Easily add a complete responsive off-canvas menu with customizable menu-button, colours, fonts and position on your WordPress website.
Increased loading time means less-good and long code. In simple words less code gives you less page loading time. Same is with WordPress menus, you can easily improve its loading time by removing unnecessary classes of CSS, which are actually not required inside the navigation of any website.
You can pull menu from another website on your multisite network to easily achieve a universal navigation and make things go fast and easy without needing to manually recreate same menus on other websites.
Earlier we have discussed about exporting and importing navigation menus in WordPress so that you can backup them or use them on other websites. Today in this lesson you will learn about using same navigation menu or pulling menus from other websites across your multisite network. Continue reading Keeping Shared Menus On WordPress Multisite Network
Instead of creating menus one by one now you can automatically generate it matching your page order and hierarchy in WordPress.
Auto Menu From Pages is the new WordPress plugin that allows you to generate menu from page hierarchy. The generated menu automatically updates to reflect any changes you make to pages in your WordPress site. Hence, it is always current and live.
It works works just like any other WordPress navigation menu which means you can assign it to any menu location of your website’s theme or show it using any custom menu widget or do anything else that you could normally do to a navigation menu in WordPress. Continue reading Auto Generate Menu From Page Order And Hierarchy In WordPress
You can easily extend default WordPress menus registered on your theme’s menu location to make them highly customizable. You can change their appearance, create new menu themes, add widget in them, HTML, enable menu custom icons and use them in your existing website menu locations.
Multilevel fluid responsive menus enables your visitors to browse your website more easily on smartphones, tablets and other small screen devices. Regular multilevel navigation menus doesn’t works on touch screen devices, the reason is they need a mouse hover to show sub navigation items but when using touch screen devices you can only give a click. That is why all mobile menus are click-open menus.
If Menu is a free WordPress plugin that enables you to use WordPress menus (each individual menu item) with if conditional statements, somewhat like WordPress widgets visibility feature by Jetpack. The plugin enables visibility features to all WordPress menus you manage from dashboard’s appearance section. It allows you display or hide menus based on conditional statements such as show/hide this menu if the page is a single page, if user is logged in etc.
Managing WordPress menus is easy, its default structure allows you to add menu items from various filters of your website, rearrange them with drag and drop interface and set their navigation label and title attribute. However, there are some more advanced options which can be enabled from ‘Screen Options‘ tab present in top right corner of menu admin screen. In this tutorial we will show you how to set some menu links to open in a new tab.
You can set visibility of your WordPress site menu items, you can control access on per user role and on the basis of logged-in memers and visitors etc. Power Menus is the new WordPress plugin that provides you full control over your website menus and the best thing is that there are no extra options page, you can control everything right from the main menus pages present in Appearance section of your dashboard.
Currently the plugin allows you to:
- Limit access to posts and pages
- Show or hide items per user role
- Redirect users without required access permissions to a chosen page
- Control visibility of menu items for logged-in or non-logged-in users and more features are under development.
How To Use Power Menus Plugin?
Install and activate Power Menus and follow the steps:
- Visit Dashboard -> Appearance -> Menus page and set the secure page under “Secure Page – Power Menus” box (this will be the page where user with insufficient access permissions will be redirected to). If the page is not set or it’s set to “None”, chosen menu items will be hidden but page(s) will be still accessible via URL.
- Choose menu items and set their visibility (you should see “Visible to logged in users only” and “Visible to selected user roles” section)
You can show certain menus to certain users and not others. For example: you are running an online store and a blog on same website and you want your clients to see only store navigation (and not blog menu items) so that they can easily manage the products they are subscribed to without getting confused with other menus. Problem Solved: Nav Menu Roles lets you do this very easily. With this new plugin you can hide custom menu items based on user roles.
Now for quick access you can easily add WordPress theme and plugin dashboard menus in admin bar by activating a simple-light-weight WordPress plugin called Plugins and Themes in Admin Bar. The plugin becomes more useful for WordPress developers who need to install, upload and edit themes or plugins often.
Menu Image is the new WordPress plugin that lest you display images before menu item text in your WordPress site. The plugin allows you to assign a new image with each menu link you create in your website using the default WordPress menu feature from Appearance -> Menus page.
UPDATE – Another new plugin WPS Menu Exporter is now available for exporting menus and it works with all latest WordPress versions.
You can easily export all your site menus for backup or for using them on another website of yours.
Here’s an easiest and fastest way of adding JQuery effect in your default WordPress menus in just a click. Menu Effect is a free WordPress plugin that lets you add JQuery effects on your default WordPress menus (including both drop down main and sub menu) without changing or editing any code.
We have already discussed about best WordPress plugins, domains and hosting plans for starting your restaurant online. We have also learned about giving a better look to your food recipes in your cooking blog and auto creating Google Recipe View in search engine results. Now this tutorial is about a new WordPress plugin you can use for managing your restaurant menus online in your WordPress site.
You can easily remove Dashboard’s left sidebar links and add them on the top after the WP admin bar. This not only saves your dashboard space but also makes admin area navigation more easy for you.
Simplify WordPress dashboard menus per user basis. New WordPress plugin simply allows you to select username and WordPress admin area menus visible to him by using a check box. This way you can turn specific menu items on and off for specific users.
If you are a good cook but don’t have much money to open up a restaurant then you can have it online using WordPress. Put your menus online, allow people to order food using your website, cook at home then deliver it. This can be done quickly and easily.
If you don’t like certain menus and their features to be used by subsite users in WordPress multisite install then you may easily disable them. For example: if you don’t want your subsite users to upload media then you can disable media library menu from dashboard. Doing this they won’t be seeing media library menu in their admin section and even if they try to get their they will be seeing an error message.