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 “drop-down arrow” for menu items with sub-menus

WordPress doesn't add parent class to menu items that have submenus. Therefore this is required to extend this: function add_parent_css( $classes, $item ) { global $have_children; if( ...
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Adding a tag to wp_nav_menu

I am using wp_nav_menu and I have a need for custom implementation. The default markup is like this: <ul> <li id="menu-item-59" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type ...
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wp nav menu: show submenu below li item

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to show the submenu's outside of the relevant li tag. For example, this php: wp_nav_menu(array( 'menu' => 'side', 'container' => false, ...
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How can I make a menu link visible only to admins (without plugins)?

I use a menu on top of my wordpress which shows 3 links. Main page Custom Page Custom Page Can I add a 4th link to my menu which is visible and accessible to admins only (without plugins)? This ...
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Highlight wp_nav_menu when category is selected

Using the wp_nav_menu() function to display my menu I noticed the highlighting in the menu was working well for the pages I created (like archives.php) but not anymore when a date (date.php), category ...
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How to tell if a user has gone in and created a menu

By default if a user has not created say a footer or a top level menu then WordPress, in the case of the footer, will use default content like pages and so on to "create" a menu. I don't want this to ...
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switching test to production > main menu forgotten, background forgotten

the bigger question is: How to have a beta (test) site and production, and switch between them so easily that a user can do it. I wrote a script that does the move. Here's what the script does: 1. ...
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Adding Pipes to Menu Output

My client has a menu like this image below that I am trying to re-produce for them as a WordPress Menu... My first attempt so far was to utilize the after parameter option for the wp_nav_menu. ...
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Wrap wp_nav_menu output around option tags for select menu

I have set up a wp_nav_menu in Wordpress. I have 2 parent categories, with 2 sub-categories each, so this produces a nested list. My current code to call this menu is... <?php wp_nav_menu( ...
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changing the labels inside appearance -> menus for some for the fields

So I've create a custom walker for nav menu (i am talking about the menus located at: appearance -> menu -> add a new menu. I now use the following for several things i need: URL Title Attribute CSS ...
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How do you return a menu with the menu name?

in functions.php, I've defined the following: register_nav_menu( 'home_blocks', __( 'Home Page Posts', 'my_Theme' ) ); In /wp-admin/nav-menus.php, I've added a menu called Home Page Posts and ...
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Admin Menu Hack (Left side in Dashboard)

How can I add a Title to my Admin Menu on the left side of the dashboard? Not a link, but just a title? I want do this in my functions and not use a plugin. Also which template file handles this menu? ...
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How Can I add a menu to the theme from withen the function.php file

I have the following code I'm trying to automatically add a menu to a theme via overriding a function. So I won't have to edit the theme file However the menu is being outputted at the top of the ...
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Lost admin “manage_link” capability WordPress. No “Links” menu item in admin menu

Going slightly mad. In the process of upgrading a client's website to WordPress 3.5.1 we've decided to use the built-in WordPress "Links" system to manage their affiliations. I am using the "Admin ...
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Automatically Generated Menu pages

I am a designer for a website, which I had a developer build in wordperss for me. Each time a new page is created, it is automatically added to my menu bar. Is this something the developer has built ...
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How to display conditional-content if wp_nav_menu( $args ) retruns something

I have a sidebar that displays child links of the current page (using this solotuin by http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/2809/27414) which works perfectly. If there is child links to be displayed ...
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define css class in functions.php

In my theme I use theme options to set colors to categories (heading colors, dividers colors etc etc) The way I do it is defining variables which holds a color hexa like so: $category1_color = ...
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How to add active class to separate page link?

I'm using the Wordpress Bootstrap theme as my base theme. It uses the following code to add the class "active" to any links in the header if the user is currently on that page: ...
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Get current menu item label for specific parent menu [closed]

I have one custom menu in theme. You can see Buying menu have child archive page. i.e Active Listing. So what I want to do is at the top of the archive page for buying I want to display menu label. ...
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How to get current pages menu text?

Is there an easy way of outputting the current pages menu text? I am looking for something like <?php echo get_the_title(); ?> But for the current pages menu text.
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Costum walker with sub menu item count

I have a menu like: -Item1 --Sub1 --Sub2 --Sub3 --Sub4 --Sub5 --Sub6 -Item2 -Item3 and want to do some costum stuff after x subitems, so I have to determine when x is reached. I tried to define a ...
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Search form as list item in menu?

What is the best way to do this: <?php wp_nav_menu( array('menu'=>'Primary', 'container'=>'', 'items_wrap'=>'<ul id="%1$s" ...
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Remove first separator in wp_nav_menu

I am using following code to get my menu. My problem is Span is not getting added and I want to remove the first separator. <div id="sub_nav"> <?php $menuParameters = array( 'container' ...
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Nav Menu and display post count

Iam looking for a solution that the number of child post displayed, like so: Parent (14) - Child - Child Parent (2) - Child I have played with the custom walker and tried the function with ...
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Removing Submenu from Menu

Thesis appears to automatically add the sub-menus (sub-menu ul) to menu parents if childs exists. I have a specific need to remove this html from a particular menu. The menu name is: second_level ...
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How to open a lightbox form from a navigation menu item

I want to add a custom menu item to the main navigation menu, On clicking this item I want to open a lightbox form. I have the form-shortcode ready to be placed but on a page but I don't know how to ...
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Dynamic Menu drops pages?

