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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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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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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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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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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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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get_query_var('post_type') not returning in a filter

Trying to highlight custom taxonomy pages in the main nav, so I am trying to get the post_type of the current rendered page (to compare to the menu item): add_filter('nav_menu_css_class', ...
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How can I put two menus in the same div?

I'm converting an html5 site into a wordpress theme, but have got stuck with my menus! this is the html version: And this is my result so far in wordpress: as you can see I can't get the social ...
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Add a class to the body tag when a menu is enabled

Question edited How can I add a class to the body when the menu at the menu setting > theme locations is selected. Like in this screenshot: And if I have two menus, can it add two different ...
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Check if a menu is empty?

I have menus set corresponding to a custom field on a page. Ie I have menu1, menu2, and menu3 on three pages under custom field => MenuName. Under functions.php I have: /* Add Menu Locations */ ...
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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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How does the Walker class works?

Can someone explain me how the walker class works and does the methods inside the class always needs to overload the parent method?
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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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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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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. ...
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Admin only menu/page

Is it possible to show a menu item If only admin is logged in) For any other user the menu item does not appear. For example: if there are a few pages that have shortcodes or other functionality ...
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Create a select drop down of available menus

I'm attempting to create a custom field on my page creation that allows a user to choose which menu to display on the page. Right now I have my custom meta field setup, but can't figure out how to ...
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wp nav menu: add attributes to menu items [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to attach an attribute to a wp nav menu item. To demonstrate, this php: <?php wp_nav_menu(array( 'menu' => 'main', 'container' => ...
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How to remove a metabox from menu editor page?

I am not sure if it is much different for any page but I am wondering how to remove a metabox from the appearance>menu page without having to go into the wordpress core files and remove it. Is there ...
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How to display conditional-content if wp_nav_menu( $args ) retruns something

I have a sidebar that displays child links of the current page (using this solotuin by http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/2809/27414) which works perfectly. If there is child links to be displayed ...
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How do I hide one menu item link for logged in and logged out users [closed]

Using bbPress and s2Member, I need to hide the registration link in the menu for logged in users and the members directory link for non logged in users.
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Where would I find Custom menu attributes in the database?

In what table would I find the title of a custom menu in MySQL for Wordpress 3.5.x?
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Set default screen option for appearance -> menus

Is it possible to have any control over the screen options for Appearance>Menus. I am working on a theme and with a fresh Wordpress install where I had never touched any of the screen options ( at ...
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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 ...