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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Menu Items Disappearing

I'm running WP 3.5.1 and I've a menu with about 100 items. When I add new items to the menu older ones disappear. I'm not running Suhosin or similar stuff. What can be the cause? Note: I'm on a ...
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Add Class to Specific Link in Custom Menu

I know you can add a class in the custom menu options, but it adds it to the LI before the A. I want to apply the class directly to this specific A rather then the whole LI. So instead of the output ...
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How to get current-menu-item title as variable?

Is possible to get current-menu-item as a php variable? I'm listing the category museums via the menu item 'museums we support' so i'd like the get 'museums we support' bit and display it somewhere? ...
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Adding line breaks to nav menu items

I need to add line breaks to the nav menu item titles. I didn't realize this was a problem as when I am logged in as a Super Admin, I can add <br/> just fine, but apparently regular-level ...
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Add custom html to last sub-menu item

I'm adding a custom menu to my wordpress theme. I need to add custom html to the final submenu item - before the primary sub-menu closes </ul> I have registered my new menu //functions.php ...
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WordPress Menu Custom Walker Class

We are using a jQuery UI accordian to render a menu in the sidebar. We've already written the markup and javascript and I am just trying to get the wp_nav_menu to output the same markup we've already ...
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How to count nav menu items?

I'm creating a custom walker for my nav menu. The goal is to split the menu in to columns like so: I can easily determine where I am in the list by looking at $item->menu_order. What I don't ...
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How does a minimal menu walker look like?

According to the docs of wp_nav_menu we can specify our own walker function. They suggest to copy the default one and modify it as needed. But to be honest, it is a bit too complicated for the to ...
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Adding category ID or slug to WP Nav Menu

Is it possible to add the id or slug of a category in the output of wp_nav_menu menu's? For example, the standard output of wp_nav_menu is: <div class="menu-header"> <ul ...
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Add separator to admin submenu

I would like to add a separator to the admin submenu section, NOT in the top level section. I'm thinking of using javascript and styling to do the job, but I was wondering if there's a more ...
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Unregister Nav Menu from Child-Theme

I like to use the Starkers Theme and build child-theme. So, I`d like to remove the this primary menu Starkers (functions.php) function starkers_setup() { // This theme uses wp_nav_menu() in one ...
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Making breadcrumb with wp_nav_menu

I was looking for a quick and dirty method to output a breadcrumb navigation on a WP site, without requiring the installation of a plugin and also leveraging the built-in WP menu. Here's what I came ...
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Deleted pages are NOT removed from custom menus?

When I delete a page, post or category that has previously been added to a custom menu, the delete routine is apparently not checking to see if the item belongs to a custom menu, and thus its not ...
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How can I create an auto-populated menu that is automatically assigned to a location?

I'm trying to add BuddyPress nav menu support to my theme and, unfortunately, BP's template tags still aren't fully up to snuff. (Basically, if you're not making an explicit child theme for the BP ...
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Display only page specific sub menu items using Custom Walker

I've just implemented the technique described at http://wordpress.org/support/topic/wp_nav_menu-list-only-2nd-level-separate-submenu/page/2 when implementing a theme for a client. When I run the theme ...
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Call custom field into menu item

I have a navigation menu in Wordpress. I would like it to check if the page has a custom field of "menu_icon" and if it does, add that custom field into the menu item it corresponds to. I'm sure this ...
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How to avoid wp_nav_menu() ID conflict?

How do I avoid ID conflicts if I use the same menu TWICE on one page. FIRST wp_nav_menu( array( 'sort_column' => 'menu_order', 'theme_location'=>'menu', 'menu_class'=>'menu', ...
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How do I add nested categories to drop-down menu in twenty-eleven?

I know how to do it by writing a separate ul/li css for wp_list_categories, but I find menus of "twenty eleven" already well designed and flexible, so I`d like to use them. Custom menus, when I have ...
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Custom Post Types posts as submenus in Nav Menu

I have created a Custom Post Type called "Collections". I'd like to have in the Nav Menu (no custom menus involved) a menu item 'Collections' that links to the index page of Collections Custom Post ...
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Taxonomy menu with post count and multiple parents

I'm using WordPress 3.1.3 and trying to make a "product" menu with post count in each category. Like this: New Cars (4) BMW (2) Ford (1) Nissan (1) Used Cars (10) BMW (3) Ford (1) Nissan (6) ...
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Can I display submenus in groups, using wp_list_pages?

Say I have top-level(parentless) pages called Fruit, Animals, Cars. When, say, Fruit is selected I would like to show links to the individual fruit pages below. I would like to be able to dislpay ...
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Use navigation path from menu for permalink

I now switched to permalinks and defined my own structure /%postname%. If I click on a menu item it takes the path from the parent page (hierarchy defined directly when editing a page). What I want ...
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Automatically remove trashed pages from nav menu

As it is now, when a page that is in the nav menu is trashed, it still stays in the menu until manually remove via the nav menu editor. Is it possible to have trashed pages removed automatically? ...
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Get the ID of the page a menu item links to?

I am currently using a custom walker to customize the output of wp_nav_menu(), and I am trying to add additional information to the <a> tags. What I want the output for each menu link to look ...
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How to determine if custom menu is active?

