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== Creating Drop Down Menus ==
 
== Creating Drop Down Menus ==
  
When creating drop down menu's these are super useful. They allow you to create a parent menu item which can contain drop down children, but when clicked won't go to a specific page on the site, but just show the child items.
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When creating drop down menu's you have to use a custom link as a parent that has a url value of #.
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This will result in a parent that whilst clickable won't change the page you are viewing, but will activate the dropdown list function to show the child items
  
 
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Obviously tho, your theme must support drop down menus and the option should be enabled for it to work.
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Obviously your theme must support drop down menus and the option should be enabled for it to work.
 
[[Category:Customising your site]]
 
[[Category:Customising your site]]

Latest revision as of 21:35, 10 March 2013

Your site's menu is easy to manage and maintain.

You can add more content, order content, create drop down lists, edit names, links to external sites and much more.


How to find the menu editor

Classic mode Left hand menu: Appearance >> Menus

Adding Content

Click the tick box of the content you want to add to your menu and then click add to menu. Menu-add-content.jpg

If the content type you want can't be found click the screen options tab in the top right and select it. Menu-enable-options.jpg


Ordering Content

You can simply drag and drop you list to create the order that you want.

Menu-order.jpg


Creating Custom Links

You can use the custom links to create links to specific areas in your site or even on other sites. Just give it a name and a link and click add.


Creating Drop Down Menus

When creating drop down menu's you have to use a custom link as a parent that has a url value of #. This will result in a parent that whilst clickable won't change the page you are viewing, but will activate the dropdown list function to show the child items

Screen Shot 2013-02-21 at 10.43.07.jpg

You can then drag your chid item to indent under your parent item.

Menu-children.jpg

Obviously your theme must support drop down menus and the option should be enabled for it to work.