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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Add class to active element and its parent in nav menu

I am using the following code in order to add a class name "active" to the current menu item: add_filter('nav_menu_css_class', 'add_active_class', 10, 2 ); function add_active_class($classes, $item) ...
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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 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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wordpress custom post type remove duplicate menu item

I've registered a new content type with following - register_post_type('news', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __( 'News'), 'singular_name' => __( 'News'), ...
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Make compatible custom menu widget for Twitter Bootstrap

If I configure wp_nav_menu function, I can put the "items_wrap" option to achieve a nice navigation given by Twitter Bootstrap, thus: <ul class="nav nav-pills">%3$s</ul>. But, how to ...
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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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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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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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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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Best practices: Custom theme sidebar menu - hardcode or widget?

Is it best to hardcode a sidebar menu using functions.php or sidebar.php OR use the custom menu widget? Are there times when each is appropriate?
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Menu highlight custom post type archive

I am a WP beginner and hope if anyone can help me out. I have recently installed WP 3.3.2 and Jigoshop 1.2 to see how things works if I can use WP as an ecommerce website. The problem I am facing at ...
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Sub-Pages only of menu items in current branch using a custom menu

Although I did a thorough research I could not find a solution. Only solutions coming close. My custom menu ("top") shows this structure (you see a part of it): page 1 subpage 1.1 category A ...
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Hide and show menu subpages

I am sorry if this is not clear, but I am using translated wordpress so I am translating some names back. I have pages in menu and when I click on some item it goes to that page. But I need f. e. ...
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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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Add meta data to the menu

I encountered this problem what i thought to be one of the worlds simpliest things, I wanted to add a subtitle to the menu somethin alike this http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/7816/unled10b.png . Then i ...
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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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How do I highlight the menu for a child page?

EDIT: This used to be How do I force a page to be is_archive == true? I was trying to solve the wrong problem. Instead of forcing the post/page to have a particular attribute, I should have ...
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Accesibility problems with dropdown menus in twentyten theme or others

Some time ago I discovered that dropdown menus that do have clickable links on parent nodes are confusing for the users. Often they are not seeing that they can click on the parent, they just assume ...
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adding .current* tags to custom post types and taxonomies

TwentyTen adds some classes to custom menus, for instance: #access #menu-item-262.current-menu-item, #access #menu-item-262.current-menu-ancestor All the top-level links in my primary navigation ...
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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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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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Which settings/options are saved on a theme-basis and how does this affect theme-switching?

I realized that when switching the theme (in my case to a child theme) some things don't stay the same: Widgets Menus At least this is what I found out so far: Widgets Don't lose widgets when ...
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wp_nav_menu() not working on Custom Search Page

I'm using WP Custom Search plugin to generate Advanced Search in one of my newly developed WP site. Though the plugin is not completely bug-free, but it's working just fine (excepts some Undefined ...
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Show top-level parent with submenu menu walker

I've used the menu walker below to display dynamic submenus with great effect in the past. It displays 2nd- or lower-level menu items IF the current page is a parent, sibling, or descendant of the ...
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WordPress – site with 2 stylesheets and more…

I’m building a site that is broken up into two views (or sections): College and Corporate. » See it here When the College tab is active, the site will use college-styles.css (orange background) ...
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Creating WordPress Plugin solely for Admin panel with dash menu and submenus

I am attempting to create a WordPress plugin which allows the client to use for help and other resources in a friendly interface. It would be desired if I could have guidance on creating a WordPress ...
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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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Where to update the Static Pages Blacklist for Multisite Install?

Where in the menu system is the link to this blacklist? As referenced in the codex https://codex.wordpress.org/Multisite_Network_Administration Also note that the blog prefix is not used for ...
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How to register custom menu widget

I'm trying to register a custom menu widget programmatically with wp_register_sidebar_widget, but it doesn't appear in wordpress. I'm using remote call of that method (xml-rpc). Referring to codex I'm ...
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Custom Nav Walker to show siblings and children of current branch?

I have seen very similar (if not exact) queries to this all over Google, but always seem to find something short of what I need. I am trying to create my full vertical menu using wp_nav_menu in my ...
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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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Problem with registering menus - What to do when other solutions aren't working?

I'm not able to get nav menus to register - and I'm not sure what else to try when posted solutions are not working? I've tried the solution in this post: register_nav_menus() won't register ...
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Add Submenu Link in add_submenu_page That Opens in a New Window

How can I add a sub menu link using add_submenu_page that will open a new window (target="_blank") instead of opening in the current one (default behavior)?
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wp_nav_menu show 1 item only

I was reading Wordpress documentation and also trying to find some clear example of how to do this but I couldn't, sorry if this is posted elsewhere but I did my best trying to find an answer before ...
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Put a wp_nav_menu inside another one

I've got two wp_nav_menu's defined - main and sub. The backend menu editor lets me add pages or categories or custom links to my menu, and I can place them under existing pages/categories/links. ...
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Menu Custom link - using relative link when WP is in a subdirectory

I tend to develop sites in a subdirectory, and I tend to use a fair amount of custom links in my menu ( the "Custom Links" option in the WP admin Appearance > Menus section) to display archive pages. ...
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How show sub menu only using wp_nav_menu()

I am using this code to show the custom menu subpages if you are on the parent page. But what this code also shows is a parent page on a page that has no sub menu, which I would like hidden. Basically ...
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Automatically generated menu

I have a menu: Activities Projects About Us News (not counting submenu items). Now "Activities" has no submenu. I created custom content type "project". My boss want to fill the menu ...
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How can I show different menu for different pages?

I have a website that has a main menu(Top-Horizontal) like this: Main menu - Home - About Us - contact us On Home page I have a link to "Company" page like this www.xyz.com/company. When I am ...
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Not able to get current menu ID

I'm trying to get the current menu item ID. I hve found one thread that has put me on the right track: How to get current-menu-item title as variable? This is the code I use in my function.php ...
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Custom Menus, Widgets & Conditional Statements

I'm employing custom widgets for my client because it's easy and they have several menus they need to create specific to site sections. I then want to allow them to add to the custom menu dynamically ...
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how to assign more permission to wordpress author

I have installed jw player plugin so that users of my site could upload their videos. Right now, admin can only see jw player menu on the admin panel and he can only upload videos and use this plugin. ...
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Unclickable Menu Item Label in Custom Menu with Clickable Children

I need some help with a custom menu. I'm using WP 3.1.1. I need to create an unclickable placeholder in the nav menu. So, the children will be clickable, but the "title" in the nav bar is not. For ...
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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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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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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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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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Create self-populating menu and add extra divs to the menu layout

What I'm trying to achieve: A menu with one level of sub-menus: PAGE 1<br> --- Page 1 sub-page 1<br> --- Page 1 sub-page 2<br> PAGE 2<br> --- Page 2 sub-page 1<br> --- ...
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List children of second level sub page

Top Level Page - Second Level Page --- Child Page --- Child Page --- Child Page The goal here is to list all children of second level, I have that done from the codex. However, when I click ...
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How to add ID and class in nav menu walker?

I would like to set up a custom walker that produces the following output: <div id="navbarHolder"> <div id="navbar"> <ul> <li><a id="nav_about" ...