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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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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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How can I automatically add child pages to pages in a WP menu?

In the WP menu creation GUI there's the Automatically add top level pages option. I would like to do the opposite, for any page that is in the menu, automatically add it's child pages. Is there a way ...
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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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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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Filter for Admin Nav Menus Drop Down

In short, is there a filter for the Admin Panels Nav-Menu Dropdown List? For non-administrators I need to remove access to modifying / selecting a specific menu but still allow access to other ...
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Change list item content in menu navigation to add a child element with specific class

I have been away of wordpress for quite a while and never practiced that much. I have a few problems even tho I looked on the internet for an answer... regarding the wp_nav_menu behaviour. Hope you ...
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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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Order by menu structure

As I'm making one page website. Here is question I asked earlier: Calling Specific Pages with wp query Part II As I'm calling all pages by WP_Query which is "order by = ASC" I want to call it "order ...
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Schedule Page to Menu [duplicate]

Every week I tend to have 2-4 pages scheduled though I need to get them added to my menu as well. The "Add New Top Level Pages to Menu" option won't work in my case though as the pages in question ...
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echo same menu items across multi-site platform

I am trying to echo main theme's menu items across the headers of other sites in a WP multi-site environment and was wondering what is the proper way of doing this. I tried iframe which works but ...
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Correct classes for WordPress menu items

I have been trying to get the current menu item to my custom post types. I cannot get it to work, and when looking at my menu, I am wondering, that if everything is allright. Which are the correct ...