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Community » Tag: menu - Recent Posts http://themehybrid.com/community/tags/menu Theme Hybrid en-US Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:59:31 +0000 bbpress 1.0.2 <![CDATA[Search]]> q http://themehybrid.com/community/search.php Egyptological on "Any interest in a plugin which adds a tab menu?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/any-interest-in-a-plugin-which-adds-a-tab-menu#post-3739 Mon, 17 Oct 2011 21:53:53 +0000 Egyptological 3739@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>It's coming on nicely. I extended it to handle themes which display two separate menus. Tab menus are now working. The next task is to build in CMS style menu pruning. I have been doing it with CSS but I would rather do that in PHP too. </p> Justin Tadlock on "Custom Post Types in the WordPress Navigation Menu" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/custom-post-types-in-the-wordpress-navigation-menu#post-3738 Sun, 16 Oct 2011 18:34:51 +0000 Justin Tadlock 3738@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>This is the Ideas forum. If you need help with something in WordPress, you should ask over on the support forums:<br /> <a href="http://themehybrid.com/support" rel="nofollow">http://themehybrid.com/support</a> </p> aeromaxx on "Custom Post Types in the WordPress Navigation Menu" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/custom-post-types-in-the-wordpress-navigation-menu#post-3737 Sun, 16 Oct 2011 16:59:04 +0000 aeromaxx 3737@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Hello can someone help me out by pointing me in the right direction as to where I can find out how to add a drop down menu to a theme with my custom post types stored within in, have been looking/searching google for "custom post types in wp_nav_menu", "custom post types in wp_list_pages", "custom post types in wordpress themes", "custom post types in wordpress theme", and have drawn a blank so far, I have managed to find out how to get my posts in the custom post types to appear in with the normal blog posts, but as I will have several posts in the custom post types more than what would be in the normal blog, would make this diluted and I would therefore like to have them in a drop down box in the menu.</p> <p>The menu on this website here <a href="http://justintadlock.com/" rel="nofollow">http://justintadlock.com/</a> the "Writing" part on the menu I presume that these are custom post types, but I wish to have the menu on my site like this menu, if anyone can point me in the right direction as to how to achieve this, be is something on the codex, a blog post or something like this I would very much appreciate anything anyone would be able to tell me. </p> David Chandra on "Any interest in a plugin which adds a tab menu?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/any-interest-in-a-plugin-which-adds-a-tab-menu#post-3718 Tue, 04 Oct 2011 21:14:57 +0000 David Chandra 3718@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>i'm interested. it look so cool and easy to use.<br /> something like instant child page list?<br /> awesome! </p> Egyptological on "Any interest in a plugin which adds a tab menu?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/any-interest-in-a-plugin-which-adds-a-tab-menu#post-3714 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 21:40:58 +0000 Egyptological 3714@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>When I built our site we needed tabbed menus in some places - largely to stop the menu getting too deep. If you don't know what I mean then take a look at <a href="http://www.egyptological.com/participate/write-for-us">http://www.egyptological.com/participate/write-for-us</a></p> <p>I was inexperienced and in a hurry, so I built it into the theme. (A child theme of Hybrid.) I am in the process of re-coding the theme and moving more of it into plugins to make it modular and easier for me to configure different sites as needed. The latest thing to move to a plugin is the tab menu. Now I can just keep it for personal use, or I can put in the extra work to make it more flexible and release it to the public. There is no point in doing that though if nobody would be interested.</p> <p>I looked at a number of plugins and didn't like any of them. Menus were hard to maintain. My approach is simple. In your main menu give any item which is to be a tab parent ("Write for Us") on the example page, a CSS class of tab-parent and it and its children are displayed as a tab menu. No extra menus to maintain. Trivial to turn on and off. My main menu has about half a dozen of them, at different depths.