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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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Add parent link to its submenu

How to add parent link to its sub menu in navigation bar? I mean any hook, filter or custom navigation Walking? You may know, this problem is coined from the feature of mobile menu, I cannot go to ...
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How to Add support for sub-menu item description in wordpress?

I am working on a Custom Nav Walker and I want to use Description field in wordpress menu in my theme. The field works fine as far as for First Level Menu items but when I add something in sub-menu ...
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Is it possible to separate all submenu items?

I'm using FoundationPress as a starter theme and I'm trying to separate the submenu. My theme basically generates menus like this: <ul> <li class=" first-level has-dropdown"> &...
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Custom Walker anchor tag not inheriting attributes

So I am just now learning and playing with custom walkers and I came across this really helpful Stack Overflow question. So I implemented the answer in that answer and added this to my functions.php ...
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Custom nav walker with different output depending on depth

I am trying to redevelop a HTML site as a Wordpress theme, and the HTML menu is as follows: <ul> <li class="current"><a href="#"><div>Home</div></a></li> ...
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Change submenu markup

I've seen people recommending to edit the wordpress default Walker to change the menu markup and create your own. The problem with this is that I would like to change the markup of the submenu and ...
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how can i get the page_ID in nav li [closed]

I need a menu with the page IDs of the linked Pages in the li Tags. It should look like that: <ul id="menu"> <li class="pageid_23"><a href="page1">Page 1</a></li> ...
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Extend Menu Walker Output

I've found a custom Menu Walker on the Internet that was perfect for my multilevel menu. It fitted almost like a glove. I've made some tiny improvements but now I need to limit the number of ...
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Using wp_list_categories or other function inside a menu walker?

I'm new to messing around with menu walkers in WP, so I might be trying to do something that's not possible, I'm not sure. What I'm trying to do is insert a div containing a list of my product ...
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Walker_Nav_Menu Add Strings and Class Name

How to make this pattern using Walker_Nav_Menu? <ul class="nav navbar-nav"> <li><a href="portfolio.html">Portfolio</a></li> <li class="dropdown"> ...
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Creating custom Menu for custom theme

I want to create a custom menu for my theme. The default menu architecture created by wordpress wp_nav_menu() function is made by <ul> <li> tags. But my custom Menu architecture is: <...
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has_children in custom nav_walker

I am trying to create custom menu nav walker. I added below code function display_element( $element, &$children_elements, $max_depth, $depth=0, $args, &$output ) { $id_field = $this->...
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Indirect modification of overloaded property WP_Post::$classes has no effect

I'm working on a child theme and while everything works the Walker_Nav_Menu and Walker classes are causing all the fuss. My parent theme overrides Walker_Nav_Menu as below: if ( ! class_exists( '...
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Check in walker if current page is descendant

I hope this isn't a dup -- I wasn't able to find it! My goal is to, in my custom walker, append the current-menu-ancestor class to a menu item if it's an ancestor (no matter how deep) of the page/...
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getting the current sub item out of total sub items in a given dropdown (custom walker)

i would like the possibility to append a text(denoted in square brackets) to each sub-item in the menu like so: Parent 1: sub-item [sub item 1 of 5] sub-item [sub item 2 of 5] sub-item [sub item 3 ...
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Programmatically (PHP) get the nr. of items in the primary navigation menu

I need to get the nr. of items in the primary navigation menu. I need this to determine the width in percentage of each list item. So I also need to change/add to the css width attribute of the list ...
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Menu location by menu id or menu ID in start_el() Walker

I'm creating a custom walker menu where I'm adding custom fields to the menu items, but I would like the fields to be specific to menu locations. I can get all the menu locations with the menu ID's ...
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How to Overwrite/Customize wp-admin/nav-menus.php in Wordpress

I was wondering if is there a way to customize wp-admin/nav-menus.php so that I could add my own extra fields or tab. For example, I want to have a new tab (Menu Settings) created for each menu ...
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how to conditionally add attributes to start_lvl() function?

I want to add the id of the parent element in a container div of children elements. How can I do that? Here is my code: <?php public function start_lvl( &$output, $depth = 0, $args = array()...
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using walker menu to add classes and attributes to elements

I want to use wordpress walker menu to achieve exactly this menu structure: <a href="#myid" class="list-group-item" data-toggle="collapse">Item 1</a> <div class="collapse" id="myid"...
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Count Level 1 Childs for Custom Nav Walker Wordpress

I have three levels of my menu created in custom walker class. Output is like below: home (parent) about (parent) item 1 (level 1 child) item 1-1 (level 2 child) item 1-2 (level 2 child) ...
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$args->has_children not working with start_el()

Why $has_children doesn't work here? class walker_name extends Walker_Nav_Menu{ function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) { $indent = ( $depth ) ? str_repeat( "\t", $depth ...
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How can I edit submenu headings using wp_nav_menu walker?

The whole world of menu walkers is still murky waters for me, so I'm hoping someone might be able to help me here. I'm able to produce an auto-generated list of menu items on my page using the ...
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Comments not nesed with custom template

I have a custom template for to show my comments. For some reason, there are not nested while looking in the back-end of Wordpress, I see that some comments have a parent. They are simply displayed ...
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Custom megameu walker need improvement

I'am working on a custom megamenu that will look like <li class="l-nav-item l-mega dropdown"><button class="open-icon visible-xs fa fa-angle-down"></button><a href=" ">...
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Benefits of using Nav Walker?

