Creating and Editing WordPress Menus

This document provides a guide on how to create and edit menus on a WordPress website, suitable for both technical and non-technical users.

  1. Log into your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Appearance > Menus.

Create a New Menu #

  1. Click on the ‘create a new menu’ link near the top of the page.
  2. Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box.
  3. Click the ‘Create Menu’ button.

Adding Items to Menu #

  1. On the left-hand side, you’ll find boxes titled Pages, Posts, Custom Links, and Categories.
  2. Select the items you want to add to your menu and click the ‘Add to Menu’ button.
  3. The selected items will appear on the right side under the Menu Structure.

Editing an Existing Menu #

  1. Select the menu you want to edit from the Select a menu to edit dropdown list and click ‘Select’.
  2. The selected menu’s structure and items will be displayed for editing.

Reorder Menu Items #

  • Drag and drop the menu items to reorder them in the Menu Structure area.

Remove Menu Items #

  1. Click on the menu item you wish to remove.
  2. Click on the ‘Remove’ link that appears below the menu item’s navigation label.

Customizing Menu Items #

  1. Click on the menu item to expand it.
  2. Adjust the Navigation Label, Title Attribute, or any other available settings.
  3. Click ‘Save Menu’ after making your changes.

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