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WordPress Dashboard – How to create Menu

Posted by : Heycode Tech | Posted in : Download, wordpress, WordPress Dashboard Introduction | Nov 11,2015 | 0 comments

Recently one of my friend asked me for WordPress dashboard i.e how to create posts,page ,attachment image etc . So here I ‘m describing about it.


For setting the menu, You need to follow these steps. Here I ‘m describing
all these steps in brief.

I understand that you allready loggedin with admin account .
http://www.example.com/wp-admin

Then your dashboard will look like this.
Dashboard ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 09-06-46

So for settings the Menu, you need to follow this path

Appearence – > Menu

Click on the menu : Appearence : then you can seen the label link – Menu . Where you need to do the settings.

After clicking your dashboard will look like this.

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 10-04-42

In the menu, You can select pages, posts , Custom Links ,category and more…

In the screenshot , it describe – How to add the page in menu.

For adding the page in menu, just check the page and click on the Button : Add in Menu : After clicking it will added in : Menu Structure : and at last you need to press button : Save Menu : .

Here is the brief description.

1 : Add the Menu Name.
2: Check the page which you need to add in menu.
3: Press the button : Add in Menu : .
4: Assign this menu on menu settings :-
This label have been created when your developer is developing the website .
5: Click to save all the changes.

How to create Custom Link in Menu:

For adding the custom link you need to press the tab : Links : see in screenshot .

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 10-09-42

Now in screenshot, you can seen all the available options of menu. Now you can seen the two options and one button. Here is the descriptions.

1: URL : Enter the custom URL.
2: Link Text : Enter the link label .
3: Press the button “ Add in Menu “ then it will add in : Menu Structure : and you need to press the button : Save Menu :.

How to create Category in Menu:
For adding the category link in menu, you need to press the : Categories : tab then your dashboard will look like –

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 10-11-29

Now in screenshot, you can seen all the available category list .Now you need to just click on the category and press the button : Add in Menu : , then it will added in : Menu Structure : and then you need to press the button : Save Menu : .

How to add Posts,Tags,CPT etc on this Area (Menu options) :

For adding the more options in left side i.e Menu options section, you need to check in : Screen options : .

See in screenshot below .

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 10-42-27-screenshot

Here is the two options.
1: Check on : Show on screen : options which you need to add in Menu options. When you will check then it will automatically added .
2: For closing this panel, you need to just click on : screen options.

Create A new Menu:

For creating a new menu, please press the link : Create a new Menu : see in screenshot .

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 10-48-48-menu-1

When you will click this link then you can see another screenshot, where you need to fillup the new menu name and more .

See in screenshot :

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-11 10-50-37-menu-2

Here is the list of options, are available.

1: In the dropdown list, you can seen all the available/created menu list.

When you need to change another menu just select the menu and press the button : Select : then your selected menu will appear.

2: You again, click on this link for creating another menu .

3: For adding the pages, custom links , category etc on this newly created menu, please follow the above descriptions steps for adding in : Menu structure : .

How to create Sub-menu :
For creating an submenu , we need to drag the menu in right side .Then this
menu will be the submenu .

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-13 15-49-31-submenu

We can also repeate it unlimited depth also . Then it will be the submenu of
parent menu and again sub-sub menu of the parent menu etc.

Menus ‹ wptest — WordPress 2015-11-13 15-49-31-submenu-2

Conclusion :
Hope so it will help for creating a new posts or updating any
existing posts but still if you have any query then please share with me .

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