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 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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I want remove last after wp_nav_menu

My code call menu: $defaults = array( 'theme_location' => '', 'menu' => '', 'container' => 'div', 'container_class' => true, 'container_id' => '...
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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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Can we have a php “page” without a WordPress “page”?

Somewhere off of the homepage we need to show a container page which does some stuff with custom post types. Actually it doesn't matter what it does, my point is it needs to exist and be reachable ...
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Custom nav walker with different output depending on depth

I am trying to redevelop a HTML site as a Wordpress theme, and the HTML menu is as follows: <ul> <li class="current"><a href="#"><div>Home</div></a></li> ...
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WordPress wp_nav_menu within iFrame

EDIT 2: How would I iFrame wp_nav_menu contents while maintaining the styles and script associated with their display? (Please ignore all of the below seemingly confusing context of why someone would ...
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Custom ID for certain menu item?

I'm displaying Wordpress menu using this function: wp_nav_menu( $args ); Menu is set in wp-admin/nav-menus.php. Can I somehow attach ID of my choice to one of the items? I want the menu to look ...
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Add Javascript to WordPress Menu

Is there a way to put javascript in the URL portion of a WordPress menu item? I have a live chat function on my site, and I am supposed to put this code onto the site to make a link to open the live ...
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Walker_Nav_Menu exeption

I'm currently working on a WordPress site and whenever in the admin I go the Appearance > Menus page I get the following error: ErrorException: Runtime Notice: Declaration of Walker_Nav_Menu_Edit::...
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Custom wp_nav_menu output (displaying all child elements of top menu element in current branch)

I would like to create a walker function, or modify somehow current wp_nav_menus so it can produce a custom output. Let's imagine this structure: menu item 1 menu item 2 submenu item a submenu item ...
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Is it possible to add classes to list items in wp_nav_menu()?

I am using <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'header-menu', 'menu_class' => 'nav-bar', 'container' => 'nav' ) ); ?> to output my ...
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remove last separator?

using; $args = array( 'menu' => 'mainmenu', 'container' => 'ul', 'menu_class' => 'span-10 clearfix', 'after'=>'/'); wp_nav_menu($args); which gives me; london/munich/artists/fairs & ...
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All Menu Items Disappear Seemingly at Random [duplicate]

For the last month or so, seemingly at random and with no discernible pattern, my menu disappears. However, when I look at the Dashboard, what I find is that all the menu items have been deleted but ...
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Custom search filter causes menu and query_posts problems

I'm using a custom search filter (using my custom query var type), like so: function fteh_pre_get_posts( $query ){ if( isset( $query->query_vars['type'] ) ) $types = explode( ',', $...
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How can I access the “description” of a menu item?

Where you can add your menu in under appearance > menus, I have descriptions in. In my page, I want to be able to echo out that description. Not in the menu, but in my page. How can I access this ...
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Manipulating menu HTML

My site's menu uses the built-in menu under Appearance >> Menus. I want to make a very simple change: I want to wrap each of my menu's second-level ULs in a DIV. What's the simplest way to accomplish ...
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Assign Menus to Theme Locations with theme activation

A site is using "child1" named child theme. When this site switches to other child theme named "child2", their widgets are moving too but theme locations are not moving. How can i auto assign menus to ...
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register_nav_menus() won't register menus

Please help with menu registeration: I have followed this guide (http://codex.wordpress.org/Navigation_Menus) step by step. Added the following code to functions.php: function register_my_menus() { ...
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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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How to change menu according to the language?

I want to change primary menu according to the language of the user. I have reviewed multi language plugins such as WPML and qTranslate. They have lots of features but what I want is much simpler than ...
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Adding first and last class to Menu on top level only

I'm using a WordPress Menu to create a navigation structured like this: Home About Contact Sub Page Using this code from kuroi's response here I'm able to add first-menu-item and last-menu-item ...
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Building a Sub-menu: Display Parent Category/Page's Children When Viewing Children

I would like a sub-menu in which the user visits a page, post, or category (in this example, "info") and is then displayed a list of children categories/pages. Not a dropdown menu, but a menu that ...
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add span class inside wp_nav_menu link anchor tag

I found examples adding a class to top level items, so we can display an arrow in menu items with sub-items, but is seems terrible to cope with the already built in WordPress classes, can't display ...
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insert element inside wp menu list item

I am not sure if it is clear from the title what I want to achieve here so let me try to clarify this. I wanna make use of Wordpress's menu system and need to adjust it to my needs, which means that ...
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How to add (css) classes to only one wp_nav_menu()?

