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 use wp_nav_menu to create a select menu dropdown?

I'm using the following inside the wp_nav_menu function to create a select dropdown menu where each menu item is an option in the select dropdown... 'items_wrap' => ...
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Menu's built in the edit theme view do not have active states set when on child pages

have a menu that is pulled in like this: <?php wp_nav_menu ( array('menu' => 'header') ) ?> I am using WooCommerce and when visiting /shop the shop link in the header has the class: ...
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Menu styling for last menu item

okay so I'm using the following code to get my links... <?php wp_nav_menu( array('theme_location' => 'primary', 'container' => '', 'menu_class' => 'mainnav') ); ?> This is my CSS for ...
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Cannot add home page url to menu with #

I am adding a #section as a custom link to my menu, because I want to scroll to that section when I click on that link. When I'm on the home page, this works fine (the section is on the home page), ...
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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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Two theme locations for two menus, but only one is showing up

Here is what I try to achieve. I have two menus. One is going to be a top navigation that lists all the pages, and the other one is going to list post categories. in my header.php, I included the ...
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Only append custom classes to nav menu items

I was reviewing this extremely helpful post on cleaning up WP-generated classes and ids from the nav menu, and found RevelationTravis's option-- see code below-- to be particularly good as a way to ...
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How do I put my Blog posts on two or three different pages?

So my site has a static front page and a blog page on my website, but I would like to show my blog on both the blog page and the static front page. Also, I have several pages representing several ...
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wp_nav_menu custom Page class

I am building a multilingual site with Polylang, and need to add custom class to my menus that groups together Pages about the same content. For example, I have a Page "Happy" and it has a translated ...
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“Static” Child Menu with Accordian

I'm looking to create a child menu and none of the examples in the Wordpress codex seem to do what I'm trying to create. I have a main horizontal nav bar, which is fine. When clicking on a top-level ...
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How to prevent uppercasing of menu titles

My category names are being converted to uppercase when I use them as menu items. Here's how I created a category: And here's how it is displayed: Is the theme doing this or is it WordPress ...
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wp_nav_array() With A Hamburger Menu

I don't understand how the wp_nav_array works even after reading the codex thoroughly and I'm having issues with adding a menu. My html + css looks like this: <!-- Header --> <header ...
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Add new nav menu item programmatically

I want to add new nav menu item and in the same time create new page, so my questions are: Is it enough to use wp_update_nav_menu_item() to create new page and new item in existing nav menu? And if ...
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Display parent menu item of the walker nav menu item

I have pointed the numeric index in here. each index in described below: 1. It is where the name of the currently active menu displays, 2. It is where the submenu of the parent page ...
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Nav menu from plugin to theme

I would to take nav menu reference (I have id and class) from plugin to theme header.php...How can I do this? I used something like this<?php wp_nav_menu('id'); ?> but of course with failure ...
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How to sort a sub-menu, generated with get_pages(), by the page order instead of alphabetically?

I want the top nav on a wordpress site to automatically show the child pages. I know that I can edit my menu and add the children, but I want them to appear automatically, and for the menu to update ...
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Apply Twenty Fifteen Menu Functionality to a Secondary Menu

I'd like to apply the same dynamic, category-to-subcategory dropdown menu that's used in WordPress's Twenty Fifteen theme to a new secondary menu that I've registered in a different WordPress theme ...
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wp_list_pages not showing cpt as I expected

I have a CPT called 'vacancies' here is the code that registers it: function register_cpt_vacancy() { $args = array('labels' => $labels, 'hierarchical' => false, 'supports' => ...
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Add dynamic Sitemap to footer

I'm trying to create a footer menu/sitemap of sorts in Wordpress. (It's also worth a mention this is my fist attempt at anything Wordpress/PHP related. Context: We're making use of a template called ...
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Is there a way to retrieve post meta data from wp_get_nav_menu_object?

I am trying to integrate flexslider into my theme. I want all my post to default to flexslider post and I want to be able to customize the order of these post/slides using custom menus on the ...
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Has there been any improvements to wp's menu handling?

So I've been snooping around to see if there has been any change to how menus work in WP, but I haven't found anything yet. Some of the problems I have expereinced: Menu items still remains ...
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Unusable menus and “Illegal widget setting ID: nav_menu_item[]” error

This is a bug in my WP install that has crept up unknowingly; I can't say for sure when it began. To describe it: there were menus created in the Appearance -> Menus page early in the site's history, ...
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Insert menu into theme location depending on user logged in/out status

I am using the Avada Theme from Themeforest and I have set up 2 menus under Appearances > Menu: menu-logged-in which contains a parent item (My Account) and then several child items; and ...
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How to avoid wp_nav_menu() ID conflict?

How do I avoid ID conflicts if I use the same menu TWICE on one page. FIRST wp_nav_menu( array( 'sort_column' => 'menu_order', 'theme_location'=>'menu', 'menu_class'=>'menu', ...
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A new post is showing under two menu's, how do I get it to only show under one?

