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 get custom post type menu_name?

I'd like to show the post type of a post, you can do that with get_post_type(), but in my case the names are not pretty (for ex : p_project_plans). So instead I thought I'd show the asociated ...
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Making a new post visible on a specific page

I am creating a wordpress site which will have different sections , which will essentially be pages which can be accessed through a top level menu. Now when I make a post, I dont necessarily want all ...
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Allow html tags in WordPress Custom Menus Description Field

I added descriptions to my menus using this post, Menu items description?. However I need to be able to use html tags and WordPress is stripping them out. Can anyone help?
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Prevent custom post type from showing up in custom menus

How do I do that? Any custom post type I register shows up as a meta box on the menu page...
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Attaching a navigation menu to the admin bar?

I have seen a number of solutions of how to manually attach links to the new WP admin bar, but I need to make this much easier for my site admins. It occurred to me that the easiest solution would be ...
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List WordPress Custom Menu's active parent level's children as separate menu

I have a structured Custom Menu: parent 1 children1_1 children1_2 parent 2 children2_1 children2_2 parent 3 parent 4 children4_1 etc. I want the following: on every page, the parent ...
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wp_nav_menu sort order?

Hey Guys, I'm trying to build a right aligned, wrapping capable wp_nav_menu powered menu. Is there a way to have it rendered backwards, so that float: right; would work and not mess up the order? I ...
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Custom CSS class or ID on menu items that have a Submenu

If I want to apply a style to only an item in a menu that has a submenu, how can I select that with CSS?
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Whats the difference between current_page_item and current-menu-item

Whats the difference between current_page_item and current-menu-item when using Custom Menus .current_page_item{} // Class for Current Page .current-cat{} // Class for Current Category ...
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Determining the “current_page” in WordPress Custom Menus

I am using WordPress Custom Menus. I have links like Home - Rendered using home.php Blog - Rendered using page-blog.php with WP_Query to get blog posts Services - Page Portfolio - Rendered using ...
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BuddyPress - How to add logout in nav menu

How to add a logout option to the main nav menu (not to the top bar) in BuddyPress?
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Add a specific category at a specific place to the menu that uses wp_list_pages

I have a main menu where I display pages. All the pages have associated sub-pages, however in the menu some of them are displayed by themselves without sub-pages and some are displayed with a submenu ...
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Minor css-change based on topmenu - how?

I want to make minor css-changes based on the choice of the top (root) menu. What's the proper way to handle this in WP? //edit// It's a website (pages), no blog, and basically, the colors of some ...
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Menu items description? Custom Walker for wp_nav_menu()

Normal Wordpress Menu looks like: Home | Blog | About us | Contact But I've seen many pages with descriptions under these links: Home Page | Our Blogs | About us | ...
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how to change menu titles

At the top of this website Wordpress answers is 6 menu items in the header Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered Ask Question I need to change these on my website homesfriscotx.com ...
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How to assign a WP 3.0 custom nav menu to a theme's navigation menu location via script?

I'm using this script inside a plugin to create a new custom menu on the fly and assign a page to it... $menu_id = wp_create_nav_menu( 'header-menu' ); $menu = array( 'menu-item-type' => 'custom', ...
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Main menu - get rid of titles?

I've got a default main menu: wp_nav_menu(); But it gives a list of links in a form: (...) <a href="link" title="PageName">PageName</a> (...) The very important question is, how to ...
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How to add pages to custom menus on the fly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I add pages to my custom menu via script? My theme has a custom menu called "Custom Header Menu" and i've got a plugin that sets up site defaults and creates my ...
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Get the ID of the page a menu item links to?

I am currently using a custom walker to customize the output of wp_nav_menu(), and I am trying to add additional information to the <a> tags. What I want the output for each menu link to look ...
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wp_nav_menu always falls back to a menu

hey all, i'm writing an automated function that generates a menu from a function. it calls wp_nav_menu on each item from an array, because i want this to be dynamic. the problem is, no matter how i ...
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Can I add pages to my custom menu via script?

My theme has a custom menu assignment... function my_register_my_menus() { register_nav_menus( array('header-menu' => __( 'Custom Header Menu' ) ) ); } ...and I'm creating an "installer" ...
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New wp menu menu styling

Ok ,i am not a great fan of the menu of WP, but now it manage this inside pretty ok, i have to make theme that use that menu. Now for styling i am a bit challenge... here is the problem... the menu ...
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WP navigation list classes

I'm using this code to display my menu: <?php $menu_args = array( 'container' => '', 'menu_class' => '', 'menu_id' => 'main-menu', ); ...
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Sitemap Page build from Menu?

Is there a plugin available that creates a sitemap from the default menu, e.g. as shortcode or requestbale URI?
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wp_nav_menu google analytics event tracking

I've got a WP3 custom menu, with a custom link in the menu, How can I add google analytics event tracking to that custom link. Thanks Alex
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confused about wp_list_pages() function - how to display selected top pages with all their subpages

I'm a bit confused about wp_list_pages() function. Lets say I have 3 top level pages (with no parent) and each of them have some sub-pages: page 1 [sub-pages: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3]; page 2 [sub-pages: ...
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wp_nav_menu remove class and id from li

I'm new to wordpress and trying to learn my way through from making a theme. Right now I am using wp_nav_menu to generate my menu My menu consists of pages and categories However, the default ...
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How can I fetch the next level of the currently selected main menu (hierarchical menu)?

