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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a menu page in a Object Oriented developed plugin

I am trying for the first time to build a plugin for Wordpress following OOP way. I am having some problems while trying to create a submenu page using add_users_page() function. Here is a simple ...
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All Menu Items Disappear Seemingly at Random [duplicate]

For the last month or so, seemingly at random and with no discernible pattern, my menu disappears. However, when I look at the Dashboard, what I find is that all the menu items have been deleted but ...
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Wordpress Split Menu

I'm coding my first WordPress Theme and trying to solve this problem: On the desktop version of the website I’d like to split the menu into 2 sections. One would appear on the left of the logo and ...
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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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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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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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selected menu item

The template I'm working on for a client has the following pages: Home : a custom static page that displays the content of a certain WP page, and the latest sticky posts. This is the front-page.php ...
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How to set limit only on top levels of wp_nav_menu?

How can I set a limit to the top level menu items in wp_nav_menu? Example: I have this menu in my admin dashboard: I would like to count ONLY the top level items and display a limited number of ...
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Nav Walker current menu item not displaying

I'm building a theme on top of a starter theme (wp-bootstrap) and am having trouble getting the Nav Walker to show the current menu item. current-menu-item is not there when I use a web inspector on ...
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Warnings in nav-menu when visiting query pages

Using query-wrangler, similar to drupal's views, I created some query pages. When I visit these pages, in the top-navigation-menu there is this warning: Warning: in_array() expects parameter 2 to be ...
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How to move parent li to end of child ul

I'm working on translating a site from HTML/CSS to Wordpress, and I've come across an issue. In the spirit of keeping the site fully customizable from the dashboard, I've been using Wordpress' default ...
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Vertical Sidebar Menu Parent and Child not displaying correctly [closed]

I am developing a WordPress site and trying to display my menu correctly. How can I display all Parent items but only show the Child items when it's Parent has been selected. I hope that makes sense. ...
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How do I approach removing menu items on the fly based on settings in my plugin?

I've started writing a plugin that allows the administrator to select specific pages and set them to be visible only to logged-in users; the plugin optionally applies the restriction to all child ...
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Add section to custom menu panel

I would like to add a new section in the custom menu panel that would allow predetermined URLs to be added to a custom menu. For example, I would like a custom post type archive page. I know that ...
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Add nav menu CSS class to body

I would like to add the CSS class of the current menu item (and the classes of its parents & ancestors) to the current page body classes. For example, if the current menu item has a CSS class ...
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Adding Custom Taxonomy Archive Link to Nav Menu Shows Up As (Invalid)

I have a custom post type "packages" with a taxonomy "Celebrations" that has a few terms in it. When I try to add a link to my wp nav menu through Appearance > Menus and choosing the term I want from ...
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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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wp_nav_menu() mark current item ancestor of custom post type

This solution does almost what I want it to. Only thing is, I have my menu set up as follows: Menu item 1 Menu item 2 Custom post type 1 Custom post type 2 Custom post type 3 Menu item 3 ...