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Bryan Phelan
Bryan Phelan
18,191 Points

Additional Custom Menu not working in WordPress

I am working on the WordPress creating custom menu video and I'm having trouble adding a 2nd custom menu. The video says to add additional menus simply add them to the array within the register_nav_menus function. Below is what I have in my functions.php file

// Create a custom menus
function register_my_menus() {
        // Create new menus below w/ in array
      'footer-menu' => __( 'Footer Menu' ),
      'side-menu' => __( 'Side Menu' )  
add_action( 'init', 'register_my_menus' );

The sidebar menu is taking the values from my footer menu even though I have different menus with different links created in my admin portal. Here is the code in my footer.php file

<footer id="colophon" class="site-footer" role="contentinfo">
            <?php get_sidebar( 'main' ); ?>
            <div class="site-info">
                <?php wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'Footer Menu' )); ?>
                <?php do_action( 'twentythirteen_credits' ); ?>
                <?php if ( ! dynamic_sidebar( 'downlow' ) ); ?>
            </div><!-- .site-info -->
        </footer><!-- #colophon -->
    </div><!-- #page -->

    <?php wp_footer(); ?>

And my sidebar.php file...

if ( is_active_sidebar( 'sidebar-2' ) ) : ?>
    <div id="tertiary" class="sidebar-container" role="complementary">
        <div class="sidebar-inner">
            <div class="widget-area">
                <?php dynamic_sidebar( 'sidebar-2' ); ?>
                <?php wp_nav_menu( array('menu' => 'Side Menu' )); ?>
            </div><!-- .widget-area -->
        </div><!-- .sidebar-inner -->
    </div><!-- #tertiary -->
<?php endif; ?>
Bryan Phelan
Bryan Phelan
18,191 Points

Ok.... not sure what was happening but it seems to be working now.