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I'm building a theme, in which, I have 2 menus:

  1. Footer menu (footer-menu)
  2. Main menu (main-menu)

However, when I called the main one in the header.php file it uses the same links added in the footer navigation.

Please see my code.

Registering the navs

register_nav_menus( array(
        'main-menu' => esc_html__( 'Main', 'wd' ),
        'footer-menu' => esc_html__( 'Footer', 'wd' ),
    ) );

header.php

<?php wp_nav_menu('main-menu'); ?>

footer.php

<?php wp_nav_menu('footer-menu'); ?>

What am I doing wrong? This has never occured before. Ever.

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  • Did you assign the menus in Menus > Manage Locations ? If no menu is selected for this menu position it reverts to the default menu. So on this page both dropdowns need to be 'filled'.
    – Beee
    Mar 23, 2018 at 17:18
  • I did indeed. Still not working. Mar 23, 2018 at 17:20

2 Answers 2

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Just the fact that they have the same name doesn't mean that WP knows the menu "main-menu" goes in the location "main-menu". You will have to specify this, as you can see from the source code of wp_nav_menu:

$args = array (
  'menu'           => 'main-menu',
  'theme_location' => 'main-menu',
  );
wp_nav_menu ($args);
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wp_nav_menu expects an array of arguments, not a string. If main-menu and footer-menu are theme locations, then you need to specify that in your arguments:

wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'main-menu' ) );

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