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If I try to add a custom link to a menu, it says "Pending" and won't save. If I hit save, it disappears. This only happens to custom links - pages, posts, categories all work fine.

I've googled this issue and they suggest switching to a default theme and back, or repairing the wp_postmeta database. I've done both with no success. No clue what to do next, and this is driving me mad. I'm a beginner too...

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I have solved this. I just needed to add a title to the custom link in the options BEFORE adding it to the menu. How stupid is that?

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  1. Disable all plugins. Update your nav. If it works then we know a plugin is the cause.

  2. Switch to a theme by team WordPress (eg. TwentyTwenty). Update your nav. If it works then we know the theme is the cause.

  3. Switch to a different browser. Update your nav. If it works then a browser incompatibility issue or browser extension/plugin is the cause.

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In my case, solution #1 worked.

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