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How to edit WordPress menus

By Nicholas Coupland
March 21, 2023

WordPress menus are an essential part of any website. They provide users with an easy way to navigate through different pages and content on the site. In WordPress, menus are managed through the built-in menu editor, which allows you to create and edit menus using a drag-and-drop interface. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through the steps to edit a menu in WordPress.

Step 1: Log in to your WordPress Dashboard
To edit a menu in WordPress, you'll need to log in to your WordPress dashboard. Enter your login credentials and click on the "Log In" button to proceed.

Step 2: Navigate to the Menu Editor
Once you're logged in, navigate to the "Appearance" section of the dashboard and click on "Menus" to open the menu editor.

Step 3: Select the menu you want to edit
In the menu editor, select the menu you want to edit from the dropdown menu under "Select a menu to edit".

Step 4: Edit the menu items
To edit the menu items, you can click and drag the items to rearrange them or click on an item to reveal the editing options. From here, you can edit the item's label, link, or attributes.

Step 5: Add new menu items
To add new menu items, look for the "Add menu items" section in the left-hand sidebar. From here, you can add pages, posts, custom links, or categories to your menu.

Step 6: Save your changes
Once you've made your changes, be sure to click the "Save Menu" button to save your changes.

Step 7: Update the menu location (optional)
If you have more than one menu location on your site, you may need to update the menu location. To do this, look for the "Menu Settings" section in the left-hand sidebar, select the appropriate location, and click "Save Changes".

And that's it! By following these simple steps, you can easily edit a menu in WordPress and ensure that your website is easy to navigate for your users.

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