The Walker class was implemented in WordPress 2.1 to provide developers with a means to traverse tree-like data structures for the purpose of rendering HTML.

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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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wp_nav_menu - page template name as item class

Is there any way to display template name (or page-template.php filename) in each menu items' class? Maybe using wp_nav_menu walker? Specifically, I'm using standard menu call: wp_nav_menu( array( ...
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Add custom html to nav_menu

Im trying to add some html to the nav_menu. Basically I need a button tag inserted after the opening li tag if there are children in the menu. I see that there is a walker class but I have no idea on ...
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Can't get nav_walker class to recognize pages with children

I've built a walker class and I've got it doing everything I need except inserting a single div tag. In the start_el there is an $args>has-children that works and adds a div tag before top level ...
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Dynamic multi column menu

I have a dynamic menu where the submenu is based on specific content from the page. With help from Uruk on the this thread We(he) made it work. What I realise now is that if a page contains a lot of ...
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Format Specific Link in wp_list_pages

I am implementing a custom walker for wp_list_pages. I would like to implement the following logic inside the walker: IF PageID=X THEN use output A IF PagID=Y THEN use output B. The code of my ...
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View h2 content tags of a page in sub menu

I think I'm trying to do something unusual I guess because I can't find it anywhere.I want to have a submenu base upon content off the associated page. e.g. In my menu there is a menu-item called ...
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How to construct a custom html for submenus

How to write a walker class for constructing a new submenus. for my wordpress theme the submenu is looking like this: <li class="drop"> <a ...
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Use Walker_Nav_Menu to remove automatically generated classes but keep user-added classes

My custom nav walker is outputting link elements like this: <a class="test-page-class menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-object-page current-menu-item page_item page-item-4 ...
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Add dynamic content block to nav section generated by custom walker

I am working on a theme that requires a piece of dynamic content nested in the navigation. I'm using a custom walker to generate the menu. I need a way to add markup to the code that will be editable ...
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List pages to show only Whitelisted sub pages

In my custom theme I want to show all parent pages but for a few of those parent pages I don't want to show their subpages. I know you can add all these subpages to the 'exclude' argument of the ...
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How to get selected taxonomy or category ID if using custom walker?

I'm building a taxonomy->child taxonomy dropdowns where the child will only be active if the parent is selected. Everything works great, except that I'm using wp_dropdown_categories for the parent ...
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How to add scroll IDs to WordPress menu anchors

In my theme the top menu is like this: <nav> <ul> <li> <a class='active' data-scroll-nav='0'>Home</a> </li> <li> ...
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Custom menu walker: Repeating a menu item when it has children

I am trying to repeat a menu item when it has children. To better understand, maybe take a look at this example markup: <ul id="main-nav"> <li>Item 1</li> <li ...
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How to create new options within the menu?

I have created a custom menu using the walker class which was fairly simple but for the life of me I can not work out how to add options to the navigation item. For instance I am wanting to make a ...
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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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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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Extending Walker_Category class

I would like to show category images on each of my custom categories. So far I've managed to echo the image url within the walker class by adding this piece of code into the existing walker_category ...
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WP List Pages - Add Title Attributes to Anchors

Using the default wp_list_pages() is there an easy way / filter to add title attribute to the anchors? Right now it just spits out the anchor with no title attribute but I would like to add it on ...
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child comments not displaying as nested

I'm having some trouble getting my comments to display as nested from other comments. My current max level of depth is set to 5 through the wordpress admin panel, but all my comments appear on the ...
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cannot grab post meta from extended Walker_Category class properly

Trying to show some custom post meta inside an extended Walker_Category class. I am very inexperienced with Object Oriented Design so this issue is quite difficult for me to solve I am essentially ...
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Use custom walker to add taxonomy terms to main nav menu

I created a Custom Post Type: Product and a Taxonomy assigned to it: Products So under that Taxonomy I can add different types of products (terms if i'm not mistaken). When adding new products I get ...
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Walker to add Bootstrap markup for wp_list_pages

I'm using wp_list_pages() to create a nav of the pages in my site. Some pages have children so I need a dropdown menu in the nav to show the child pages and the Bootstrap markup for dropdown menus. ...
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How to remove dropdown from wp_nav_menu

I dont want to have dropdown (select - options) in my wordpress menu, even in mobile or lower width devices. I know I can use css to hide it, but I want to remove it at all. I googled for an hour and ...
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Check if wp_nav_menu items have submenus

