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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Find the Children of a Page then Echo it as a Bulleted List of Links (menu)

I am trying to check if a parent Page has children. If it has children I would like to echo the children as a bulleted list with links to each child (basically a menu). Right now I have the following ...
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Add items to a menu dynamically

I'm doing a site in WP with dynamic and static content. I'd create the menu from the admin panel. I have 5 sections (Home, about, Boats, News(blog), contact). I'd create a custom post type with new ...
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Does loading of sub pages in menu cause load to the server?

I am working on a wp site where I need to manage 500s of child pages for a single page such as About menu can have more child pages need to manage those child pages as sub menu and I have more than 5 ...
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Convert WP Menu to a Drop Down for Mobile browser

I'm working on a wp project with responsive theme. I have single level nav menu at the top of the site, that I want to change to a Select Option tag for mobile browsers (small screens) with options ...
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Sidebar links for different pages

Hey all i am wondering what i need to add in order to have a different sidebar for a set page? I created a category for the page (called PatientEdu): And made sure the page was linked to the ...
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wp_update_nav_menu_item not saving in multisite API

I'm creating a script that automates build a wordpress site from another CMS. I've been able to change every setting: themes, options, subdomain, site title, etc. But what is eluding me is being able ...
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Get admin menu link

Is there any way I can get the menu link for admins? http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/edit_post_link Similarly to the edit_post_link() that returns the edit link for loggedin Admins I ...
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wp_nav_menu - show children of current menu item only?

I am trying to create a menu structure with a simple concept: A horizontal, 1-level deep main menu A vertical submenu, that contains children of the current main menu item (2 levels deep) Of ...
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Create dropdown list post

I want to create a drop down list that will list all the posts in the category. I want the drop down list to appear on every post. So for example if I view a post that belongs to category Apples it ...
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How to add php to custom link in the nav menu?

I simply want to add some php in as a custom link in the wordpress menu section. The code I want to use is <?php bp_loggedin_user_domain(); ?> which will generate that logged in user's ...
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Where do I add html code to the menu div?

When looking at header.php, I see the following line: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'primary' ) ); ?> That function is defined in nav-menu-template.php and generates the ...
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Search box as a menu item in the nav menu output by wp_nav_menu?

I am using the Twenty Twelve theme, and the following is the code it uses to register and display the menu. In functions.php: function twentytwelve_setup() { ... // This theme uses ...
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Should I use custom menu, C.P.T. or theme options, or something else for this?

On many sites ( particularly CMS style business sites) there are 2, 3 4 or sometimes more boxes usually containing a title, icon and some text. These appear under the header linking to strategic parts ...
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Select menu on browser resize

I have seen on some wordpress themes that if the browser width is less, the normal menu becomes a select menu. Can someone tell me how it is done? I know there is a plugin for that, but I want to ...
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How do I fix this error: Warning: invalid argument supplied for foreach()?

I recently moved a wordpress install from my local instance to a dev server. For the move, I installed a clean version of wordpress 3.4, moved exact duplicates of the file structre, and used the ...
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How do I create predefined menus for my theme?

This is my code thus far: function register_my_menus() { register_nav_menus( array( 'header-menu' => __( 'Header Menu' ), 'extra-menu' => __( 'Extra Menu' ...
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how do I add “home” menu item conditionally to custom menus?

Original question How do I get menu items using slug and not ID I need to get a specific menu, but I can't use ID, since the menu ID on my dev is not the same as on my staging and prod server. ...
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get_search_form() doesn't appear to take parameter into account

I am creating a menu manually and trying to include the search form. this is taken from the Wordpress Docs "Building a simple menu list" at ...
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Did upgrading from 3.3 to 3.3.1 introduce breaking changes in the menu navigation?

I have a WP 3.3.0 site running in production. (version.php says $wp_version = '3.3';) I have a main menu using WP's built-in functionality. I use wp_nav_menu(array( 'container_class' => ...
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Overriding the currently selected menu item

I have a WP 3.x site that I'm using mainly as a CMS. The menu links to the various WordPress pages. One of the pages, "News", is the "posts" page. However, when clicking on one of the posts on the ...
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Open subcategories in submenu on click in primary menu

I am figuring out a way if we can manage the menu in such a way that when I click on the menu item in the first menu, the sub categories or links that i choose should be displayed in the secondary ...
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How to add Categories to the top menu of the website?

