I will occasionally update my WP tab menu. I know that my blogroll will automatically showcase my most recent article. Is it necessary to ALWAYS update your menu with your latest post so that it shows in your page tabs?

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TammiP Premium
I just finished the Bootcamp training on this, and we are told to keep our menus updated as we change our sites . I don't know if this applies to your question, but I would say yes...you need to update when you make an addition. Hope this helps M..

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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx, T. I have been doing that. I just wondered if there is an automated way to do.
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jvranjes Premium
Do not understand the question. Posts are in blog roll as you say. So what are 'tab menu' and 'page tabs'? Some extra post containers? Where would you update the latest post in the menu?
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mybiz4u Premium
Ok. lemme see if I can make it more understandable for you, J. Each time I create a post, it is automatically shown in my blogroll - no issue there. My question - if I do not update my pages/page tabs in the header field of my website - is it a big thing? It will not show all my articles unless you look for them in the blog roll or my archives.
Should I go ahead and update my tabs with the latest relevant article?
Does this help the clarity of my question?
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Jaunesk Premium
There is an auto add page in your menu setting which

"Automatically add new top-level pages to this menu"

if you check it will add your pages to your Menu. Problem is. it will add all pages to menu whether you want or not.
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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx for your thoughts, SK. But I am more interested in adding posts to my menu. Is there an auto-add for this?
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jvranjes Premium
Imagine you have 500 of them, how could you show them in the main menu? Most visitors will come to the site by following a keyword, so they will not go to your home page in any case.

The main menu can only have a limited number of items, usually 80. Once I was there and could not add more, and had to change everything. So this is a dead end in any case.

Keep main menu as a base structure for navigation. No need to touch it at all. You can have category 'pages' there, so updates will be automatic. I do not use this.
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jvranjes Premium
Yes, a category 'page'
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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx, Jovo. SO, that should cover things, right?No need to keep adding to my menu?
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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx, Jovo.
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jvranjes Premium
No and yes, no for the reasons I described.

There are other ways, like category page(s) which is not particularly attractive. I do add things but in another way.
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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx, J.
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rene4me Premium
Yes-I do:)
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ChrisScott Premium
I don't. I place the categories in the tabs
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mybiz4u Premium
Aha...another great idea! Thanks, TB
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ChrisScott Premium
You are. Dry welcome
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MKearns Premium
As you develop more pieces of unique content and tags YES integrate them into an updated WP menu!
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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx, Mike.
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