</p> <p>It's all working but if I am to release then I need to sort out the CSS which is still in the theme. At present that is being used to hide the unwanted part of the main menu so it doesn't display twice - that needs changing to edit the menu to remove the section rather than hide it with CSS so it works with JS menus too. I also would need to test with pure Hybrid and maybe some more themes.</p> <p>At present it is inserting the tab menu at hybrid_before_content but I can add any extra hooks people want - I have a plugin options page set up already.</p> <p>There are two constraints:</p> <p>1) It only works with one menu. It might be possible to get around that but so few sites use two menus I honestly cannot be bothered to spend the time<br /> 2) The tabbed menu has to be lower down the page than the main menu - i.e. processed after the widget or theme area which contains the main menu. So if you have a menu in the footer, cannot help, sorry.</p> <p>Kate </p> beancape on "Add CLass to the nav_menu ul" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/add-class-to-the-nav_menu-ul#post-3366 Mon, 22 Nov 2010 10:17:18 +0000 beancape 3366@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>I want the navigation menu to work with a jquery accordion menu. To do this i need to add a class="menu" to the nav_menu ul tag.</p> <p>Can anyone tell me where &amp; how I do this? </p> Justin Tadlock on "nav menu top - center aligned?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/nav-menu-top-center-aligned#post-3304 Thu, 30 Sep 2010 02:05:19 +0000 Justin Tadlock 3304@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>This is the community forum for posting custom child themes. If you need help with something, please post in the support forums:<br /> <a href="http://themehybrid.com/support" rel="nofollow">http://themehybrid.com/support</a> </p> kindermaur on "nav menu top - center aligned?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/nav-menu-top-center-aligned#post-3262 Wed, 08 Sep 2010 16:40:51 +0000 kindermaur 3262@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Hi Libby,</p> <p>You're right (about wrapping it in an extra div). The file you need to modify is called 'menu-primary.php'</p> <p>--Kurt </p> Charles on "nav menu top - center aligned?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/nav-menu-top-center-aligned#post-3258 Mon, 06 Sep 2010 21:44:26 +0000 Charles 3258@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>I struggled with this for quite a while. I finally gave up on <code>margin: 0 auto</code> and set a width and left-margin until it was close enough. </p> libbymills on "nav menu top - center aligned?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/nav-menu-top-center-aligned#post-3218 Sun, 01 Aug 2010 01:06:35 +0000 libbymills 3218@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Hi,</p> <p>I am trying to center align the top menu items. I am thinking I need to add an extra div to be able to do this but I can't figure out which php page has the #navigation div. does anyone know?</p> <p>Thanks,<br /> Libby </p> Justin Tadlock on "Superfish menu: how to customize?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/superfish-menu-how-to-customize#post-1802 Fri, 11 Sep 2009 19:02:54 +0000 Justin Tadlock 1802@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Please ask all support questions in the support forums:<br /> <a href="http://themehybrid.com/support" rel="nofollow">http://themehybrid.com/support</a> </p> baudesign on "Superfish menu: how to customize?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/superfish-menu-how-to-customize#post-1801 Fri, 11 Sep 2009 15:55:41 +0000 baudesign 1801@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Hi,</p> <p>I have been looking around the Hybrid themes files a lot, but I just can't fix my problem.</p> <p>How do I customize the Superfish menu options. I want, for instance, to see an arrow on tabs with submenus (for ergonomic considerations, this should always be the case, contrary to this site by the way). And why not see a subtle drop shadow.</p> <p>Such an action is possible if you refer to the Superfish Web page:<br /> autoArrows: true, // if true, arrow mark-up generated automatically = cleaner source code at expense of initialisation performance</p> <p>But where do I change this. Thanks </p> garyh357 on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1644 Sat, 01 Aug 2009 16:18:02 +0000 garyh357 1644@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>I love the drag and drop to build the menu idea. I have to have the ability to have multiple occurrences of on dragged item though, for instance, I need some pages, then some categories, then more pages. I'd like all of the options from wp_list_pages and wp_list_categories plus the ability to custom code might be nice.