HOW TO CREATE A MENU IN WORDPRESS?

First of all you have to log in WordPress with your username and password. 

Before creating a menu you have to add pages and posts on your website. 

When you have published the pages that you want to appear on your website, you can start creating a menu. 

  1. Select the option “Appearance” on the left side of the “Dashboard” to enter the menu editor. 
  2. Then choose the “Menus” option. 
  3. Select “Create a new menu” at the top of the page. 
  4. Enter a name for your new menu, for example “Main menu”.
  5. Click the “Create Menu” button.

    

 

Now you can add the items in your menu. 

  1. Locate the option “Pages” on the left side of the screen. 
  2. In the “Pages” panel select the option ”View All”. So you can see the pages you have published on your website. 
  3. Select the pages you want to add to the menu.
  4. Click on the “Add to Menu” button located below. 
  5. When you have added all the elements, click on the “Save Menu” button. 

 

If you want to change the name of some menu item you have to:

  1. Locate the menu item to which you want to change the name in the menu editor window.
  2. Click on the arrow icon in the right-hand of the menu item.
  3. Enter the name you prefer in the option “Navigation Label”. 
  4. Click on the “Save Menu” button. 

 

If you want to remove an item from the menu:

  1. Locate the menu item to which you want to remove in the menu editor window.
  2. Click on the arrow icon in the right-hand of the menu item.
  3. Click on the “Remove” link. 
  4. Click on the “Save Menu” button. 

 

If you want to change the order of the menu items: 

  1. Locate the menu item  that you want to change order in the menu editor window.
  2. Select the menu item that you want to move and drag it. 
  3. Click on the “Save Menu” button.

 

If you want to create subcategories:

  1. Locate the menu item which you want to move to subcategory in the menu editor window.
  2. Select the menu item that you want to move to the sub-menu and drag it to the right. 
  3. Click on the “Save Menu” button.

 

Finally, in the “Menu Settings” option, choose the menu location that you prefer and click on the “Save Menu” button to save your changes. 

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