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 custom ID to wp_nav_menu list items

Is it possible to assign specific ID's to wp_nav_menu list items? For example, if my menu contained links for "Home", "About" and "Contact", could I assign the "Home" list item and ID of "home"?
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Drop down menus css in custom menus

I have created some pages and some pages have children.When i go to the wp admin menu,i create new menu and drag all the pages,including ones with children pages.I notice that the menus are all ...
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Drop down menus with wp_nav_menu or wp_page_menu

i have some doubts on what i am actually supposed to use to create drop down menus.By just looking at theme twenty ten,i have , <div id="access" role="navigation"> <?php /* ...
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add_action for saving a custom menu

Say you have custom menus enabled with your WP theme. Is there any action associated with saving a menu once you've arranged it accordingly? To further clarify: say you've arranged a menu with some ...
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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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Removing strip_tags not working on nav_menu_description

So I'm adding descriptions to my site's main menus. Checked the box, added the text. Dropped in a custom walker in functions.php. Dropped in a wp_nav_menu call in header.php to call the custom walker. ...
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Hide menu items for visitors and filter based on role

In my menu i've got some menu items that i don't want to show to people who aren't logged in. One of these i only want to show to logged in users of a certain roles the other to everyone logged in. ...
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How to add Categories to the top menu of the website?

How can I add links to the categories (for example, Category-1) to the top menu of my WordPress blog? Only Pages appear here.
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How can I list posts by author?

How can I list posts as sub-items of authors? It should look like: <ul> <li>Author</li> <ul> <li>Post1</li> ...
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How to add custom post type archive page links to nav menu?

I cannot figure this out. There seems to be no checkbox or anything similar in function to add the newly created custom post type archive page into the menu. Also the link must be active, if you are ...
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Hard-coding custom menu elements for menu manager

I realize that one can add custom links through the menu manager but is there a way to manually create such components through the functions.php file? More specifically, one example here relates to a ...
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Adding all sub-pages to the menu manager

Is there some simple way which would allow one to add a page to a menu (through the menu manager interface) and be able to define if the inclusion of this item should automatically add all subpages up ...
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How to count nav menu items?

I'm creating a custom walker for my nav menu. The goal is to split the menu in to columns like so: I can easily determine where I am in the list by looking at $item->menu_order. What I don't ...
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How to get rid of the home link in nav menu?

I am using the following code for my navigation structure. Currently it shows a home link in the navigation. Why does this show? and how would I get rid of it by changing this code. <?php ...
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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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How would I make a function to dynamically determine if user is logged to change navigation menu text?

I would like to create a function to determine if a user is logged in or logged out. If the user is logged in I would like the navigation menu text to say "My Account" (this is what it currently ...
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WP as a CMS menu

I've converted a client website from Joomla to WordPress. However, there is one aspect of the old site I haven't been able to replicate perfectly without modifying core WordPress. The goal is to ...
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Menu System: Custom Links

Is there a way to set default values for options selected in the WordPress menu system? My example would be if the "Custom Link" option was chosen, can this default to a _blank target? Thanks!
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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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I am extending Walker_Nav_Menu: How can I get the number of children elements of the current item?

I am trying to extend the Walker_Nav_Menu walker to make some changes to the way WP outputs menus. The method I have to override is start_el, so I created my Walker and copied the base method: ...
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Superfish and WordPress: Active Color Problem

Take a look at: http://www.themeforward.com/demo2. When I hover over a menu item with a sub-menu, like 'Templates', and mouse over sub-menu items the background color stays the same as it should... ...
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How do i put a dropdown list of ALL my post in the sidebar menu?

In "Main Sidebar" i would like to add a dropdown list of ALL my post. How can i do that? I found various plugins and none of them did what i wanted (for example one only list the post i have on that ...
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How to find out if page_for_posts is showing (in order to style menu item)

I have set a static page for posts (page id = 110). This page shold only be included in the menu when the user is logged in. The latter is achieved with the following addition to header.php (snippet ...
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and custom post_types to custom menu

managed to create a custom menu area in the admin but now want to place 2 post types to it. They already exist - questions & answers, but can't find a way to put their menu links into the custom ...
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How to add a custom field in the advanced menu properties?

Is it possible to add a custom field to menu items? What I want to do is be able to add a field for 'French Navigation Label' and a 'French Title Attribute' in the wp menu interface.
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How can I show different menu for different pages?

I have a website that has a main menu(Top-Horizontal) like this: Main menu - Home - About Us - contact us On Home page I have a link to "Company" page like this www.xyz.com/company. When I am ...
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How to add current, parent, and ancestor menu item IDs to body_class()?

