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 make top level menu item not have link, but have sub-menus that are linked?

I'm building a horizontal menu and some of the entries on that menu will have dropdowns (sub-menus), and some won't. Those that have sub-menus are not actually pages. They're just meant to be guides ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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Use menus with anchors

I have a CPT archive page and I want to create a navigation menu which will jump to anchors in the form <a name="post-slug" http="{the permalink goes here}>The CPT Title</a> I have been ...
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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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Change menu with language?

My problem is that I have used a plugin called polylang and now it doesnät work with another more importent plugin so I need to find a solution. I use WPML on other sites and that is not an option ...
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Add <span> within the <a> output of <? wp_nav_menu() ?>

Currently i am using: <?php echo wp_nav_menu( array( 'menu' => 'main-menu','depth'=> 1,'items_wrap' => '<ul class="navigation_ul">%3$s</ul>' ) ); ?> I want to achieve: ...
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How to get a different mobile menu than desktop menu in the twentytwelve child theme

I would like to use a different menu for my mobile website than my desktop website. With different I mean the content not the layout. I just want to use the mobile menu of the twentytwelve theme. ...
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How to get the title of root li element

I want to get all info of top level menu from childrens <li class="l-nav-item dropdown"><button class="open-icon visible-xs fa fa-angle-down"></button><a href=" ...
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How to use wp_list_pages on a grandparent page

I am using wp_list_pages to show the page structure on a website. For instance, if I use this code, it will show me the complete child / grandparent heirarchy of the current page the user is on: ...
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How to make a single Menu Item call another Mega Menu for Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies?

I'm trying to build a hierarchical directory using custom post types and custom taxonomies as I've described in another question. My problem is that I cannot figure out how to make those posts ...
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Add a sidebar for menu item?

I want to modify the WordPress navigation menu. I have added a custom checkbox in the menu items custommenu. If that is enabled, then I want to remove the submenu items for that item and include a ...
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Edit menu item title from edit page/post

After we save a post/page, a new menu item is created (with the same title) in the navigation that we have created in nav-menus.php. If we need to change the menu item title, we need to go to ...
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Walker for menus

I want to modify all of my <li>'s classes and ids, but the function wp_nav_menu() does not let me do so, so I think I need to use a walker. I am pretty new in OO, so using an object is not ...
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How to combine multiple custom menus into shorter code

I am working on a plugin that I have on the WP repository and I would love if someone could help "optimise" this code I have for some custom menus. Currently, there is 3 locations of which I pretty ...
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Custom Nav Walker menu - Display category count

I have a custom walker menu.( See the code below) I would like to have my nav menu like this: Where 495 is the total of the records containing childrens. Where 42 Number of published articles. ...
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How to populate a nav-menus meta box with admin menu items

I have successfully added a new meta box to the Appearance->Menus (/wp-admin/nav-menus.php) page called "Admin Pages". Now I need to populate it the same way the standard "Pages" meta box is, but ...
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Exclude Private, Draft pages from Primary Nav when using custom menu

I'm looking for ways to prevent "private" and "draft" pages from appearing (to non-logged-in admins) in a site's Primary Navigation menu which is based on a custom menu - other than manually removing ...
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How to create a category menu?

I am new in WordPress world (before now I always used Joomla and some other old CMS) Now I am testing WordPress and I have some doubts about how create a navigation menu in my WP Site. This is my ...
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Change menu's hover color on other page

I'm having problems looking for the code on changing the navigation bar's hover color of my page. Actually in my homepage the colors are what its suppose to be, but when you go to other pages like the ...
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Separate page for news articles - exclusion from 'Blog' page

I'm trying to accomplish the following: have a 'Blog' page, which displays all posts EXCEPT those from the 'News' category, and display the posts from 'News' somehow separately, so that the ...
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Switch vs if else [migrated]

I use if else for custom menus in Wordpress, to load various location menus based on parent page. The agency I work for is adding countless amounts of cities, and it's getting out of hand. One thing I ...
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Change HTML structure for custom menu in sidebar

I've been digging for documentation on how to change HTML output for the "Custom menu" which you place in optional widget. So its clear what I meen I have attached an image of the widget block here: ...
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If test for “has_nav_menu()” does not return echo when no menu exists

I have a strange issue with my if/else test for "has_nav_menu()" I have three menu locations in the template and each is tested if a menu exist in the defined location. However this example below does ...
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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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Change header menu login-logout without changing main menu

I'm trying to change the header menu, such that it looks different when it is logged in and logged out, without changing the main menu. function my_wp_nav_menu_args( $args = '' ) { if( ...
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Displaying different page links on different pages

I have a wordpress site with 100+ pages. Now suppose 5 pages are related to page 1, and I want to show them in side bar as similar pages/related pages and other group of pages in other menu in ...
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Any walker causes blank menu?

