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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How do you gray out a menu item?

What is the best way of graying out a menu item. We often have links that are still in draft mode (or published but we don't want to show them until a certain time) and we would like to show users ...
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Best practice for blank top level menu item?

I create a LOT of WP sites and therefore tons of menus. A lot of times there is no sensible page for a top level menu item. For instance I was creating a site with internal learning. The top level ...
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Extend Individual Menu on Page Function to individual Submenue on Page Function?

It seems that WordPress Development is building a knowledge-base about the best functions out there. Thanks a bunch this helped already a lot! I found a function (find it down here) that offers a ...
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Missing current_page_item in custom menu

I'm using the new custom menus in my side navigation and it only creates a class sub-menu in the UL's but does not use the current_page_item like when you use wp_list_pages(). I have 3 levels and only ...
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Using website header, menu and footer on Wordpress blog

I want to use the header, top menu and footer from my website on my Wordpress blog. The website itself is not a Wordpress site but the blog is and resides in a 'blog' folder on my server. So I guess ...
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How do I show a different secondary navigation menu for each section of my website?

My site is organised into three sections, like this: Reiki Basics (page ID 499) – page 1.1 – page 1.2 – page 1.3 Practice & Study (page ID 501) – page 2.1 – etc Courses (page ID 471) – ...
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Dropdown menu issue

I've just installed wamp on my pc and i'm trying to setup my test site. I've installed WP 4.0 so the default theme is 2014. I have created a menu with 1 dropdown for testing purposes but the ...
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Add nav menu CSS class to body

I would like to add the CSS class of the current menu item (and the classes of its parents & ancestors) to the current page body classes. For example, if the current menu item has a CSS class ...
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menu item active class for author.php

I am building a custom theme. For the author.php file that displays an author profile with their posts, I would like my 'About' menu item to turn active (get active class). I have tried: ...
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How make top level menu item not have link, but have sub-menus that are linked?

I'm building a horizontal menu and some of the entries on that menu will have dropdowns (sub-menus), and some won't. Those that have sub-menus are not actually pages. They're just meant to be guides ...
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Dynamically get the meta key value of a menu item based on it's post ID

I have a menu, that I need to insert an image that have it's path saved in a meta key (_menu_item_img) and associated with a post ID, every menu entry has it's own image, and I need to grab it ...
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Handling complex multi-level architecture / menu for large site

I am trying to get feedback and ideas for solving an information architecture / content management problem using wordpress. I have a large site ( 1,000+ pages, hundreds of posts ) made up of ...
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Remove a menu item in menu

I know this has been asked many times. But from what i got after searching, i could not understand much. I have used wp_update_nav_menu_item to add menu items programatically. But i don't know how to ...
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Creating a second menu on Twenty Eleven aligned right from the first

I'm a bit new here. But I did attempt to Google this (etc.), without much luck. Basically, I'm trying to set up a second menu on Twenty Eleven that will line up to the right of the normal one (while ...
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wp_nav_menu() loses 'current-menu-*' classes on single product page within category

I have my menu set up like so: Shop Online (WPeC 'Products Page' page) Product Category (WPeC Category) Product Category (WPeC Category) Product Sub Category (WPeC Category) Product Sub Category ...
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Display posts from Custom Post Type in category page on front-end

I created my Custom Post Type (bizdirectory), created a new post (Test Business) and created a new category (Business Directory). But if I add the Business Directory category (slug = business) to my ...
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Anchor only wp_nav_menu

I am trying to create a list less wp_nav_menu. Below is the desired output: <nav class="nav header-nav"> <a href="#" class="nav-link nav-active">Home</a> <a href="#" ...
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Check what “type” a menu item is

The question I would like to check what type of menu item each item in my menu is i.e. is it a Page, Category, or Custom link. What I want to achieve I want to create a menu made up of categories ...
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Top level menu items different container than sub menu items

Is there a way to split the menu into two containers. The top level items would be in a separate container than the sub menu items. Here is the default structure <ul> <li> <a ...
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Showing the same menu in multiple location

Today I have faced an weird problem regarding WordPress menus. Here is the register function of my menus - function register_adaptive_menus() { register_nav_menus(array( 'top-menu' => __( 'Top ...
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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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326 views

Splitting up a submenu into columns, or putting existing menus in another menu as submenu item

I have a menu with a long list of submenu items. I'd like to split that up into columns and the easiest way in my mind would be to have them split up into multiple . Is there a way to do this? ...
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Hide a Menu Item on Login

I am using the following code to hide a menu item when a customer is not logged and show it when a customer is logged in. .hide-item-not-login{ display: none !important; } .logged-in ...
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Whats the difference between current_page_item and current-menu-item

Whats the difference between current_page_item and current-menu-item when using Custom Menus .current_page_item{} // Class for Current Page .current-cat{} // Class for Current Category ...
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There is a code that I don't understand - menu customize with walker

Here is a code I got from internet: (of couse I do not own it) class description_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) { global ...
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How to Select List Items in Dynamic Bootstrap navbar menu for WordPress [closed]

I have created a dynamic bootstrap navbar menu for WordPress. To see the menu, please visit this link: http://www.chicago-plastic-surgeons.com Here is the html code: <!-- Menu's Code for Twitter ...
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wp_nav_menu not highlighting the current category when viewing a single post

My WordPress site has a bunch of posts, all filed by a top-level category and a bunch of subcategories therein. I have the main site nav rendering the category pages, which, when clicked, get all ...
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3 blogs on one site with the same header menu?

