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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WP_NAV_MENU filter targets all menus

Im trying to replace my template's primary menu through a plugin so that I don't have to make changes to the header.php. I found this code in another question answered here in 2011 (Replacing ...
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If menu has submenu, add parent as first child

I am using CSS framework (Metro UI, but this is a problem in Bootstrap too). When I set parent menu, the item itself isn't clickable, it's only toggle for its submenu. I tried to change JS and CSS so ...
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Add posts from a category to menu with all posts in it as sub menu

Because there is no category option on pages I desided to add post category to main nav. I added the category and added posts on it but it doesn't dsplays the sub category on menu. what should I do to ...
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Hook on creating a menu entry?

I need to run some code after a new item has been inserted into a WordPress nav menu. Is there any hook on menu modification or something similar?
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Disappearing items in menu

I have problem with disappearing items in menu. I added php_value max_input_vars 7000 php_value suhosin.post.max_vars 7000 php_value suhosin.request.max_vars 7000 to my .htaccess but it doesn't ...
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Weird behaviour on Edit Menus screen

I am running WP 3.9.1. Fresh install. ACF and Gravity Forms are the only two plugins running. Perhaps someone had this issue before... On the edit menu screen I have a tab called "View All" where I ...
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How to Create a Custom WordPress Navigation Menu with the Code?

Without using plugins, how to create a custom WordPress navigation menu with the code? I have Wordpress ver 3.2.1 and Buddypress ver 1.5.1 I would like to create a menu. I would like to place the ...
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Making a Custom Menu Sidebar Icon show as Current in css [closed]

In the custom WP Menu I have assigned classes which are different for each menu item. For example .power-icon a { padding-left: 35px !important; background-image: url(/images/icon-grey.png); ...
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multisite: global menu containing network site links?

Can I create one single menu that appears on every page within the network and contains every site and page that exists within the network? I'm talking about the following structure: Main Site ...
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I can't add more pages to menu - menu delete pages

Two days ago I decided to add three more pages to the menu on my site. I already had like 140 pages in the menu, so this is something I know how to do. But I hadn't done it in some months, so maybe ...
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Theme modification for custom category menus

My goal is to have a custom menu in the header based on the category of the post being viewed. I'm setting up a single wordpress site that will contain about a half dozen different categories. ...
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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 get menu location in wp_update_nav_menu hook

I want to get the menu location in the wp_update_nav_menu (during menu save action) add_action('wp_update_nav_menu', function ($id, $data = NULL) { error_log( var_export($data, true) ); ...
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How to use wp_category_checklist()?

I've recently discovered that we can insert a dropdown list of categories like this: <?php define( 'WP_USE_THEMES', false ); require( './wp-load.php' ); ?> <?php ...
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Confused about the correct functioning on Wordpress Menus

good evening, Im been having some kind of problem with a specific, and as far as I can see, simple WP project, specifically with how to use the wp_nav_menu function, normally, when I try to create a ...
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How to programmatically add login form to wp_nav_menu X position

I have a menu I created in WP that registers 'main_nav' so the user can still use the Appearance > Menus screen to edit their menu. However I need to add the login form to the 4th (main) menu items ...
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Menu limit, cannot add new menu items

I'm running WP 3.4.2 on a VPS. When I first moved to this VPS server and imported all my WP data from the old, the menus worked fine. However, for some reason, I cannot edit/add to the menus, and some ...
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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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get menu id using its name

I have a menu name Social Network. I want to get the menus ID. I tried the following, but didn't succeed. global $wpdb; $menu_slug = 'social-network'; $menu_id = $wpdb->get_results( " ...
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Remove wrapping div and ul from output of wp_nav_menu

I am using the new menu system of Wordpress, and here is the result of wp_nav_menu() <div class="menu-main-menu-container"> <ul id="menu-main-menu" class="menu"> <li ...
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wp_nav_menu add some element to container

I've tried to hook wp_nav_menu_args to get an ID for the nav menu. I tried to add an element using javascript to container menu. But I never get the ID for the menu. How can I add an element to a nav ...
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Get the menu name or location of current menu item

I am having a hard time trying to get the name of the active menu and, apparently, I cannot find any solutions to this issue. Basically, I have several menus that follow this pattern: Menu Name ...
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Retrieve Menu name for nav_menu_item

Given a nav_menu_item object, how would I determine the name of the Menu it is associated with? I have a couple menus defined in my theme, as well as, a nav_menu_css_class filter. Inside the filter, ...
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How to display counter for post in navigation?