I've created a Dynamic Menu that highlights the selected page and colors for example the blog page "red" while the other links (home, about, contanct) remain white. My question is how can I make the ...
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Date range filter for manage posts list on edit.php

I need to add some custom submenu links to the Posts menu in WordPress admin so content managers can click on a link and get a list of posts from today, yesterday or this month. The default date ...
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How to create this kind of sub-menu in new line?

In my design I need use this kind of wordpress custom menu. Menu (I am able to do this) Menu element with sub menu. (but not this one) In this UI , I can not able to separate sub-menu to the new ...
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Custom Posttype and menu classes

I'm working on a custom theme for a website, and this website has a custom posttype 'Recipes'. I added custom menu support and made a menu item which points to www.websitename.com/recipes And ...
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How can I disable parent menu item links?

I don't want to have the parent menu items of my site's nav menus linking to a separate page. For one thing I don't want to have a superfluous page. For another these links hobble site navigation for ...
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How to use wp_category_checklist()?

I've recently discovered that we can insert a dropdown list of categories like this: <?php define( 'WP_USE_THEMES', false ); require( './wp-load.php' ); ?> <?php ...
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An alternative to Wordpress's built-in menu functionality

The main menu on my site contains about 30 items, and I am no longer able to save it. This seems to be a fairly common problem with bigger menus in Wordpress. I am on a dedicated server with very ...
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Add log in link to menu in Twenty Twelve

I can't find a way to add the log in link to the new theme of WordPress, Twenty Twelve. I did find a lot of answers on the older theme, where they suggest to add some code in the functions.php file. ...
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Main menu navigation links and new pages

Sorry i'm pretty new on wp, i would like to add new menu links and site pages, to the main top menu bar. I'm using a third parties template, and i see the top.php file which contains the top menu ...
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Adding numbers inside a span tag in nav menu [closed]

I am working on a wordpress navigation menu and trying to simlpy (of course, dynamically) add number inside a span tag for each menu li item. So I created a "top menu" using the wordpress custom ...
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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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How to add social buttons like facebook and twitter in the footer of a theme?

Hi I own the blog camilamfotografia.com.br and I'd like to add social buttons in the footer or in the navigation menu to link my site to facebook twitter flickr pinterest etc... I have tried without ...
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Page header menu links change

I am trying to find out where the header menu links on my WP is located so that i can change the URL of the page. the link is: http://blahblah.com/?page_id=11 and i need to change it to: ...
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Walker_Nav_Menu creating too many closing tags?

created this walker below to create a set of tabs. All looks ok but in the source there are several more than there should be causing validation errors. I only want to generate a tab for 'question' ...
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Bootstrap menu - make menu entries with submenu not clickable

I am currently developing a new WordPress theme employed on the basis of twitters bootstrap build. To use the menu Custom Navbar, I've followed the instructions of goodandorgreat. ...
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Delete a specific item menu when I deactivate my plugin (resolved)

When I activate my plugin (register_activation_hook), I add a new specific page and a corresponding item menu in the custom menu. No problem here. When I deactivate my plugin ...
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Multiple menu items highlighted

I am using WordPress as the CMS for my website. For my navigation menu, I am using WordPress' inbuilt navigation menu function. You add categories, page, etc, to this and it generates a list with ...
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Custom Menu in Admin doesn't change menu in browser

i've just begun participating these stack overflow forums yesterday and had a great experience with someone who could problem solve with me. working from the admin panel under the themes tab i have ...
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What is the $menu parameter used of in wp_nav_menu()?

I have a theme where I register multiple menus in function.php. All menus have a unique name and a simple description (we just use the name of the theme so they all have the same desc but thats ok). ...
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Adding html elements to wp nav menu

I know how to create wp menus using the functions.php and diaplay it in my sote wherever the menu is required (e.g top menu, footer menu) I even know how to style it using custom CSS. I would like to ...
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Custom menu: Link names

I would like to build a wordpress theme with a custom menu (no dropdowns, nothing fancy). I am trying to get wp_nav_menu do what I want, but I can't quite see how to achieve the following. I would ...
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Wordpress Menu - creating a fake link [closed]

I like to create Web site mockups for clients using Wordpress. Typically I will only create the landing page and a believable navigation menu. To keep from creating extraneous pages I will create a ...
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Submenu in sidebar custom page template

i would like to show the submenu of my page in a custom page template on the left side in a Sidebar-area. Does any know the code for showing the submenu. Wordpress 3.4.1 Thanks a lot!!!
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displaying meta key value with wp_page_menu

I know that WP3 offers wp_nav_menu and description field but I was wondering if it is possible to alter wp_page_menu to echo desired meta key value next to the page link in format that is adjustable. ...