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 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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Way to bulk delete menu items in new 3.x Appearance > Menus system?

I've done some searches but maybe I'm searching on the wrong terms. Does anyone know if there's a way to bulk-delete menu items in the new Appearance > Menus system? This is mostly to clean up ...
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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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Does Wordpress create mobile menus automatically?

I am using Wordpress 4.5.2 with a custom theme. I am a bit confused about WP and the theme customizations, what does the first and what the second. For example, fullscreen menus are managed by ...
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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 ...
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Add a logout menu link [duplicate]

How can I add a logout link in my websites menu? Is there a PHP code or link that I can use to be able to do this? Thanks
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How do I create an archive page for standard posts?

I've been tasked with creating a portfolio website for a client who also wants a blog. What I've Done Thus Far: I’ve created a custom post type to separate the portfolio work from the blog posts and ...
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Benefits of using Nav Walker?

Are there any benefits to using a nav walker class over iterating through wp_get_nav_menu_items()? Nav walkers seem very clunky to me and iterating over an array feels easier and more re-usable but ...
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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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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() 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 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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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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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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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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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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Adding a 'mega menu' to my site without a plugin

Can anyone suggest the best way to go about adding a 'mega menu' to my wordpress navigation without using a plugin? The content in the mega menu itself does not need to be editable via the CMS ...
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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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How show sub menu only using wp_nav_menu()

I am using this code to show the custom menu subpages if you are on the parent page. But what this code also shows is a parent page on a page that has no sub menu, which I would like hidden. Basically ...
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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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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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Create Custom Post Type Archive Page with Sub Categories Navigation Sidebar

I have 8 custom post types (which are actually for 8 different blogs and used as "blog landing pages"). Each custom post type is also a Blog Category and each has several sub categories to it. For ...
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Create self-populating menu and add extra divs to the menu layout

What I'm trying to achieve: A menu with one level of sub-menus: PAGE 1<br> --- Page 1 sub-page 1<br> --- Page 1 sub-page 2<br> PAGE 2<br> --- Page 2 sub-page 1<br> --- ...
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List children of second level sub page

Top Level Page - Second Level Page --- Child Page --- Child Page --- Child Page The goal here is to list all children of second level, I have that done from the codex. However, when I click ...
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How to add ID and class in nav menu walker?

I would like to set up a custom walker that produces the following output: <div id="navbarHolder"> <div id="navbar"> <ul> <li><a id="nav_about" ...
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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 ...