Difference between menus and pages (4 posts)

  1. hma66
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hello there,

    I made a site in which I added menus. I am confused whether I should have created pages instead of menus to show up in the navigation? what is the basic difference between the two? Any help out there?


  2. Chip Bennett
    Theme Review Admin
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Have a read in the Codex regarding static Pages and navigation menus.

  3. hma66
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I am trying to make sense of what you mentioned. As a matter of fact, , I know how to create pages and menus. However, I am at a loss whether I should create pages for top navigation or menus. Currently, I have menus listing up in the navigation. But the links are not going anywhere. On the other hand, if I create pages, I can immediately get links to the pages I have created.

  4. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Menus are made of up of lists of Pages or Categories. Therefore you cannot "decide between Pages or menus" since that's like trying to compare apples & oranges. Whether the menu(s) on your site contain links to any Pages is entirely up to you. How you create the menus themselves is also up to you as WordPress offers a number of different approaches to suit different needs.

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