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Is it possible to change to a different menu using conditional tags but using the same theme location?

I have 2 menu's created which I want to display conditionally in the same them location which is the secondary menu location.

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Yes, You can easily switch menus using conditional tags.

For example If you want to show different menu for logged in user and non-logged in user then It may be like:

<?php
 if ( is_user_logged_in() ) {
 wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'logged-in-menu' ) );
} else {
 wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'logged-out-menu' ) );
}
?>

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  • This is not for loggedin user. Its using conditional tags for in_category(news). If not in news category, display the default secondary nav menu. Both menu's need to use the same theme location but are different menus with different names. How do i do this?
    – sunshine
    Commented Sep 4, 2013 at 13:19
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    Of course, You can do that with a category. replace is_user_logged_in() with in_category('news'). Check the single quote. Read this for use of in_category Commented Sep 4, 2013 at 13:35
  • I did that but it didn't work. You can only assign one menu per theme location. Did you test the code?
    – sunshine
    Commented Sep 4, 2013 at 13:40
  • It's good idea to share code you used. Read this for how to ask questions on here. It will also help you to get better answers quickly I am pretty sure that you can have more than one navigation at a place. Modify your question and share the code you used. Commented Sep 4, 2013 at 13:54
  • You can't assign more than one menu to the same theme location. Did you test your code?
    – sunshine
    Commented Sep 4, 2013 at 13:58

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