Edit I removed the original Question as this Q has far above 1.000 views now - which means it's important to a lot of people - to show you something that works a) without a custom Walker & b) is ...
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Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Page

This question follows on from this one: Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Nav_Menu I'm trying to do the same thing but this time I'm extending Walker_Page instead. The issue I'm having ...
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Is it possible to add a filter for the output of nav-menu items in admin?

I want to remove certain input fields on the admin screen for nav-menus for specific menu positions. I've used filters to filter front-end output but not for admin output. Is there a filter available ...
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Hide pages depending on role

I've been trying to find a way to limit the user from seeing some pages in the "pages" menu in the admin panel. I looked in the edit.php file and noticed: } elseif ( 'page' == $post_type ) { ...
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Create a select drop down of available menus

I'm attempting to create a custom field on my page creation that allows a user to choose which menu to display on the page. Right now I have my custom meta field setup, but can't figure out how to ...
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Dashboard left hand menu overlapping next item down [duplicate]

Stuck with this one and wondered if someone could point me in the right direction... we updated one of our wordpress sites a couple of weeks ago and only revisited it today and noticed that the ...
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Replace menu permalink/hyperlink with only menu name/slug

I don't know if i am asking this correctly, but i will try. I am doing this for history pushstate purpose. Code to get menu wihout ul and li: $topmenu= array( 'container' => false, '...
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How to specify or extend the CSS-class of a menu item?

is there a way to allow admin users to add classes to individual menu items in the back end? we have done some individual javascripting and CSS using the title tag, but that is not flexible as it is ...
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Wordpress Menu Disappears when $query->query_vars['meta_key'] is set

I've set some meta variables on my WP posts. I want to be able to sort by these variables, and everything is working great except when I sort by either "views" or "likes". When I sort by either of ...
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Get parent page/menu id of current post

Basically, after setting up the initial "page for post" on the Reading Options, and then add that page to the menu I get the posts when I click on that menu item as expected. On there I know the post ...
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Custom Menus Description Stripping HTML Tags

Spent two days researching this. I need to be able to add HTML to the Custom Menus Description. Everything I can find (including on this site) is from Feb 2011 and mentions using a strip_tags filter. ...
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Add class to all list items of wp_nav_menu

I have a wp_nav_menu to which I want to add a classes to the list items. I know this can be done by choosing 'css classes' from the screen options menu, but then I have to give every single li a class....
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jQuery Hoverintent plugin in TwentyEleven Menu [closed]

The default menu in the TwentyEleven theme is quite nice, pure CSS, but unfortunately, way too responsive and quick. It would be so nice to have it respond the same exact way with which the admin bar ...
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Nav menu items disappearing (but not immediately)

I'm working on a site where some of the nav menu items disappear (from the front end, the back end, and the database). However, debugging is extremely difficult since they don't disappear immediately! ...
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Select menu on browser resize

I have seen on some wordpress themes that if the browser width is less, the normal menu becomes a select menu. Can someone tell me how it is done? I know there is a plugin for that, but I want to ...
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Change image based on menu item id

My client request to put header images, but the images must be unique based on what menu the click. Let say i have 2 menus. First is What is A and second is What is B. I can know the menu id when i ...
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Assign different category colours to different categories in the main menu

I have created a colour picker field with ACF which shows on every category page and allows the end user to assign a colour to each category. This is working well but I would like the categories on my ...
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How to place login logout link on menu that redirects users back to current page?

I am working on an area of my site for members. However, I need a link on my menu that when clicked it will take people to my login form then back to the page they were previously on. I need the same ...
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Nav Menu and display post count

Iam looking for a solution that the number of child post displayed, like so: Parent (14) - Child - Child Parent (2) - Child I have played with the custom walker and tried the function with ->...
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How to hide page links from theme menu

I'm working on a plugin, I programatically create some pages in posts table, the links appear in the theme menu(front end), I don't want some of these page links to appear, how do I do this?
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Primary Menu Showing All Pages With No Sub-Nav

Developing my own theme and I don't understand why my primary menu is listing all of my pages on a parent level, when I want only 5 parent pages as my menu with each having child pages in sub-nav that ...
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Keep active class in post page

I have one category and under this category I have many posts. Normally when I go to my category page from menu it added active class class="current-menu-item". Bellow is the rendered html <ul id=...
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wp_nav_menu(); Outside WordPress installation

I wanted to use WordPress menu management then show it on outside wordpress installion php file with html but I got this error PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function get_queried_object() on a ...
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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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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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Get menu item slug

I use custom menus and I’d like to get the menu item slugs. Is that possible? // Get the nav menu based on $menu_name (same as 'theme_location' or 'menu' arg to wp_nav_menu) // This code based on ...