WordPress Menus and Navigation

WordPress Menus and Navigation esembrat3 Thu, 05/21/2015 - 08:57

Menus and navigation can be edited through the WordPress Appearance dashboard section.


Menus and Navigation Sub-Topics

Add WordPress Menu Links

Add WordPress Menu Links esembrat3 Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:46

The most up-to-date information on adding menu links to menus can be found on Wordpress.org's knowledge base page.

Locating Menu from Dashboard

  1. Login to the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. From the 'Appearance' menu on the left-hand side of the Dashboard, select the 'Menus' option to bring up the Menu Editor.

Adding Menu Links

  1. Locate the pane entitled Pages.
  2. Within this pane, select the View All link to bring up a list of all the currently published Pages on your site.
  3. Select the Pages that you want to add by clicking the checkbox next to each Page's title.
  4. Click the Add to Menu button located at the bottom of this pane to add your selection(s) to the menu that you created in the previous step.
  5. Click the Save Menu button once you've added all the menu items you want.

Attach WordPress Menu to Theme

Attach WordPress Menu to Theme esembrat3 Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:50

One thing that WordPress does not automatically do is attach menus to your theme. To do so, follow the directions below.

Attaching a Menu

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.
  2. From the Administrative Dashboard, select 'Appearance -> Menus' 
  3. On the top of the page, select your current menu from the dropdown and click 'Select'.
  4. From the 'Menu Structure', set the 'Menu Settings -> Theme locations' to assign where the menu should live in your selected theme.

Notes

  • You can also assign menu locations by using the 'Manage Locations' tab on the 'Appearance -> Menus' page.
  • You can also assign menu locations through the 'Appearance -> Customize' page.

 

Create a WordPress Menu

Create a WordPress Menu esembrat3 Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:42

To create a new menu, follow the steps below.

Creating a New Menu

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.
  2. From the Administrative Dashboard, select 'Appearance -> Menus' 
  3. On the right, create a new menu by giving it a 'Menu Name' and click 'Save'.