[Resolved] Highlight current page on sidebar's menu list
Hi! I know that if I’ll use <?php wp_list_pages(); ?> that I’ll have a current_page_item class. But I also need to display a custom field value called “category” so I opted not to use wp_list_pages.
Anyway, I added a menu list on my sidebar where it features the child pages for let say “Articles”. I would to be able to highlight the “active page” on the menu list. I was thinking of adding some variable like $current_page = so I can add a class and use that in my CSS. I just don’t know where I should put it. Also I’m not using sidebar widgets – if that’s a useful information for you guys.
I’m a little new in WordPress.
Here is the code I used:
<div class="posts"> <?php $parent_id = get_post(44); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_parent' => $parent_id->ID, 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' => 'menu_order' ); $parent = new WP_Query ( $args ); if ($parent->have_posts () ) : ?> <ul> <?php while ($parent->have_posts()): $parent->the_post(); ?> <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"> <li> <h4><?php the_title(); ?></h4> <h6><?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, "category", true); ?></h6> </li> </a> <?php endwhile; ?> <?php endif; wp_reset_query(); ?> </ul> </div>
Thank you in advance!
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