Build Your Own Business Website header image

Navigation

Community Library Website Case Study – Part 18 – Add WordPress 3.0 Menus

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

Applies to - ,

This is the eighteenth in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this session we configure and add WordPress 3.0 menus to the site in order to display lists of our custom post types and custom taxonomies. And so the next thing we want to

How to Center the Thesis Navigation Menu

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

A member asked how she can center her Thesis Navigation Menu. We look at adding margins to the individual menu items to get them spaced correctly.  Next we look at 2 methods of centering the navigation menu.  The first is to explicitly set a left padding to simulate centering and the second is to set

When to Use the WordPress Menu vs the Thesis Menu

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

A member asked when it is appropriate to use the WordPress Menu system rather than the Thesis Nav Menu.  I actually use both on my site.  The Thesis Nav Menu is displayed to viewers who aren’t logged in and the WordPress Menu is displayed to members who are logged in. In this video we look

Creating Breadcrumb Navigation

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

This video will show you how to implement “breadcrumb navigation” on your site.  We install and configure the NavXT plug-in.  We also describe the code needed to add the breadcrumb navigation to our page.  That code is included below. Rick: First, I’m going to start off with Pam. Pam, I’m going to un-mute you. Okay, are

How to have a top level navigation item that doesn’t link to a page

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

Sometimes you may want the top level menu item of your navigation bar not to link off to anything. This member wanted to be able to hover over the menu item, have the submenu items drop down, but not actually have a page named for the top level menu item. By default the Thesis Navigation