register_nav_menu( string $location, string $description )

Registers a navigation menu location for a theme.


Menu location identifier, like a slug.
Menu location descriptive text.

More Information

  • See register_nav_menus() for creating multiple menus at once.
  • This function automatically registers custom menu support for the theme therefore you do not need to call add_theme_support( 'menus' );
  • This function actually works by simply calling register_nav_menus() in the following way:
register_nav_menus( array( $location => $description ) );
  • You may use wp_nav_menu() to display your custom menu.
  • Source

    function register_nav_menu( $location, $description ) {
    	register_nav_menus( array( $location => $description ) );



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