Using the following, or any other custom Walker_Nav_Menu seems to cause a blank navigation menu, I tried specifying the default to make sure I wasn't going crazy yet it still blanks the output... Any ...
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New Menu Item Type Meta Box

I have a project I am working on where I need to pull in articles from a 3rd party API. I've got this working using rewrites, but the last step I'm having trouble with is integration into the ...
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Directing a page to a default subpage

I would like to introduce page-hierarchy navigation in my WordPress blog using subpages. So each page may have sub-pages, but I'd like that when a visitor clicks on a page header he will be redirected ...
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wp_nav_menu() mark current item ancestor of custom post type

This solution does almost what I want it to. Only thing is, I have my menu set up as follows: Menu item 1 Menu item 2 Custom post type 1 Custom post type 2 Custom post type 3 Menu item 3 ...
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3 blogs on one site with the same header menu?

Person X has default SITE with an integral blog. Person X also has SITE 2 with Blog 2 and also SITE 3 with Blog 3. Is it possible to have on the DEFAULT SITE HEADER MENU something like this: HOME ...
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Does Extending Multiple Nav_Menu_Walkers Allow Nested Menus?

Essentially I'm trying to add multiple sub nav menus and I'm pretty close but I just can't seem to find the right tack to solve my problem ... I'm using a variation of a Stu Nichols CSS Menu ... ...
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Changing Menu Fonts Design [closed]

I am using the 2011 theme and I would like to make the font that appears on the primary menu bigger and more stylish, is it possible for me to achieve this and if so, how to I go about it.
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wp_nav_menu work in functions.php but not in the theme

I use wp_nav_menu with this code in functions.php: register_nav_menus( array( 'sidebar_menu' => 'Sidebar menu', 'topmenu' => 'topmenu', ) ); $args = array( 'theme_location' => ...
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Wordpress 3.5 dropdown menu

I'm pretty new with WordPress and I want to create my own dropdown menu without the use of any plugins. I already did some research but there are some things I do not understand. In my header file I ...
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Benefits of using Nav Walker?

Are there any benefits to using a nav walker class over iterating through wp_get_nav_menu_items()? Nav walkers seem very clunky to me and iterating over an array feels easier and more re-usable but ...
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Using wp_get_nav_menu_items() to list children of children pages

I'm working with a Genesis Based Theme and I'd like build a Page/ Child Page menu structure. That part I can do with the help of some code produced by Bill Erickson. Essentially what I'm trying to do ...
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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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Menu Disappears on Category Pages

I have a site whose navigation disappears on category pages for posts in the ‘post’ post type, but not for posts in any of my custom post types. The ‘post’ post type and post of the custom post types ...
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Mobile navigation is shown, but standard navigation does not disappear

I have setup that website berlin-permanent-makeup.de and the mobile navigation kicks in, as soon as the screen is smaller than 800 px wide. So far, so good. My problem is, the standard navigation ...
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Create Custom Post Type Archive Page with Sub Categories Navigation Sidebar

I have 8 custom post types (which are actually for 8 different blogs and used as "blog landing pages"). Each custom post type is also a Blog Category and each has several sub categories to it. For ...
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Is there any way to recover deleted menu from database sql backup

i accidently deleted my main menu but i have a .sql database backup file and i want to recover my menu from this file. Is it possible? Thanks.
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jQuery cookie not working properly in wordpress

I make my own accordion menu with html + jquery its working perfectly to forth level, then i add a cookie code from net and do some extra work it also work 100% perfectly in html. My complete HTML + ...
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Main menu gets replaced when second menu is created

I have a menu (main menu) and i call it with <?php wp_nav_menu( $args ); ?>. It works normally, and is set to Primary Location. But when I create another menu, the new one replaces the main ...
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Handling complex multi-level architecture / menu for large site

I am trying to get feedback and ideas for solving an information architecture / content management problem using wordpress. I have a large site ( 1,000+ pages, hundreds of posts ) made up of ...
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“Widgets” menu doesn't appear

I'm developing a WordPress theme, which works great on my localhost and one of my live servers, but on my other live server the Widgets menu (from Appearance) doesn't appear. And yes, all 3 servers ...
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Creating “static” taxonomies to choose from, inside custom post type?

Alright, so i have a custom post type called Blurbs (translated, sort of). I want to add a static set of categories for the posts within Blurbs (i don't want the user to be able to create custom ...
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Avoid changing menu query with suppress_filters => false

I recently had to change qTranslate for qTranslate X since the former is not being updated. This broke my menu and after searching I found it was because qTranslate X sets suppress_filters to false. ...
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Why does my site show the correct front-page when you arrive at the site, but not when you click 'home'?

I have a website (derbyskillbuild.org.uk) and the 'home' button leads to a diffent page than the 'front-page': When you arrive at my website, it displays the correct front-page.php with the loop on ...
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How to identify the current page in a custom wordpress navigation menu code

I am building a custom navigation menu in WordPress, where I have 2 level of depth; parent and direct child sub items. Some items are leaf though. I want all parent items to have no url so that I can ...