Changing your menu

WordPress allows you to customize your website's menu, giving you the flexibility to organize and present your content in a user-friendly manner.
Step 1: Access the Menu Customizer
  1. 1.
    Log in to Your WordPress Dashboard: Enter your admin username and password to access your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. 2.
    Navigate to Appearance > Menus: In the left sidebar, hover over "Appearance" and then click on "Menus."
Step 2: Create a New Menu (Optional)
If you want to create a new menu:
  1. 1.
    Click "Create a New Menu":
    • Under the "Edit Menus" tab, enter a name for your new menu.
    • Click the "Create Menu" button.
Step 3: Add Menu Items
  1. 1.
    Select Pages or Custom Links:
    • Under the "Add menu items" section, you can add pages, posts, custom links, or other content to your menu.
    • Click the checkboxes next to the items you want to add, then click the "Add to Menu" button.
  2. 2.
    Reorder Menu Items:
    • Drag and drop menu items to arrange them in the desired order.
    • Indent menu items to create submenus (dropdown menus).
  3. 3.
    Edit Menu Items:
    • Click on a menu item to expand its options.
    • Modify the Navigation Label (text shown in the menu), add title attributes (tooltip text), or remove items.
  4. 4.
    Custom Links:
    • To add custom links, enter the URL and link text in the "Custom Links" section.
    • Click "Add to Menu."
Step 4: Assign Menu to a Location
  1. 1.
    Choose a Menu Location:
    • Scroll down to the "Menu Settings" section.
    • Select a menu location from the available options (e.g., Primary Menu, Footer Menu, etc.).
  2. 2.
    Save Menu:
    • Click the "Save Menu" button to save your changes.
Step 5: Preview and Publish
  1. 1.
    Preview Changes:
    • Visit your website to preview how the new menu looks.
    • You can return to the customizer to make additional changes if needed.
  2. 2.
    Publish Changes:
    • If you're satisfied with the changes, click the "Publish" button to make the new menu live on your website.
Step 6: Modify Existing Menus
If you want to modify an existing menu:
  1. 1.
    Select the Menu to Edit:
    • Under the "Edit Menus" tab, choose the menu you want to edit from the "Select a menu to edit" dropdown.
  2. 2.
    Make Changes:
    • Follow the same steps as mentioned above to add, reorder, edit, or remove menu items.
  3. 3.
    Save Menu:
    • After making changes, click the "Save Menu" button to save your modifications.
Changing the menu in WordPress is a straightforward process that allows you to present your website's content in a clear and organized manner. Experiment with different layouts and orders until you achieve the desired navigation structure for your website.