How can I add links to the categories (for example, Category-1) to the top menu of my WordPress blog? Only Pages appear here.
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Adding all sub-pages to the menu manager

Is there some simple way which would allow one to add a page to a menu (through the menu manager interface) and be able to define if the inclusion of this item should automatically add all subpages up ...
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Menus, but not by theme location

I'm trying to figure out how to display a menu that has been created, but without having to assign the menu to a theme location. From what I can tell, you have to assign a menu to a theme menu ...
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Get menu object from theme_location

I'd like to get a menu object from its theme location argument. My goal is to output separately the menu name and its items name, url and description. Example of what I'm looking for : $menu = ...
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Custom menu deletes itself

I've set up a menu on one of my sites. The menu has ~30 items. Everything is fine, but at some point the menu crops itself and displays only the first 12 item. Does anyone have an idea why this is ...
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Implementing a tricky wordpress menu (nested categories + thumbnails)

I'm trying to make a layered wordpress menu, out of categories. Here's how it's going to look: I have no clue how to develop this, can't do it with get_posts (not sortable by parent/children), or ...
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Settings page above CPT page in admin section

I'm creating a plugin which generates a handfull or custom post types (CPT). I've create a top level menu in the admin left sidebar using add_menu_page(). I then added all CPTs to this menu using ...
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Replacing WordPress menu functionality with a plugin

I asked this earlier on StackOverflow.com before realizing there was a StackExchange specifically for WordPress. Here is the link to the old question (for moderator deletion): ...
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global menus made from master site's custom menus wpmu network

I'm looking into a way to have global menus across my network of blogs. Basically I am using wordpress as a CMS - the purpose of the network is actually to ringfence content. The sub blogs will be ...
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How do I apply a class to custom menu items based on user roles

I have a members section on my site and they see specific custom menu items. I'm seeking a way to simply apply a star to the <li> based on it's permission level and what the user's role is. ...
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Operable default menu *and* custom 3 menu

OK, this is a basic question...I'm upgrading a theme I built (from scratch) to support 3.0 menus (finally). With the new wp_nav_menu tag, as expected, the tag's default container is added when a ...
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What is the best way to create a menu item that links to all posts with a certain tag?

I guess the title says it all. Short of creating a page with a custom template that links all the posts with a given tag (this is NOT a scalable solution, particularly if you want to let a customer do ...
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Menus - Open items in new tab/window?

I have 3.1.2 running with the Boldy theme. Site link. I have a menu that has a number of external links listed in the items. By default, these items do NOT load in a new tab/window. There is no ...
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wordpress custom walker for thumbnails with custom menu

I'm still very novice at PHP so any help is greatly appreciated. Typically I have found the codex to be very helpful but it appears custom walkers may be outside its scope. I'd like to have ...
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Directing a page to a default subpage

I would like to introduce page-hierarchy navigation in my WordPress blog using subpages. So each page may have sub-pages, but I'd like that when a visitor clicks on a page header he will be redirected ...
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Custom CSS class or ID on menu items that have a Submenu

If I want to apply a style to only an item in a menu that has a submenu, how can I select that with CSS?
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Can I add pages to my custom menu via script?

My theme has a custom menu assignment... function my_register_my_menus() { register_nav_menus( array('header-menu' => __( 'Custom Header Menu' ) ) ); } ...and I'm creating an "installer" ...
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wp_nav_menu google analytics event tracking

I've got a WP3 custom menu, with a custom link in the menu, How can I add google analytics event tracking to that custom link. Thanks Alex
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Find out if a page has no parent

Hay, have a basic menu looking like this Item 1 Item 1.1 Item 1.1.1 Item 1.1.2 Item 1.2 Item 2 Item 2.1 I'm outputting this as a list using WordPresses "wp_list_pages()" ...
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Manage custom menu for an Editor?

I've a problem with permission. Is there a specific permission to let an user with Editor Role, manage the custom menu of a theme, and only this options? The item that is under Appereance -> Menu, to ...
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How to remove some specfic navigation links only from selected page/pages?

For example: In the client site I have 5 page 1) Home 2) product 3) Services 4) Contact us 5) Blog Only from the blog page I want to remove 2) product and 3) Services but not from other pages. Is ...
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add JS to multiple plugin admin pages

For a WP Theme with multiple admin screen (got its own main menu and some submenus), I want to add a common Js script to load on (only) all these pages. I know how to acheive this using the pagehooks ...
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Set menu active state for custom posttype and category, given custom taxonomy term

How to set the menu active state for a custom posttype and category, given a custom taxonomy term? I have a custom taxonomy: region, a custom posttype: business, and use the categories taxonomy. My ...
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Image as a link using wp_nav_menu()

In creating a custom navigation menu in TwentyTen ( WP3.01), is it possible to make an image a link to a page on the same site, using wp_nav_menu() ? Is it the case that wp_nav_menu() echos or returns ...
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Menu API not switching menus?

I am using the menus API, and I want to switch to a different menu, but it is holding the first one for some reason Here is my code in functions.php add_action( 'init', 'register_my_menus',10 ...
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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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How to generate a list of child pages, and use some of their custom fields?

I have a page structure like this: -Home -Cars -Volvo 640 - Pics - Info -Porsche 911 - Pics - Info I'd like to generate a list of cars on the Cars page of all the cars (which are ...
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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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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 ...