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[SOLVED] how to make a blog post a page on the menu bar

Old Oct 14, 2012, 11:23 AM
3 posts · Oct 2012
I wrote a blog post last week about were to find farmers market in my area. As I wrote this post last week it is now on page 3-4 on my blog and not easy to find. I would like to take this post and put it in the menu bar alongside my other pages for easy reference. How do I do this?

Old Oct 14, 2012, 11:35 AM
paulae's Avatar
1,333 posts · Feb 2009
Wordpress 3.4.1, Atahualpa 3.7.7
First, navigate to the post you want to put in the menu, as you would if you were just going to read it. Copy the full URL of the post.

In your dashboard, go to Appearance/Menus. In the Custom Links section, paste in the URL, and in the Label field, type in what you want to call the menu item. Click Add to Menu (assuming you had open the menu you want to add it to).
Old Oct 14, 2012, 11:37 AM
juggledad's Avatar
23,742 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Why not just make the post a 'sticky'?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 11:38 AM
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10,174 posts · Jul 2009
Central New York State USA
Also if you are using the WordPress menus you can open Screen Option on the menu page and check the Posts box. No you can select any post you want on the left.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 11:46 AM
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1,333 posts · Feb 2009
Wordpress 3.4.1, Atahualpa 3.7.7
Didn't know about that one! Thanks, lmilesw.
Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:13 PM
3 posts · Oct 2012
I tried the suggestions by both paulae and lmilesw and nothing worked. I suspect it is because I do not have a custom menu. Is that correct? When I set up my blog I just add page titles to the page tab in wordpress
Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:26 PM
3 posts · Oct 2012
Actually I just got it to work. Thanks all!


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