</p> <p>I think not being able to change the category order in the same was as changing page order is a complete oversight on worpress' part, so build that in, somehow. Give each link a unique class and let me style it in my css. Keep it as simple as possible while offering all things required for any page/category menu.</p> <p>I'd actually prefer to see this in Hybrid Settings instead of a plugin, but I understand your wanting it in a plugin. </p> mp on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1587 Sun, 19 Jul 2009 23:37:22 +0000 mp 1587@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>I had just looked at pixopoint.com's offering the other day - although my analysis was not clearly as in-depth as John's. Definitely it's "feature full". </p> <p>For myself - I find the filter-hooking method a tad "oblique" and less than self-evident. Until I landed here - I had never seen it done that way...A plugin would really add something in my view - as have all of the other recent contributions you have made toward "building a better mousetrap".</p> <p>I'd like to promote the idea concept of potentially having ANY of your new plugin development provide Hybrid-specific capabilities - either during configuration or execution - or both.. For example, maybe that once configured - there could be some means to export the configuration in an XML form (or something else) so that it could be "reloaded into another Hybrid-based environment which would replicate all of the settings. Alternatively, perhaps when loaded into a Hybrid frame-based environment - Maybe the configuration could be done via some ajax-driven drag-and-drop interface.</p> <p>Second, it seems that the more capable and selective the configuration is - especially with things like menus - the configurations becomes awkward and complex for end-users - largely because the capabilities integrate "deeper" into WordPress, making fewer assumptions. </p> <p>Maybe the solution for this is to provide some sort of "tiered" configuration - based on the sophistication of the user - Either self-selected - or alternatively - Maybe - all plugins could "look for" the presence of some other Hybrid construct (maybe a designer/developer plugin? or mode?) that would enable the more extensive capabilities at configuration..</p> <p>Maybe it would then be possible to lock-down the configuration - so that the end-users could make cosmetic changes - but not trash their sites - or correspondingly - the developer/designer could "unload" their plugin after the configuration was complete - that would remove capabilities that would be otherwise get inexperienced users in difficulty. I think it would be great to have a drag-and-drop interface for both sets of users.</p> <p>Alternatively you could have "fat" or "skinny" versions of the same plugin - one with a great and expanded configutation mode - that would produce configuration information - and another "skinny" version the would simply execute based on the previously instantiated configuration information. Maybe the "skinny" ones work on ALL platforms and the "fat" development versions only work on a Hyrid-based theme - so that if you want the advanced capabilities configured - you must configure it "under Hybrid" - but once done, it will execute the same in ALL themes.</p> <p>I think that either of these basic ideas will provide incentives for users to move in your direction - either toward your plugins - or theme framework - or both... Things should be "easier" or "better" using Hybri - But that means different things depending on whether you're and end-user or a designer/developer. Designer-developers want deeper, more feature-full implementations - that expose more WordPress capabilities - and inexperienced users want the flexibility of making changes - but without the risk of "messing things up". I also think it would promote a constructive dialog between end-users and develpoer/designers in that they could exchange Hybrid configuratons with would be guaranteed (by design) to work correctly without the latter having to have direct and contemporaneos access to the end-user's site.</p> <p>Finally, I'd like to see all of the plugins support properly degradeable Ajax-JQuery in some manner. I'd like collapsible lists or other capabilities to be configurable in the plugin itself - and not require yet anther "piggy-based" plugin to alter the behavior of the former. Since you control the basic styles under Hybrid - that should be possible - I imagine.