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The following code does not produce a UL with ID of "nav". It just produces

<div class="menu"><ul>

This is the code:

wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'menu-1', 'container_id'    => 'nav'; 

According the WP Codex this should work. Why isn't it working?

WP version = 3.5

Update

I now have:

wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'menu-1', 'items_wrap' => '<ul id="nav">%3$s</ul>', 'menu_id' => 'nav'));

but this doesn't work either.

  • make sure your theme doesn't filter wp_nav_menu_args and override your settings. – Milo Jan 13 '13 at 3:35
  • @Milo. There is nothing in functions.php about this. – Steve Jan 13 '13 at 6:50
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According to that Codex page, you need to use menu_id. container_id only effects the surrounding div.

  • I think you're right, but it is still producing <div class="menu"> – Steve Jan 11 '13 at 13:29
  • yeah according to codex, but's it's didn't work – GusDeCooL Jan 10 '15 at 15:21
  • this is the correct answer – Nate Beers Aug 4 '17 at 16:03
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The correct parameter for the ul is menu_id, and for the container container_id. But the ul works only if you pass …

'<ul id="%1$s" class="%2$s">%3$s</ul>'

… as items_wrap argument.

You can hard-code the value like this:

wp_nav_menu(
    array (
    'items_wrap'      => '<ul id="nav">%3$s</ul>'
    'theme_location' => 'top-menu'
    )
);

See Any docs for wp_nav_menu's “items_wrap” argument?

  • Thanks @toscho, but this did not work either. – Steve Jan 13 '13 at 3:22
  • I now have wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'menu-1', 'items_wrap' => '<ul id="nav">%3$s</ul>', 'menu_id' => 'nav')); – Steve Jan 13 '13 at 3:23
  • @Steve Disable all plugins. You break something very badly. My solution works in all cases. – fuxia Jan 13 '13 at 7:25
  • I have disabled all plugins, and the issue remains: output is <div class="menu"><ul> – Steve Jan 14 '13 at 11:41
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As per my thinking menu-1 must be the ID of your menu. Please read about the parameters here and provide appropriate parameters.

According to me your code should be like

wp_nav_menu( array( 'menu' => 'menu-1', 'container_id'    => 'nav' ));
  • the menu parameter accepts an id from the database, not a CSS id. It is a CSS id I wish to assign to the UL. – Steve Jan 11 '13 at 13:30
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This might be helpful, it was helpful for me to understand.

    <?php wp_nav_menu( array(
            'menu' => 0,
            'container' =>false,
            'menu_class' => 'nav',
            'echo' => true,
            'before' => '',
             'after' => '',
             'link_before' => '',
             'link_after' => '',
             'depth' => 0,
            'walker' => new description_walker())
             );?>

That would give your menu's random id when you create them. Hope it was helpful not sure if i understood the question right.

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