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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Adding a menu and widgets

Now that we have all our images in place, we need to make it easier for visitors to find them. We can do this by adding a menu and some widgets.

Adding a menu

Let's start by adding a navigation menu:

  1. In the WordPress admin, go to Appearance | Menus.
  2. If your site doesn't already have a menu set up, click on the create a new menu link.
  3. Type the menu's name in the Menu Name field.
  4. Create a custom link for your home page (which will be the site's main URL) and drag the page you've just created into the menu along with that:
    Adding a menu

    Fig 9.26: The menus admin screen

  5. Check the Primary Menu checkbox to ensure your menu appears in the theme.
  6. Click ...

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