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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Category menu item and its last 10 posts as sub-menu

i have some posts categories as element of a main navigation menu, and i'd like to display the ten lasts posts of this category as sub menu. ex: Category1 Lastpost1 Lastpost2 The ...
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Add an extra field to the navigation menu box?

Goal: I like to use a subtitle in the navigation bar. The most logic location, in my opinion, would be Appearance > Menu and add a field below navigation label called subtitle. So the end user can ...
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Adding a Nav menu to post admin

i want insert a dropdown menu with list of menus, that i've created in nav-menu.php, to post-admin... For example, when i'm creating a post, i want insert a menu "Paul" in a post (only a post that i ...
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How do you get the current-menu-item ID?

Im trying to get the id of the menu item that has be class called "current-menu-item". Not the current page id, but the nav item id. Please help
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How to insert custom code into wp_nav_menu structure?

I was able to use <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'primary-menu', 'container' => false ) ); ?> to create the menu within my theme. Messed around with 'items_wrap' but ...
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Main menu - get rid of titles?

I've got a default main menu: wp_nav_menu(); But it gives a list of links in a form: (...) <a href="link" title="PageName">PageName</a> (...) The very important question is, how to ...
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How to remove class attributes from custom menu markup?

Just playing around with adding "custom menu" support to my theme. I'm super excited about it. HOWEVER, Check this out > <ul id="menu-my-main-menu" class="menu"> <li id="menu-item-12" ...
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How to add wechat (weixin) link to navigation menu?

The profile link of WeChat (or Weixin) has the following format: weixin://contacts/profile/username As you can see, it doesn't use http:// and that seems to be the reason that it cannot be added to ...
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Add “Logout” link to navigation menu

How can I add a link to the primary navigation menu with the class="right" attribute? I tried to add a static link to example.com/wp-logout.php?action=logout but that leads to a logout confirmation ...
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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( ...
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Menu Multiple Taxonomies

I have a post_type "products" which has both "Category" and "Brand" taxonomies. Each product has exactly 1 Category, and exactly 1 Brand. I would like to display a menu which first lists the ...
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How to add menu to Dashboard that can be viewed by all users

I am able to add Menu to the Dashboard using the below code, it can be viewed by an administrator. That menu doesn't appear when logged in as an Author or a Subscriber. How to make sure every user can ...
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How do I programatically insert a new menu item?

I'm developing a plugin and I want to insert menu items programmatically. When my theme creates a menu, it uses this call: wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'primary', 'menu_class' => ...
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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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Menu fallback “menu_class” rendering a “div” instead of a “ul”

I'm working on a fallback menu for a WordPress theme I'm working on. The main menu's menu_class renders a ul which is what I want. However, if I use the menu fallback, the menu_class renders a div ...
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wp_get_nav_menu_items order doesn't work

I am using this function $args = array ( 'order' => 'DESC', ); $items = wp_get_nav_menu_items( $custom_menu, $args ); then, if I change args to $args = array ( 'order' => 'ASC', ); ...
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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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Recreating the hierarchy of taxonomies for a dropdown form menu?

I have a form that contains a dropdown menu. This form is on a page form.php and is not part of my theme. It exists outside of my site. This dropdown menu contains my list of values for a custom ...
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wp_list_pages: only show subpages on the parent page?

I'm using wp_list_pages('title_li=') on my site. Some of my pages do have subpages, however I don't want to list them unitl I'm on an actual parent page that has subpages. So imagine my front-page: ...
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add span class inside wp_nav_menu link anchor tag

I found examples adding a class to top level items, so we can display an arrow in menu items with sub-items, but is seems terrible to cope with the already built in WordPress classes, can't display ...
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insert element inside wp menu list item

I am not sure if it is clear from the title what I want to achieve here so let me try to clarify this. I wanna make use of Wordpress's menu system and need to adjust it to my needs, which means that ...
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Wp_Nav_Menu - Identify the last menu item

I'm have a horizontal top menu with a solid border on the right hand side. <?php wp_nav_menu( array('theme_location' => 'primary', 'container' => '', 'menu_class' => 'nav', 'fallback_cb' ...
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next_post_link() on custom menu structure

In a blog, I am using next_post_link() and prev_post_link() extensively on posts. I also have a number of pages that I show in a WP3 menu. They are organized in topics and sub-topics e.g. like so: ...
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Add “parent” class to parent menu items

Is there a good way to add a class of "parent" to list items that have children using wp_nav_menu? I've found a couple of solutions online but non seem to have the desired effect.
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wp_get_nav_menu_items how to exclude sub level menu items?

I have the following function to output a custom menu in select format for a responsive design I'm working on. It's working exactly how I want it to apart from I would need to exclude sub menu items. ...
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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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How can I remove the “updates” menu in the Wordpress Admin panel?

