Your next task is going to be setting up your initial navigation on your website. The default Wordpress menus work in very strange ways and can be quite awkward, which is why we want you to create a Custom Menu and understand how to use them right from the outset of your business.

Navigation is going to be a critical element to your user experience moving forward and ultimately your rankings (as Google ranks sites with proper navigation better), so this is an important step here.

I have created a video walking you through the process of creating custom menus. You can check it out below.

 


There are a few simple steps to creating a custom menu. The first thing you need to understand is where to find the Menu management section within your Wordpress admin area.

Under the Appearance, click the Menus sub heading.

This will take you to the custom menu creator. Under the left tabs, you are going to see a Pages section. Posts are not added to your navigation by default, so you are going to need to click the Posts tab and it will show a list of your Posts.

In this case, we have only create the About Me page. Click the check box associated with that, and then click the Add to Menu.

**Note: Most themes by default will add Pages to the top menu, but if you don't see your Privacy Policy within the Menu Structure section, you will need to add that.

Your About Me page has now been added to your menu structure.

Once added to your Menu Structure, you can reorganize your menu in any way you like, i this case I am going to add my About Kyle pager above the Privacy Policy, which is going to put it to the "left" of this within the live menu on my website.

Under Menu Settings, I am also going to make the Display location, Primary Menu.

Check this box as this will put this menu as your main navigation at the top of your page. Upon doing this, click the "Save Menu" button and you are set.

For example purposes, here is what my live website looks like with my newly updated menu.


We are all set here. You have accomplished A LOT in this lesson alone. You have not only set up your initial content framework on your website, you also have your initial navigation set out.

Nice work on your progress with your website and business!

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Johan04 Premium
Well, I'm facing a situation here. After completing the Lesson 6, I have updated my Home Title with a custom tagline after the site name; but whenever I login to the site it shows "just another wordpress site" after the site name instead of my given tag line. Can anyone shed some light upon it? Am I missing anything ?
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Dale123 Premium Plus
Hmm, what theme is it you're using? It could be a theme related issue.

Does the tagline in the admin panel definitely now read as the new tagline when you revisit it?
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Johan04 Premium
I am using Generate Press.

Well, for the moment it looks like all good. I once again updated the General Settings of All in one SEO and everything is working fine.

Thanks for your concern. Have a good day :)
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jennej Premium
hello, I am having some trouble with a direction and name...or I'm just making it harder than it has to be. I am big on education and providing value to people. I want to help people create passive incomes so they can live out their lives the way they want. I know how hard it is to learn and invest when you are poor and 1 paycheck away from homelessness....how can i turn this into a niche direction? Thanks for the help in advance
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ElGatofeo Premium Plus
You HAVE A BIG HEART!! HOWEVER I would suggest you
1) Get through the TRAINING FIRST, FAST and FULLY
2) HELP YOURSELF FIRST!! When you are comfortable and can make $100.00 a day or $1000.00 a DAY
you will have learned "HOW TO FISH" and been a success at it.
3) Help the very ABLE.. they are easier to assist as they have more attention on succeeding...
than a Homeless Hungry man concerned with his burning feet and where he's gonna put his water bottle so it doesn't get stolen.
Once YOUR in GOOD SHAPE financially and have helped a hundred very able people.
You and all your FRIENDS can give real effective help to that Homeless Hungry MAN. Enjoy
let me know when you need a hand. I'd be glad to help.
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joansingson4 Premium
Hello Kyle,

I already choose my niche which is the Affiliate marketing or how to make money online. I just think what the brand could it be. wish me luck. I want to send you my personal message but since I am just on FREE MEMBERSHIP I can't send a message to you. But soon I will be upgrading into Premium. 😊🙏 I hope I can make it. 💪
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Kyle Premium Plus
You can leave any questions that you have here, or you can post them to my profile if you need direct help. I will be more than happy to give you a hand.

You can access my profile here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/kyle
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Good luck joansingson. Lets go!
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joansingson4 Premium
Hello Kyle, just finish watching the video about the bootcamp and I cannot view some of the topics that you are mentioning on the last part of the video. Maybe my internet connection is too slow. But, anyway I will make sure that I will be able to learn those things in the next few days.Thanks! ❤️🙏
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Kyle Premium Plus
Yeah, could have been your connection if it stopped playing. It is definitely working, if you have any questions or need anything as you move forward let me know. :)
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