Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a custom menu, part of Start with a Theme: Photography Portfolios in WordPress.
WordPress comes equipped with a powerful and easy to use custom menu system and…most advanced themes support this menu system.…For you, that means creating a custom menu is easier than ever.…Let's take a look at the custom menu system in WordPress and create a basic…menu that points to our homepage, our portfolio, our blog and our about and contact pages.…If you don't create a custom menu, WordPress will automatically create menus for…you and those menus always have the same structure.…To start with a link to the homepage and then they list off every static page in…alphabetical order, but if you want to create a custom menu, you can do that…from the dashboard, so I go to my Dashboard go under Appearance and Menus.…
From here, I can create one menu or a set of menus that I can assign to…different place on my site.…In this case, I just want to make a header menu, so I'll call it Header Menu and…I'll click Create Menu.…When the menu is created, I can assign it to the Theme Location.…Now the Theme Locations vary from theme to theme, so you may have to do this…
- Adding photos through posts
- Creating static pages for more info and a contact form
- Creating a custom menu
- Adjusting theme options
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