register_nav_menu( string $location, string $description )

Registers a navigation menu location for a theme.


$location string Required
Menu location identifier, like a slug.
$description string Required
Menu location descriptive text.

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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.

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File: wp-includes/nav-menu.php. View all references

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

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Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.

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