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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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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Organizing by super-categories (or nested categories)?

Suppose I want to blog about three somewhat unrelated main topics: Money, Languages, and Information-Technology on the same blog. How should I organize things for the best user experience? How does ...
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Get custom post type categories to show up in menus

I'm wondering how it's possible to add custom post type categories as an option to add as a navigation menu item. What I have: $portfolio_args = array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => ...
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how to hide sub menu in members page from visitor and not login user [closed]

I just learned how to create menu in buddypress members page. I have created a sub menu in member's page along with activity, profile, message, etc. How can i hide this menu from users and visitors ...
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Get admin menu link

Is there any way I can get the menu link for admins? http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/edit_post_link Similarly to the edit_post_link() that returns the edit link for loggedin Admins I ...
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Navigation won’t update to show full path to single post

I have a site with a custom post type “projects” and two taxonomies “clients” and “mediums”. For the navigation I’m using a custom nav walker (that extends Walker_Nav_Menu). This all works very well ...
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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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Add Buddypress profile and messages link to Wordpress menu [closed]

In the wordpress menu I would like to add a link to the buddypress user profile and messages. These links are dynamic based on the username like, ...
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Give child-categories same class (the parent category-slug) as parent in menu list?

I am trying to do two things, which I have no idea how to do: give child categories the same class as the parent category (which is the parent category-slug) create a menu which displays my ...
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Creating “static” taxonomies to choose from, inside custom post type?

Alright, so i have a custom post type called Blurbs (translated, sort of). I want to add a static set of categories for the posts within Blurbs (i don't want the user to be able to create custom ...
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wp_nav_menu - show children of current menu item only?

I am trying to create a menu structure with a simple concept: A horizontal, 1-level deep main menu A vertical submenu, that contains children of the current main menu item (2 levels deep) Of ...
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Remove admin menu

Ho do you remove admin menu items and dissable acces for users below admin ? The right way... // 1 - Remove Menu Items function my_remove_menu_pages() { if ( !current_user_can( 'administrator' ) ...
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Two pages named the same thing, on a different level but conflicting url paths in menus and direct links

I've just changed some titles of pages and child pages around, simply I've got Work as top level page, and Blog as a top level, with Play and Work as children. The paths are: /work/ and ...
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pull non-wp site into content area of wordpress -or- pull wp header into non wp site?

I am building a site which has a ecommerce nature that is not able to be tied directly into wordpress. What my goal is to have a constant header that is generated by my wordpress header on all pages ...
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How to create a Menu based a username

How would I create a menu so lets say user1 sees user1's menu and not user2. or just see there own pages which I assigned to them in a menu. So not user role menu but a username menu. i know it ...
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add custom class to wp_nav_menu using filter hook nav_menu_css_class

I have a custom post type in my wordpress theme. I want to add a custom class to the nav menu for the pages created in that custom post type. I read that you can use a filter hook: ...
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Add a class at specific element in custom Menu Walker

I have customised my menu in wordpress by extending the Nav_Menu_Walker class and now i cannot figure it out how could i add a class at a specific ul element. I have this function which adds classes ...
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Theme only supports one menu? [closed]

I would like to use the main menu but also have a menu in the footer for things like about, career, etc. Am I fubared foobared or can I do this?
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“Automatically add new top-level pages” Default

I'm looking for a way to set the default "Automatically add new top-level pages" to be checked when creating a new menu. I haven't been able to find anything on this - any help you could give me? ...
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Add “parent” class to parent menu items

Is there a good way to add a class of "parent" to list items that have children using wp_nav_menu? I've found a couple of solutions online but non seem to have the desired effect.
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wp_nav_menu check both hierarchy fail?

I see that in menu exist to kind of hierarchy to find the parent and ancestor. They look for "category or page" hierarchy or for "menu item" hierarchy. But when both exist in a depth tree branch, ...
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Add the current menu item CSS class to a custom page type archive in Wordpress menu

I've been reading a lot about this but couldn't find a solution. Basically I'm trying to show a current menu item on a dynamic page that is created by a custom page type archive. The default menu ...
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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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How do I make a wordpress plugin with menu item etc

I've been reading documents, viewing videos, etc. on how to create a Wordpress plugin. I've learned how to filter a post, add txt to a post, use conditionals to see if the page is a single post as not ...
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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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Return Page/Post ID's of Child WP_Nav_Menu items