I have custom post type called Booking. It have custom post status : "waiting confirmation" and "confirmed". I want to display counter in navigation menu to count total post which status is "waiting ...
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How to make top level menu think it has a current item

This question has always tripped me up, but it seems like there should be an easy solution. I have created a couple pages in a hierarchy as follows. About Us - History - Mission Events ...
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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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Horizontal Navigation

Hi. I been fighting with this problem for couple of weeks now. Trying various approaches. From CSS styling to a custom walker. I want to render each level as its own element. The navigation ...
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wp_nav_menu: show menu only if one exists, otherwise show nothing

I'm trying to use wp_nav_menu to only display a menu if one exists, otherwise, display nothing. If I delete the menu, it will output a list of the pages. My functions.php file contains: if ...
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Category menu that filters out empty categories

I'm trying to build a menu which can be administered from the menu editor, but gets filtered before being output. More specifically the menu contains Woocommerce product categories, organised into a ...
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How to hook new args into a Custom Menu Widget?

I am trying to add some code before the list items in a sidebar Custom Menu Widget. Maybe I'll add an image, maybe I'll add some text. Not sure yet. But I'm having a hard time trying to figure it ...
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Menu not saving in dashboard

I've created menus in wordpress dashboard countless times and never had a problem saving them until today. Getting this error: "The menu name Main Menu conflicts with another menu name. Please try ...
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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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Change an li class name in a wordpress custom menu walker

I'm building a nav that has a class applied to the main LI's and the nested LI's. Example: <ul> <li class="className">Test</li> <li class="className">Test <ul> ...
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wp_delete_auto_drafts() deletes links in menus

Since yesterday the wp_scheduled_auto_draft_delete cron job somehow deletes all page entries from our menus. All entries in the table wp_postmeta with meta_key = '_menu_item_object' and meta_value = ...
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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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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 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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how to keep currently selected menu item while selecting another menu item in second menu

In wordpress 3.9.1 I'm trying to create my own theme. One of the things my theme should be able to deliver is to have two menu's. I do have that. It is working. So no worries there. One of the ...
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Creating Secondary Menu - all steps required?

I am using retro hipster theme and have been able to add secondary menu with details. I've read regarding adding array in functions.php and then calling both nav in the header.php. However one menu ...
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Add child pages automatically to nav menu

I have built a custom menu in Wordpress that contains links to posts and pages. I am adding it to my header using this line of code: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => ...
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automatically adding submenu items

Here's the solution that @bainternet has posted here: Add child pages automatically to nav menu /** * auto_child_page_menu * * class to add top level page menu items all child pages on the fly * ...
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wp_nav_menu: current_post_ancestor-category parent

I have a nav like this: page 1 -- page 1.1 -- category 1.2 page 2 page 3 When I am on a single post in the category 1.2, the category-menu-item gets the correct class current-post-ancestor and ...
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Post label “new!” in wp_nav_menu using class?

I'm looking for a function to add a "new" label in front of my custom post type name in my navigation menu. The code is : <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => '1' ); $recent_post = ...
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how to proceed for a “new!” label on menu_nav? [duplicate]

I'm developing in Wordpress and would like to assign the label "new!" to specific custom-post-type's (not necessarily all post-types) if they contain new posts in the last 30 days. I found this code ...
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Unlimited WordPress Menu

I am limited to like 80 menus. My menu consists of 1000 menus. How can I increase the limitation of Appearance > Menu I tried modifying the php.ini (using reseller account) and increase the max_var, ...
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When submitting more than 200 menus, I get “Service Temporarily Unavailable”

I have a site with a large number of nested menus. I solved the problem after following the solution proposed here Menu limit, cannot add new menu items and including max_input_vars setting. For ...
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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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Get parent page/menu id of current post

Basically, after setting up the initial "page for post" on the Reading Options, and then add that page to the menu I get the posts when I click on that menu item as expected. On there I know the post ...
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Custom Post Type Menus

I'm writing a plugin for work because our main website is being ported to WordPress eventually. I've got multiple custom post types planned for this plugin and would like to group them all into one ...
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Get menu item slug

I use custom menus and I’d like to get the menu item slugs. Is that possible? // Get the nav menu based on $menu_name (same as 'theme_location' or 'menu' arg to wp_nav_menu) // This code based on ...