8. Menus

When you set up a new WordPress site, your theme’s navigation menu automatically lists all your pages in alphabetical order. But what if you want to list only your main pages in the navigation? What if you want custom menu items or more than one menu?

Custom menus to the rescue! WordPress custom menus make it easy to add, change, and move menus and menu items with a slick drag-and-drop interface.

In this chapter, we’ll show you how to create custom menus. We’ll show you how to add your menus to preassigned menu areas in your theme and how to add a menu as a sidebar widget. We’ll also show you how to edit and update your menus to keep everything ...

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