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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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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How to highlight the right item in the navbar

In my site i have a navbar which is created by using the new feature of wordpress 3 - "the menus ".In my site this navbar conatins both categories and pages. When I'm in a single post / sub-page , ...
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Pass a parameter to a menu walker

Is there any way to pass a parameter to a menu walker? I'm trying to write a BEM-style walker, and I'd like to be able to pass a class to apply to the menu links via the walker. Something like: <?...
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Programmatically adding menu items function replicates in multiple menus

I have the following code: add_filter( 'wp_nav_menu_objects', 'dynamically_add_shop_categories_to_submenu' ); function dynamically_add_shop_categories_to_submenu( $items ) { $...
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Renaming a WordPress Admin Menu

I am trying to change the Admin Menu name for "WooCommerce" to "Store Settings". I tried the other code rename posts to articles, etc. but it did not work for WooCommerce. WooCommerce's Admin Menu ...
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How is custom menu hierarchy output handled?

I'm looking to pass custom nav_menus through an RSS feed so I can grab them on other sites to create the same custom menu on multiple sites. What I can't figure out by looking through the database is ...
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One site, 2 distinct sections: two different top nav menus?

I have a site that is in two distinct halves. I'd like the same template to apply to the whole site (from a look & feel perspective), but for each 'half' of the site to have its own top nav menu. ...
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Why is my menu order not working with wp_nav_menu?

I have a custom menu using the new Menu System but it is not returning in the correct order. I have no idea what order its in - its not alphabetical, or by date, or by any pattern I can see. The link ...
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Can you have different menus and theme on a per-page basis?

I am planning to have a new site created using WP pages. My company is focusing on 3 or 4 discrete areas and one of those I want to promote in particular, with its own set of pages. Ideally it would ...
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How to manually add an item to a submenu in a menu generated by wp_nav_menu?

Hey. I've been trying to figure this out for a long time but can't seem to crack it. I have created a menu using Wordpress 3 menu editor and it's all fine and working. But I want to manually add an ...
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Add class to menu ul with active child

I'm trying to add the class is-active to the ul when the ul has an active child. This is because Foundation requires that (i'm using FoundationPress as a base theme) This is the markup i'm after: <...
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Remove nav_menus from customizer using a theme

Is there a way to remove the "Menu's" or in dev language nav_menus from the customizer? I have tried $wp_customize->remove_section('nav_menus'); but that did not work. $wp_customize->...
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Making Wordpress' page and menus visible only for logged in users, checking session variables

I'm trying to login users in wordpress through an API of another platform, so what I do is use an ajax function to call an external API sending the user credentials (username, password) and getting ...
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Some nav-menu filters do nothing

So, I've been trying to write a plugin, and I need to use the 'nav_menu_link_attributes' filter. I tried adding the filter, but it didn't respond - at all. That is, I made it die mid-process once the ...
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Walker class: Problems with understanding how walk() method can be called without error

I am struggling with understanding how WordPress uses the Walker class. In particular, I don't understand the walk() method (I think). First, let me explain what I understood: When calling ...
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Determine which theme location a wp_get_nav_menu_items is for

Is there a way to determine which theme placement a menu is for when modifying it with the wp_get_nav_menu_items filter hook? I'd like to only add items to certain menus and I don't want to have to ...
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How to add post count to wp_nav_menu?

Is it possible to add post count to menu links using wp_nav_menu? For example:- Apple (3) ball (6) cat (2)
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Custom taxonomy position in admin panel

I can't figure out how to change position of custom taxonomy menu item in the admin panel. Right now I have custom post type-- custom_1-- and another custom post type-- custom_2. For custom_2, I've ...
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Wordpress Export Import Site Navigation Menu

When I do an export and import the menus get transferred but I have to set the Site Navigation Menu manualy. Obviously it's only a small detail but can I ask is this a bug or expected behaviour and is ...
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Determine if a navigation item has children

I am trying to determine if an item has a sub-item with depth 1 or higher. I cannot find anywhere if there is some function/query I can write that grabs the current item looks in the database if it ...
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Custom metabox for menu administration page?

I've been googleing around but failed to find a solution for my need. I'm using wordpress 3.0 and TwentyEleven theme as default pack. In the Dashboard -> appearance->menus that allow user can ...
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How to add current, parent, and ancestor menu item IDs to body_class()?

(just got reccommended to post this over here from stack overflow...) I am just starting with Wordpress (defecting from Joomla)- having a bit of difficulty getting started. One thing I am trying to ...
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wp_nav_menu() customized

<div class="example"> <h1>Menu</h1> <ul> <li>sub-menu</li> <li>sub-menu</li> <li>sub-menu</li> </ul> </div><!-- ...
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How can I get my Custom Post Types to appear in nav-menus.php 'Menu'?

