How-To Guide

Create a custom menu in WordPress

My themes are built using the in-house menu maker via the WordPress Dashboard.

The first step is to login to your Dashboard → Appearance → Menus. By going to the Menus page you should see something like this:


Now look to the left of your screen in your Dashboard and you should see the boxes in Images B & C. Image B features a list of pages created within your WordPress for easy access to linking those pages via your new menu.

And Image C you’ll see how you can create your own custom link outside of your WordPress installation instead of using the suggested pages or categories.

Your menu screen should look something like Image D now that you’ve begun adding your links/pages.


Last but not least, before you save your menu be sure to check the following box below shown in Image E:


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