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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Why do the menu titles change with the renaming of pages?

I've created a custom menu using pages. For a lot of the list items, I've specified a custom menu title for the page... So, the About Us page becomes About on the menu, for example. Then, when the ...
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Custom Post Types don’t highlight in menu nav

Working on a theatrical events site. The structure requires several separate events areas, each with a top page listing events in the particular area, and corresponding individual events pages ...
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Get parent page/menu id of current post

Basically, after setting up the initial "page for post" on the Reading Options, and then add that page to the menu I get the posts when I click on that menu item as expected. On there I know the post ...
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CSS for Created Menu “Active Selected” not working, everything else is!

I have created a Menu (for the nav bar) it is placed in a copy of the header.php file in my child theme right below: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'container_class' => 'menu-header', ...
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register_nav_menus() won't register menus

Please help with menu registeration: I have followed this guide (http://codex.wordpress.org/Navigation_Menus) step by step. Added the following code to functions.php: function register_my_menus() { ...
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Separator for custom nav menu

I creating a custom footer navigation in wordpress. I looked all over the wordpress documentation and still haven't found anything. So, what I'm trying to do is add an "|" in the navigation like this: ...
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Tidy nav menu classes except for edit-menu-item-classes and active class

I want to tidy the menu class and remove the <li> ID tags, but return the class which is added by CSS Classes (optional) and current class.
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Querying both pages and posts

I am building an "advent calendar" for a client and they are wanting a combination of specific pages and custom posts appearing on the front page, in a specific order. Things that need to be ...
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Using default WP menu functionality to link to custom post-type listing?

I'm completely starting over with a wordpress project that began a couple of weeks ago, and basically i'm totally discovering wordpress, so please bare with me. I might be completely misunderstanding ...
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add_submenu_page function to show videos table

wondering if its possible to show the attachments admin list for videos by using a custom menu link? Any pointers welcome! D. add_action('admin_menu', 'mt_add_pages'); function mt_add_pages() { ...
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Menu item with no page, but with dropdown

I am using 2010 theme menu. Is it possible to have a menu item that has a drop down when hovered, but will not click though to a page/post. Just a dropdown, using the wp_nav_menu.
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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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Hard-coding custom menu elements for menu manager

I realize that one can add custom links through the menu manager but is there a way to manually create such components through the functions.php file? More specifically, one example here relates to a ...
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How to find out if page_for_posts is showing (in order to style menu item)

I have set a static page for posts (page id = 110). This page shold only be included in the menu when the user is logged in. The latter is achieved with the following addition to header.php (snippet ...
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Get menu links only

I'm creating a template in HTML5. On navigatiom menu i need to implement something like this <nav> <a href="url1">url1</a> <a href="url1">url2</a> <a ...
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Problem with empty class attributes when running a filter on nav_menu_css_class

I'm using the code below in order to remove all classes but the current-menu-item and current-menu-parent classes from the custom menus. It works very well, however, there's one nagging issue I'm ...
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How can I make this custom menu work?

Can someone share with me the easiest way to convert this to work with wordpress’s 3.0 built in menu support. So far I have the topnav menu working correctly, but I’m having a hard time getting the ...
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Where to place PHP code that inserts (or doesn't insert) menu item?

Where do I place the PHP code to insert or not insert a menu item based upon some condition, i.e. value of another PHP variable like so: $listItem = ''; <?php if ($condition) { $listItem = ...
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Bulk Custom Menu and Wp-Ecommerce

I have to add a lot of items in wordpress menu (lot of 2nd level items) is there any bulk menu item creation method available to do it ? is there any way to add wp-ecommerce categories in wordpress ...
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Show Home Link In wp_nav_menu but only on primary menu

This function adds a home link into my nav menu, but it is added to 3 other menus I am using as well. I don't quite understand where to add code to only display in my primary nav. function ...
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How to append to menu items selectively

I'm making this wordpress theme, and I need to create a menu that is vertical but its submenus are horizontal, like this: MenuItem SubmenuItem | SubmenuItem AnotherMenuItem SubmenuItem | ...
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Wordpress Custom Menus Issue

In my template I'm using calls like this to output some custom menus: <?php wp_nav_menu(array('container_class' => 'secondary-navigation', 'theme_location' => 'secondary')); ?> Ever ...
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Change name & menu_name for Profile in the default menu, w/o altering core files?

I want to change the name and menu_name of the profile menu in the default menu without altering the core files.
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Change image based on menu item id

My client request to put header images, but the images must be unique based on what menu the click. Let say i have 2 menus. First is What is A and second is What is B. I can know the menu id when i ...
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wp-menu 'automatically add custom taxonomy terms' like it does for pages? [closed]

I've added a new wp_menu to my sidebar on a custom post-type page. The wp_menu displays a list of a custom taxonomies terms. I see that wp_menu has the checkbox to automatically add new top level ...
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has_term if/echo else/echo function

ok so i have a nav menu with the top level of menu items being static pages. When you highlight or visit one of them there is a sub-menu that pops up. Each one of them has there own sub-menu and each ...
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Adding existing links to custom navigation menus?

