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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Modify the output of wp_nav_menu in a very specific way?

I am trying to get wp_nav_menu to output something like this: <div id="topMenu" class="spanningMenu noPrint"> <ul> <li class="topMenuDivider"></li> <li&...
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wp_nav_menu does not take arguments?

I am sorry for this nooby question, but I just don't get it : I was working with the function reference for wp_nav_menu and this is my line of code: <?php wp_nav_menu( array('theme_location' =>...
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Switching to child theme breaks menu names

When I switch to the child theme I am working on, the main menu uses the page names instead of the names that I gave it in the Appearance > Menu options. Happened to anyone else?
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Expected snippet value not showing

I have a code snippet like this one, <div class="container"> <ul id="menu"> <li> <a> <i class="...
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Wordpress always display the first menu

I try to display multiple menus but Wordpress keep always display the first one I created... Here is all the code about the menus: functions.php <?php function custom_init(){ ...
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styling wp_nav_menu - horizontal, sub-menu drop downs

live site. I'm using wp_nav_menu called "blog-nav". It's displaying ok, however I'd like to have it horizontally oriented and with sub-menu drop downs(all lower cased items should be in the drop down ...
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Wp Nav Menu div containers

Hi I'm wanting to create a custom navigation menu that will require creating div containers to hold the SUB-MENU set. In other words I want to do this: <ul class="left_menu"> <li ...
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items_wrap not working

I registered a wordpress menu this way: function nothing_register_menus() { register_nav_menu('header-menu',__( 'Header Menu' )); } add_action( 'init', 'nothing_register_menus' ); I am calling ...
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Remove/Hide a Widget on a Custom Template

i want to make a custom template using Genesis.. I added a custom Menu just by adding a widget on WIDGETS section and placed it on the top right side of the page. But i want it to be removed in a ...
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Display pictures instead of text in menus

I am working on a custom theme. In that theme, I am creating a menu called "social" for links to the social sites, such as twitter, facebook, ...etc. Now, Instead of text, I would like to display ...
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how to check if given page is active page

I am building my own custom menu for custom post type. I have a loop and I need to know if given item is active one. How to this properly? How to compare if given items address (slug, permalink, id ...
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Add pages content to startpage through custom menu

I would like to be able to add page content onto the startpage (index.php). But only the pages that i've added in custom menu, and in that order too. I've been searching for a while now, but can't ...
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add_menu_page does not render the expected result

I'm trying to accomplish the simple task of adding a new page to the admin area but it seems that I just cannot wrap my mind around this simple function. Via codex, this is how I'm trying to add the ...
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wp_nav_menu with WP as pure CMS

I'm trying to use WP as a pure backend CMS for my site. I've got a few pages setup in WP e.g. About, Main Page, Sample Page and I can display the content on my own php pages by using get_page_by_title....
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Wp_list_pages not showing children with custom page template

I seem to be having problems when using custom page templates using wp_list_pages. These pages are always displayed at the bottom of the website in a menu. The problem is, that they should have a ...
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how to set the link in wordpress such that on clicking it doesn't open another page but go to the bottom of same page

I have one word press project and in that index page is having 7 menus like home, about, contact, offering, invitation, evolution and downloads now how to set the this links such that on clicking it ...
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How do I add a menu item to a Pods admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin that will send a notification message to an external queue whenever a menu item is clicked. This function is related to some customized data structures I made using the Pods ...
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CSS Classes (optional) on menu is not showing

As you know, there are input boxes for CSS Classes (optional) on each menus. But it's not showing (coming out) in source. Is there any function for disable for CSS Classes (optional)? I need to find ...
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Simple form to add custom links to menu?

I currently have a menu set up called "sidebar links" with 5 custom URLs. In my widgets section I have a Custom Menu which shows my "sidebar links" menu. This basically gives my sidebar 5 links. ...
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Why Isn't My WP_Nav_Menu returning false?

I'm using wp_nav_menu for a submenu that I only want to display (including the surrounding html) when there are sub-menu items to display. The problem is, the function is always returning with either ...
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Generating wordpress menu - cant understand the config

I created html template based on bootstrap css and am trying to create wordpress theme from it now. Created my own menu function for it, which basically just sets default config for wp_nav_menu ...
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How to check if current page is a parent item or child item in a given menu

I'm trying to build a submenu into my theme, and I've got it working except it shows even on top-level pages that don't have children. How could I check that the current page (or current menu item) ...
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custom walker class for own menu?

i have designed a html template for own blog, in my theme my menu is this structure, <ul class="right"> <li class="has-dropdown"> <a class="active" href="index.html">Home</a> &...
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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 menu-item-object-...
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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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Is there an action for save_menu and/or update_menu?

I want to "save" my menus into transients. I want to update those when there's been any changes to the menus via the admin custom menus. I've looked for an action but can't see to find anything. ...
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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: add_filter('...
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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$s" class="%2$...
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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 ...