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john cusack
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July 30, 2012 - 12:54 pm
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Rick,

I need a secondary menu at http://dev.celedra.com ..  Trying to add a "LOWER" menu either after content or before footer. (not sure of the difference.)

 

Added your WP Menus but it is overriding your NAV MENU plugin which is on top.  So, looking for a solution.  One idea is sidebar but i found in your writing that it wasn't a good idea since Thesis takes away some functions.  Or maybe footer.

 

Exploring what to do and what will look best.  Should i uninstall NAV MENU and just work iwth the WP MENU?

 

I kinda like what http://www.ahlbeck.net/ did in his sidebar.  Was that with your WIDGET STYLES and tinymce?

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OK<<< i've changed to the WP MENU and undeactivated NAV MENU and getting mostly what I want.  I'll work on the styling.

 

thanks,,,,,

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John, the BYOB Thesis Nav Menu plugin and WP Menus plugin will work together.  Having said that, as long as your nav menu doesn't have a complex style you can use the WP Menus plugin alone.

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Rick, if i want to reactive NAV because i like the styling I could do, how do I get the MAIN to stay the same and not be affected by WP MENU???

 

I told it to not assign a location but,???  I'll try again.

no, not working... how do i get them to operate independently?

 

JOHN

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John, the problem is that you can't apply 2 different styles to the same menu.  You actually need a second menu for the footer and you need to assign that menu a different style.  Right now your Main Menu is your primary menu and thus the nav menu plugin attempts to style it.  Unfortunately you are placing another copy of your Main menu above your footer, and attempting to assign it a different style.

You need to create a Footer menu or Secondary menu.

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Rick,

Looking at BYOB site and others for tutorials regarding creating the secondary menu.  A bit confusing.  Most talk about a hook but won't the plugin assign that?

Can you give me any direction so I can use both plugins?

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You just need to create 2 menus in Appearance >> Menus.  Assign one of them as the primary menu (That one will be controlled by the Nav Menu plugin).

The other menu you will style and place using the WP Menus plugin.

No hooks or special code required.

The problem you are having is you are trying to style and place the same menu twice.  My plugins don't work that way.  You need to create a menu for each menu you place on the page.

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You just need to create 2 menus in Appearance >> Menus.  Assign one of them as the primary menu (That one will be controlled by the Nav Menu plugin).  Done... Created two menus (main and lower) and under primary I assigned and saved MAIN.

 

In WP Menus, both MAIN AND LOWER ARE THERE.  MAIN is there and left it alone with "do not assign..." selected and under Manu Style "Same as Thesis Nav Menu."

 

MAIN is still being styled by WP Menus.

In SITE OPTIONS chosing WP or THESIS makes no difference. I've left it at WP.

 

Rick, i hear you and sure the resolve is simple but I'm missing something.

 

Thanks.............JOHNconfused

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John it looks like you might have this resolved as you now have 2 different menus with 2 different menu styles.  However, here's some more clarification:

  1. Main menu - all of it's styling, position and visibility should be controlled by the Nav Menu plugin.  It should be selected as "primary".
  2. In the WP Menus plugin the Thesis Nav Menu should be set to "Do not display" and the Main Menu should be set to "Do not assign a location" and "Same as Thesis Nav Menu".
  3. Create a new menu style for the Lower Menu in the WP Menus plugin
  4. Set the location, visibility and menu style for the Lower Menu in the WP Menus plugin.  
The styles at that point should be entirely independent.
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August 6, 2012 - 9:53 am
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Rick,

1-4 are all done and have been done since the beginning...  i don't know what else to do.

 

can i send you my wp-admin login and you can take a look?

 

JOHN

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