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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wp_nav_menu custom walker - child items

I have written a custom walker to integrate a jquery dropdown nav script into my wp template. I need to add .dropdown-link to each of my parent menu items and .dropdown-wrapper to the unordered list ...
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Adding html elements to wp nav menu

I know how to create wp menus using the functions.php and diaplay it in my sote wherever the menu is required (e.g top menu, footer menu) I even know how to style it using custom CSS. I would like to ...
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Custom Walker: how to get ID in function start_lvl

I am making my first custom walker to build an accordion menu. To start with I used this example: http://bitacre.com/2025/custom-nav-menu-walker-for-wordpress-themes There are two functions. First ...
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Getting menu items like get_pages

I need a way to create a custom HTML template for the wp_nav_menu function. I've heard of custom walker classes, but these don't appear to be helpful enough to achieve what I'm trying to do; at least ...
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Help with walker for nav

For some reason, this walker won't work when I pass in 'echo ' => 0, it always prints the nav, and never returns the nav as a var. I can't seem to figure out where it's by passing that in ...
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wp_nav_menu, walker class, categories as classes of li

OK I'm trying to show my principal menu so I use the following code: <?php $defaults = array( 'theme_location' => '', 'menu' => '', 'container' => false, ...
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Custom Walker for wp_list_categories

I need some help with making of one Walker Class. Now I’m having a menu with categories and in the dropdown there are some subcategories. The menu is something like that: <div ...
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List Hierarchical Term List with Count with Related Term

What I have are custom posts (of a custom post type, wps_business) that have two taxonomies (wps_location & wps_type), and I would like to list all the terms from type of a specific location. For ...
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Add a custom walkter to a menu created in a widget

I know how to add a Walker to a custom menu created by the theme (menu named primary in this example), but how can I target a menu thats created in a widget with the default wordpress custom menu ...
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WordPress Menu Custom Walker Class

We are using a jQuery UI accordian to render a menu in the sidebar. We've already written the markup and javascript and I am just trying to get the wp_nav_menu to output the same markup we've already ...
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Using a menu walker add a custom item at the end of the menu's items

I need to add a search field at the end of a menu in a list item. I've been looking at walkers but finding it really hard to figure out what is the last item (or even get the total). Also where would ...
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Nav Menu – Add class based on meta keys

I'm trying to find a way that changes the classes of the different nav menu items, based on the value of a meta key in the page. The menu currently looks like this: <li ...
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Make wp_list_pages print slugs instead of titles

By default wp_list_pages spits out an unordered list of post titles. To save space in a sidebar menu I´m trying to create a list of page slugs instead of page titles. I suppose I´ll need to write a ...
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$item->url not retrieving url in custom walker?

I've made a custom walker to use with wp_list_pages to modify the output to have thumbnails show. The goal is to have a list show up in a page template, which lists all children with their children. ...
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Sub-Pages only of menu items in current branch using a custom menu

Although I did a thorough research I could not find a solution. Only solutions coming close. My custom menu ("top") shows this structure (you see a part of it): page 1 subpage 1.1 category A ...
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wp_list_pages() but only show children on the branch you are on

Lets say I have this menu: Top |___ Sub 1 |___ Sub Sub 1 |___ Sub Sub 2 |___ Sub Sub 3 |___ Sub Sub 4 |___ Sub 2 ...
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Why is my menu order not working with wp_nav_menu?

I have a custom menu using the new Menu System but it is not returning in the correct order. I have no idea what order its in - its not alphabetical, or by date, or by any pattern I can see. The link ...
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How do I get_the_content in a custom walker?

I have a custom walker and I would like to either get_the_content() (up to the Read More) or get_the_excerpt() to use in this walker, but I can't figure out how to get it to work - it either returns ...
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Incrementing a class in a custom walker

I have written a custom walker that I am using with wp_nav_menu but I need to iterate through 4 custom classes, and I'm not sure how to do this. Basically, each menu-item <li> needs to be given ...
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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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Assign posts to taxonomy terms instead of the taxonomy terms to posts?

So I have a custom post type (people) with a related custom taxonomy (directory). Instead of editing a person and then choosing the related directory organizations I'd like to "edit" a directory org ...
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What is a good resource to find out about making custom walkers?

Custom walkers seem to be a poorly-documented area of WP. Online tutorials focus on styling the output, not on directing the walker to go where you want it. I am reading the code, but I wonder if ...
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How to count nav menu items?

I'm creating a custom walker for my nav menu. The goal is to split the menu in to columns like so: I can easily determine where I am in the list by looking at $item->menu_order. What I don't ...
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I am extending Walker_Nav_Menu: How can I get the number of children elements of the current item?

I am trying to extend the Walker_Nav_Menu walker to make some changes to the way WP outputs menus. The method I have to override is start_el, so I created my Walker and copied the base method: ...
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How do I dynamically populate wp_nav_menu from a custom taxonomy?

I know this question has been asked in different forms. But as far as I can tell from searching Google and SE/WP it's never been satisfactorily answered. Let's say I have a taxonomy clubs and a ...
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Display only page specific sub menu items using Custom Walker

I've just implemented the technique described at http://wordpress.org/support/topic/wp_nav_menu-list-only-2nd-level-separate-submenu/page/2 when implementing a theme for a client. When I run the theme ...
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How can I apply filters in my class that extends Walker_Nav_Menu?

I have the following piece of abridged code: <?php class New_Walker_Nav_Menu extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) { $attributes = ! empty( ...
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How do I pass an argument to my custom walker?

I've set up a custom walker, and it works as desired when I hard code my variable. What I want is to be able to call my walker and pass it a variable that is used in the walker. For example: ...
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Adding a class (arrows) to main menu links that have children?

I'm wondering if it is possible to add different classes to second/third/fourth/etc-level items that have children in Appearance > Menus tree? That's how I call the menu: <?php $menu_args = ...
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Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Page

This question follows on from this one: Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Nav_Menu I'm trying to do the same thing but this time I'm extending Walker_Page instead. The issue I'm having ...
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Add Caret to Menu Items with Sub-Menus in WordPress Theme

I'm working on a custom theme using wp_nav_menu(). What I want to do is add a caret to menu items that have sub-menus. For example, If my menu looks like this: Menu Item 1 Menu Item 2 Menu Item ...
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Bar separated navigation by extending Walker_Nav_Menu

I have the following menu in my header: <?php $args = array( 'menu' => 'Main Menu', 'container' => false, 'depth' => 1, 'items_wrap' => ...
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Menu items description? Custom Walker for wp_nav_menu()

Normal Wordpress Menu looks like: Home | Blog | About us | Contact But I've seen many pages with descriptions under these links: Home Page | Our Blogs | About us | ...