Do you want to add particular posts to your WordPress navigation menu? Menus in WordPress can be fully customized. Also, you can add custom links, pages, posts, categories and more. In the article, we will show you how to add specific posts to WordPress navigation menu easily.


When and Why Add Specific Posts to WordPress Navigation Menu?

Navigation menus let you create a navigational structure for your website. That helps users quickly find the most critical sections of your site.

WordPress makes it very easy to create also add navigation menus on your website. By default, it shows sections to quickly add pages, categories, custom links, and more.

Usually, website owners add pages to their navigation menus like about page, a separate blog page, pricing page, or a contact form page.

Some websites add categories to navigation menus which allows users to jump to different topics on their site quickly.


Despite, sometimes you may need to add an individual post to your navigation menu. That could be your most popular post or something that you would like your users to find quickly.

That being said, let’s take a look at how to quickly add specific posts to WordPress navigation menu.

Adding Specific Posts to WordPress Navigation Menu

The first thing you need to do is go to Appearance » Menus page in your WordPress admin area and select a menu to edit. You can also build a new list and use it as your navigation menu.

Next, to selecting the menu, you’ll see tabs for pages, posts, custom links, also categories. You can click on each tab to extend it.

If you cannot view the Posts tab there, then you must have to add it by clicking on the Screen Options button at the top right corner of the screen.

Once the Postbox appears, you need to expand it to select the specific posts that you need to add to your navigation menu and click on the Add to Menu button.

Next adding the specific posts to the navigation menu, you can drag also drop menu items to adjust their display order.

You can also customize the label to edit the post title into a smaller title. Make sure to save it and visit your site to see your WordPress navigation menu with specific posts in action.

Navigation menus can be more customized to add the search bar, social media icons, log in / log out links for your blog, post type archive, and more. You can also style your navigation menus to change their colors and appearance.

We hope this article helped you learn how to add specific posts to WordPress navigation menu.

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