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Menu Customizer

Manage your Menus in the Customizer. GSoC Project & WordPress core feature-plugin.

This plugin is a WordPress core feature-plugin and a former Google Summer of Code 2014 project. See the updates on Make WordPress Core for more information.

The Menu Customizer adds custom menu management to the Customizer. It is not fully functional and in alpha development until further notice; please don't try to run it on a production site. The plugin requires WordPress 4.1 and PHP 5.3 or higher. It is mostly feature-complete and ready for testing, although there are known issues around working with submenus (try the reorder mode, not drag-and-drop for now). Adding menus items could use some work as well, and is likely to have scaling issues on sites with a large number of posts.

Menu Customizer fixes some significant problems with the existing approach to menu management in core, particularly around scaling. Note that its scope carefully excludes fundamental changes with the menus paradigms; rather, the goal of this project is to modernize the menu management experience so that the UX can be iterated on more reasonably. Most importantly, Menu Customizer allows you to live-preview changes to your menus before they're published.

If you're interested in contributing to this project, stay tuned to http://make.wordpress.org/core for updates, or ping @celloexpressions on WordPress core Slack.

Core Patches

Several improvements to the Customizer are also in the works as a part of this project, in the form of core patches (for example, the Panels API, and the still in=progress APIs for dynamically-added controls and sections). See Customizer posts on make/core for details.

Requires: 4.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.1
Last Updated: 2014-12-18
Active Installs: 5,000+


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