I have recently added two new films to my site 'Hellesylt' and 'Artists on Film' and they appear twice, once under 'Film' and again under 'Photography', the new films do not appear on the drop down ...
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I want my homepage navbar to have different styling to the rest of my site, how can I do this?

I am using the genesis framework, all I literally want to do is remove the navbar background colour for the homepage only. All my attempted changes have affected all the navigation menus.
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How to add custom nav_menu_css_class to certain menu only?

I want to add a custom CSS class to menu items. So far, I got it working by using the filter hook nav_menu_css_class. However, I want to add this class to items of a specific menu only. So, how must ...
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How do I redefine wm_navigation() or wp_logo() within a theme that uses hooks?

What I want to do: Move the title of my website from it's current location to be in the "menu" div so that it is to the left of the menu/page list. Demo page: http://aaronmoore.me/visartsassignments/ ...
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Get object_id with level from custom menu?

I need to get an array from a custom WP menu, which includes page object_id and it's depth/level in menu. I need this to build a table of contents in mPdf. Any thoughs?
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How to set limit only on top levels of wp_nav_menu?

How can I set a limit to the top level menu items in wp_nav_menu? Example: I have this menu in my admin dashboard: I would like to count ONLY the top level items and display a limited number of ...
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Show all data in database table and make it into an interactive table

I have to make a table where my data from my database can be stored and rearranged with every row. The name of every row should be a link to the function mymanual_edit(). Look at the image for ...
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Where to implement custom walker class?

I have created a custom walker class for changing the output of menu items. Where do I place my custom walker class file at? I have tried to ask on the Wordpress forum but it has gone 3 days with no ...
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Current menu item class issue

I'm trying to stylise my navigation menu regarding selected page. I made a page for news, but when I click on the following pages (page 2 for example), the navigation menu loses its class. I want it ...
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Menu Items Disappearing

I'm running WP 3.5.1 and I've a menu with about 100 items. When I add new items to the menu older ones disappear. I'm not running Suhosin or similar stuff. What can be the cause? Note: I'm on a ...
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How to create a HTTP custom link in a WordPress menu in a HTTPS site without a plugin

Imagine a WordPress site over SSL. Let's say https://example.net. All the URLs of the site are HTTPS. That's cool. Imagine this site has a WordPress menu and you want to include a custom link to a ...
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Is there a way to add a class to non current menu item?

When using the wp_nav_menu function, the current menu item markup usually is like so: <li id="menu-item-19" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-object-page current-menu-item ...
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automatically add custom taxonomy items into menu

I wish custom taxonomy items to appear in menu automatically. Currently I have custom post type with custom taxonomy. function ales_create_post_types() { register_post_type( 'ales_product', ...
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On which hook should I be calling register_nav_menu(s)?

I've variously seen register_nav_menus() called: on after_setup_theme on init pasted "loose" into functions.php with no apparent change in functionality. Which hook should I be using to call this ...
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how to insert data in li tag of navigation

I'm trying to insert an image for each of my navigation items without any plugins. I'm not much of a coder, but I googled for something called walker, but not sure if this should be done for my case. ...
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Adding Additional Variables on Menus Page

I'm learning PHP by building a plugin to show or hide menu items based on a user's location. I am a bit stuck at the moment. In the function below, the text input is being saved to the database, but ...
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Query Code Making Menu Disappear

I'm trying to display only certain tags on my site, but when I use the code my menu disapears. Heres what I have: $query->set('tag', 'break','crunch'); return $query; I have this placed in the ...
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switch_to_blog() and wp_nav_menu() not functioning properly

I have an MU plugin active on the network with this small function to query menu 4 from the main site in my network. On the main site in the network (1) things work as expected. On the sub sites in ...
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WordPress menu>Custom Link: removing my link formatting and adding %20

I am pasting this url: <a href="#" id="event_inquiryToggle">TEST</a> into WordPress Custom Link menu item. When I hit save it saves it as such: ...
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automatically adding submenu items

Here's the solution that @bainternet has posted here: Add child pages automatically to nav menu /** * auto_child_page_menu * * class to add top level page menu items all child pages on the fly * ...
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How to add number of post to category menu items

I wanted to know how we can add number of posts for dropdown menu items that are categories. For example: Topics Category 1 (5) Category 2 (8) Category 3 (2) More Topics Category 1 (5) ...
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Dropdown menu on click change

Im working on a website where I need to create a submenu that shows only the parent pages. When I click on one of the parents it has to show the children from that parent. Here is the menu hierarchy ...
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How to make posts appear under pages

I have created pages for my website, however when i create a new post, it is not assigned to any page and i am missing the option to place it under a certain page. For example i have a menu like Home ...
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New walker for walker_nav_menu to change inside container data

I'm not really good with coding, but I have googled a lot and edit some script and it worked, but I can't achieve what I need. This is the code: class description_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { ...
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Loop through Navbar, Output Icons

I'm trying to loop through my Navbar in WordPress so that I can output some Icons at the end of the last link. I have this working but I end up outputting a Navbar and a list. I think this is because ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...