I have the following structure (defined at Appearance > Menu): foo fii faa fee bar boo bee bii Now, in my theme I have one horizontal menu that shall always display foo | bar Below that, ...
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Using wp_list_pages() after calling query_posts()

It's possible that I'm just doing this wrong, so feel free to let me know how you would solve this problem. I have a mostly page-based site, but there are a few "pages" where my content is coming ...
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Is there a limit to number of pages displayed for selection in custom menu?

I recently started working with a client who has over 400 pages on their WP site (yes, pages, not posts). Their menu needs to be redone, so I decided to go the 'custom menus' route. However, not more ...
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Error “The given object ID is not that of a menu item” on menu with 40+ items

When ever I try to add menu items past about 40 I get an error "The given object ID is not that of a menu item" and many of my menu items will disappear from the menu at random. The site I am working ...
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Custom Menus: dynamic highlighting problem with custom home link

I'm currently implementing wp_nav_menu - all has gone well save for dynamic highlighting. The menu code looks like this (when home, which is a custom link, is selected): <div ...
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Dynamic sidebar nav with current page highlighting

My sidebar loops through all of the child pages based on the parent page. For example, if you're in the "About" section you'll only see "About" child pages in the sidebar. My problem is that I have ...
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How to add a Custom Link to a Menu with an URL that is relative to the blog URL

Part of my work is to create Wordpress websites. I usually work on my laptop until I have something good enough to be uploaded to the test server where the client reviews it. I create a VirtualHost ...
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How to add posts to custom menus?

I'm just beginning to work the "Custom Menu" functionality that was introduced in 3.0 into my theme. I like everything about this new capability and API, with one exception: Why no posts? I can ...
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if (has_custom_menu())?

I've taken this line from header.php of TwentyTen where its loading the custom menus... <?php /* Our navigation menu. If one isn't filled out, wp_nav_menu falls back to wp_page_menu. The menu ...
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How to remove class attributes from custom menu markup?

Just playing around with adding "custom menu" support to my theme. I'm super excited about it. HOWEVER, Check this out > <ul id="menu-my-main-menu" class="menu"> <li id="menu-item-12" ...
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nav-menu-template and columns in sub menu

I am trying to use the wordpress menu setup and have a working horizontal menu with a drop down submenu. Unfortunately the sub enu is quite long so I wanted to split it into columns I can do it if I ...
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How to make link to different categories that in them selves loads different menus?

Im kinda a noob but have made some homepages for fun but got this new one that im making for a friend that´s stopped my dead in my tracks: http://yellowknife.se/artfex/ The popup (ugly as hell and ...
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Home page is getting current-menu-item even if it's not home

After upgrading to 3.1 I am seeing this issue. I use custom post types and when you click on the menu items either Games, Entertainment or Tech it gets the class current-menu-item but home link still ...
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creating a dynamic menu in wordpress

I'm trying to use the dynamic menu of wordpress! So I try to create an dropdown based on category, my question is... I need to block the first (title/category name) for being access .... right now it ...
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Global navigation in multisite: problem with categories

Setup: WordPress v 3.0.4, multisite network enabled, Theme: Twentyten child, local installation with MAMP 1.9.4, PHP 5.3.2, using SUBFOLDERS (not subdomains) for 4 sub sites Problem: Same global ...
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Adding custom post type archives to a WordPress menu

Is there a way (besides adding a Custom Link) to add a custom post type archive to a menu in WordPress? If it's added using a custom link (e.g. /cpt-archive-slug/), WordPress does not apply classes ...
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Using Shortcodes in WP-Menus in WP 3.1 (via nav_menu_objects)?

I've found this new plugin http://wpsmith.net/wordpress/creating-multiple-custom-menus-in-wordpress-3-1 that is using a new 3.1 hook (wp_nav_menu_objects) to remove specific nav-menu-items from the ...
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How do I add (css) class to a custom link to make it current_page_item

As a custom menu item wp doesn't add the class current_page_item All other links it does? <ul class="nav" id="menu-mainmenu"><li class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom menu-item-home ...
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Ordering Submenu Pages in WP 3.1

I just recently upgraded to WordPress 3.1 a few moments ago. However, I noticed that when you have Post Types show up under a *main* menu page, it overrides the link fo th menu link. Here's my ...
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Find out if a page has no parent

Hay, have a basic menu looking like this Item 1 Item 1.1 Item 1.1.1 Item 1.1.2 Item 1.2 Item 2 Item 2.1 I'm outputting this as a list using WordPresses "wp_list_pages()" ...
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Can only get one of two custom menus to display

I'm a wordpress beginner and at the moment struggling to get to grips with custom menus. I have created two menus. Wordpress tells me the theme supports two menus. I have <?php ...
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Navigation menu with children shown only for current page

I've been playing around with Wordpress' menu functionality (wp_nav_menu and wp_list_pages) to build a menu for my site. It's coming along, but I'm still having some trouble getting the behaviour I'd ...
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Add Class to Specific Link in Custom Menu

I know you can add a class in the custom menu options, but it adds it to the LI before the A. I want to apply the class directly to this specific A rather then the whole LI. So instead of the output ...