Category Post Count In Navigation Menu (6 posts)

  1. Smartchicology
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi! I want to add my categories to my menu - which I already know how to do through the Appearance --> Menu section. However, I want the post count number to be included also.

    So for example, I would create a blank menu button then add may categories as dropdowns - I also want the post count to show as if it would in the side bar. I would like for it to look like this in my navigation menu...

    **Boots (12)
    **Heels (9)
    **Flats (17)

    In a normal case, the menu would just show the categories in a drop down without the post count. Any ideas or suggestions?

  2. Peter_L
    Posted 3 years ago #

    There is a very simple method to do this. Use wp_list_categories and enter the argument 'show_count' => 1


  3. Smartchicology
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've read over this page and I don't think this is what I'm looking for or maybe I'm understanding it differently. Here's an example of what I'm looking for:


    If you hover over the "Forum", "Articles" or "Classifieds" navigation menu button, the drop down will show the category and the number of posts in the category.

    I know that she's using Buddypress but I was not sure if this was a plugin function or a piece of code dropped in.

    Thanks so much!

  4. rene66
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Im looking for the same! ( http://hoboken.mommies247.com/ )
    Please let me know if you found something to solve your/this issue, Smartchicology.
    Meanwhile im searching like crzzy to find a solution myself..


  5. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    @rene66: As per the Forum Welcome, please post your own topic. Posting in an existing topic prevents us from being able to track issues by topic. Added to which, your problem - despite any similarity in symptoms - is likely to be completely different.

  6. rene66
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ok..done..will put a new post.

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