I am having a bit of a problem with my custom post types. I can create them fine in my theme, but I cannot get them to show up in the 'Menu' screen ... at least not by default. I have tried adding ...
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Using Image Links in Wordpress Navigation Menus Instead Of Text Links

Does wordpress support the capability to use images in the navigation menus instead of text links? I searched for this capability and found a site that shows how to include images in the menu through ...
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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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Add a logout menu link [duplicate]

How can I add a logout link in my websites menu? Is there a PHP code or link that I can use to be able to do this? Thanks
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Adding Post Counts to Menu (Nav) Programmatically?

I'm fairly stumped on this. Without getting too query-heavy, I was wondering what path one might take to produce a menu that links to a category of posts, and displays in parenthesis how many new ...
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Keeping parent menu items active in child pages

I'm a begginer in php and css. I would like to know how to keep an top-menu item underlined while navigating on child pages. Here is my layout: I have a navigation menu, listing all my parent pages (...
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Make Theme automatically choose default nav menu

I have been developing a WordPress theme. I want to be able to, once activated, look to see if there is already a menu created in the backend. If it exists then choose it and use as the primary menu, ...
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How can i change menu link when page content empty?

I have a menu with parent and child. I created menu from admin panel using Appearance >> Menus with selecting page. But some of my parent pages content empty so i want to set link(null) when page ...
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Change menu with language?

My problem is that I have used a plugin called polylang and now it doesnät work with another more importent plugin so I need to find a solution. I use WPML on other sites and that is not an option ...
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Add custom menu item type

Is there a way to add custom menu type to the menu editor? I know I can add items dynamically with the wp_get_nav_menu_items filter, but I would like to have the position of those items configurable.
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Move admin menu at the end

I installed a plugin for my users in WPMU and I want to make it appear at the end of the admin menu .... I tried this but the menu never appears at the end: function custom_menu_order($menu_ord) { ...
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Should the caching of WordPress menus be specific to each page?

Introduction In optimizing large WordPress Websites for performance I always look at caching certain parts of the Website, mostly (of course) those that require a lot of Queries/calculation. For the ...
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Customize the menu by adding items

I need to display a simple menu like this: <nav class="main"> <a href="/" class="home"> <span class="logo"></span> <span class="company-name">My Company</span&...
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Using wp_get_nav_menu_items() to list children of children pages

I'm working with a Genesis Based Theme and I'd like build a Page/ Child Page menu structure. That part I can do with the help of some code produced by Bill Erickson. Essentially what I'm trying to do ...
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Creating new dynamic menu including BP links [closed]

Perhaps I have missed something fundamental, but I am attempting to include the various dynamic menu items included with BuddyPress and other add-ons to my primary drop-down menu. For example, the ...
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How to implement separate sub-menus?

I want to implement two menus that work like this: Cars *Animals <-selected Recipes -- Bear *Dog <-selected Cat So the top menu in the main menu, the the menu below is the sub-...
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Set blog archive to active when browsing archive

I have a link to my blog archive in my main menu. When the user clicks it and the blog is displayed (on /blog/ - I have a static front-page) the link receives the "current" class (or whatever the name ...
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Generate a tabbed submenu — from taxonomy term or submenu item — with sample content

I'm looking to generate a tabbed submenu from taxonomy term or submenu item and include sample content (three items per term/submenuu item). The styling I can do, the problem is the html generation. ...
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How to call “page specific menu items” in template

I have installed a plugin for giving custom command for menu to display on each Page Specific Menu Items, now I need to display these menus on theme header. Can I use anything like wp_nav_menu(). ...
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Create Custom Post Type Archive Page with Sub Categories Navigation Sidebar

I have 8 custom post types (which are actually for 8 different blogs and used as "blog landing pages"). Each custom post type is also a Blog Category and each has several sub categories to it. For ...
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Add data-icon input to Wordpress custom menu links

I need to add a data-icon="" input to my Wordpress Custom Menu input box thing. This is so I can use an icon font and type the code in for a specific icon and in the CSS use pseudo elements to match ...
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Extend walker class with custom post types [closed]

I'm using the walker class below, but I can't make it work with custom posts. class Zwp_Walker_Nav_Menu_Dynamic extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function end_el(&$output, $item, $depth) { ...
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wp_nav_menu custom walker - child items

I have written a custom walker to integrate a jquery dropdown nav script into my wp template. I need to add .dropdown-link to each of my parent menu items and .dropdown-wrapper to the unordered list ...
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How do I create a magazine type menu - sub-menu setup using wp_nav_menu and child of twentyten? [closed]

I'm trying to create a menu and submenu with a child theme of twentyten, similar to this at the LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/ where when the site is first opened, it displays a set of childs, and ...
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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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Adding a class (arrows) to main menu links that have children?

I'm wondering if it is possible to add different classes to second/third/fourth/etc-level items that have children in Appearance > Menus tree? That's how I call the menu: <?php $menu_args = ...
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How to stop mobile theme inheriting desktop navigation menu?

UPDATE************ Well I have a working solution, although not ideal. Using the Genesis sandbox child theme which has a mobile nav button built-in, I was able to set that to use the primary nav ...