How can I remove the "updates" menu in the Wordpress Admin panel?
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Removing strip_tags not working on nav_menu_description

So I'm adding descriptions to my site's main menus. Checked the box, added the text. Dropped in a custom walker in functions.php. Dropped in a wp_nav_menu call in header.php to call the custom walker. ...
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How to set classname for <li> tag in wordpress menu?

I am using. <?php wp_nav_menu($args); ?> for get menu from wordpress.it returns the menus with <ul> and <li> structure. In that i need to set class name for every <li> tag ...
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Show recent posts in menu?

I'm building a menu which contains categories. Is there a way to make each menu option show a list of recent posts in that category when you hover over it?
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simple expandable vertical menu, java script problem

I am trying to create a simple expandable menu in wordpress. Bellow you can see the javascript I am using (copy and mix from internet). <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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Remove li from wp_nav_menu

How can I remove the li from wp_nav_menu? I know I can remove ul but is it also possible to remove the li? I would want to do this on just one menu not all the menus on my site.
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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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How do I remove the link element from the current page in a wp_list_pages menu?

WP makes a list of links, and helpfully applies a current_page class, but I'm concerned with the accessibility issues of a link to the page you're on. Normally I'd swap the <a href etc with a ...
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How to Move the Author Metabox into the “Publish” metabox?

About a year ago I remember seeing a plugin or some code which allowed you to add an author dropdown menu to the post "publishing" metabox instead of it being on its own. I can't seem to find this ...
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Menu with Automatic Pages Included from Custom Post Type

Question - How can one utilize the wordpress 3.0 Menu system to automatically have new pages from a custom post type included within the menu (I am referring to the Menu Management area of wordpress ...
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I'm having a lot of trouble since upgrade to 3.0.1 with get_page_children() function

I use the get_page_children() function to create a sub_nav for a designer client I do work for. She uses the Spry Assets flyout JS that DreamWeaver creates, so I have to manually do the menus like ...
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How to make a custom menu based on a category or tag?

I'd like to have a sidebar widget that has my latests featured posts, which would be marked as a category or tag. Is there a way to do this with the new custom menus, and if not, is there a plug-in ...
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Hide a menu-item and its submenus and display a 'Log in' link if the user is logged out

I need, somehow, to enable that when you logout, that 'My Account' item is getting hidden from the navbar, and instead it displays a 'Log in' link. The item 'My Account' also have submenus with the ...
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Edit menu item title from edit page/post

After we save a post/page, a new menu item is created (with the same title) in the navigation that we have created in nav-menus.php. If we need to change the menu item title, we need to go to ...
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Run a filter when a walker runs

Is there any way to run a particular add_filter function whenever a specific Walker_Nav_Menu class runs? The function always needs to run when the walker goes, and I'd like them to share variables, in ...
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Hide menu item in certain condition

I'm using the plugin qTranslate and I have to hide one menu item when the language isn't Italian. Searching online I created this solutionand applied the solution in this post I created the file ...
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Set if condition with wp_nav_menu

I have created one new menu and add bellow code in footer.php to display my menu wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'footer-cn', 'menu_id' => 'nav', 'menu_class' => 'ft-nav' )); Currently I did ...
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Is it possible to add a filter for the output of nav-menu items in admin?

I want to remove certain input fields on the admin screen for nav-menus for specific menu positions. I've used filters to filter front-end output but not for admin output. Is there a filter available ...
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Logout and redirect using the WP Menu

I have a navigation hyperlink in my secondary menu, that will allow the user to logout: However, the user is prompted with the following screen for confirmation, when clicking on the hyperlink in ...
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Set the active Navigation Menu from a plugin

Is there a way to set the following option from a WordPress plugin, if you know the name of the menu you want to set: My developer says it's not possible, but I am sure on of you gurus knows a way ...
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Check if menu id = $specific_id - then insert specific <img>

I currently have a menu structure as followed: <ul class="level-1" id="menu-menu1"> <li id="menu-item-411"> <a href="http://www.link.com">Frontpage</a> </li> ...
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How to remove trailing </li> tags from wp_nav_menu walker

I have used theme twenty thirteen a my base theme and Have tried used code from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12159486/wordpress-change-header-navigation-list-items-to-div when I try to validate ...
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WordPress get or set active menu class

How to get active menu class in wordpress, I want to get it in one plugin to change menu style. Just to clear, I do not want active menu element class. <ul id="menu-scroll" class="nav-menu"> ...
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Show Different Custom Menu on Different Category Pages

I have been using in_category function to display a set of menu on the sidebar. However, a much better way would be to show this menu on the top, as a navigation menu -- in the form of custom menus. ...