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Random nvigation


Random navigation is a widget which provides an easy to use list based navigation menu with many features:

This plugin requires PHP5!

* Start end and level can be configured
* The menu root page can be configured
* The page title of the menus parent can be used as widget title
* By default only subpages the pages in current page path are shown, but can also always expand the full tree (useful for javascript dropdown menus; repects start level, end level and the root page)
* Single pages can be excluded
* Optionaly include the blog as menu entry
* Optionaly show tags or categories below the blog like normal pages
* Usable as breadcrumbs (shows only the pages which are in the curren page path)
* Fully styleable via css. Classes for: current level, active entry, entries in the current path, entries which have children


The installation is straight forward:

  1. Upload random-nav.php to the /wp-content/plugins/random-nav/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place the “Random nvigation” Widget

Contributors & Developers

“Random nvigation” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • set “Stable tag” in the readme from trunk to 0.7


  • fix css class name for unique entry


  • properly escape the href attribute in the menu links


  • first official version