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  • I don’t know why I am having such a hard time with this. But I am trying to create a three tiered navigation structure for Pages. I want to have the top level categories appear along the top and then for a specific page I want its children to appear along the side. I have the top level navigation working and can show the second level, but when I click a second level the navigation disappears. Someone must have done something similar to this, but in all of teh templates I ahve not found anything. Any help/links would be much appreciated.

    thank you

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  • Anybody?

    Does anyone have a link to something similar….maybe a template that does this?

    did you search the codex?

    there is a page with plugins, then one with specifically navigation, here:

    if you did, you would have eventually found wp-pagesnav it is a plugin that I think will do the trick, the website is here:

    Yeah found it about an hour ago, however ran into some issues with it. But it is the closest thing I have found.

    There seems to be a plugin mentioned in this thread:
    I never used it.

    what kind of trouble have you had? I may be able to offer some advice, I have implmented it a couple of times. In case you missed them, there are some brief instructions in the read me file.

    I think the main issue is not having the menus rendered in the correct markup.

    The first level get rendered in “li” tags as they should however there is no
    “ul” wrapper. The second tier navigation renders as it should in wrapped in ul tags.

    This just caused some issues with my layout as I seemed to have less control of the rendering across browsers without the top level being nested in a “ul” tag.

    Thank you for your help.

    I use the Fold Page List plugin and it works quite well. It even adds a additional style attribute for the ancestor (parent page) of the selected child.

    And it does generate the correct mark-up (even valid up to XHTML 1.1), so the proper <ul> tags for the child pages are included.

    Good luck,

    Michael this is great! Thanks

    This should be built into the WP core.

    Ptryk, you mentioned in another thread that you had made some changes to the wp-pagesnav to include a home button at the beginning as well as some other tweaks. Would you mind sharing your files? I’d really like that on my site, too. You can send them to cpnm [at]

    juryduty.. sent it over a little while ago.

    let me know if you have any trouble.


    Since my last post, I played with this quite a bit (mainly in the CSS) and got it working quite well, EXCEPT that I can’t get it to keep the page you’re viewing (or its parent) highlighted to indicate that you’re viewing them and I have no idea why.

    Anyway, just a heads-up that I just sent you an email back detailing what I’ve done.

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