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  • Resolved grezvany13


    * not sure how to put the title, but this is the closest I could think of

    I’m using categoies for my navigation and this is working perfectly. Every menu item get it’s correct classes (menu-item-parent, etc).

    My structure:
    – Home (page)
    – Category 1
    — Category 1.1
    – – Category 1.2
    – Category 2
    — Category 2.1
    — Category 2.2

    All posts are attached to at least 1 category and are shown at the related category page.

    The first layer is fixed and shown with wp_nav_menu(array(‘depth’=>1))
    The second layer is shown with Advanced Menu Widget at the sidebar.

    Although here’s the problem; the widget doesn’t show the last child when I’m on a page.
    So when I go to a page at category 2.1, it doesn’t show any menu items at the widget, where as the category page for 2.1 shows the right posts.

    My settings (other then default):
    – Select Menu: Main Menu
    – Show hierarchy: Only related sub-items
    – Starting depth: 1

    I know that the hierarchy is working, because when I set ‘Show hierarchy’ to ‘Display All’, it shows the items with the correct classes (menu-item-parent, menu-item-ancestor, etc).

    I’ve been playing with the settings, but nothing is working as I expect it to do. Not sure if it’s a bug or a missing feature, but I would love to see it work.

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  • I have the same problem. It’s perfect for almost all of the various submenu items, but it blows with the very first category.

    I use the same settings as Grezvany13, as these setting provide what I need. Except for the first category ….

    BTW, we try to debug this plugin in order to get it working for categories as sub menu items too.

    OK, it’s due to the fact, that WordPress (core) does not differentiate between categories and taxonomies (in wp-includes\nav-menu-template.php line ~333).

    In our case we need to use also the plugin ‘The Events Calendar’. There we gave an events category the same name as we named before a post category. This confuses WordPress and the plugin (which works perfectly!) has no chance for the right output.

    Solution: never use the same label within WordPress twice for categories (from various sources).

    Same problem here…

    The plugin is really awsome. But I got this problem:

    My Menu:

    – Home
    – Page1
    — Subpage1.1
    — Subpage1.2
    – Page2

    In the WordPress-Settings I choosed Subpage1.1 as article page (Settings -> Reading -> Posts page). Subpage1.1 shows the blogrol correctly. When I click “read more” on a post, the menu loses the reference. It looks like:

    – Home
    – Page1
    – Page2

    Like Grezvany13 told before, with the widget-settings ‘Show hierarchy’ to ‘Display All’ it works.

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