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How to Add Image Icons With Navigation Menus in WordPress ctm magazine

WordPress menus do not normally have icons in the navigation area. There is a plugin that will allow you to be able to do this. In this video, we will show you how to add image icons with navigation menus in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the Menu Image plugin.

Go to Appearance, Menus to configure.

Click set image to upload a image to the navigation menu, it will create 3 image sizes.

24X24, 36X36, and 48X48 and one should look best for your theme.

You can also use CSS classes under screen options on the menu page.

Scroll down and add a meaningful css class.

You also need to add the css in the child theme’s stylesheet for every image.

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  • Muzahid Zaman on September 2, 2015

    this video is awesome. Though the plug in didnot work the css work . Thanks .
    the css will be found at Appearence->Editor.

  • 2bgoods on September 2, 2015

    To provide alternative feedback regarding the speed, I love it personally. Efficient and to the point, pause it if necessary. All at 1:13 seconds. No extra filler. Beautiful, thank you.

  • TSIXGaming on November 18, 2015

    thanks worked for me!

  • ScreenPrintR on January 7, 2016

    Thanks for the Video. Pointed me in the direction I needed. The original precedure didn't work because I did not have the Menu defined. Once I did that the three settings were either too small 24 x 24 or too large. Noticed if I used the 48 x 48 and clicked on Before, the image was a little better. Guess we should just use the CSS.

  • ScreenPrintR on January 9, 2016

    Changed my image to Original Image and it worked great. Thank you!

  • Rob L on April 23, 2016

    No preview….? Too quick as well…

  • Patrick Bakker on May 17, 2016

    Not helpful at all! What does it look like??

  • Erik Kreider on May 22, 2016

    Wow, I know what I am doing and after watching that I know less. Maybe take a little time and not run through everything so fast. Show the what the various option look like at least.

  • You Jigzz on June 17, 2016

    AWESOME!! thank you for saving my butt!!

  • Amrish Mahabir on August 31, 2016

    What the fuck is it supposed to look like at the end?

  • Ken Lennox on September 14, 2016

    A real life demo/example would have helped.

  • archersfriend on October 4, 2016

    Why so FAST, This is SUPPOSED to be Informative Instruction, NOT A FRIKKIN RACE.

  • IT Sujon on February 11, 2017

    Awesome! Thank you so much

  • Mohsin Qasim on February 24, 2017

    you should show live after the implement anything..

  • TechTutorialsTV on April 11, 2017

    Thanks for creating this tutorial videos, I was looking for exactly same thing for my sites.
    And I found solutions in this video.

  • Biz-Help-Hub Channel on May 5, 2017

    too fast… I didnt get it! no result…slow down with ur next demonstration!

  • Amel Groos on June 28, 2017

    seriously at least show the result of what you are doing..

  • Christian Kirkorov on March 16, 2018

    Great content, being fast is not bad it's actually good, no need for stupid intros and talking about your dog or whatever. You can always pause or slow down a video using options. Keep it up!

  • Chris Parker on April 8, 2018

    PEOPLE – you can slow the speed yourself using YouTube's controls. See that gear icon in the lower right when you hover over the video? Click that, then change the value next to speed.

  • themesCode on May 4, 2018

    Menu looks cool if you add Icons before the menu level.

  • Charly The Pearl on May 30, 2018

    Too fast and not enough detail

  • Deepak K on August 8, 2018

    Not showing icon after uploading to menu option? Help me

  • Investigaciones Agropecuarias Paraguay on October 2, 2018

    Thanks showwwwww

  • Israel Rodriguez G on December 6, 2018
  • Drew Spinoso on April 9, 2019

    Css code should have been included in show notes. Thanks

  • Tarequr Rahman on May 18, 2019

    GOLD!!! I owe u a beer. guys go to the link and read about it. video instruction not clear. but it works

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