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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Check if wp_nav_menu items have submenus

I'm looking to output the following markup for a menu through wp_nav_menu, <ul> <li><a href="/">Home</a></li> <li> <a href="/" ...
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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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Menu items id's - are they 100% unique?

With regards the menu item id's WP generates such as menu-item-814, are these 100% unique in nature? I know they are unique at the time, but are they always unique? Meaning that if I was to delete ...
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How to var_dump nav menu items from anywhere?

I wanna preview all the fields that the nav menu $item array holds. Is there a function to fetch it from anywhere and place it inside var_dump?
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When at / ( or “home”) my menu doesn't get a current-menu-item class

I'm a wordpress noob tweaking a theme, so I'm trying to understand how it works. I've read about 10 related posts in SE but don't get it yet. My problem is as follows: header.php seems to generate ...
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How do I check if a menu exists?

I'm currently retrieving a nav menu based on the parent page's title, and if the page doesn't have a parent then it's own title. global $post; $page_title; if ($post->post_parent) { ...
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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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How do I make a wordpress plugin with menu item etc

I've been reading documents, viewing videos, etc. on how to create a Wordpress plugin. I've learned how to filter a post, add txt to a post, use conditionals to see if the page is a single post as not ...
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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 do I create predefined menus for my theme?

This is my code thus far: function register_my_menus() { register_nav_menus( array( 'header-menu' => __( 'Header Menu' ), 'extra-menu' => __( 'Extra Menu' ...
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add_action for saving a custom menu

Say you have custom menus enabled with your WP theme. Is there any action associated with saving a menu once you've arranged it accordingly? To further clarify: say you've arranged a menu with some ...
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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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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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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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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 ...