When I visit Appearance → Menu, I can add custom links, but not any links I've already created under Links. How can I do this?
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Error “The given object ID is not that of a menu item” on menu with 40+ items

When ever I try to add menu items past about 40 I get an error "The given object ID is not that of a menu item" and many of my menu items will disappear from the menu at random. The site I am working ...
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Dynamic sidebar nav with current page highlighting

My sidebar loops through all of the child pages based on the parent page. For example, if you're in the "About" section you'll only see "About" child pages in the sidebar. My problem is that I have ...
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How to make link to different categories that in them selves loads different menus?

Im kinda a noob but have made some homepages for fun but got this new one that im making for a friend that´s stopped my dead in my tracks: http://yellowknife.se/artfex/ The popup (ugly as hell and ...
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How do I add (css) class to a custom link to make it current_page_item

As a custom menu item wp doesn't add the class current_page_item All other links it does? <ul class="nav" id="menu-mainmenu"><li class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom menu-item-home ...
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Can only get one of two custom menus to display

I'm a wordpress beginner and at the moment struggling to get to grips with custom menus. I have created two menus. Wordpress tells me the theme supports two menus. I have <?php ...
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How to set my main menu items

I am new to WordPress development, hope this is not a too stupid question. How can I setup my Menu such that it has links to Home About (Page) Blog (I think posts in all categories except Portfolio ...
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Controlling Taxonomy Category listings to hide and unhide specifics

I have a vertical menu using the superfish script that shows categories in a custom 'productcategory' taxonomy. This menu has multiple levels, and is hierarchical.At the bottom of each branch of the ...
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How do you cope with the task of adding hierarchy to the navigation menu?

Say we got a theme with a horizontal menu that shows only the top-level pages. How do you manage with the task to make the menu hierarchical, adding subpages? Any appropriate plugins for that? If ...
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How can I detect whether a BuddyPress page is active from within my theme?

I'm trying to work sub-menus into my theme but am running into issues when navigating to BuddyPress pages (as opposed to standard WP pages, posts, etc.). Basically, what I want to do is have pages ...
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How to remove admin main menu name repetition

I have added an admin menu using add_menu_page. When there is a sub menu with add_submenu_page, The main menu name is repeating. How to remove this repeating menu ? This is my code ...
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Insert menus in the database

I want to create a large menu structure, and the admin pages time out, so I cannot insert them via the admin screens. How can I insert the menu entries directly in the database? Thank you
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Weird behaviour on Edit Menus screen

I am running WP 3.9.1. Fresh install. ACF and Gravity Forms are the only two plugins running. Perhaps someone had this issue before... On the edit menu screen I have a tab called "View All" where I ...
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Change an li class name in a wordpress custom menu walker

I'm building a nav that has a class applied to the main LI's and the nested LI's. Example: <ul> <li class="className">Test</li> <li class="className">Test <ul> ...
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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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Unlimited WordPress Menu

I am limited to like 80 menus. My menu consists of 1000 menus. How can I increase the limitation of Appearance > Menu I tried modifying the php.ini (using reseller account) and increase the max_var, ...
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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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using OOP approach to create plugin but stuck at making hyperlinks to work

I am new to wordpress development so please be patient if my question sounds simple or ridiculous, since I have been doing object oriented programming in PHP so i wanted to use the OOP approach in ...
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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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Add custom menu item using wp_nav_menu_items filter

I have added a snippet to add a "Profile" link to my website navigation menu. My code: add_filter( 'wp_nav_menu_items', 'my_nav_menu_profile_link'); function my_nav_menu_profile_link($menu) { ...
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Detecting classes, adding widgets, and adding divs in with a Nav Walker

I've been trying to figure this out for days, to no avail. A template I'm building requires a mega menu. The markup for the menu looks like this: <nav> <ul> <li><a ...
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How should I build a custom menu walker for this setup?

I have a menu structure I built in HTML+CSS that I would like to incorporate into a WordPress menu, but I am new to extending the Walker class and was wondering if someone could show me an example of ...
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Get top items number from wordpress menu

I've made a menu in Wordpress backend with 3 levels depth. (4 main tabs with 2 sub level items) I would like to know how I can get the number of tabs created automaticly and add this number to a ...
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Menu styling for last menu item

okay so I'm using the following code to get my links... <?php wp_nav_menu( array('theme_location' => 'primary', 'container' => '', 'menu_class' => 'mainnav') ); ?> This is my CSS for ...