What is Navigation Menus in WordPress?

Navigation Menus

Navigation Menu is a theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. Navigation menus allow theme designers to let users compose custom menus of their own. WordPress compose of an simple to use mechanism for fixing up customised navigation menus into a theme. Navigation Menu allow users:-

  • To add Pages
  • Posts
  • Categories
  • URLs to the menu.

For creating a navigation menu you’ll need to register it, and then display the menu in the proper location in your theme.

Navigation Menus are a WordPress theme feature allowing the users to create navigation menus by using built-in Menu Editor which is located in WordPress admin area under Appearance » Menus.

The default menu will list only current WordPress Pages. WordPress supports more than one menus so a theme can have support for more than one navigational menu. Using drag and drop functionality users can add posts, pages, and custom links to a menu. Users can also change their appearance by adding custom styles and add CSS classes to their menu items.