Setting Up Menus

Creating a Menu

You can create multiple menus

  1. Select “Appearance > Menus” in the left-hand dashboard menu to visit the menu editor.
  2. Select “Create a New Menu”
  3. Give your menu a name (eg. “My Great Menu”).
  4. Click “Create Menu”

Adding Items To A Menu

  1. Select “Appearance > Menus” in the left-hand dashboard menu.
  2. Using the dropdown selector, pick which menu you’d like to edit and click “Select”
  3. Using the checkboxes next to each item, pick which item(s) you would like to add to the menu.
  4. Click “Add To Menu” and the selected items will appear in the menu structure panel.
  5. Click and Drag the items in the Menu Structure into the order you’d like them to display.
    • To create a submenu, drag the child menu item onto the desired parent item. 
  6. Click “Save Menu”

Menu Location

Depending on which theme you have selected, you may be able to configure multiple menus. Typically, a site will support a main navigation menu and a footer menu. Some themes support additional menu locations.

To see how many menus your theme supports, select “Appearance > Menus” in the left-hand dashboard menu to visit the menu editor.
Select “Manage Locations” from the menu configuration page.

  1. Use the “Assigned Menu” dropdown to change which menu appears in the corresponding “Theme Location”
  2. Click “Save Changes”