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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Adding Post Counts to Menu (Nav) Programmatically?

I'm fairly stumped on this. Without getting too query-heavy, I was wondering what path one might take to produce a menu that links to a category of posts, and displays in parenthesis how many new ...
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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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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 can I add (custom) modules to Appearance -> Menus?

Does anyone know how I can add (custom) modules to Appearance -> Menus? (Or has a link with explanation on how to do this) so that when people change their menu in the backend they can choose what to ...
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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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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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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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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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Menu items (all menus) being deleted randomly on their own [duplicate]

This is really driving me up the wall now. Randomly, all my menu items for all menus are just being deleted on their own. Not the menus themselves but all items within them. This is a custom theme ...
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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: 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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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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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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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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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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Override custom menu widget

I would like to override some mark-up and css (like <div class="soma_container"><ul class=""></ul></div>)styling on a chosen custom menu widget. How would I do that? Should be ...
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Theme: Twenty Thirteen Mobile Sliding Menu Doesn't Bump Content Down

I have created a child theme for Twenty-Thirteen and somewhere while editing it I broke the mobile menu slider as it no longer pushes the content down and instead displays behind the content. I've ...
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Use wp_nav_menu to display ALL pages

I am currently building a wordpress theme. For the menu, I just want to display all the pages that are created in the order that they are created in (i.e. I don't want users to have to go into the ...
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Custom Nav Walker sub-menu HTML construct

I've got my Custom Nav Walker set up and it works fine with the main menu items, and displays them how I want. However the same HTML is being applied to the sub-menu elements which isn't what I want. ...
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Add a string after each item in Wordpress sub menu

I am trying to add a special character to display a » alongside each menu item in Wordpress. So for example About us » Contact us » And so on... Here's my code <li><?php echo ...
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Current menu item

I'm trying to figure out why my text is not showing white as it should. I'm overriding bootstrap.min.css in style.css the current-menu class in Wordpress, but no success. It highlights the right ...
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add_media_page function not creating submenu

I have the following plugin that I'm just testing at the moment. /* Plugin Name: Menu Test Plugin URI: http://codex.wordpress.org/Adding_Administration_Menus Description: Menu Test Author: Codex ...
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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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Custom Menu echo own HTML

I've registered a custom menu and got all that set up, however the formatting of the HTML that the menu uses doesn't fit with the CSS/HTML menus I had previously and want to keep. Therefore I was ...
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Next/previous a-like single navigation

I have on the site navigation menu which uses next/previous functionality to navigate through the site. Currently it is a hard coded image map with related links on each page. I know how to get ...
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using OOP approach to create plugin but stuck at making hyperlinks to work

I am new to wordpress development so please be patient if my question sounds simple or ridiculous, since I have been doing object oriented programming in PHP so i wanted to use the OOP approach in ...
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Custom wp_bootstrap_navwalker file

I got a little problem right here. So I installed the wp_bootstrap_navwalker and it works so far. I got a 3 stage Navigation. The problem is that the navwalker adds the dropdown-menu class to every ...
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Why is only the first operation run in my loop - except for on the last repeat? [closed]

We have a custom walker displaying only the sub menu of the current top menu and while making some changes to it I ran into something I don't get - for some reason only the first echo of each loop in ...
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Problem with custom menu links when moving wordpress installation to subdirectory

I know there's a ton of posts pertaining to broken links after migrating a wordpress installation, but I haven't been able to find an exact solution to this one. A site I'm working on has the ...
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Add monthly archives menu and submenu

I'm posting this question because I was trying to look for an answer but couldn't find it. I found the answer myself with the help of this answer and I wanted to share it with everybody that would ...
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Output only the 3rd level of menu

Currently I use wp_nav_menu to output the first and second level of the menu in the header of the page. However the menus have more depth than that and I need the third level to be shown at a ...
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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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How to get current page nearest parent id?

I am trying to get current page nearest parent id not top-level. For example I have added page like this: Now If I am in Junior Design Award 2013 page I want to get his parent id 765 not top-level ...
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Add link at the end of wp_nav_menu

I need to add a conditional menu item such as "/at" or "/de" or "/ch" in the wp_nav_menu. Since the link is conditional (based on the country the website is being viewed), it can't be added from the ...
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How to get current menu item “CSS Classes” value?

While on any given link that has a CSS Classes value, I'd like to do something like this: $css_classes = get_current_menu_item_css_classes(); if ( $css_classes == 'mycustomclass' ) : // do ...
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How to get main menu only with wp_nav_menu

I have created one menu and have some sub-menu but I don't want to display any sub-menu from my template. My Menu code: <?php wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'header-uk', 'menu_id' => 'nav', ...
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Add custom menu item using wp_nav_menu_items filter

I have added a snippet to add a "Profile" link to my website navigation menu. My code: add_filter( 'wp_nav_menu_items', 'my_nav_menu_profile_link'); function my_nav_menu_profile_link($menu) { ...
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Highlight current category, when using get_categories

I'm successfully using helgatheviking's answer from this post: Show children of top level category only See code below: // get the category object for the current category $thisCat = get_category( ...