</p> <p>I'd like to see "Hybrid" branded WordPress components work "better" than their counterparts - by design - Such that they are preferred.... I think there is some room to add something to the basic architecture that will be of value to each of the already identified constituencies...Something that WordPress itself has largely avoided - leaving it to "Ace" developers to sort-out. </p> John Myrstad on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1563 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 02:03:04 +0000 John Myrstad 1563@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Too buggy yet, at least the menu editor, and sometimes the js backend UI, but it seems powerful and have lots of options. </p> <p>I do like the drag-n-drop interface in the Menu contents and the custom code option.<br /> Superfish settings are a plus. Page ordering as mentioned above is nice, but its placed in the advanced tab which seems a bit odd. UI design is pretty much like the new widgets UI design which is good, makes it "fit in" well in the backend.</p> <p>WP-Menu is also one to watch once admin settings gets added.<br /> <a href="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-menu/" rel="nofollow">http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-menu/</a> </p> Justin Tadlock on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1559 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 01:40:22 +0000 Justin Tadlock 1559@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Here's another plugin to try if anyone wants to give it a go:<br /> <a href="http://pixopoint.com/pixopoint-menu" rel="nofollow">http://pixopoint.com/pixopoint-menu</a></p> <p>I'm not sure how good it is. Let me know if you like it. </p> rgregory on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1558 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 01:24:45 +0000 rgregory 1558@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>How about an option to replace the other type of menu with the wp_page_menu() function?</p> <p>In a dream world, I could add a class to specific menu items with it. This is a specific need I can't find an answer to at the moment.</p> <p>I would also like to be able to add links without having to create dummy pages and use the page links to plugin.</p> <p>Right now I use 3-4 plugins on EVERY site to control the menu, one for exclusion, one for page-links-to, one for the name of the anchor, and sometimes one for page order. I'd love to only use one.</p> <p>I know what every you choose to add to it, I'll be happy. </p> John Myrstad on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1534 Fri, 10 Jul 2009 14:18:33 +0000 John Myrstad 1534@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>May the plugin support more than one menu ? </p> John Myrstad on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1533 Fri, 10 Jul 2009 14:00:42 +0000 John Myrstad 1533@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Its hard to give feedback on the menu plugin with the information you provide. There are lots of menu plugins out there, but none thats really great.</p> <p>I do like the way Page Mash handles pages, and My Page Order which is built into Ryan Hellers new menu plugin is also intuitive to use.</p> <blockquote><p>a nice UI for the include/exclude (though this could become unruly with a lot of pages)</p></blockquote> <p>My Page Order handles lots of pages with little problems. People doesnt use 100 pages on the same level do they, its more 1- 15 isnt it?</p> <p>However I think the most important for a new menu plugin is that its easy to use for end-users, but with some flexibility for the theme customizer by altering settings or code.</p> <p>Page sorting should be handled with drag-n-drop. Exclusion should ideally be handled both by a exclusion list in settings like the Pages widget, and a check-box in the Pages write page. It should be possible to decide to include or not when writing the page, without going to menu settings, and it should be possible to include/exclude pages when working with page sorting.</p> <p>PageMash does most of what I want when it comes to exclusion and ordering, and its possible to do like Ryan Heller and build on a sorting plugin in your Menu Plugin ? Its already using <code>wp_page_menu()</code></p> <p>Once your plugin is ready though, you may make a service like this one for menu css formatting, accessible in the membership pages or free:</p> <p><a href="http://wpml.org/support/drop-down-menu-customization/" rel="nofollow">http://wpml.org/support/drop-down-menu-customization/</a></p> <p>A Page Menu solution should support all 3 steps of the Menu workflow:</p> <p>1. Output of menu list code<br /> 2. Execution/inclusion/sorting ( + customization ? )<br /> 3. Menu styling ( css editor or css templates ) </p> thomasfeder on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1520 Wed, 08 Jul 2009 08:59:58 +0000 thomasfeder 1520@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>Hi Justin,<br /> I LOVE the ability to use check boxes here, so clients easily control the menu themselves.