Is it possible to return the Page ID of menu items? I specifically looking to get the IDs that appear in a rollover submenu.
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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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Responsive dropdown menu with smaller screen sizes

Working on a theme template and trying to make the menu responsive, so that it will change from a horizontal layout into a block format at a certain screen resolution. I have tried one tutorial which ...
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Header and nav menu problem on Thesis site [closed]

Unfortunately I managed to make the header image disappear and the horizontal nav menu distort on this Thesis themed Wordpress site I'm helping a friend with www.euanmitchell.com.au I've pasted the ...
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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 column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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How to insert date in topNav

In my theme i have a menu on the top of the page where i've links for my pages, this is the line of code in the header.php that generates topNav, <!-- BEGIN HEADER-TOP --> <?php ...
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wordpress 3.4.2 + wp_nav_menu + chunk theme not working [closed]

I'm trying to create a page for each of the categories i got in my blog and it should appear on the menu i got in Chunk theme. the idea is to have a link to each of the categories which would guide ...
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How to remove the HOME menu item

I am using wordpress 3.4.1. I am mainly creating a static site and for that have created and arrnaged the pages, and wordpress has nicely created the pages in proper nav-menu format for me, which is ...
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cross-site custom menu

i have a multisite whice i want to separate because its unneccery as two of my sites are on the same DATABASE and all i need is actually the dynamic custom menus which i have built in the main site(to ...
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Using a page as home, how do I prevent nav from setting both home and page links active?

Let's say we have a site with four items in a managed menu, corresponding to pages: Home | Foo | Bar | Baz The "Home" item is a custom link pointing at "/". And we want the "Bar" content shown ...
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wp_nav_menu custom walker - child items

I have written a custom walker to integrate a jquery dropdown nav script into my wp template. I need to add .dropdown-link to each of my parent menu items and .dropdown-wrapper to the unordered list ...
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Dropdown primary navigation menu not working

I have installed a theme on WordPress added pages, created a custom menu called Primary Nav. I have then assigned this as my Primary Menu. I have child pages and the menu looks like this. I have ...
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Menu items id's - are they 100% unique?

With regards the menu item id's WP generates such as menu-item-814, are these 100% unique in nature? I know they are unique at the time, but are they always unique? Meaning that if I was to delete ...
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Show posts of parent in edit.php

I'm creating a post type for a site where there 4 main 'parent' pages in a custom post type. For the sake of argument the post type is 'schools' the 4 (of many) parents are: Cambridge Teesside ...
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How to style a specific nav menu item?

I have a site, which now have a new registration form and I want to highlight it by blinking the menu item. you can see the site here. I wan to blink "Registration for seminar" item. I am using ...
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How to make a plugin auto-add item to nav menu

I'm building a contact information plugin that writes data to a page. So far, so good. What I would like is to build a function into the plugin that adds a navigation item to the main nav bar on the ...
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Hide Menu items base on capability

What is the best way to add/remove items for the wp_nav_menu() based on user roles? For instance a custom menu that looks like: Some Page Some Other Page Special Admin Page Where the Special ...
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Where do I add html code to the menu div?

When looking at header.php, I see the following line: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'primary' ) ); ?> That function is defined in nav-menu-template.php and generates the ...
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How to create different menu's for not logged in visitors and for logged in members?

I'm creating a website which will provide services to members and I want to make it so that when a not logged in person comes to the website the menu is specifically designed for sales pages to make ...
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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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Replace the slug of parent pages with # [closed]

I'm creating a Wordpress site with a Superfish CSS3 / Jquery dropdown menu, complete with hoverIntent as displayed here: http://users.tpg.com.au/j_birch/plugins/superfish/#examples As far as I can ...
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Single custom post type's menu ancestor/parent is Posts archive page

I have created a theme by copying twentyeleven default theme. I have also installed a module Custom Post Type UI and created a custom post type called "Book". I have gone to Settings -> Reading ...
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How can I add items to the menu via the PHP file?

I run a membership site and I want to add a tab to the navigation menu that says, "My Subscriptions" and then add certain pages to that tab, which will be specific for each member depending whether or ...
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Output menu navigation in php file

I have a WordPress site which generates a menu at the top of the page with this: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'container_class' => 'menu-header', 'theme_location' => 'primary' ) ); ?> This ...