Person X has default SITE with an integral blog. Person X also has SITE 2 with Blog 2 and also SITE 3 with Blog 3. Is it possible to have on the DEFAULT SITE HEADER MENU something like this: HOME ...
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How to use wp_nav_menu with hashtag links?

I am developing a custom theme and the navigation part uses hashtags (yes, all content is on one page). So when i use wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' etc the menu items links to the pages. Can ...
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Active class to current link

How do I add the active class to the current link that the user is viewing? I have a mixture of pages and custom post types in my main nav menu and I know that wordpress has .current_page_item that ...
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Sub Menu content is being duplicated

In the plugin I am developing I am using the following code to build my menu - add_menu_page('BCRM Plugin Settings', 'BCRM', 'administrator', __FILE__, 'bcrm_settings_page', BOOGIE__PLUGIN_URL . ...
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Displaying menu based on login status

I'm trying to show one menu based on whether or not the user is logged in. It's straight forward enough but when I change to my code I have no styles or icons like the original - see code below ...
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using plugin to add menu item to external page [closed]

I have a wordpress plugin that is working well so far. The last step for me is to have it create a menu item on the main navigation menu to an external page when you activate the plugin. Not sure how ...
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How to set limit only on top levels of wp_nav_menu?

How can I set a limit to the top level menu items in wp_nav_menu? Example: I have this menu in my admin dashboard: I would like to count ONLY the top level items and display a limited number of ...
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Adding Class and div id to wp_list_categories

I am trying to create a dropdown menu for wp header with categories and children as dropdown but cant find a solution, trying to get somethink like this <li class="Main-Cat"> <a href="Link ...
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Auto-build First Instance of Menu from Page Structure

I am wondering if there is a way to build a custom menu that is initially populated by the current page structure. I am working on a site that was initially build pre-custom menus, but now we want to ...
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How to use wp_list_pages on a grandparent page

I am using wp_list_pages to show the page structure on a website. For instance, if I use this code, it will show me the complete child / grandparent heirarchy of the current page the user is on: ...
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Submenu links open to the right, I need them to open downward [closed]

I am working on a WordPress site for a client, and they would like me to change the way the menu behaves while it is hovered over. Right now, when you hover over a parent link, the child links will ...
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jquery menu toggle in wordpress [closed]

i am using a custom template for few pages look like admin panel, i have taken template code from bootply i have renamed the menu items in left sidebar but the problem is menu toggle dosent work ...
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Extend walker - navigation, adding data attribute to a tag

I would a data attribute to the a tag in the menu, like have <a href="#example" data-attribute="attribute">CLICK</a> I know that I have to extend the Walker BUT I tried in several times ...
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How to change menu URLs to hashes?

I'm building a fullpage Wordpress site. Meaning the pages are not separate URLs, they are accessed through the same URL. Something like deuxhuithuit.com. So I have a menu that the admin creates by ...
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How to assign a WP 3.0 custom nav menu to a theme's navigation menu location via script?

I'm using this script inside a plugin to create a new custom menu on the fly and assign a page to it... $menu_id = wp_create_nav_menu( 'header-menu' ); $menu = array( 'menu-item-type' => 'custom', ...
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custom menu widget where menu title is a link

I am looking for, like the title of this question indicates, a custom menu in wordpress where the menu title itself is a link. It seems like a very simple thing, but after a lot of searching I've come ...
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Next page link via the custom menu

I would like to display a "next link" at the bottom of several page templates, using the actual custom menu in which they sit in. I built a function that mostly works except for an edge case ...
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Nav Menu and display post count

Iam looking for a solution that the number of child post displayed, like so: Parent (14) - Child - Child Parent (2) - Child I have played with the custom walker and tried the function with ...
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How to add custom “Menu Settings”

I want to be able to tell the wordpress menu's on what page to show. The way my menu is shown now: I want to have the option in the menu settings like so: But I cannot find any documentation ...
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Nav menu items disappearing (but not immediately)

I'm working on a site where some of the nav menu items disappear (from the front end, the back end, and the database). However, debugging is extremely difficult since they don't disappear immediately! ...
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Wordpress 3.5 dropdown menu

I'm pretty new with wordpress and I want to create my own dropdown menu without the use of any plugins. I have a few questions about this. I already did some research but there are some things i do ...
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wp_nav_menu() mark current item ancestor of custom post type

This solution does almost what I want it to. Only thing is, I have my menu set up as follows: Menu item 1 Menu item 2 Custom post type 1 Custom post type 2 Custom post type 3 Menu item 3 ...
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Use WordPresss menus with anchors

I have a CPT archive page and I want to create a navigation menu which will jump to anchors in the form <a name="post-slug" http="{the permalink goes here}>The CPT Title</a> I have been ...