Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing menus, part of WordPress DIY: Community Website.
- Earlier in the course, I created a custom menu…and assigned it to the primary menu location…in the 2015 theme, and you will have noticed…that once I switched to a new theme…that menu went away, and in place of it, I just have…this text that says "Add a Menu"…in the menu area at the top of my site.…Now I want to place my custom menu in this menu area,…and I can do so using the customizer.…So I'll click customize, scroll down until I find Menus.…From here I can see either all my menu locations…and attribute any menu I've created to any…of those locations or I can select…an individual menu I've created,…so in this case, Main Menu,…scroll down, and then attribute it to a menu location.…
And here you notice something interesting.…You have the main menu area, which is currently hidden…under a hamburger icon, so if I click on it,…you can see the Main Menu open here,…and if I collapse the view, you'll see it displays…across the entire length of the site,…and then I also have Right Sidebar - First Menu…and Right Sidebar - Second Menu,…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Importing WordPress users as community members
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
Adding a custom menu3m 45s
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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