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How to add a navigation menu in wordpress

Adding a  navigation menu in a newly created wordpress blog or website is very important. There are many ways to add a navigation menu to a blog or website. Before I proceed, I will like to made known to  you the meaning of a navigation menu

What is a navigation menu

Navigation menu are menus used by a blog visitor to navigate( move around) a blog or website easily. It helps to showcase with ease the content of a blog or website. Navigation menu can be a blog post, a page or a link.

How to add a navigation menus in wordpress

  • how to add a page to a menu in wordpress

To add a page to a menu , you are to create the page first . For details on how to create a page in wordpress, click here

step one: login to the admin dashboard of your blog

step two: Visit appearance>>menu at the left corner of the admin area

step three: click on create menu and select the pages you will like to add to the menus, after that click the save menu button.

How to add a link to a menu in wordpress

Step one: visit the admin dashboard in your blog

Step two: visit the appearance and click on menu

Step three: click on the custom  link button to add url of the link. This might be a website url, a post url etc.

Step four: click on save menu

add link to navigation menu

 

How to add categories to a menu in  wordpress:

To a add a category to a menu in wordpress, you must first create the category first:

For details on how to create and use categories in wordpress, click here

Now lets see the steps on how to add categories to a menu in wordpress

Step one: visit the admin dashboard in your blog

Step two: visit Appearance >>menu

Step three: click on the category button to select the category you want to add to the menu

Step four: click on save menu.

add category to navigation menu

How to create a footer menu in wordpress

Footer also known as the button of a blog or website is use to display vital information’s. The built-in WordPress Menu feature allows you to create your own custom menus in place of your theme’s default menus.

Step one: visit the admin dashboard in your blog

Step two: visit the appearance and click n menu

Step three: select the items you want to add to the footer menu. It might be a blog post, a page, categories and click on save menu.

Step four:click on use as footer menu

How to remove  an item from a navigation menu

To remove an item from a navigation menu, click on the item then drag it out of the menu. or you can click on the menu and you will see the remove button, click on it to remove the selected item.

remove an item from the navigation menu

Conclusion: You can arrange the menu to suit what you want. To rearrange a menu click on it and  drag to the position you want it to appear. For more tutorials please join our newsletter by using the email box below.

 

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