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Adding a Menu

1. From your WordPress Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
2. In the left sidebar of the Customizer select Menus

Menus 3. Click on the button labeled Add a Menu

AddAMenuButton 4. After clicking on the Add a Menu button a textbox should pop up prompting you to enter the menu’s name, enter the menu name then click Create Menu

EnterAMenuName Note: To cancel this process click Add a Menu again while it has an x on it.
5. Now we need to add items to the menu, to add pages:

a. Click on Add Items

AddItems

b. A large menu of items should have popped up, here you can select a section and select items from the section, or you can use the search box at the top to find what you are looking for. Clicking on an item will add it to your menu

ContentSelectionMenu

c. To stop adding items click on the Add Items button again

AddItemsX

6. Next you need to set the menu to a specific menu location

a. Under the label Menu locations select every menu location you would like your menu to be

MenuLocations

7. Lastly we need to set the menu options

a. Under the label Menu options you can either select the checkbox to let new top-level pages get automatically added to the menu or leave it unchecked

MenuOptions

8. When you are finished click on Save & Publish in the top-right corner of the sidebar

SaveAndPublish

Changing the Name of a Menu

1. From your WordPress Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
2. In the left sidebar of the Customizer select Menus

Menus 3. Next select the menu that you would like to edit (mine is called Menu)

SelectedMenu
4. To change the name of the menu type the name you would like the menu to have in the textbox at the top of the sidebar

ChangeNameOfMenu 5. When you are finished click on Save & Publish in the top-right corner of the sidebar

SaveAndPublish

Adding and Removing Items from an Existing Menu

1. From your WordPress Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
2. In the left sidebar of the Customizer select Menus

Menus 3. Next select the menu that you would like to edit (mine is called Menu)

SelectedMenu 4. To add items to your menu:

a. Click on Add Items

AddItems

b. A large menu of items should have popped up, here you can select a section and select items from the section, or you can use the search box at the top to find what you are looking for. Clicking on an item will add it to your menu

ContentSelectionMenu

c. To stop adding items click on the Add Items button again

AddItemsX

5. To remove items from your menu:

a. Click on the menu item you would like to remove to open up the item’s options
b. Click the button labeled Remove

RemovingAnItem

6. When you are finished click on Save & Publish in the top-right corner of the sidebar

SaveAndPublish

Reordering Items in a Menu

1. From your WordPress Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
2. In the left sidebar of the Customizer select Menus

Menus 3. Next select the menu that you would like to edit (mine is called Menu)

SelectedMenu 4. There are two ways to reorder items in a menu:

a. Click and Drag Method

i. Left click and hold down on the item you would like to move
ii. Drag the item to wherever in the menu you would like it to go

b. Reorder Button Method

i. Click on the button labeled Reorder

ReorderButton

ii. Next to each of your items there should be arrows. You can now reorder your items by clicking on the dark gray arrows

ItemsToReorder

5. When you are finished click on Save & Publish in the top-right corner of the sidebar

SaveAndPublish

Setting a Menu to a Specific Menu Location

1. From your WordPress Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
2. In the left sidebar of the Customizer select Menus

Menus 3. Next select the menu that you would like to edit (mine is called Menu)

SelectedMenu 4. Under the label Menu locations select every menu location you would like your menu to be

MenuLocations
5. When you are finished click on Save & Publish in the top-right corner of the sidebar

SaveAndPublish

Menu Options

1. From your WordPress Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
2. In the left sidebar of the Customizer select Menus

Menus 3. Next select the menu that you would like to edit (mine is called Menu)

SelectedMenu 4. Under the label Menu options you can either select the checkbox to let new top-level pages get automatically added to the menu or leave it unchecked

MenuOptions 5. When you are finished click on Save & Publish in the top-right corner of the sidebar

SaveAndPublish

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