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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Custom Post Type .current-menu-item not applying on Custom Post Type Archive Page

I am working with custom post types and I had trouble with the nav menu not getting the .current-menu-item on my custom post archive page menu item. In fact, when I was on that page or any of the ...
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How to highlight the current page in the nav menu?

I'm customizing a WordPress theme for my school, and I'm a bit annoyed by the fact that the current page in the nav menu is not indicated. For example: You can clearly see that I'm hovering over a ...
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Bootstrap drop down menu with wp_nav_menu

I am trying to build a Wordpress theme with boostrap, but the nav menu is giving me some trouble. I would like the dropdown to work like boostraps dropdown, but I do not know how to do this. This is ...
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How to gain access to each menu item in wordpress?

I have some menu items in a menu at location "main-menu". By using wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'main-menu' ) ); , i get all the 13 items in a div. Now i just need to show 10 menu ...
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Adding attributes to <a> link in wp_nav_menu using custom Walker function

I am trying to generate a menu using wp_nav_menu. My expected output is this: <!-- Main Menu --> <div class="navbar navbar-blue navbar-fixed-top" style="margin-top:74px"> ...
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How to use a WordPress' existing admin icon?

I use the add_menu_page function to add an new admin menu: add_menu_page( 'Custom_menu', 'Custom_menu', 'edit_posts', 'custom_slug', '', 'wordpress_existing_icon', 5 ); ...
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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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What Defines What Category A Post Picks (if in multiple)

If I have a post in multiple categories, what defines what category shows up in the URL? Assuming I have permalinks setup as /%category%/%postname% is it the ID or the name?
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Adding custom text in items titles from wp_nav_menu()

I need to add something after each title of a specific menu called by wp_nav_menu() I tried add_filter('wp_nav_title', 'testing_stuff'); with function testing_stuff() { $item->title = ...
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What's the easiest way to duplicate an entire navigation menu?

What's the easiest way to duplicate an entire navigation menu? I don't care if it involves SQL commands or whatnot. I just have some really big menus that I'd like to duplicate. Didn't see a plugin to ...
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Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Nav_Menu

I have the following menu in my header: <?php $args = array( 'menu' => 'Main Menu', 'container' => false, 'depth' => 1, 'items_wrap' => ...
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WP_nav_menu fallback not working

I just realized the fallback doesn't work for my project when a custom menu doesn't exist. I can't figure out what I am missing. Here is the code that displays the nav menu: $menu = wp_nav_menu( ...
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Settings page above CPT page in admin section

I'm creating a plugin which generates a handfull or custom post types (CPT). I've create a top level menu in the admin left sidebar using add_menu_page(). I then added all CPTs to this menu using ...
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Now can I group custom post types together?

Now that wordpress 3.1 is out, where is the documentation for grouping custom post types together in the wp backend?
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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 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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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 to only add a top-level admin menu without it creating a sub-level-menu

Here is a the code snippet: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'travel_site' ); function travel_site(){ add_menu_page( 'Travel Site Menu', 'Travel Site', 'manage_options', 'travel-site-menu', ...
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How do i style the current menu anchor link's parent anchor link? [closed]

I have this code <div class="mainmenu"> <ul> <li><a href="#">Home</a></li> <li><a href="#">About</a></li> <li> <a ...
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Does the menu item ID ever change?

Does the ID Wordpress gives each menu item ever change? id="menu-item-1234" I've linked to it within my CSS, however this will be no use if this ID may change, for instance when the page is ...
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Outside the loop, how can I echo the current page's menu title?

I have no idea why I'm finding this so hard. I've gone through many similar posts here, but none are working. I am building a menu outside of the loop on my index page - it a standard posts page, not ...
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jQuery cookie not working properly in wordpress

I make my own accordion menu with html + jquery its working perfectly to forth level, then i add a cookie code from net and do some extra work it also work 100% perfectly in html. My complete HTML + ...
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how to put the logo in the center of other items in the navigation bar

I'm developing a website in wordpress and I have to create a navigation bar in which the logo of the website has to be put between items like this: item1 item2 LOGO item3 item4 I'm thinking to use ...
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How to add active class on current menu item page?

I have two links: Products and News. When i click on Products or News, it returns me an archive page that contains some posts, when i click on a post it returns me a single page of this post. In the ...
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Customizing the a tag with Semantic UI

I'd like to use Semantic UI to aid development of a Wordpress template for a project. For a submenu I intend to use one of the Secondary sub menus found just at the bottom of the Pointing section. ...
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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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wp_nav_menu() loses 'current-menu-*' classes on single product page within category

I have my menu set up like so: Shop Online (WPeC 'Products Page' page) Product Category (WPeC Category) Product Category (WPeC Category) Product Sub Category (WPeC Category) Product Sub Category ...
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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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Why are navigation items saved in the database?

Maybe I am just not grasping the concept of WP right here but why is everything in Wordpress stored as a post of some type? I have a custom set of tables that house hundreds and thousands of items. I ...
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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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How to style current page menu item when using a walker

I have designed a custom menu and would like to be able to style the individual li dependent whether it is the current page or not? I believe this is normally pretty straightforward using a class such ...
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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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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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Creating new menu item

I'm looking for a way to create a new item that can be added to a menu. Here are the details of my problem: I use WPML. WPML have that nice feature that you can add the switcher to a menu, ...
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Custom Walker anchor tag not inheriting attributes

So I am just now learning and playing with custom walkers and I came across this really helpful Stack Overflow question. So I implemented the answer in that answer and added this to my functions.php ...