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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How to generate a list of child pages, and use some of their custom fields?

I have a page structure like this: -Home -Cars -Volvo 640 - Pics - Info -Porsche 911 - Pics - Info I'd like to generate a list of cars on the Cars page of all the cars (which are ...
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How to manually specify the current active page with wp_nav_menu()

Is there a way of manually specifying which page is currently "active" when using wp_nav_menu()? I have a "Products" page, and on that page I have links to various (dynamic) custom taxonomies. When I ...
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Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?

I am getting a bit frustrated over here after having spent a few hours trying to accomplish this fairly simple task without any luck. Essentially I have 5 custom post types which I created and all I ...
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Listing Child Pages in a Certain Order?

I'm trying to show child-pages in a certain order, in a list. This is my code to output the pages as a list $parent = $wp_query->post->ID; ...
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Adding an Arbitrary Link to the Admin Menu?

Is there a way to add a arbitrary hyperlink to the WordPress admin menu (I mean the menu on the left when you log into the admin dashboard)? For example, can one add a link to Google? In my ...
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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 ...
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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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Automatically going to the first page in a hierarchy?

Let's say I have a website about different types of cars. The structure is a little like this: -Home -Cars (shows a submenu with a list of cars, ie Volvo 850, Porsche 911 ) -Volvo 850 overview (the ...
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How to make a custom menu based on a category or tag?

I'd like to have a sidebar widget that has my latests featured posts, which would be marked as a category or tag. Is there a way to do this with the new custom menus, and if not, is there a plug-in ...
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Adding an Archive of Posts to the Navigation Menu in WordPress 3.0

Hay all, I'm playing around with WordPress 3.0 and two (2) of the new features, Custom Post Types and the Menu Editor. I've started off by creating a new post type called "products", as you've ...
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How can I detect whether a BuddyPress page is active from within my theme?

I'm trying to work sub-menus into my theme but am running into issues when navigating to BuddyPress pages (as opposed to standard WP pages, posts, etc.). Basically, what I want to do is have pages ...
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Generate a Menu that Displays Child Pages using wp_list_pages() with the New Menu Functionality in WordPress 3.0?

Previously, I was able to selectively load child pages for a currently-selected parent page using logic such as: if( $post->post_parent ) { $children = ...
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Why do Custom Nav Menus generate so many classes on list items? Can I manage this somehow?

Below is an example. 3 classes attached to each item, except current item, which has 6. Can I pare this down somehow? <ul id="menu-global-nav" class="sf-menu"> <li id="menu-item-63" ...
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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 ...