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Work-a-holic theme top menu won't show (7 posts)

  1. michielstax
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello,

    I'm using the Work-a-holic theme, and for some reason the top menu won't show on my site. I've set up two pages and divided my 'posts' into two categories: portfolio and blog. There are supposed to be three menu items on top: 'over' 'c.v.' and 'blog'. Everything has to be set up right, but maybe I'm missing something?

    The URL to my site is: http://www.michielstax.nl

    Hope someone can help me with this!

  2. thechips
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    hi,
    same prob...going around in circles here.
    I see you fixed it.
    please let me know how.
    thanks.

  3. michielstax
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi,

    Fixed it indeed. I don't know if it is the right way, but I installed the menu buttons manually with a bit of code I found on another blog with the same theme. And.. it worked!

    This is the code (to be found in 'header.php')':

    <!-- Navigation -->
        <ul id="menu-navigation" class="sf-menu"><li id="menu-item" class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom current-menu-item current_page_item menu-item-home menu-item"><a href="http://www.michielstax.nl/blog/">home</a></li>
    <li id="menu-item" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item"><a href="http://www.michielstax.nl/blog/over">over</a></li>
    <li id="menu-item" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item"><a href="http://www.michielstax.nl/blog/category/blog">blog</a></li>
    </ul>

    Because this is done manually, you can't update or add any links via the wordpress cms.

    Hope this helps! Good luck!

  4. thechips
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    hey thanks.
    yeah that works.
    but I'm not going to get the functionality of being able to select a category from the work on the front page.
    I really like the way you can sort by 'art' feature 'music' and 'sports' under portfolio http://demo.graphpaperpress.com/workaholic/
    ughhh. wasted too much time messing around with this. shame because it's a perfect solution for me if it worked the way it should!!
    is there a way to start again??. when I upload the theme again, it keeps all my settings. I want to start from scratch and upload the theme again to see if the menu is in tact.
    thanks for the reply though!

  5. thechips
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ugh, reset and reinstalled the theme.
    no menu. wtf.

  6. JarretC
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    The theme uses the Custom Menus option which you can setup under the Appearance menu in your dashboard by clicking on Menus and creating a menu for it.

  7. thechips
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    thanks!
    works now.

    for anyone else having the same confusion - I was clicking the '+' icon in the menus section here....that doesn't work.

    you need to just keep one menu item and add to it to create the different categories.

    thanks JarretC

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