I'm looking to output the following markup for a menu through wp_nav_menu, <ul> <li><a href="/">Home</a></li> <li> <a href="/" ...
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Get Parent List Class for Child Pages Using Walker

I'm having trouble getting child pages to use the parent li class whilst using wp_list_pages(). I'm using a walker to get the list classes to use page title, but no matter which way I try, I can't ...
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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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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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Mega Menu Walker

I'm trying to create a mega menu walker. Unfortunately, walkers completely escape my coding knowledge. I could really use some help getting it working. Here's the features I need: Wrap the ...
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Insert HTML inside link in a walker

I've got a custom nav walker that (theoretically) pulls the featured image from the most recent post in a custom taxonomy, and displays the the image after the link in a wp_list_categories. The ...
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Term Checklist Walker - Disable Parent Categories

Currently I have a structure where the top level categories are acting like landing pages, so they should have no posts directly assigned to them. What I would like to do is disable the top level ...
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Horizontal Navigation

Hi. I been fighting with this problem for couple of weeks now. Trying various approaches. From CSS styling to a custom walker. I want to render each level as its own element. The navigation ...
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Adding Post Counts to Menu (Nav) Programmatically?

I'm fairly stumped on this. Without getting too query-heavy, I was wondering what path one might take to produce a menu that links to a category of posts, and displays in parenthesis how many new ...
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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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Use wp_nav_menu to display ALL pages

I am currently building a wordpress theme. For the menu, I just want to display all the pages that are created in the order that they are created in (i.e. I don't want users to have to go into the ...
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Custom Nav Walker sub-menu HTML construct

I've got my Custom Nav Walker set up and it works fine with the main menu items, and displays them how I want. However the same HTML is being applied to the sub-menu elements which isn't what I want. ...
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Why is only the first operation run in my loop - except for on the last repeat? [closed]

We have a custom walker displaying only the sub menu of the current top menu and while making some changes to it I ran into something I don't get - for some reason only the first echo of each loop in ...
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Page thumbnail doesn't display on navigation

I want to display thumbnail on navigation (using walker) but it doesn't display in the right place. Thumbnails displays only in index.php, before the navigation links and all these thumbnails are ...
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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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Make parent page only link to first subpage

I'd like to automatically make any parent page link to it's first subpage if it has one. Like so: Parent 1 (/#subpage-1) Subpage 1 (/#subpage-1) Subpage 2 (/#subpage-2) Subpage 3 (/#subpage-3) ...
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Wrapping link and .sub-menu with wp_nav_menu

I want to wrap each sub-menu ul and the tag just before it with a div. I can create the opening tag using the 'before' attribute of wP-nav_menu like this: wp_nav_menu(array( 'before' => ...
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Help with output of post classes using apply_filters

I’m new to scripting, this is a plugin I'd like to modify to output post classes. When I try using: apply_filters( 'post_class', $page->post_class ) it only outputs array=" ". Do I need an ...
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Getting post content within wp_nav_walker

I have a custom walker set up designed to add content into the nav menu. The problem being that it is not pulling the content. The post object returned by the get_post/get_page has an empty ...
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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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Override edit_custom_walker.php to conditionally show input depending on menu position

I've created custom inputs for WordPress nav-menus admin page. I've used a similar technique as is shown in this answer - by duplicating edit_custom_walker.php and adding my own fields. My custom ...
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Walker_Nav_menu access parent menu name

I extended Walker_Nav_Menu with the code below and I would like to replace [TITLE HERE] with the name of the parent menu... In my menu I only display one depth of the navigation at a time. So I would ...
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Rendering of custom walker menu function not working properly

I have a custom function for my nav walker menu that adds custom php/html to it, which can be seen below. It renders a twitter bootstrap dropdown menu that I would like to put my login form in. ...
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Customize Walker_nav_menu to show posts if item is category

I would like to customize the nav menu walker so that when it encounters a category it automatically makes the 5 most resent posts children of the menu item. Is there a way to dynamically add items ...
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Can I use multiple nav_walkers?

I am working on a project and I came to the conclusion that I need to use 3 nav walkers: one for edit and 2 for HTML formatting class MY_Walker_Nav_Menu_Edit extends Walker_Nav_Menu {} // this ...
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How to add a element with walker menu right after begin of the navigation tags?

I was trying to add a element right after begin of the navigation tags and before the ul will start. So add a element directly after opening nav tag. I tried this, but this will add a list item after ...