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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Change the_title() of a page dynamically

I'm developing a plugin that doesn't use a custom post type, but separate database tables. It's a plugin that displays a list of courses with links that lead to the different course detail pages, ...
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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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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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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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Show only 2nd level of navigation depending on active navigation

For example, suppose a menu like so: Parent 1 Child A Child B Parent 1 Child C Child D Child E Parent 2 Child F In a certain part of my template, I want something to show depending on ...
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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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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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Large WP 3.0 menu times out and won't save

I have a large menu containing 10 parent items with roughly 7 child items each that I am trying to build using the WP-admin > Appearance > Menus. I have nearly all the menu items added but now my ...
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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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Removing container from wp_nav_menu not working

I'm converting this html menu to wordpress: <ul> <li><a href="/" class="current"><span>Home</span></a></li> <li><a ...
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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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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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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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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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Using a menu walker add a custom item at the end of the menu's items

I need to add a search field at the end of a menu in a list item. I've been looking at walkers but finding it really hard to figure out what is the last item (or even get the total). Also where would ...
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How to display 2 equal columns of li based on the count of items in wp_nav_menu divided by 2?

I would like to display a custom 3.0 menu in my sidebar. I want the list to be in order of name, and the list to be sequential down the list of the left column and flow down, then into the right ...
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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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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 ...