Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up navigation menus, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Restaurant Website.
- Navigation plays an extremely important role in your site.…That may sound overly simplistic,…but think of the last time you were on a website…trying to find the bit of information…and it felt like you just had to dig for it…because it wasn't obvious where to go.…That's called a bad user experience.…Your goal is to make it easy on your customers…by clearly pointing them to the information they need…and the first way you do that is with a good menu.…And no, I'm not talking about your restaurant's menu.…I'm talking about your website's menu.…
Navigate to the Menu section in your WordPress dashboard…and let's start with creating a new Menu.…From there, using the Content inventory…I created earlier as a guide, I'm going to go ahead…and add my core content areas to the Menu.…You can drag and drop these to reorder as needed.…
Once you save your Menu,…you need to assign it to a theme location.…In the Swank theme, there are two theme locations available,…the Primary Navigation and the Secondary.…I'm going to select the Primary Navigation Menu.…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Making a basic content inventory
- Finding a suitable theme
- Setting up widgets and navigation
- Creating a menu with the Food and Drink Menu plugin
- Adding a responsive slider
- Using Jetpack for reservations
- Testing the site
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.