Would you like your art blog to look like a professional website? You can by adding menus to your homepage. In this post, you will discover how to manage menus in WordPress.
How to Manage Menus in WordPress
Adding a menu bar on your homepage will make it easy for your readers to find what they are interested in.
Common categories found on an artist menu bar are:
- Art Gallery
- About Artist
- Contact Artist
To manage menus in WordPress, hover over Appearance on the left sidebar and click Menus.
This will bring you to the menu editor.
Before you can add links to your menu bar you need to define a menu first.
Click the Create a New Menu link on the top of the page.
Create a new menu.
A menu might already be created depending on what Theme you are using.
If your Theme has already created a menu, all you have to do is select the menu you wish to add a link to.
Add Links to Menu
Click what type of content you would like to have linked to your menu bar. (Page, post, testimonials etc.)
A list of all the current published content on your site will appear.
Click the checkbox next to the title of the content you would like to add.
Click the Add Menu link at the bottom of the section to add to the menu you have previously selected.
Click the Save Menu link to save the link to the menu.
Delete a Menu Item
Locate the menu item you would like to delete from the Menu Structure on the right side.
Click the Arrow icon to expand the box.
Click on the Remove link to remove the item from the menu bar.
Click Save Changes to save your changes.
Move Menu Items
You can move your menu options by dragging and dropping the menu you wish to move.
You can also create a “sub-category” by moving a menu to the middle of a different menu. This will create a drop-down list of menus when a reader hovers over a category in the menu bar of your homepage.
WordPress has made it easy for users to create a professional looking website. The menu bar makes it easy for the audience to navigate and find the content they are interested in.
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