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Monday , March 19 2018

Learn How to Add Drop down Menu and Add Categories and Pages in WordPress

This is the brand new lesson in the WP Tutorials. Here we learn something awesome, like Add Categories and Pages in WordPress

First of all, you tells me do you want to add navigation menus on your WordPress site? I think all of you must want to add categories and pages in categories

Did you know that there is a very easy drag-and-drop menu interface that allows you to create drop-down menus in WordPress!

Yes, WordPress have a simple drag and drop function and in this tutorial, I will show you how to add navigation menu in WordPress

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You have to find out the setting of the menus as it can differ from theme to theme. But almost all WordPress themes come with at least one menu location. Some WordPress themes come with multiple menu locations to accommodate for more complex websites.


How To Add Categories and Pages in WordPress

Here in this theme, there is two menu location. So go to appearance section into your WordPress dashboard layout and select menus to Add Categories and Pages in WordPress.

category menu wordpress


This will come with Edit Menus screen and it is divided into two columns. The column on your left has your pages, categories, and custom links tab. The column on the other or right side is where you add and adjust menu items


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Let’s Create Your First Custom Navigation Menu

Click on Create a new menu

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Provide a name for your menu, e.g. ‘My First Menu’ and then click on the create menu button

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This will expand the menu area, and it will look like this.

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Here you can see the there are two theme locations labeled as primary, secondary. The location names and placements vary from theme to theme so it will be changed into your theme.

menu in wordpress

Now, you need to select the pages and categories you want to add to the menu

You can do this by selecting the pages and categories listed on the left-hand side and clicking on Add to Menu button.

menu in wordpress bar

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After adding pages to the menu, select the theme location where you want to display the menu and then click on the ‘Save Menu’ button.

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In your menu arrangement, drag the menu item below the parent item. Next, slightly drag the menu item to the right. Then it will automatically become a sub-menu item or Nested menus. So you can easily create nested menus in WordPress.

In WordPress, you can easily rearrange your menu items in any order you want. Simply drag and drop to change the location.

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Aksa Sahi I am a web developer and SEO expert and also an Economist, I earned the degree of (Hons) in Agricultural and resource Economics from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in 2013. Exploring the World of Technology and traveling the adventure place is my passion working as a teacher and as a freelance web developer. I love to explore the world of IT.

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  1. this is a wonderful and useful article on WordPress, you mention eery thing in a very easy way and everything is mention step by step, this is very helpful for wp users thanks for such a nice article

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