Menu Setup

Creating Your Menu

First we will see how to create your menu

Adding Pages to Your Menu

How to add page to our new menu

Assigning a Menu to a Location

Select where to show our menu

Creating Your Menu

Step 1 – Login to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
Step 2 – From the ‘Appearance’ menu on the left-hand side of the Dashboard, select the Menus option to bring up the Menu Editor.
Step 3 – Select Create a new menu at the top of the page.
Step 4 – Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box.
Step 5 – Click the Create Menu button.

Your menu is now defined and now you can add pages to it (steps below).

Adding Pages to Your Menu

The Screen Options allow you to choose which items you can use to add to a menu. Certain items, like Posts are hidden by default. The Screen Options are located in the top right corner of your WordPress Dashboard.

Step 1 – Locate the pane entitled Pages.
Step 2 – Within this pane, select the View All link to bring up a list of all the currently published Pages on your site.
Step 3 – Select the Pages that you want to add by selecting the checkbox next to each Page title.
Step 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.
Step 5 – Click the Save Menu button once you’ve added all the menu items you want.

Your custom menu has now been saved.

Assigning a Menu to a Location

Once you’ve created a menu and filled it with items, it’s time to assign it to one of the theme pre-defined locations.

Step 1 – Go to Appearance > Menus and click Manage Locations.
Step 2 – Assign each Theme Location with a menu. You can assign menus to multiple Theme Locations.
Step 3 – Click the Save Changes button.

Updated on November 18, 2019

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