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How to Customise Menus in WordPress

Menus in WordPress allow your website visitors to navigate to different areas of your website with a single click. You’ll typically see this along the top of a website, with links such as “Home” or “Contact Us”. Let’s look at managing menus in WordPress.

First, login to the WordPress administration dashboard.

Now navigate to Appearance > Menus.

Menus option in Appearance menu in WordPress

You’ll now see a list of menu items you can add, as well as the current menu structure for your website.

Menus management screen in WordPress

Creating a new menu

To create a new menu, click the Create a New Menu link at the top.

creating a new menu screen in WordPress

You’ll then be prompted to name the menu. Just enter the name and click Create Menu.

Menu Name option in WordPress

Your new menu will now be created.

Adding items to a menu

To add a new item to the menu, just select the item(s) from the Add menu items section, then click Add to Menu.

In the example below, we’re adding the About page to our menu.

Adding items to menu screen in WordPress
item added to menu in WordPress

Finally, click Save Menu to finish saving the changes.

Removing items from a menu

To remove an item from a menu, just find the relevant item from the Menu structure section, click the arrow to expand it, and then click Remove to remove the item.

Removing item from a menu in WordPress

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