This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Post type archive in menu


Simple and easy way of adding post type archive links to your menu.


  • Links will be highlighted (active) upon navigation to eiter archive page or single item page.
  • Works from WordPress version 3.1


  • This is how "Archives" can be selected and added to your menu in WP menu administration.
  • Sample of how menu items are added (and highlighted). Sample data used.


Install from WP admin of follow these instructions:

  1. Unzip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to WordPress Appearance->Menu and start adding archive links to your menu


I have activated the plugin but can’t see the “Archives” box on menu editing page?!
I can see the “Archives” box but it is disabled?!

Make sure that you have created a menu.

I have successfully added the links but they aren’t showing on my menu

Make sure that you have selected correct menu in “Theme Locations” box and did display this menu in your theme.

Contributors & Developers

“Post type archive in menu” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fixed minor issues with 3.5 and up.


  • Initial version.