13. Adding and Managing Menus

Your website’s menu is an important navigational tool, but a properly structured menu can do much more than direct visitors to the content on your site. The right menu can also help retain visitors and encourage sales.


If you created a sitemap for your site, as recommended in Chapter 1, “Introducing WordPress,” you should already know what menus and submenus your site needs. Using this plan, you can create a menu much faster.

By default, your WordPress menu displays a link to your home page and your site’s pages in alphabetical order. If you have only a few pages, this might work just fine. If you want to customize your menu, ...

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