<br /> Also I like the feature that some of the other menu plugins offers, where you can assign the menu order with a number (or even Ajax "drag &#38; drop"...?)<br /> Finally it could be so nice to have several menu plugins set up on the same page, I don't know if the new widgets in Wordpress 2.8 allows that by default?</p> <p>Thanks a lot for looking into this! </p> Justin Tadlock on "Page Menu Plugin" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/page-menu-plugin#post-1518 Wed, 08 Jul 2009 06:37:05 +0000 Justin Tadlock 1518@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>I've mentioned a few times that I'd like to develop a page menu plugin, but I still haven't decided on whether to build it yet. There are some technical hurdles with building such a plugin.</p> <p>So, I'm opening up this thread as a central place for brainstorming. I'd at least like to get some ideas down to see where we stand.</p> <p><strong>Basic menu</strong></p> <p>It would be fairly easy to add all the options from the <em>Pages</em> widget of the Hybrid theme over to an options page. </p> <p>The plugin would run a filter on <code>wp_page_menu()</code>. The arguments for that particular function are:</p> <ul> <li>depth</li> <li>sort_column</li> <li>sort_order</li> <li>show_date</li> <li>date_format</li> <li>child_of</li> <li>include</li> <li>exclude</li> <li>exclude_tree</li> <li>hierarchical</li> <li>meta_key</li> <li>meta_value</li> <li>authors</li> <li>link_before</li> <li>link_after</li> </ul> <p>For an effective menu plugin one would want at least a nice UI for the include/exclude (though this could become unruly with a lot of pages).</p> <p>Would it be best to allow to add checkboxes to include pages or exclude pages from the menu? Which seems more intuitive? I might have to consider the technical/coding aspects of this in the final decision though (it depends on which would take less code and PHP processing).</p> <p>Anyway, I'll stop here. I've got some ideas I might play around with. If you have ideas and feedback, feel free to post theme here.</p> <p><strong>Compatibility across themes</strong></p> <p>This wouldn't be a Hybrid-specific plugin. It'd work with any theme that uses <code>wp_page_menu()</code> to loads its menu, so you'd be able to use it with those themes too. </p> Justin Tadlock on "Mega Menu in widgetized superfish navbar ?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/mega-menu-in-widgetized-superfish-navbar#post-1281 Wed, 13 May 2009 21:23:34 +0000 Justin Tadlock 1281@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>I'm thinking a MegaMenu is something specifically for child themes or the project at hand. They're certainly not something that most sites would need.</p> <p>Most people know how I fee about drop-downs (almost always hate them). I'm just starting to warm up to them a little. </p> John Myrstad on "Mega Menu in widgetized superfish navbar ?" http://themehybrid.com/community/topic/mega-menu-in-widgetized-superfish-navbar#post-1279 Wed, 13 May 2009 11:45:54 +0000 John Myrstad 1279@http://themehybrid.com/community/ <p>MegaMenu`s are one of the trends for 2009, and even grumpy Jakob Nielsen has endorsed the concept.<br /> <a href="http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mega-dropdown-menus.html" rel="nofollow">http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mega-dropdown-menus.html</a></p> <p>I dont yet understand the full potential of the widgetized menu tutorial but I got a feeling it might be used to put a MegaMenu in the superfish menu bar.<br /> <a href="http://justintadlock.com/archives/2009/04/15/how-to-widgetize-your-page-menu-in-wordpress" rel="nofollow">http://justintadlock.com/archives/2009/04/15/how-to-widgetize-your-page-menu-in-wordpress</a></p> <p>There`s now a solution for MegaMenu in superfish ( and its now working in IE6 - <a href="http://twitter.com/I_CRE8/status/1526306718" rel="nofollow">http://twitter.com/I_CRE8/status/1526306718</a> )</p> <p><a href="http://base.i-cre8.com/test/pages/superfish-megamenu/" rel="nofollow">http://base.i-cre8.com/test/pages/superfish-megamenu/</a></p> <p>Sitepoint tutorial:<br /> <a href="http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/03/31/make-a-mega-drop-down-menu-with-jquery/" rel="nofollow">http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/03/31/make-a-mega-drop-down-menu-with-jquery/</a></p> <p>Any ideas ? MegaMenu widget for Hybrid/Superfish ? </p>