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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Creating menu and breadcrumb “sections” within Wordpress 3 being used as a CMS

I am implementing WP as a CMS for my church's website. This is the first WP install where I'm doing a lot of the custom coding myself instead of just finding plugins and a stock theme. As I am a bit ...
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Image as a link using wp_nav_menu()

In creating a custom navigation menu in TwentyTen ( WP3.01), is it possible to make an image a link to a page on the same site, using wp_nav_menu() ? Is it the case that wp_nav_menu() echos or returns ...
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How can I enable Google Analytics on a file download link?

I'm using Wordpress to present some software for download. The download links are provided via Custom Link entries in a side menu. I would like to enable Google Analytics tracking for these file ...
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Removing container from wp_nav_menu not working

I'm converting this html menu to wordpress: <ul> <li><a href="/" class="current"><span>Home</span></a></li> <li><a ...
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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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Placing Admin Post Metaboxes in Tabs

I am looking for what code one would need to add into the functions.php file which would allow specific metaboxes to show up in tags instead of within their individual metaboxes. Can anyone help with ...
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Horizontal drop down category with hover effect working

It will be difficult to explain what I need in words, so please see a live demo of the horizontal navigation menu here, http://cn.wsj.com/gb/index.asp I want to replicate it for wordpress categories. ...
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Create a url structure for my blogs based on categories and sub-cats

My blog design heavily relies on categories and sub-categories. I would like the url structure to be dependent on that. How can I make the url's support the same? I would like it to be like: ...
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Highlighting wp_nav_menu() Ancestor Class w/o Children in Nav Structure?

(Moderators note: Was originally titled "wp_nav_menu Ancestor class without children in navigation structure") I have a wp_nav_menu in my header which had three pages in it. When I am on one of those ...
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wp_nav_menu doesn't generate parent/ancestor classes

I don't know why the proper classes for menu item are not generated - all the elements in the tree which has subtree get only menu-item menu-item-type-post_type. The elements, which don't have ...
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How to fix strange 500 Error after Editing Menu?

I have strange situation which just started which I seem to be unable to resolved. I am not sure what this might be related to but I think I remember reading somewhere that this has happened to ...
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Display a portion/ branch of the menu tree using wp_nav_menu()

I have a menu defined in WP Admin that looks like this: I want to be able to display all the child links on the sidebar whenever I am at a parent page. For example, if the user is on my "About Us" ...
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How to add a custom metabox to the Menu Management admin screen?

Although I am very thankful to the wordpress core team that they have finally integrated native menu management capabilities I get frustrated with some key elements which I would like to change. I ...
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Creating Multiple Menus when using the TwentyTen Theme?

How to get multiple menus in TwentyTen theme?
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Menu API not switching menus?

I am using the menus API, and I want to switch to a different menu, but it is holding the first one for some reason Here is my code in functions.php add_action( 'init', 'register_my_menus',10 ...
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Remove wrapping div and ul from output of wp_nav_menu

I am using the new menu system of Wordpress, and here is the result of wp_nav_menu() <div class="menu-main-menu-container"> <ul id="menu-main-menu" class="menu"> <li ...
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menu doesn't show in different languages

I have a custom menu on a site with multiple languages (WPML plugin) The menu is not being displayed in any languages other than native. Can the menu be translated? Can the menu be shown in all ...
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Archives and Categories in Custom Menu

What is the easiest way to place the Archives and Categories lists within my menu under a parent tab. I'd like both of the lists, such as "Archives" leading to the "archives" sub-menu, and the same ...
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Thesis -style Navigation

I am working on a theme where I would like users to be able to select pages to show in the theme options page much like Thesis. I've been Googling / reverse engineering Thesis for a couple hours but ...
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WordPress built in breadcrumb trail menu?

Looking for a breadcrumb menu that can be called (preferably from a sidebar widget in header.php) that lists... Home > Parent Post/Page > Current Page/Post or alternately... Home > Parent Category ...
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How to Programically add to the new WordPress menus

Pre WordPress 3.x I was using: add_action( 'init', 'product_register' ); add_filter( 'wp_page_menu', 'custom_page_nav', 90 ); function product_register() { // register_post_type( 'product', ...
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Customizing Only a Specific Menu using the “wp_nav_menu_items” Hook?

Thanks to some help on here, I've managed to add a custom search box to my main menu... by adding this to my theme's functions.php add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items','search_box_function'); function ...
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Is there a way to limit the number of top level items in a custom menu?

I wish to implement the wordpress 3 menus API in a client site, but the designs has restraint on the width of the top level menu items. How can I be sure the client won't exceed that limit?
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Any official way to create an admin theme?

I was wondering whether there's a common way of customising the aspect of the admin panel. I know you can play with the css and js files but what I was looking for is some kind of "admin theme" like ...
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How to Move the Author Metabox into the “Publish” metabox?

About a year ago I remember seeing a plugin or some code which allowed you to add an author dropdown menu to the post "publishing" metabox instead of it being on its own. I can't seem to find this ...
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Menu with Automatic Pages Included from Custom Post Type

Question - How can one utilize the wordpress 3.0 Menu system to automatically have new pages from a custom post type included within the menu (I am referring to the Menu Management area of wordpress ...
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Custom theme - pages in menu

I am glad for the opportunity to be a member of this community. Lately I decide to start learning wordpress and theme building so this is my first post here. I read some tutorials around the net about ...
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I'm having a lot of trouble since upgrade to 3.0.1 with get_page_children() function

I use the get_page_children() function to create a sub_nav for a designer client I do work for. She uses the Spry Assets flyout JS that DreamWeaver creates, so I have to manually do the menus like ...
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Adding first / last CSS classes to menus

is that possible, without javascript hacks? like this: <ul class="my_menu"> <li class="first"> ... </li> <li> ... </li> <li> ... </li> <li ...
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Unable to nest categories in menu

I have an issue with the new custom menu in WP3. Suddenly the nesting of categories stopped working and even though it's possible to nest them in the UI, when I press Save, then they all go back flat. ...
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non-clickable placeholder in the menu

well, I really would like one & more of my top-level menu items (parent menu items that has child menu items) to be non-clickable, so that visitors can only click on the child menu items...could ...
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Where do custom menus get constructed?

I've created a simple menu in wp-admin>appearance>menus called main-nav. Works fine. However, I'd like to add a custom element to the end of the menu... a search box like the search box in the ...
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How do I get my wp_nav_menu single category page to highlight the parent?

With the new wp_nav_menu system, it is possible to add a category as a menu item, so in my example I have a 'news' category, which is a submenu item of 'About'. About (page) --news (category) ...
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Renaming Menu Item within Admin Menu Section for a Custom Post Type?

I have a feeling this is a bug. When you create a new custom post type it does not seem possible to modify the first submenu item text. I am referring to the link which allows you to view the post ...
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How do you cope with the task of adding hierarchy to the navigation menu?

Say we got a theme with a horizontal menu that shows only the top-level pages. How do you manage with the task to make the menu hierarchical, adding subpages? Any appropriate plugins for that? If ...
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How do I add a post to a menu

I'm trying to get WordPress to highlight a specific item in my menu when a post (any post) is viewed. I'm thinking that adding the post to the menu item, then suppressing display of sub-menus might ...
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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 ...