(just got reccommended to post this over here from stack overflow...) I am just starting with Wordpress (defecting from Joomla)- having a bit of difficulty getting started. One thing I am trying to ...
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Get menu links only

I'm creating a template in HTML5. On navigatiom menu i need to implement something like this <nav> <a href="url1">url1</a> <a href="url1">url2</a> <a ...
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Check if page has subpages

I'm try to build a menu with wp_list_pages() that must work like this: Main Page -Subpage1 -Subpage2 I check if the Page has_subpage and i can see the 2 subpages when i'm in the Parent ...
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Add extra menu to theme

What's the best way to add an extra menu location to a theme that already has one? I want to add an extra menu in a child theme of a theme that currently has a single custom menu (what is the correct ...
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Admin top level menu, pointing to an external url

I want to create a entirely new top level menu in the admin menu section, and have that be an external link, is this even possible with the current system? The solution that t31os provides in this ...
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how to remove description from menu buttons?

I just installed Wordpress into my server and I am currently using the "graphene" theme to test my wordpress blog. I have two pages in addition to the front page, which is "about us" and "sample ...
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How to show Home Page link in Wordpress Menu and how to add an icon to this?

I tried with this code: function home_page_menu_args( $args ) { $args['show_home'] = true; return $args; } add_filter( 'wp_page_menu_args', 'home_page_menu_args' ); but gives me this error: Error ...
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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 can I alter the visible menu according to which level I am on [closed]

I want to be able to alter what is visible in the menu according to which level in the site structure I am on, for example on top level page:- Home Level 1 page (Current) -Level 2 page -Level 2 ...
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Display only page specific sub menu items using Custom Walker

I've just implemented the technique described at http://wordpress.org/support/topic/wp_nav_menu-list-only-2nd-level-separate-submenu/page/2 when implementing a theme for a client. When I run the theme ...
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How to Create a Custom WordPress Navigation Menu with the Code?

Without using plugins, how to create a custom WordPress navigation menu with the code? I have Wordpress ver 3.2.1 and Buddypress ver 1.5.1 I would like to create a menu. I would like to place the ...
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Show just one level of child pages, wp_list_pages woe

I'm working on a site that has a fairly large page structure a few levels deep - in some sections there are a lot of pages. The basic setup is something like this... Parent Parent Parent -Child ...
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Problem with empty class attributes when running a filter on nav_menu_css_class

I'm using the code below in order to remove all classes but the current-menu-item and current-menu-parent classes from the custom menus. It works very well, however, there's one nagging issue I'm ...
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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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wp-custom-menu filter removes the current_page_item class

After adding wp-custom-menu-filter plugin - to hide some menu items for not-logged in users, the current_page_item class disappeared from my menu. $item->classes in the walker is an empty array, ...
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Keep parent page active

I have a parent page on my main menu. When you click on that page, you are presented a sidebar with another menu listing of all of its child pages. When you click on one of the child pages, the ...
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wp_nav_menu: output featured image of each page listing

Context: I am building a portfolio index where I can sort the individual project links in my sidebar by priority of appearance. I've successfully done this using the wp_nav_menu(), where each project ...
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How to output all taxonomy links from a custom post type in a menu?

I made a custom post type called Product. And a taxonomy with the name 'product-category'. These taxonomies have pages where we show a list of the products that have that taxonomy. Now my question is ...
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Remove the current item from a menu

I have a menu. It has two items: the first is a link ("Index", www.domain.com) the second one is a link to a category page I have the requirement to remove the first link when I'm on the index ...
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Custom Post Types in the WordPress Navigation Menu

Hello can someone help me out by pointing me in the right direction as to where I can find out how to add a drop down menu to a theme with my custom post types stored within in, have been ...
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How do I pass an argument to my custom walker?

I've set up a custom walker, and it works as desired when I hard code my variable. What I want is to be able to call my walker and pass it a variable that is used in the walker. For example: ...
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Parent/Child pages

I find that the parent/child pages in the "Pages" area of WordPress has become a bit confusing since the introduction of the new menu creation area. Using the new menu system, as far as I know I can ...
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Menu that shows months and filters posts to show only posts from that month and shows posts as sub items

I've created a custom post type called news. On the page that shows all of my news posts i need to have a menu on the left side (sidebar) which shows months, i.e. October 2011, September 2011 and so ...
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Menus, but not by theme location

I'm trying to figure out how to display a menu that has been created, but without having to assign the menu to a theme location. From what I can tell, you have to assign a menu to a theme menu ...