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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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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wp_nav_menu: show menu only if one exists, otherwise show nothing

I'm trying to use wp_nav_menu to only display a menu if one exists, otherwise, display nothing. If I delete the menu, it will output a list of the pages. My functions.php file contains: if ...
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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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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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Adding a Custom Post Type into the menu screen

I need a way of adding custom post types to the "Appearance-->Menus" option in Wordpress. i have created a custom post type with: register_post_type('produksjoner',$args); All examples I find just ...
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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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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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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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Get page IDs from nav items

I am trying to get all the IDs in my navigation and convert it to a string so that I can use it with wp_query to get the pages that are only listed in the nav. The code to get the IDs: $menu_name = ...
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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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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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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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Highlighting current item of custom post types' sub pages, listed by wp_list_pages

The below code is for listing the custom post types itself and its children in the sidebar. The code works great but does not highlight the sub pages. In functions.php: ...
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How to get IDs for objects in menu branch?

Is it possible to print content of all menu items, when displaying menu (or branch of menu as in question about displaying menu branches) ? Once I click on About Us I wish for new page to display ...
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Is there a way to limit the number of top level items in a custom menu?

I wish to implement the wordpress 3 menus API in a client site, but the designs has restraint on the width of the top level menu items. How can I be sure the client won't exceed that limit?
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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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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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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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Nav Menu meta failing to import

I'm the author of the Nav Menu Roles plugin that lets you display/hide menu items based on the user's role. It has come to my attention that the menu item meta does not import when using the regular ...
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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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How do I remove UL on wp_nav_menu?

I search on this site and found many answers for this question. Most of them is not working on my theme. Here is a one solution I found and it's working according to my need. function ...
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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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Show child pages by menu order using Superfish Dropdown menu?

I'm using the superfish dropdown menu to create a drop down menu. It's created the menu fine showing all the parent pages with the child pages in drop down's below. The only problem I have is that ...
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Show a WP 3.0 Custom Menu in an HTML Select with Auto-Navigation?

As part of a theme for a client, I want to be able to show a custom menu (defined via the admin) in a select box that automatically changes pages after changing the selection. Is there a plugin (or a ...
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WordPress built in breadcrumb trail menu?

Looking for a breadcrumb menu that can be called (preferably from a sidebar widget in header.php) that lists... Home > Parent Post/Page > Current Page/Post or alternately... Home > Parent Category ...
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How to display wp_nav_menu() conditionally only when not on a 404 page?

I made a custom design for my site. On my header i put my navigation so everytime i call the header the navigation will be called to, so that i would not be calling it all the time. But now i have a ...
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wordpress nav menu using twitter bootstrap

I'm using twitter bootstrap in my theme. I'm trying to use bootstrap menu in my theme. But it use custom attributes like data-toggle. Here is the full code. <ul class="nav"> ...
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Exclude one item from wp_list_pages( $args );

I have a menu that is currently shown with wp_list_pages( 'title_li=' ); This shows all the sub pages from all the pages in the menu. I want to exclude a page with id 56 from displaying its sub ...
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Query menu_order custom post types

I added 'supports' => 'page-attributes' to my custom post type, and now i have the meta box for page ordering. When i use the argument 'sort_column' => 'menu_order' with get_pages() on my ...
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Overwriting Core Wordpress Functions with Plugins

Is there a way to overwrite a core function is the Wordpress core using a plugin? I don't need to inject code, I need to replace the function entirely with a re-written version. The specific function ...
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wp_nav_menu() custom container and container_id

So today I started work on my first Wordpress theme and so far it's been a lot of fun. However, I have had difficulty in getting wp_nav_menu() to do what I want. Here's what I want: <nav ...
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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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Dynamically link to the latest post or simulate request of specific post in page template

I want to have a link in the wordpress menu pointing to the latest post of a specific category. Because I am not able put a dynamic URL in the wordpress menu, my approach was to put a page with a ...
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Dynamically exclude menu items from wp_nav_menu

I tried looking for info about how to exclude/remove nav menu items from custom menus, and the only thread I found did not have any answers that were useful to me. 1. Background: I put together a ...
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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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Create a formatted table-like menu

I've just put the site up a couple weeks ago and adding some more things to it for my friend however there's got to be an easier way to lay content out over wordpress. I've having a hard time with it ...
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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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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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How to apply a class to the second word in menu list item?

I want to apply a class to a word in my menu. For example, say I have a list item in my menu called "My Item". I would like to apply a class to the word "Item" so that I can style it anyway I want. ...
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Show specific menu item from wp_nav_menu based on id

I have a wp_nav_menu "Main Menu" such as the following: Top Level (#menu-item-1) Sub Item Sub Item Top Level (#menu-item-2) Sub Item Top Level (#menu-item-3) Sub Item A Sub Item B Sub Item a.1 ...
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remove last separator?

using; $args = array( 'menu' => 'mainmenu', 'container' => 'ul', 'menu_class' => 'span-10 clearfix', 'after'=>'/'); wp_nav_menu($args); which gives me; london/munich/artists/fairs & ...
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How to highlight the right item in the navbar

In my site i have a navbar which is created by using the new feature of wordpress 3 - "the menus ".In my site this navbar conatins both categories and pages. When I'm in a single post / sub-page , ...
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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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Menu limit, cannot add new menu items

I'm running WP 3.4.2 on a VPS. When I first moved to this VPS server and imported all my WP data from the old, the menus worked fine. However, for some reason, I cannot edit/add to the menus, and some ...
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One site, 2 distinct sections: two different top nav menus?

I have a site that is in two distinct halves. I'd like the same template to apply to the whole site (from a look & feel perspective), but for each 'half' of the site to have its own top nav menu. ...
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Why is my menu order not working with wp_nav_menu?

I have a custom menu using the new Menu System but it is not returning in the correct order. I have no idea what order its in - its not alphabetical, or by date, or by any pattern I can see. The link ...