Are there any benefits to using a nav walker class over iterating through wp_get_nav_menu_items()? Nav walkers seem very clunky to me and iterating over an array feels easier and more re-usable but ...
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Specific Page that convert Hyperlink to anchor in nav menu

I extended my Walker_Nav_Menu that converting hyperlink to anchor as I'm making one page website. Here is the code: class description_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu{ function start_el(&$output, ...
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Walker Class: Output Parent Description and Featured Image right after sub-menu?

I've looked around everywhere but I can't seem to find an answer to this specific case. I am attempting to output the parent description and featured image of the page right after the sub-menu ...
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Custom Nav Walker menu - Display category count

I have a custom walker menu.( See the code below) I would like to have my nav menu like this: Where 495 is the total of the records containing childrens. Where 42 Number of published articles. Can ...
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Remove current class from sub menu items

I am building a wordpress website with drop down menu (sub menu). To achieve this here I am using wordpress walker class. This is the code which I am using in my functions.php class ...
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Create self-populating menu and add extra divs to the menu layout

What I'm trying to achieve: A menu with one level of sub-menus: PAGE 1<br> --- Page 1 sub-page 1<br> --- Page 1 sub-page 2<br> PAGE 2<br> --- Page 2 sub-page 1<br> --- ...
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Class .current-menu-item in custom menu Walker

I'm building a blog using a custom walker for my submenu which looks like this: class Submenu_Walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function start_el ( &$output, $item, $depth = 0, $args = array(),...
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Split up wp_nav_menu with custom walker

I am trying to create a Menu that shows a maximum of 5 items. If there are more items it should wrap them into another <ul> Element to create a dropdown. 5 Items or less: 6 Items or more I ...
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How do you add a <div> around the second level of a Menu?

I've been searching around online and reading up on walkers but I can't figure out how to do this. Basically I need a <div class="sub-container"> wrapped around the second level of the menu but ...
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wp_nav_walker that interacts with widgets to setup mega menu

I'm a newbie WordPress developer working on a WordPress theme project that demands mega menus as part of the main navigation. I'm done with the front-end stuff, and now I'm trying to explore the ...
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How to use a start_el variable in start_lvl

On top of the sub-menu list items i would like to insert a <h2>parent-description</h2> line which i expect to show the description (or the title if wanted) of the parent item. Such as; &...
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Modifying the walker to insert parent's description above sub menus

I would like to show the title or the description of the parent item on top of the the sub-menu list items. I have basic knowledge on how to modify the walker by calling start_lvl function to insert ...
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Troubles with Walker_Nav_Menu and closing <ul>

I have an existing site that I am moving into Wordpress. My requirements state that I do not have the ability to change the HTML or CSS. I have a sidebar menu that I am trying to recreate using a ...
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Can't add optional class to menu item when using Walker_Nav_Menu

As a wordpress beginner. I'm creating menu also want to customized the <li> tag to be able to assign different class name to control specific behavior through CSS so I use custom walker to get a ...
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Trying to store submenu items to render out after main menu

I'm using a custom nav walker to render out the main menu, during this I want to store the second level navigation items to use/ render out later in a separate area of the page. I want these second ...
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Add custom class to existing menu items from custom meta

I would like to add a custom class to my existing menu items. The problem is, that I would like to do something like this: <li class="<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, "_icon", true); ?>...
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Admin Panel - Disable Moving Selected Terms To Top of Metabox

By default whenever you select a category it moved it to the top of the term list, which in most cases it pretty user friendly. I want to disable this featured and leave my term list in the default ...
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How to add ID and class in nav menu walker?

I would like to set up a custom walker that produces the following output: <div id="navbarHolder"> <div id="navbar"> <ul> <li><a id="nav_about" ...
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Walker class: Problems with understanding how walk() method can be called without error

I am struggling with understanding how WordPress uses the Walker class. In particular, I don't understand the walk() method (I think). First, let me explain what I understood: When calling ...
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Custom nav walker: How to acces the $args parameter?

I am creating a custom nav walker. I noticed that the nav walker class from the WordPress core is written rather rough – much of the stuff going on could be spread out through various methods, so I ...
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Page content loading issue using Walker_Nav_Menu

At each page refresh, the page loads in steps, first the header with main menu and then after 1 second, the page loads the rest of content. I use the following code to display the a mega menu on my ...
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Wordpress empty Nav Menu error

i have created Multisite. i have assigned menu for the first sub domain while for the second sub domain i have not assigned Menu. i just enabled the Debug mode and got Following error: Notice: ...
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Add Thumbnail to wp_list_categories()

I'm using the following code to display a list of my taxonomy terms in my home page: $customPostTaxonomies = get_object_taxonomies( 'guide' ); if( count( $customPostTaxonomies ) > 0 ) { ...
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How Does The Walker Class Work?

Can someone explain to me how the Walker Class works? Do the methods inside the class always need to overload the parent method?
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wp_nav_menu - page template name as item class

Is there any way to display template name (or page-template.php filename) in each menu items' class? Maybe using wp_nav_menu walker? Specifically, I'm using standard menu call: wp_nav_menu( array( '...

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