My theme registers custom menus with this function: function nav_menus() { if ( function_exists( 'register_nav_menus' ) ) { register_nav_menus( array('main-menu' => __( 'Main ...
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How do I add support to my theme for custom menus?

I've read a few tutorials on how to add the functionality of the custom menus added in version 3.0 to my theme but they all seem to differ somewhat, and I'm not sure whether they contain superfluous ...
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Add a .last class to the last <li> in each ul.sub-menu

I've seen a lot of code on how to add a first and last class to a WordPress menu, but in my instance I would like to add a last class to the last li in the sub-menu that WP generates. Here's what I ...
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how to create a menu with all sub categories?

Is it possible to create a menu with a category such that each time that I had a sub category that automatically display on the menu? As far as I know, if I have a menu with the category "fruit", and ...
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Walker_Nav_Menu exeption

I'm currently working on a WordPress site and whenever in the admin I go the Appearance > Menus page I get the following error: ErrorException: Runtime Notice: Declaration of ...
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Add a custom walker to a menu created in a widget

I know how to add a Walker to a custom menu created by the theme (menu named primary in this example), but how can I target a menu thats created in a widget with the default wordpress custom menu ...
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non-clickable placeholder in the menu

well, I really would like one & more of my top-level menu items (parent menu items that has child menu items) to be non-clickable, so that visitors can only click on the child menu items...could ...
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wp_nav_menu remove class and id from li

I'm new to wordpress and trying to learn my way through from making a theme. Right now I am using wp_nav_menu to generate my menu My menu consists of pages and categories However, the default ...
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Custom Post Type Menus

I'm writing a plugin for work because our main website is being ported to WordPress eventually. I've got multiple custom post types planned for this plugin and would like to group them all into one ...
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WordPress Settings API, Implementing Tabs On Custom Menu Page

I've been following the WordPress Settings API tutorial series of this guy: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/theme-development/the-complete-guide-to-the-wordpress-settings-api-part-1/ So far, I've ...
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Use wp_nav_menu() to display a Menu from another site in a Network install?

So I'm basically upgrading an older site and I need to make it multisite as well for some blogs and such. I'd like to have the main site Menu(created from the admin) available on the other sites in ...
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wp_delete_auto_drafts() deletes links in menus

Since yesterday the wp_scheduled_auto_draft_delete cron job somehow deletes all page entries from our menus. All entries in the table wp_postmeta with meta_key = '_menu_item_object' and meta_value = ...
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show current navigation path from menu

I want something like this Home > Products > Steel > Nails This information should come from the menu structure! I installed Breadcrumb NavXT but it seems that it only takes the path I defined (this ...
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wp_nav_menu sort order?

Hey Guys, I'm trying to build a right aligned, wrapping capable wp_nav_menu powered menu. Is there a way to have it rendered backwards, so that float: right; would work and not mess up the order? I ...
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Hide main div if wp_nav_menu is empty

I want to hide the div class "navmain2" if the menu is empty. See code below: <!-- Start main navigation --> <div class="navmain2"> <div id="logo"></div> ...
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Add Commas Between Menu Items?

I created a menu in wordpress in the Menus section of the backend is there any way to display the menu links with commas so it displays as Link1, Link2, Link3, Link4?
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Remove unusable metaboxes in nav menu management screen

When you visit wp-admin/nav-menus.php and there is no menu you get a set of metaboxes you cannot use. The only thing they do is drawing attention away from the Create Menu dialog. I want to hide ...
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Highlight parent menu item when child is not in menu

I want to highlight the parent of a child page in the menu when the child page itself is not in the menu. I know this would work if you add the child as a sub page but that isn't the case. Any ...
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Attaching a navigation menu to the admin bar?

I have seen a number of solutions of how to manually attach links to the new WP admin bar, but I need to make this much easier for my site admins. It occurred to me that the easiest solution would be ...
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Whats the difference between current_page_item and current-menu-item

Whats the difference between current_page_item and current-menu-item when using Custom Menus .current_page_item{} // Class for Current Page .current-cat{} // Class for Current Category ...
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Any official way to create an admin theme?

I was wondering whether there's a common way of customising the aspect of the admin panel. I know you can play with the css and js files but what I was looking for is some kind of "admin theme" like ...
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Add Javascript to Wordpress Menu

Is there a way to put javascript in the URL portion of a Wordpress menu item? I have a live chat function on my site, and I am supposed to put this code onto the site to make a link to open the live ...
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Add Dividers or Separators Between Nav Menu Items

Does anybody have an idea on how to allow a user to drop in separators or dividers between certain nav menu items? Google only seems to bring up rookie CSS tips for first/last child selectors but I ...
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Add class to top level menu item if it has multiple child levels

I have a WP nav menu, and I need to add a class to any top-level <li> if that item has more than one level of child items (meaning, its child submenu has a submenu too). Like this: <ul> ...
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How can I add (custom) modules to Appearance -> Menus?

Does anyone know how I can add (custom) modules to Appearance -> Menus? (Or has a link with explanation on how to do this) so that when people change their menu in the backend they can choose what to ...
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Menu items (all menus) being deleted randomly on their own [duplicate]

This is really driving me up the wall now. Randomly, all my menu items for all menus are just being deleted on their own. Not the menus themselves but all items within them. This is a custom theme ...