Check Your Template

Every WordPress site needs two menus, a header menu and a footer menu. This is oversimplifying a bit, but it's a good place to start.

So the first thing to do is check your template.

Some templates only allow one menu. If you've got one of those, dump it. Get one that allows you to build both a header and a footer menu.

Your menus will mainly link to pages, but can also link to posts, categories and custom links, which we'll explore further on in this tutorial.



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AprilMixon1 Premium
Thank you
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phil1944 Premium
My pleasure. A lot of people have problems with WP menus when they are really quite straight forward I hope this tutorial helped.
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Zoopie Premium
Thanks, this is a save.
Stephen
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phil1944 Premium
Thanks, Stephen. A lot of newbies have problems with creating menus, so I've tried to lay it out step by step.
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Newme202 Premium
Really valuable, Phil
I thought our Affiliate disclosure should be at the top menu.
I need to sort out my foot menu .
What's a linking menu?
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phil1944 Premium
Hey Simone. I keep the header menu for pages relative to my business and relegate the legal stuff to the footer menu.

All menu items link to something, so I'm not sure what your second question refers to.
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Newme202 Premium
Sorry, I meant Linking disclosure. I forgot to add that I think the product menu was a great idea as well.
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phil1944 Premium
Thanks, Simone. The Linking Policy or Disclosure tells visitors your rules regarding other sites linking to yours and your rules for linking out.
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Newme202 Premium
Is there a template for that?
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phil1944 Premium
I use a WordPress plugin called WP Legal Eagle. It's not free, but you can use it on as many websites as you like. You fill in some details about your website and then choose what pages you want to generate.
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Newme202 Premium
Interesting
Thank you, Phil
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rcharinhp99 Premium
AB,

We appreciate 100% your faithfulness and due diligence in getting us the information we need. You are exactly the kind of employer that every successful company such as WA, needs.
You so purpose- driven and kind.

Rachele
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phil1944 Premium
You say such lovely things, Rachele. I hope you got something out of this tutorial.
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Bridges Premium
Thanks for the heads up, Phil.
Archie
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phil1944 Premium
I hope you found it useful, Archie.
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