with wp_nav_menu classes while viewing “single posts”

I just updated a menu on a site of mine to utilize wp_nav_menu. Setting this up with WP was fairly straight forward however I've run into one small snag with the the way wordpress is outputting its ...
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Custom menu with categories and tags

Basically I need a custom menu consisting of two level. Top level will consist of available categories, possibly with added feature that each category name is follow by the number of posts in that ...
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Can I output a custom taxonomy as a submenu in the site navigation menu?

I'm building a WP 3.2 site with a couple of custom post types and taxonomies. I'm calling one of these custom post types programs, and its associated taxonomy is called topics. I'd like to add an ...
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I cannot include a file in my plugin settings page

I'm trying to create a settings page. If I print things within index, I can see it. If I try to include it, I can't see anything, neither errors. add_options_page('My Plugin', 'My Plugin', ...
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finding menu hierachy > wp_get_nav_menu_items

Hi I am building a menu using the code listed here. http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_nav_menu_items Is there a way to suss out the menu hierarchy. As i can not debug this, it is ...
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Why isn't the Settings API designed to work for plugins using custom admin menus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should one implement add_settings_error on custom menu pages? The Settings API offers all sorts of labour saving features and future proof code. I find it really odd ...
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Make a menu item unselectable

I'd like to make the main menu selection for some menu items not selectable. For example, I'm doing a resume and I have a "Work History" page with "Job 1", "Job 2", etc. as children. I'd like to be ...
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Disabling tooltip on menu items

For some reason, my menu items are showing tooltips on hover-over- In other words, the menu links have "title" attributes being added to them. Looking at my other, older WordPress sites, this is not ...
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Add user managable titles to custom menus?

I am looking for a way to include a user managable title in a menu. Ideally, it will take the place of the first <li> object in the output. Any ideas? Edit Clarification I am looking for a ...
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Check if has pages?

So hard to find this info... I'd like to know a way to find out if there are pages. Something like: if (has_pages()) { /* do something */ } I can't find a reference to any similar function... how ...
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Divide Menu into Separate Menus and Display them Side by Side

I'm having problems saving a large menu. I keep getting a 500 Internal Server Error. I'm using WP 3.1. I use a HostGator dedicated Linux server and the Superb theme. I have a menu with 4 main ...
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500 Internal Server Error when Trying to Save Menu [closed]

I've got a few dozen pages in my menu. When I try to add new pages to the menu, then Firefox gives me the "connecting" message int eh tab and it eventually stops after a few minutes and gives me an ...