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  • Resolved ianarmstrong


    If you’ve done this before, by all means, please share your code. You will save me a bunch of work and I’ll owe you free dark side cookies for at least a week.

    I’ve been building a parent them boilerplate that supports Foundation 3 within WordPress. Now that I’m up to the actual integration by way of shortcodes and dynamic functions, I’m running into some things I don’t know.

    Specifically, when using wp_nav_menu, I need to assign classes as follows.

    • If an LI tag has a child UL, the class “has-flyout” needs to be assigned
    • The submenu UL container then needs a class of “flyout” assigned

    Before anyone suggests it, I realize someone will say to do this:

    	$(document).ready(function() {
    		$('.nav-bar li').find('ul').addClass('flyout');

    Please bear in mind that this hack-around does not work. The classes appear in the document inspector but not in the rendered source. As a result, the flyouts do not fly.

    What I need is to better understand how dynamic class assignment works via the use of filters and custom walkers. Right now I have almost no understanding of how to go about assigning such a thing.

    In a perfect world, it’ll be as simple as assigning a walker; or maybe someone will just dump a class like this on me because they have done it before. Out here in the real world, I expect to have to struggle a little bit.

    Anyone game to help me tackle the problem?

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