To create a custom navigation menu:

  1. Go to Appearance > Menu
  2. Click on create a new menu to create a new menu (eg. Main Menu).
  3. Add the menu items from the left panels
  4. To create dropdown menu: drag the menu item toward the right (the item(s) will be indented)
  5. When you are done adding the menu items, click Save Menu

create menu in wordpress


To assign menu locations:
Scroll down to the bottom where it says Theme locations and tick the menu location checkbox


Custom Link Buttons

The Custom Links panel allows you to add menu link to external URL. For example you can create a link to by entering:

Label DinevThemes


Fake Link

You can to create an empty link (a link that doesn’t go anywhere), enter:
URL  #
Label  Link Text

Add class menu item

You can add a class for the menu item to add an icon before the item or show the item as button. If the CSS Classes field is not visible: click Screen Options and then check CSS Classes.

Learn More: How to create a Navigation Menu for a WordPress site?

This article was last updated on October 12, 2016